Dozens Of Groups Seek Role In Pipeline Case

A natural gas pipeline planned for Addison County has prompted dozens of individuals and organizations to seek a voice in the upcoming permit hearings. Vermont Gas Systems wants to extend a pipeline south from Chittenden County to Middlebury and then under Lake Champlain to a paper mill in Ticonderoga, NY.

House Approves Ban On Wild Boar

If lawmakers have their way, wild boar will not find a home in the Vermont woods. Wild boar and feral pigs are a nuisance species around the country. Vermont wildlife officials are concerned that the animals could escape from captive hunting facilities and take hold in the Green Mountains.

Expert: Lyme Disease Just One Part Of Tick-Borne Epidemic

Patients living with Lyme disease crowded the Statehouse on Wednesday to tell their stories about years of misdiagnosis and chronic pain. The patients and their advocates want legislation to protect doctors if they prescribe long-term antibiotic treatment contrary to current medical standards.