Fentanyl fueling drug deaths

In mid-June, a 38-year-old mother of three died in Burlington from bacterial blood poisoning due to pneumonia, which stemmed from chronic substance use.

Ex-Sheriff Newton heads to trial

The criminal case against the former Addison County sheriff is heading toward trial a year after he was accused of sexually assaulting and unlawfully restraining a woman.

Opioid deaths already outpacing last year’s record numbers

Last year, Vermont recorded the highest number of opioid overdose deaths the state has ever seen — 210. This year could bring worse news if the latest numbers are any indication.