Most and least lucrative college majors, by state
EDsmart used data for the 2020-21 school year from the Department of Education to rank degree majors in each state by median earnings after graduation for those with bachelor’s degrees.
Vermont girls high school basketball rankings
To dig into competition data behind the ever-growing sport of high school girls basketball, Stacker compiled statewide rankings in Vermont using MaxPreps.
Vermont boys high school basketball rankings
Read on through to find out the best boys basketball schools in Vermont.
States where the most Jan. 6 rioters were arrested
An estimated 2,000 to 2,500 people entered the Capitol Building during the Jan. 6 riot. As of Feb. 16, 2023, the DOJ has charged 1,003 people in association with the riot, either for actions occurring that day or for having a connection to those who performed them.
States with the highest rate of layoffs
Stacker’s analysis found that layoff activity has varied from state to state much as it has varied across industries. Layoff rates as a ratio of the workforce were above the national average in 23 states.
These are the highways in Vermont with the most fatalities.
Stacker ranked data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System, compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, to identify the highways in Vermont that had the most fatalities from auto crashes in 2020.
Snow Report: Mountain Conditions at New England Ski Resorts
A look at how much snow has fallen and how conditions are at ski resorts across New England.
Counties where the most people work from home in each state
Newport County tops the list for Rhode Island.
Best private high schools in Vermont
Stacker compiled a list of the best private high schools in Vermont using 2023 rankings from Niche.
Late-winter storm pummels Northeast with heavy, wet snow
A winter storm dumped heavy, wet snow in parts of the Northeast on Tuesday, causing tens of thousands of power outages, widespread school closings, dangerous driving conditions and a plane to slide off a taxiway.
Agents added to US Northern border amid crossing spike
The team, which started on Monday, will help to deter and disrupt human smuggling activities in the sector that includes the border areas of New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine and parts of upstate New York.
The most popular cars people are financing in every state
Last year, Americans in almost every state took out loans to purchase SUVs and trucks more than any other type of vehicle, further confirming their desire for greater comfort and prominence on the road.
Ranking: Best colleges in Vermont
Tuition, student-to-faculty ratio, acceptance rate, and graduation rate are factors considered in deciding these rankings.
Electric trucks are coming. Will the Northeast’s grid be ready for them?
The expanded study will cover Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Windiest cities in America
Stacker cited data from NOAA to identify the 50 windiest cities in the U.S. Cities are ranked by average wind speed between January 1984 and December 2020.
Biggest exports from Vermont
Stacker compiled a list of the 30 largest exports from Vermont in 2022 using trade data from the Census Bureau.
25 things that have different names depending on where you live in the US
You may be familiar with the Oxford English Dictionary, but what about the Dictionary of American Regional English?
Sanders schedules vote to force Starbucks CEO to testify
Sen. Bernie Sanders is raising the stakes in his effort to get Starbucks’ interim CEO Howard Schultz to testify at a Senate hearing about an ongoing unionization effort at the company.
100 colleges whose grads go on to earn the most
Did your school make the list? Read on to find out and learn other morsels of information, like the non-aquatic environments where Coast Guard trainees go on to work, which schools employ “micro-internship” programs, and the surprising #1 on the list.
Here’s where every state stands on math and reading proficiency amid 20-year lows
To put the 20-year math and reading lows into context, HeyTutor analyzed the 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress data from the DOE’s National Center for Education Statistics.
Rhode Island, Massachusetts colleges have the highest graduation rates—here’s how every state compares
EDsmart used data from the Department of Education to see which states’ colleges have the highest graduation rates.
How spending on public education in every state has changed—and where the money comes from
In order to compare each state’s spending on public education, Best Universities used data from the Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of School Systems to rank states by their spending per pupil.
Northern border immigrant death highlights crossing spike
The death of a Mexican man who had just entered the United States from Canada illegally is highlighting the spike in illegal crossings along the border between Quebec and parts of New England, officials say.
Vermont considers ending clergy abuse reporting exemption
The Vermont Legislature is considering a proposal that would end an exemption to the state’s child abuse and neglect reporting laws for members of the clergy.
Gov. Scott seeks disaster declaration for December storm
Republican Gov. Phil Scott has requested a federal disaster declaration for the December storm that left tens of thousands without power in Vermont during the Christmas holiday week.
20 of the strangest natural phenomena in America
From features in national parks to regional quirks, Stacker compiled a list of 20 of the strangest natural phenomena in the U.S.
Ukrainian boys already winners at Peewee hockey tournament
No matter the outcome in the games ahead, coach Evgheniy Pysarenko knows his hockey team of young Ukrainian refugees has already won.
Most popular boy names in the ’00s in Vermont
Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for boys in the 00s in Vermont using data from the Social Security Administration. Names are ranked by number of babies born in Vermont from 2000 to 2009.
List: States with the biggest Native American populations
Stacker ranked the states with the largest Native American populations using data from the Census Bureau’s 2021 American Community Survey. The Census Bureau’s definition of Native Americans includes Alaskan Natives but excludes Native Hawaiians.
Vermont removes possibly contaminated marijuana from stores
Vermont regulators have removed marijuana potentially contaminated with a pesticide from five retail stores after a consumer reported feeling sick after smoking some.
List: Best county to live in for every state
Stacker compiled a list of the best places to live using 2022 data from Niche, which ranks counties based on various factors, including public schools, jobs, and living costs.
International Skiing History Association honors the best books and films of 2022
The International Skiing History Association (ISHA) announced the 19 recipients of its annual awards honoring the best works of history published during 2022. Winners include four films, 10 books, four honorable mentions, and a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Gerry Goldstein: The highs and lows of falling in love
With Valentine’s Day approaching, we are reminded that love over the generations has had its admirers and its detractors, depending on one’s personal experience.
How gun commerce has changed in Vermont since 2010
Stacker analyzed data from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearmsand Explosives to determine how gun commerce has changed in Vermont since 2010.
Vermont gas utility sees geothermal as a part of its carbon-cutting portfolio
Vermont Gas Systems is seeking possible sites for its first networked geothermal project, in which multiple buildings would be connected to a system that provides emission-free heating and cooling via underground pipes.
Most popular girl names in the ’00s in Vermont
Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for girls in the 2000s in Vermont using data from the Social Security Administration.
2023 James Beard Award Semifinalists include New England Chefs and Restaurants
The 2023 Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists are recognized across 23 categories, including the new Award for Outstanding Bakery.
Top party schools in every state
Using data released by Niche in December 2022, Stacker compiled a list revealing the colleges and universities with the best party scene in each state and Washington D.C.
Hardest college to get into in every state
To see which schools in each state are the most difficult to get into, Stacker combed through Niche’s 2023 Hardest Colleges to Get Into in America ranking.
Biggest snowfalls recorded in Vermont history
Stacker compiled a list of the biggest 1-day snowfalls in Vermont using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information to better understand historical snowfall events on a local level.
Most popular girl names in the 90s in Vermont
Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for girls in the 90s in Vermont using data from the Social Security Administration.
Jerry Frear: Why self-care?
Self-care has become a buzzword in recent times, but some people have negative reactions due to a lack of understanding in terminology.
Most commonly seen birds in Vermont
Stacker compiled a list of the most common birds seen near feeders in Vermont using data from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Project FeederWatch.
Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England kicks off 2023 Girl Scout Cookie Season
Girl Scouts in Southeastern New England are now selling the exclusively online, berry-blasted Raspberry Rally™ cookie alongside the iconic cookie lineup, powering amazing experiences in outdoors, STEM, and beyond.
Most popular boy names in the 90s in Vermont
Stacker compiled a list of the most popular baby names for boys in the 90s in Vermont using data from the Social Security Administration.
Jerry Frear: Transformation starts with you
As the Chinese proverb says “a journey of one thousand miles begins with the first step.”
The Conversation U.S. weekly news quiz
Test your reading with a weekly quiz drawn from some of our favorite stories. Questions this week on the pope emeritus, women in politics and Theodore Roosevelt.
Vermont seeks federal damage assessment from storm, outages
Vermont has requested a federal damage assessment to see if the state qualifies for a federal major disaster declaration from last month’s storm that caused tens of thousands of power outages and other damage.
Vermont defeats Bryant 74-64
Aaron Deloney had 19 points and Vermont beat Bryant 74-64 on Thursday night.
Counties in Vermont with the fastest-rising temperatures in the last 100 years
Stacker cited data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Center for Environmental Information to identify the counties in Vermont with the greatest departure from average temperatures during the period December 2021 to November 2022 compared to the 1901-2000 average.