Top 10 stories of 2023
Join Vermont’s top journalists as they delve into the most important news stories each week.
As we tick ever closer to the end of the year, many of the biggest news stories of 2023 are still unfolding.
Three Palestinian and Palestinian-American college students shot in Burlington grapple with physical and emotional wounds as investigators work to determine the alleged shooter’s motives.
And in some parts of the state, home and business owners are still cleaning up from historic flooding last summer.
We’ll count down the top stories of the year with a panel of thoughtful reporters…on a special edition of Vermont This Week.
This week’s panel
- Jane Lindholm (Moderator), Vermont Public
- Mikaela Lefrak, Vermont Public
- Colin Flanders, Seven Days
- Sarah Mearhoff, VTDigger
- After 2nd statewide flooding event in five months, Scott administration looking at recovery (Vermont Public)
- Palestinian student shot in Burlington is paralyzed from chest down, his family says (NPR)
- Fatal opioid overdoses in Vermont continue to trend up (Vermont Public)
- Child care overhaul becomes law as legislators override veto (VTDigger)
- Clean heat bill clears final hurdle as House overrides Phil Scott’s veto (VTDigger)
- Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger Won't Seek Reelection (Seven Days)
- After 'extensive' frost damage, Vermont farmers asked to tally crop losses(Vermont Public)
- Vermont Legislature’s impeachment committee to meet over the summer (AP)
- Phil Scott signs 'shield bills' to protect abortion providers in Vermont from out-of-state prosecution(Vermont Public)