Community Events

BRATTLEBORO- ClearChoiceMD Urgent Care is now offering COVID-19 testing at select centers for high-risk patients only, as supplies are available. This includes the location at 1154 Putney Road.
Patients experiencing symptoms associated with lower respiratory illness, such as fever,...
BRATTLEBORO- Winston Prouty Center  and the American Red Cross are hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, April 14, from 12  to 5 pm in the Prouty center gym.
Blood levels are historically low. Red Cross protocols will ensure a safe environment for this essential event. Volunteers are also...

Volunteers around the valley have been busy making masks for people to use while they’re out in public. Volunteers and donations are being sought to help in the effort.
DOVER-  MaskerAID launched at noon on Thursday, April 9, at the Dover Town Offices. Another public distribution site in Wilmington is expected to open next week.
This grassroots effort, started by three area women, aims to enlist the Deerfield Valley community in a self-help effort to...
WINDHAM COUNTY- Effective Friday, April 10, all riders on MOOver or Current buses, vans, or in volunteer driver cars will be required to wear a face mask, bandana, scarf, or other effective face covering prior to boarding a vehicle. This covering is to remain on for the completion of the ride....
VERMONT- Nominations will be accepted until Friday, May 1, for the 2020 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year award.
Any agricultural organization, dairy co-op, business or individual may nominate a dairy farm for the annual award, which recognizes a top-notch operation for its overall excellence...
READSBORO- The Friendly Mission Circle of the First Baptist Church will offer a free lunch on Wednesday, April 8, at noon. Because physical distancing is in effect due to  the coronavirus crisis the usual meal will not be served.  Instead the Circle hopes to provide a bit of help to the community...
BENNINGTON- Southwestern Vermont Medical Center is hosting an American Red Cross Blood drive from 11:30 am to 5 pm on  Thursday, April 2, in the employee cafeteria.
To make an appointment to donate visit www.redcrossblood.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS, or text bloodapp to 90999 to download the...
Montpelier- Vermont small business owners suffering economic injury due the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for Small Business Administration disaster loans, following a statewide disaster declaration.
SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans  offer up to $2 million in assistance per business,...
SOUTHERN VERMONT- School nutrition programs in Windham and Windsor counties responded quickly to the state-mandated closure of all schools. Districts in both counties have created an alternate delivery model for school meals, utilizing a combination of school- and community-based distribution...

The MOOver is asking riders to give bus drivers more space and making other changes because of the coronavirus.
WINDHAM COUNTY- Both divisions of Southeast Vermont Transit, The MOOver and the Current, remain focused on their efforts to mitigate the coronavirus impacts on its riders and staff.
The company has restricted seating in the rows behind and beside the driver’s seat in the effort to maintain...

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