COVID-19

DOVER - At a special meeting held at 8 am on Friday, the Dover Selectboard passed a resolution to require face coverings in all town-owned buildings and businesses open to the public. The resolution, which will go into effect immediately, was passed after an hourlong debate, with members of the...

People were using Green Mountain Beach recently, despite closure signs. RC
WILMINGTON- Green Mountain Beach will reopen in time for the Fourth of July weekend, selectboard members decided at a special meeting Monday morning. 
The beach had been closed in response to Gov. Phil Scott’s COVID-19 emergency order. At the board’s regular meeting two weeks ago,...

Bill Benneyan
WILMINGTON- Hermitage Members Club manager Bill Benneyan compares bringing the private ski resort back into operation after more than two years of dormancy to taking a classic luxury car out of storage.  
“It’s like taking a very fine automobile that has been parked in the driveway for a...
By Mike Eldred
READSBORO- Southern Valley Unified Union School District board members acknowledged Readsboro’s upcoming informational meeting and Australian ballot on whether to allow Halifax to withdraw from the district at their regular meeting Wednesday evening.
At a Readsboro...
Visitors in green counties can travel to Vermont without quarantining for 14 days.
MONTPELIER- Vermont will expand the COVID-19 travel map just in time for the Fourth of July holiday, Gov. Phil Scott announced today.  
Beginning July 1, visitors from counties with less than 400 COVID-19 cases per million in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West...
WILMINGTON- Board members discussed the surprise loss of $200,000 in revenue, and big changes in the typical school day next year in response to COVID-19 at their regular meeting Tuesday evening. At the Wilmington selectboard’s regular meeting last week, board members voted not to pay the...
WILMINGTON- The town will not send a $200,000 user fee to Twin Valley School District this year, citing concerns the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic may have on future town revenues.
Wilmington Finance Officer Christine Richter said that, for now, the town is continuing to receive tax...
By Mike Eldred
WILMINGTON- Wilmington will not open Green Mountain Beach on Lake Raponda, but selectboard members left open the possibility of revisiting the question if the state’s COVID-19 guidance changes.
Wilmington resident Meg Streeter requested that the board open the beach,...
By Mike Eldred
MONTPELIER- This week Gov. Phil Scott extended the COVID-19 state of emergency to July 15, and relaxed more COVID-19-related restrictions, resuming limited visits at long-term care facilities, and allowing 100% capacity at campgrounds.
On Monday, Gov. Scott extended...
MONTPELIER - Gov. Phil Scott and education secretary Dan French announced Wednesday that Vermont schools will be open for in-person instruction this fall.
“We recognize that as much as COVID-19 has been an unprecedented public health emergency, in many cases it has also been an education...

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