COVID-19

MONTPELIER - At a press conference on Friday, Gov. Scott announced he has signed an order mandating face coverings in all public spaces beginning August 1. The mandate will apply to indoor and outdoor spaces where 6-foot distancing is not possible and applies to all people 2 years old and older,...

Gov. Phil Scott at Tuesday's press conference.
MONTPELIER - At a press conference about COVID-19 on Tuesday, Gov. Scott signaled that a mask mandate may be forthcoming, and said bars should be on notice that new regulations could be headed their way, as well. In addition, Vermont Commissioner of Health Mark Levine said what was previously...
WILMINGTON– The MOOver announces schedule changes over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
On Friday, July 3, there will be no Wilmington-Bennington service. All other MOOver routes, including Wilmington-Brattleboro, will operate as scheduled that day.
On Saturday, July 4, there...
VERMONT-  Charitable giving has been at the heart of Community Bank throughout its more than 150-year history and most recently, the bank donated $45,000 to support local communities during this unprecedented time. 
The bank has made monetary donations to local nonprofits, helping to...
BRATTLEBORO- A new support group for adults who are unable to have contact with their loved ones in care facilities will begin on Wednesday, June 23. 
The group will meet for an hour via Zoom from 5 to 6 pm on a weekly basis. Suzanne Weinberg will be the facilitator. The group size will be...
BENNINGTON- The Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation,  part of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC), has earned deficiency-free status, the highest rating given, on a survey meant to determine ability to prevent transmission of COVID-19 and other infections to those living, recovering, and...
BENNINGTON- Many people who need in-person appointments at Southwestern Vermont Health Care’s hospital and clinics will no longer need to use traditional waiting rooms. A virtual system created by the hospital allows patients to call (802) 447-5000 when they arrive in the parking lot and receive...
BENNINGTON- Southwestern Vermont Medical Center has announced the opening of a new treatment space particularly for patients with respiratory symptoms. It’s called the Respiratory Evaluation Center.
The REC is located in the Toolan Building at 120 Hospital Drive and is operated in...
WINDHAM COUNTY-The steady drumbeat of stories about overdoses, loss, and criminal activity becomes overwhelming, even in a very compassionate community where so much healing is happening. People may feel helpless and stressed. This is compassion fatigue, which has always existed but is taking a...
DOVER- Everyone has heard about the Food 4 Kids program, right?  The one where elementary school children who need food on weekends are given a  bag of non-perishable food each Friday at school to get them through the weekend.  
But wait, there is no school right now.  That has not stopped...

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