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MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott advised Vermonters who may be planning to join protests of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration not to be “played” by extremists intent on overthrowing the government.  
ABC News reported this...

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MONTPELIER- More economic relief is in sight for business owners and their employees, Gov. Phil Scott said at his press conference Tuesday.
Scott said recent federal stimulus legislation included an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program, and more flexible rules for its...
HARTFORD, CT- A Connecticut court granted a motion for default judgement against James Barnes last week in a lawsuit filed by a former Hermitage Club investor.
According to the court docket and Hollenbeck’s motion, Barnes never answered the Connecticut suit or made an appearance in the...
Note: This article has been updated to correct an error in the date of the Twin Valley Unified Union School District annual meeting, and to clarify that residents interested in running for the Twin Valley School Board should contact their town clerk by January 25.
WILMINGTON- On Tuesday,...

Wilmington and Dover officials met by Zoom Tuesday evening.
WILMINGTON- The Wilmington and Dover selectboards met in a joint session Tuesday evening for a presentation on a proposed marketing plan by the Bi-Town Economic Development Committee. 
The committee hired the Charrette Agency, which has experience marketing several other regional tourist...

The RVUUSD board met by video conference Monday evening
WARDSBORO- Kindergarten through third grade at Dover Elementary School are fully remote following a positive COVID-19 test, River Valley School officials announced at their board meeting Monday evening.
Following the winter break, both Dover and Wardsboro schools reopened for in-person...
MONTPELIER- At the administration's COVID-19 news briefing on Friday, Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine said there appears to have been no significant increase in cases stemming from gatherings permitted over the holidays.
“Our (contact tracing) teams are not finding evidence that...
NEW YORK- James Barnes has filed an appeal of a November decision in Vermont District Federal Court dismissing his objections to the sale of the Hermitage Club to a group of club members.
Barnes filed the appeal with the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, located in lower Manhattan, on...

Supporters of President Donald Trump storm a police barricade outside the US Capitol on Wednesday. Harvard Gazette/AP
MONTPELIER-  In a statement released Wednesday afternoon as rioters and looters stormed the US Capitol building and ransacked lawmakers’ offices, Vermont Governor Phil Scott called for President Donald Trump to resign or be removed from office.  
“Enough is enough,” Gov. Scott said.  “...

A possible timeline for vaccine distribution. SVMC Chief Medical Officer Dr. Trey Dobson said the vaccine rollout is a "dynamic situation" and the date for the beginning of the vaccine distribution for the general public could vary from this chart.
DEERFIELD VALLEY- Phase two of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, during which the general population will be offered vaccination based on age, could begin as soon as early February, according to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Chief Medical Officer Dr. Trey Dobson.
The vaccine program is...

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