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Gov. Phil Scott signs the stay at home order on Tuesday, March 24.
Gov. Phil Scott signs the stay at home order on Tuesday, March 24.
Orders Vermonters to restrict and minimize activities outside of the home Directs non-essential businesses and non-profits to cease in-person operations    24 MARCH 2020   MONTPELIER – Governor Phil Scott today issued a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order and directed the...
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington
BENNINGTON, VT—March 23, 2020—Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, had four additional patients test positive for COVID-19 Monday. “We have been focused on a plan to address an increase of COVID-19 patients in our region,” said Trey Dobson, SVMC’s chief medical officer, in  Monday press release...
MONTPELIER- At his press conference Monday, Gov. Phil Scott told Vermonters to expect additional mitigation measures soon, although he stopped short of calling for a “shelter in place” order. “At the state level we've done a lot to make sure people are social-distancing,” Gov. Scott said, “as...
BURLINGTON- The US Bankruptcy Court accepted a bid by the Hermitage Club Member Group today for the Barnstormer Summit Lift and Hermitage real estate. According to Jason Gross, of the Member Group, their initial bid of $8,060,000, originally submitted on Monday, was enough secure auction Lot 3...
WILMINGTON- Local readiness and response to the coronavirus pandemic topped discussions at Tuesday evening’s selectboard meeting. 
Although the town has closed public access to all town buildings, including town hall, the meeting was held under an exemption that allows for necessary...
DOVER - The Dover Selectboard held its regularly scheduled meeting at Dover Town Hall on Tuesday to provide more space for attendees to spread out. At the meeting, emergency coordinator Rich Werner updated the public about the steps the town is taking to prepare and respond to COVID-19 (...

Social distancing: Rich Werner, left, makes a point at Tuesday’s Dover Selectboard meeting. The meeting was moved to the Dover Town Hall and chairs were purposely spread throughout the room to allow more space between attendees. LH
DOVER - Following an update about emergency services in the town in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the selectboard worked through an agenda of regular business. The meeting was somber at times and foreshadowed what is proving to be a challenging period of uncertainty. Items discussed included...
DOVER - The River Valleys Unified Union School District board held its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday at The Dover School, two days shy of the date that Gov. Scott ordered schools closed. The board conducted normal business over the two-hour meeting, which included an update about how...

The bi-town committee is frustrated that it can’t get the state’s attention to approve signs similar to this, to keep visitors off back roads. File photo
WILMINGTON - At a meeting of the Bi-town Economic Development Committee on Thursday, March 5, committee members reviewed a presentation about a $100,000 bi-town marketing campaign funded by Wilmington and Dover. The bi-town marketing committee intends to ask the towns’ boards for a re-up on that...
Hermitage Club Member Group submits bid for Hermitage real estate, Barnstormer BURLINGTON- The auction of Hermitage Club assets scheduled for Friday will go on as planned, after Vermont District Bankruptcy Court Judge Colleen Brown denied a motion by James Barnes at an...

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