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MONTPELIER - The Legislature is currently undertaking the issue of reapportionment. Rep. John Gannon, vice chair of the House Committee on Government Operations, which is leading the process in the House, says that, due to delays caused by late delivery of census information, the work has only...

Agency of Education Secretary Dan French at Tuesday's COVID-19 press briefing
More at-home testing for students, child care
MONTPELIER- The state’s response to COVID-19 is changing rapidly, along with the spread of the Omicron variant, officials said Tuesday.  
New strategies include a focus on at-home antigen testing for Vermonters,...
VERMONT- Over the past few weeks COVID-19 cases in Vermont have increased drastically. The Deerfield Valley has been no exception. Nearly every business and town has been affected. 
According to the Vermont Department of Health, confirmed cases peaked on Friday, January 7. Vermont reported...
WEST TOWNSHEND - COVID-19 is spreading like wildfire throughout the community and the West River Community Project has put protective measures into place. These measures are so that they can continue to serve, stay open, and keep people safe.
Anyone entering the building must wear a mask....
BENNINGTON - Southwestern Vermont Health Care’s COVID Resource Center hours have changed. The center is no longer taking appointments for COVID-19 testing. Tests are now available without an appointment every Monday through Saturday, from 8 am to noon. COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters - both...
By Amelia Nick
WARDSBORO- Monday’s River Valleys Unified School District meeting began with an executive session in which the board discussed reapportionment with their attorney. At their last meeting, the majority of the board expressed interest in keeping three representatives from each...
WILMINGTON- Twin Valley School Board members discussed COVID-19 impacts and budget issues, and set their tuition rate for fiscal year 2023.  
Twin Valley Elementary School Principal Rebecca Fillion remarked that disciplinary issues have been at an all-time low at the school this year.  ...

Laura Sibilia File photo
Editor’s note: In December, we interviewed two members of the Vermont Climate Council about the Vermont Climate Action Plan. Here, we talked to Rep. Laura Sibilia about the plan, what people can expect from the Legislature as it considers the plan, and what her priorities are as they relate to...

A discussion about road signs turned contentious at Tuesday’s Dover Selectboard meeting. File photo/MDE
DOVER- A discussion about traffic signage at Tuesday evening’s selectboard meeting turned inexplicably contentious.  
Dover resident Walter Coltui met with board members to request the placement of stop signs at the end of Ellis Brook Road and both ends of Cheney Brook Loop at their...

The Barnstormer chairlift at the Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain. Creditors are seeking cash payments from the bankruptcy settlement for the lift. File photo/MDE
HARTFORD, CT- Several Hermitage creditors, including a trustee for a Barnes family trust, are vying for a share of the proceeds of a bankruptcy distribution to Barnstormer LLC in Connecticut District Federal Court.
The action was initiated by the plaintiffs in a previous Hermitage lawsuit...

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