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MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott announced the resumption of recreational, low-contact team sports at his press briefing Monday.
Gov. Scott opened his remarks by acknowledging the Black Lives Matter protests that took place around the state over the weekend. "(I) commend the participants for...

Counties that have fewere 400 coronavirus cases per million are shown in teal. Starting Monday, people from those counties will be able to travel to Vermont without observing a 14-day quarantine. Vermonters will be able to travel to those counties and return without quarantining.
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott announced the resumption of limited indoor dining at restaurants, and fewer restrictions on travel to and from certain areas of the Northeast.
Gov. Phil Scott said the state will continue to open the economic spigot, despite a COVID-19 outbreak in Winooski that...
By Mike Eldred
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members passed a temporary zoning amendment at a hearing Friday morning, which will allow the town's zoning administrator to issue permits for outdoor dining areas at local restaurants.
The amendment, added to Article 5, Section 531 B of the...
DEERFIELD VALLEY - School systems and food pantries report increased need for food assistance programs since March, when the COVID-19 state of emergency was declared, causing the closure of schools and many businesses. 
Windham Southwest Supervisory Union has seen participation in its meal...

Peter Aubrey, Marie Aubrey, and John Cleanthes (back) in front of the Haystack Golf Course clubhouse. RC
New partnership wants to return course to top-five status
WILMINGTON- With the Hermitage Club sold to a member group as the conclusion of its bankruptcy process, there’s some good news about the reopening of many businesses that had been shuttered when the club tumbled...
No one injured, water a problem 
DOVER - Fire departments from nearly every surrounding town were involved in fighting a fire in Dover on Sunday night. 
West Dover Fire Chief Rich Werner says the fire at 19 Barber Road was called in at 5 pm. Werner arrived at the...
HALIFAX- Southern Valley School Board members discussed COVID-19 related concerns at their regular meeting Wednesday evening.
The board pondered how their schools might operate in the fall. School board chair Chum Sumner noted that CDC guidance has changed, and will likely continue to...
WILMINGTON- Selectboard members received a $500 gift from second-home owners, and spent $500 to support the Lake Raponda Greeter Program at their regular meeting Tuesday.
The board accepted a gift of $500 from Wilmington second-home owners Kathryn and Chuck Brown. The Browns asked that the...
WARDSBORO - At the River Valleys Unified Union School District board’s virtual meeting on Monday, Windham Central Supervisory Union superintendent Bill Anton said the supervisory union is preparing for in-person instruction in the fall, with the understanding that it could be interrupted at any...
WARDSBORO - The River Valleys Unified Union Board decided Monday that it is not yet ready for in-person board meetings, despite groups of 25 now being permitted by Gov. Phil Scott. 
In March, meetings for nearly all public bodies went virtual after Gov. Scott instituted his “Stay Home,...

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