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Vermont Agency of Human Services Secretary Mike Smith at Thursday's press conference.
MONTPELIER- The federal government has slashed the number of vaccine doses being sent to Vermont and has offered no explanation, Vermont officials said at a press conference on New Year’s Eve. 
Secretary of Human Services Mike Smith expressed concern for Vermont’s vaccination schedule,...
Restaurants, stores, switch to carry out, pick up or temporary closure
DEERFIELD VALLEY- A growing number of local businesses are temporarily closing their doors or changing how they deliver services to the public due to concerns about COVID-19 and an influx of visitors...
READSBORO- On August 18, 1952, Cpl. Richard L. Bolognani and 30 other men were crossing a river during the Korean War. The remote area near Inje, in what’s now South Korea, had recently experienced a typhoon with heavy rains.  As the soldiers were crossing the waist-deep river, flash flooding...

Rep. John Gannon

WILMINGTON- A new legislative session starts next week, and unlike past years, legislators won’t be heading to Montpelier to be sworn in and take their assigned seats.
For the first several weeks, at least, legislators will participate remotely.  Windham-6 Rep. John Gannon, of...

Gov. Phil Scott file photo
MONTPELIER- Gov. Phil Scott opened his briefing on the Thursday before Christmas by highlighting “acts of kindness, service, and goodwill” around Vermont.
In Middlebury, students and staff from Mary Hogan School had worked with the Better Middlebury Partnership to create an art gallery for...

Peter Welch at Tuesday’s press conference, talking about the aid bill Congress passed over the weekend.
MONTPELIER-  Citing a stabilization of COVID-19 case growth in Vermont, Gov. Phil Scott temporarily eased some restrictions on multi-household gatherings during the holidays at his press conference Tuesday.  The governor was joined at the podium by Rep. Peter Welch, who spoke about the stimulus...
READSBORO- A discussion of the disposition of Southern Valley Unified Union School District’s debts and surpluses that will remain after the district ceases operations proved controversial at the board’s Wednesday, December 16, meeting.  
On June 30, 2021, the union district will cease to...

Sen. Bernie Sanders during Thursday’s virtual meeting.
BURLINGTON-  In previous years, Sen. Bernie Sanders has held holiday dinners for seniors throughout Vermont.  This year, as with many other things, these were moved online. On Thursday, December 17, seniors throughout the state were able to call or login online to the senator’s virtual seniors...
DOVER- Selectboard members postponed a decision on a format for this year’s annual Town Meeting after a discussion with town clerk Andy McLean at their regular meeting last week. 
The town has discussed a number of options for holding a COVID-19 safe Town Meeting this year, from holding a...
MONTPELIER- “As we have on the 19th of every month, tomorrow we will be lowering the flag to half-staff to honor the 107 Vermonters we’ve lost to COVID-19,” Gov. Phil Scott said Friday, December 18.  “For months we were fortunate here in Vermont, not seeing our number of deaths rise, but as we’ve...

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