A few more flags are set to fly in local communities, including Milton, courtesy of a giveaway a local business leader hopes brings more support for local stores and a positive image to a county in the throes of a pandemic.
Hanging out at home is always better with your furkid by your side. From lounging on the couch, binge watching movies to doing yard work — having your pet with you makes day-to-day activities more enjoyable.
MONTPELIER — While he applauding Vermonters social distancing efforts, which have been successfully reducing the rate at which the coronavirus is spreading in Vermont, Governor Phil Scott said in a Wednesday press conference that he is likely to announce on Friday an extension of his "stay s…
The COVID-19 pandemic presents many difficulties for businesses as people have been forced to work from home. We are no exception. At C2, we have been working remotely while following social distancing protocols during onsite support. We convene with our teams daily via teleconferencing to e…
BURLINGTON — In recent weeks, University of Vermont Extension has received several questions related to the coronavirus that produces COVID-19. To help address public concerns about food safety and the virus, Dr. Omar A. Oyarzabal, UVM Extension food safety specialist, has provided answers t…
Many Vermonters have switched to online school and remote work since Governor Phil Scott's order, "Stay Home, Stay Safe," which directed the closure of in-person operations for nonessential businesses. With so much of life online these days, starting a book club is a great way to take your m…
BURLINGTON – The number of known cases of COVID-19 in Vermont has grown by 32 according to the state’s health department, leading to a statewide total of 575 cases as of Tuesday afternoon.
MONTPELIER – Gov. Phil Scott has requested a federal disaster declaration, a declaration that, if granted, would allow the state and municipal governments to tap into federal funds to partially reimburse public costs of locally managing the COVID-19 pandemic.
When voters rejected the $32 million Milton school budget proposal for next fiscal year, Milton School District (MSD) officials returned to the cutting board. Officials shaved almost one million dollars off the original proposal, but the revised budget outcome remains uncertain: Will it pass…
MONTPELIER – Governor Phil Scott and the Agency of Education (AOE) today announced a partnership with Vermont PBS to provide educational content to supplement remote learning for Vermont students and school districts during the COVID-19 outbreak. This initiative will give over 83,500 Vermont…
CHITTENDEN COUNTY — Food shelf and meal site operations in Chittenden County will benefit from a new $35,000 donation made by Hannaford Supermarkets to support COVID-19 relief in Vermont.
MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott’s press conference on Monday offered a peek into the chaotic system of securing needed medical supplies during a worldwide pandemic in the absence of an organized and coordinated federal response.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) has launched an interactive portal mapping sites offering free meal pickups for families with children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Food assistance programs have relaxed requirements and expanded access to more Vermonters as the effects of COVID-19 continue to leave many jobless and food insecure.
BURLINGTON – The number of known cases of COVID-19 within Vermont has grown to more than 500 as the state ramps up testing to better track and respond to the disease.
MONTPELIER – Repeated violations of the governor’s social distancing mandates during the COVID-19 pandemic may be met with fines, according to a new directive issued by the Vermont Attorney General’s Office Friday.
ATLANTA, Ga. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now recommending people wear cloth face masks in public regardless of whether they show symptoms of COVID-19 after studies showed those without symptoms could still spread the disease.
Milton Elementary School’s first-grade team submitted this month’s student stepping up, featuring a child from each of their classes that they felt has gone above and beyond. Here’s what they had to say about Molly!
Milton Elementary School’s first-grade team submitted this month’s student stepping up, featuring a child from each of their classes that they felt has gone above and beyond. Here’s what they had to say about Gabby! Look for more to come throughout the week.
ST. ALBANS – The Dept. of Children and Families (DCF) announced Friday its residential stabilization program typically housed at the Woodside Juvenile Rehabilitation Center in Essex will be moving from its temporary St. Albans location to Middlesex.
MONTPELIER – Gov. Phil Scott will likely extend his administration’s social distancing orders to continue staggering the spread of COVID-19 as the state awaits new federal guidelines asking the public to wear masks regardless of whether they show symptoms.
Milton Elementary School’s first-grade team submitted this month’s student stepping up, featuring a child from each of their classes that they felt has gone above and beyond. Here’s what they had to say about Kinsley! Look for more to come throughout the week.
As the coronavirus pandemic threatens public health and the U.S. economy, more people are working from home on a regular basis. The move follows social distancing guidelines as an attempt to slow the outbreak, but keeping scattered workforces connected and productive can be challenging for m…
MONTPELIER -- The state has continued to expand its ability to treat medical patients based on models of how severely COVID-19 will impact Vermont, adding additional medical surge beds Thursday in Essex and Rutland.
MONTPELIER -- State officials released data on Thursday showing that social distancing does appear to be slowing the spread of COVID-19 in Vermont.
Vermont’s traditional trout fishing season opens Saturday, April 11, and despite lingering snow cover, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says anglers can still have fun and be successful early in the season while following COVID-19 safety precautions.
MONTPELIER – The Champlain Valley Exposition (CVE) in Essex is one two additional medical surge sites currently being set up by the Vermont National Guard.
Milton Elementary School’s first-grade team submitted this month’s student stepping up, featuring a child from each of their classes that they felt has gone above and beyond. Here’s what they had to say about Griffin! Look for more to come throughout the week.
Zooming with friends and family has become a popular way to be mentally active while staying home and keeping healthy. Now you can “Zoom a Scientist” courtesy of the University of Vermont Extension Lake Champlain Sea Grant education team.
An uptick in illegal dumping and concerned calls from residents has Milton Town Manager Don Turner looking for alternatives following the closure of the Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) Milton transfer station.
At a virtual joint school board and selectboard meeting on March 30, school board members discussed training struggles amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the district's approaching financial transition and an update to the charter review committee.
Milton property taxes are due on May 15. Normally, the Town sees a delinquency rate of under six percent, but this year, officials predict about a quarter of residents may be late filing taxes due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
MONTPELIER – The Vermont Agency of Agriculture is reminding farmers to avoid spreading over saturated and snow- or ice-covered fields, and fields prone to possible runoff as the winter manure spreading ban lifted Wednesday.
The ice is out! As of 8:43:25 p.m. Monday night, the ice on Curran's Pond has gone out, making Kiersten Bradley the winner of the Milton Ice-Out. Her winning guess was March 30 at 7:19 p.m.
Milton Elementary School’s first-grade team submitted this month’s student stepping up, featuring a child from each of their classes that they felt has gone above and beyond. Here’s what they had to say about Aubrey! Look for more to come throughout the week.
Montpelier, Vt. – The Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) is directing large “big box” retailers, such as Walmart, Target, and Costco, with in-store sales of food, beverage, and pharmacy--as well as electronics, toys, clothing, and the like--to cease in-person sales of non-es…
Milton Elementary School’s first-grade team submitted this month’s student stepping up, featuring a child from each of their classes that they felt has gone above and beyond. Here’s what they had to say about Skylar. Look for more to come throughout the week.
MONTPELIER – Insurance companies in Vermont are now being required to cover telehealth and telephone visits with health care provides on the same basis as in-person visits.
For many of us staying home means doing a lot more cooking at home, which can be a daunting when you’re also trying to work and manage kids home from school.
While COVID-19 has many of us at home indoors these days, spring has not been cancelled—the birds are chirping, green things are sprouting and a few Miltonians are determined to enjoy the season and the Easter holiday.
This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of Vermont's annual statewide Green Up Day when citizens go outside to help clean their communities. However, due to the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the event has been postponed to May 30.
MONTPELIER — On Monday, Governor Phil Scott amended his “Stay home, stay safe” order to clarify that all lodging establishments not being used as part of the COVID-19 response must close and cease taking bookings, including Airbnb locations.
WATERBURY, Vt. — The Vermont Department of Public Safety (DPS) on Wednesday issued guidance to local police departments regarding potential enforcement of Governor Phil Scott’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order, announced Tuesday, March 24, and effective at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed a historic $2.2 trillion bailout package for fortifying the U.S. economy against the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, sending the historically massive bailout bill to the President’s desk Friday by way of a voice vote.
MONTPELIER – The state of Vermont will be widening the availability for testing for COVID-19 to include those showing mild or moderate symptoms of the disease, the state’s health commissioner announced during a press conference with Gov. Phil Scott’s administration late Friday morning.