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MILTON -- Elizabeth Stone wants her great-grandchildren to feel safe while attending school this fall. 

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As the sun began to set, casting golden rays across the cream-white siding of the Milton Historical Society, guests unfolded lawn chairs and made small talk. The setting seemed ideal for a presentation that would, among other things, celebrate the natural beauty of Vermont.

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WATERBURY – Test results show 147 Vermont inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility (TCCF) in Tutwiler, Miss., the Dept. of Corrections (DOC) announced on Wednesday.

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ST. ALBANS — Chittenden County Senator Debbie Ingram is one of four people seeking the Democrats’ nod in the race for lieutenant governor.

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Milton residents Heather Wells and her mom, Debbie Crowley, have been sewing masks for the community from their dining room table. 

Now that the June-bearing strawberry season has passed, there are things that we can do now to get ready for next year’s crop.

The state of Vermont has expanded eligibility for recovery grants benefiting businesses affected by COVID-19, according to a Monday announcement from the Scott administration.

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ST. ALBANS — After two terms as Lieutenant Governor, David Zuckerman is seeking the state’s top job.

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BURLINGTON — Tropical Storm Isaias has changed course and is now expected to bring high winds and heavy rains to Vermont this evening and into Wednesday.

MONTPELIER — At the Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility (TCCF) in Tutwiler, Miss., 84 Vermont inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Aug. 3. The Vermont Department of Corrections (DOC) ordered testing of all Vermont inmates held at TCCF on Thursday and is still waiting on over…

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Health care and public safety employers whose employees worked to respond to COVID-19 will be eligible for hazard pay grant funding starting Tuesday, the Scott administration announced.

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Legislators are hearing from All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) riders unhappy with changes to the rules governing ATV use.

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MONTPELIER – With officials continuing to report little spread of COVID-19 in Vermont, the Scott administration announced another “turn of the spigot” Friday with capacity limits lessened for retailers.

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MONTEPLIER — It’s been nearly a month and a half, but Vermont’s long period without a death from COVID-19 has come to an end, Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine announced Thursday.

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In 1977, thousands of American women ran a relay to kick-off the National Women’s Conference. They carried a torch from Seneca Falls, N.Y., the site of the first women’s conference in 1848, to Houston to symbolically show the ground women have covered in their fight for equality.

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Ospreys, a species once endangered in Vermont but now flourishing, have hatched and fledged young for the 23rd straight year on a manmade platform on the southern side of Lake Arrowhead in Milton. 

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Taxes is warning anyone who filed property transfer tax returns over the last three years to be aware of possible identify theft.

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Earlier this month, we asked readers to submit questions they would like answered by the candidates running for seats on the Vermont State Senate.

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Dept. of Mental Health and Vermont Care Partners have joined to create an online resource for Vermonters struggling with the mental and emotional impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MONTPELIER – A coming executive order from Gov. Phil Scott will mandate a delay to the start of the school year to the second week of September to allow schools more time to prepare their reopenings.

BURLINGTON – The annual Rabies Bait Drop, a week-long, cooperative effort between the State of Vermont and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Wildlife Services to stop the spread of the rabies, starts on August 1.

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ST. ALBANS — If elected lieutenant governor, Democrat Molly Gray says she will focus on the state’s demographic challenges and making Vermont an easier place to live for families.

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MONTPELIER – Prompted by a weeks-long surge in cases of COVID-19 nationwide, Gov. Phil Scott announced Friday an executive order mandating face masks be worn in public starting Aug. 1.

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MONTPELIER – A new agreement between 15 states and the District of Columbia will see Vermont commit to having all medium- and heavy-duty vehicles sold in the state be electrified by 2050.

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FRANKLIN COUNTY – Banks are asking Vermonters to deposit their spare change at their local bank or use exact change when shopping, as the pandemic-related shutdowns have created a coin shortage.