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MONTPELIER – Every year the Vermont Medical Society (VMS) recognizes five people who have made outstanding contributions to the health and well-being of Vermonters. This year, the awards went to people who have contributed to combatting COVID-19 in Vermont and the country, beginning with Ver…

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There are two schools of thought when it comes to managing leaf litter at this time of year. Some people believe in leaving leaf litter as natural mulch on perennial beds and to provide habitat for beneficial insects. Others believe in removing dead leaves to prevent disease and discourage pests.

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As the days get shorter and the nights get chillier, it’s no surprise that we like to surround ourselves with things that bring us joy—pets and plants! But some plants aren’t suitable for our furry friends. To help keep animals safe this autumn season, the experts at the ASPCA Animal Poison …

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SHELBURNE — In recognition of Child Passenger Safety Week, the Chittenden and Franklin county Safe Highway Accident Reduction Program (SHARP) is inviting members of the public to join them for the re-opening of public car seat check points and fitting stations.

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MONTPELIER – The Division for Historic Preservation (VDHP) and Lake Champlain Maritime Museum announced the discovery of two paddlewheels, likely fragments of the Steamboat Phoenix, which caught fire and sank exactly 201 years ago today on September 4, 1819 on Lake Champlain.

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MONTPELIER – The Division for Historic Preservation (VDHP) and Lake Champlain Maritime Museum announced the discovery of two paddlewheels, likely fragments of the Steamboat Phoenix, which caught fire and sank exactly 201 years ago today on September 4, 1819 on Lake Champlain.

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MILTON -- Ever since she was a little girl, Kym Duchesneau has had a knack for organizing events. Some of the earliest she remembers include trips to the movies with her friends while in grade school, being the one to coordinate times and drivers for the group.

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More area college students graduated, or received academic accolades recently for earning outstanding grade point averages (GPA) during the winter or spring 2020 semester. 

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MILTON -- At its supply drive Aug. 15, the Milton Elementary and Middle School Parent Teacher Association received over 1,231 items that will be given to Milton students and classrooms in need. 

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A former Peace Corps volunteer, turned author, entrepreneur and social justice advocate, is on a mission to teach Vermonters about human rights.

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MONTPELIER — The State of Vermont will distribute up to 300,000 cloth face coverings to the public, emergency responders and select agencies throughout the month of August. The State Emergency Operations Center procured the masks from those donated to the Federal Emergency Management Agency …

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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded the Vermont Foodbank a $500,000 grant to upgrade its Barre facility with new equipment and infrastructure, and increased broadband capability to better manage its satellite locations and collaborate with partners.

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Area residents can participate in the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) Virtual 5K to support the National Guard Education Foundation (NGEF).

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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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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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This time of year I get impatient for the long-awaited harvest of my tomatoes and the taste of their sweet, homegrown flavor. But will I get to them before the arrival of the dreaded hornworms?

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More college students from Milton have received academic accolades recently for earning outstanding grade point averages (GPA) during the winter or spring 2020 semester. 

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For several months, at studios across the country, cubbies sat empty of ballet shoes, tutus and hair scrunchies, as in-person dance classes were put on hold due to the Coronavirus pandemic. 

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If you planted basil in your garden, there are a few things you can do now to ensure a good harvest.

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FRANKLIN COUNTY — Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz of History channel’s “American Pickers” are making Vermont part of their New England filming tour this fall.

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BURLINGTON — The Communications Office of the Diocese of Burlington was recently recognized by the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada during an online awards ceremony.

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Have you noticed lacy-looking leaves on your pole beans or roses lately? Take a closer look and you'll probably spot the culprit--the Japanese beetle. 

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More college students from Milton have received academic accolades recently for earning outstanding grade point averages (GPA) during the winter or spring 2020 semester. 

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CHITTENDEN COUNTY — As the community celebrates the Fourth of July this weekend, the American Red Cross warns that additional care is needed because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.