While many segments of the local economy have suffered from the COVID pandemic, the construction industry doesn’t appear to have been socially distanced from the dollar.
The last three months of the fiscal year that ended June 30 nearly coincided with the first three months of the pandemic. But, save for tourist-dependent Stowe, the pandemic isn’t reflected in cash register receipts around Lamoille County.
Winter weather — and temperatures well below freezing — have arrived in Lamoille County, but homeless people in the area are still waiting for the local shelter to open.
A man who police say was going 80-plus mph with opioids in his system when he killed a local teenager two years ago in a head-on car crash will serve three years in prison.
Six positive COVID-19 cases recently confirmed in schools across the Lamoille North school district have been traced back to two social gatherings, according to school officials.
People have held silent protests around the traffic roundabout in Cambridge for several months, kneeling and holding signs to protest systemic racism in Vermont and the nation. At right, the organizer of the Black Lives Matter protests, which are held every Sunday from 1-2 p.m.
As Vermont sets new records for daily COVID-19 case counts, the state has reimposed stringent restrictions on hospitals and will set up new testing centers across the state and bolster its contact tracing teams.
Vermont hunters are being urged to keep COVID-19 safety measures in mind and use the Department of Fish & Wildlife’s online reporting system to report their deer.
Northern Vermont University canceled all events and sports practices at its campuses in Johnson and Lyndon, and shut down its fitness centers, after college officials learned that two students had tested positive for COVID-19 and a third had presumptively tested positive.
Coronavirus: Local Business Operations
Explore Stowe-area businesses and events with modified operations as a result of COVID-19. Information courtesy of the Stowe Area Association.
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