Some Stowe foot races are back on the calendar after the coronavirus pandemic caused the almost-universal cancellation of competitions last year and had scientists racing against time to create and administer a vaccine.
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Democratic Lt. Gov. Molly Gray concluded a tour of Lamoille County last week with a visit with Stowe restaurateur Mark Frier and a call for more federal funds to assist restaurants still recovering from losses suffered during the state’s pandemic lockdown.
Vermont’s congressional delegation announced Friday that the U.S. Treasury Department will now release American Rescue Plan Act funding to municipalities after it was originally designated to flow through Vermont’s 14 counties.
As of Tuesday, South Burlington city officials began encouraging all city staff and visitors to city hall and the library to wear masks, regardless of vaccination status.
Thank you, Deb Billado, for alerting us that the Vermont Republican Party, in its unanimous opposition to vaccine passports, courageously stands behind the right of unvaccinated people to spread COVID to their fellow citizens without warning them they may be doing so.
In response to the comments on vaccine passports, if we ignore the fact that 23 percent of the adult population in Vermont has not been fully vaccinated as of July 23 — and there are no statistics about inoculations administered to children 16 and younger — and if we also ignore the vaccination status of visitors from other states to our Statehouse, we are introducing a threat to the health and well-being of our fellow citizens who represent us in the Vermont Legislature.
Seemingly every industry is finding it hard to attract new employees and that rings true for the folks responsible for handling the garbage created by everyone else.
“There’s somebody out there that this job would work for.” That’s the message Tracey Rogalski, human resources representative for Lamoille Valley Transportation, is desperately looking to get out this summer before kids return to school this fall.
Stowe Cider’s attempt to shift a zoning regulation around its garden space and indoor area to allow live music hit a roadblock after a nearby resident’s complaint left them in limbo.
World Health News
CNN's Miguel Marquez looks at the rise in Covid-19 vaccinations in Alabama, despite the state being tied with Arkansas for the lowest vaccination rate.
A Virginia dad is chronicling his story of battling Covid-19 in a series of Facebook videos and says he made a mistake by not getting vaccinated. CNN's Brianna Keilar reports.
CNN's Martin Savidge speaks with Arkansas health care workers and administrators about the strain they're under as the state faces rising hospitalizations due to Covid-19.
Lila Hartley, 12, wrote a letter to her school board in Duval County, Florida, urging them to mandate mask wearing in schools to protect all students and staff, but mostly her little brother. CNN's Leyla Santiago reports.
Dr. Jorge Rodriguez, an internal medicine specialist and viral researcher, criticizes GOP governors Greg Abbott and Ron DeSantis for banning mask mandates in schools, calling it the "wrong thing to do" as coronavirus case counts rise in the US.
‘Since the delta variant has been rearing itself, we are seeing double digits in the emergency department, and we have typically between eight and 12 kids in the hospital with COVID,’ said Dr. Marya Strand with Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital.
With the pace of inoculations slowing, Austin, Texas, is scrambling to get more shots in arms, dedicating personnel at sites across the city -- vet clinics, churches, rec centers, construction sites, homeless shelters -- just to vaccinate 10, 15 or 20 people at a time. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.
Jessica DuPreez talks with John Berman about her 39-year-old fiancé who died from Covid-19. She discusses why they didn't get vaccinated, and how she thinks the shot could have saved the father of her kids.
With new cases of Covid-19 surging in most of the US — driven by unvaccinated Americans and fueled by the highly contagious Delta variant — hospitals are bracing for another round of devastation.
Dr. Uzma Hasan discusses with CNN's Jim Sciutto how safe it is to send children back to school with the Delta Covid-19 variant this fall.
CNN's Harry Enten looks at the data around the Covid-19 vaccine that shows that you have a 25 times greater chance of dying from Covid-19 if you are unvaccinated and that those who are vaccinated have more than a 99% chance of surviving a infection.