Your local guide to the global outbreak.

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On Tuesday, the Stowe Select Board adopted a resolution that requires people to wear a mask when encountering others in public, expanding the state’s requirement for employees working in recently reopened retail stores.

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Lamoille Union High School, closed for the past two months, turned into a beehive of activity Friday as hundreds of vehicles carrying thousands of people lined up for free food.

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South Burlington administrators will take a salary freeze for the 2020-21 school year.

The school board ratified this decision after administrators brought the proposal forward during contract negotiations.

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Vermont health officials are looking to test 1,000 people a day, in an effort to better define the virus’ presence in the state, and the state has opened up testing for everyone, regardless of symptoms.

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Launched at the very beginning of the pandemic, a weekly hourlong update organized by Johnson town officials has become must-see TV, with special guests and musical acts.

As the coronavirus infected Vermont, driving much of the population into quarantine, a seemingly random array of products disappeared from grocery store shelves. Toilet paper, hand sanitizer and pasta all became scarce as shoppers obeyed a perplexing logic in the face of pandemic panic.

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Champlain Valley Union High School is collaborating with its Essex and South Burlington cohorts to put together a socially distant – and no doubt memorable – graduation.

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A forum for Democratic lieutenant governor candidates was “Zoom bombed” with swastikas Wednesday evening, April 29, leading candidate Brenda Siegel to call for enhanced security at these forums.

Sen. Bernie Sanders ended his 2020 presidential campaign on Wednesday, after a series of primary election losses to former Vice President Joe Biden. 

For most Vermonters, neighboring New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary brings the challenge of enduring seemingly endless campaign commercials. For Greg and Amy Tatro, it offered something more: The chance to take a selfie with a potential future commander in chief.

Gov. Phil Scott vetoed legislation Monday that would raise Vermont’s minimum wage to $12.55 by 2022.

In 2019, Vermonters filed 5,447 scam reports with the Attorney General’s Consumer Assistance Program (CAP). Scam reports total more than 40 percent of all contacts CAP had with consumers last year. The report shows that though old scams persisted, new scams emerged.

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