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Your local guide to the global outbreak.

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In early April, driving home from a shift as a physician’s assistant in the emergency room at the University of Vermont Medical Center, Than Moore had an idea.

Vermont was less than four weeks into the local appearance of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Stowe Police Chief Don Hull spent more time away from the office last month than he’d originally bargained for. A vacation in Montana for a couple of weeks forced him to self-quarantine for another two weeks when he got back to Vermont.

They say that one person’s trash is another’s treasure. But sometimes, one person’s trash can be another’s Personal Protective Equipment.

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Gov. Phil Scott is running for re-election. But he won’t be campaigning “until the state of emergency is over,” he wrote in an announcement Thursday morning.

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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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