In-person shopping visits at the Shelburne Food Shelf will cease as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread throughout the region.
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Vermont “strongly discourages” incoming travel from coronavirus hotspots in the Northeast, Gov. Phil Scott said Monday, and directed all “nonessential” travelers from outside the state to self-quarantine for 14 days once they get here.
The phone lines were flooded at the Vermont Department of Labor last week. As COVID-19 keeps most Vermonters at home, businesses, restaurants and shops are feeling financial strain, some having to layoff or terminate workers amid the economic crunch.
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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.
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Nearly a dozen communities and counting have approved a nonbinding Gun Owners of Vermont resolution declaring themselves a “sanctuary” from further government restrictions on firearms.
Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed a plan for a statewide paid family leave program, dealing a major setback to Democrats who have made the policy a priority in recent years.
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A system designed to help criminal offenders serve less time in prison is driving up Vermont’s prison admissions, according to new research from the Council of State Governments.