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.
Your local guide to the global outbreak.
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.
Back in April, when the leading doctors made recommendations about how to handle COVID-19, they were sharing their best scientific guesses. By now, nearly every primary care and hospital medicine doctor in America has observed COVID-19 firsthand.
You can’t always get what you want, at least in Stowe these days, when it comes to using local taxes collected from restaurants, bars and hotels to fund improvements that aren’t necessarily needed.
I am not an epidemiologist and am certainly not Anthony Fauci. I am, however, a former social worker and a physician with over 25 years of experience in health care. And I think it is time we face some facts about the COVID pandemic.
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.
The current state of our world is one we have not experienced before. The coronavirus has wreaked havoc over the past few months, and altered not only the present, but the future as well. With COVID comes an obligation to take on new precautions necessary for day to day life. It takes time, money and sacrifice as we reshape the way in which we live.
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.
The Legislature’s Joint Fiscal Committee has steered an additional $75 million into grants intended to help Vermont’s hospitality businesses survive the winter.
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.
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Democrat Molly Gray defeated Republican Scott Milne in the lieutenant governor’s race Tuesday, becoming the fourth woman in Vermont history to hold the second highest office in state government.
Gov. Phil Scott on Tuesday afternoon told reporters that he cast his vote for former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democrat, a line other Republican governors — even others critical of President Donald Trump — haven’t been willing to cross.
Ashley Prout McAvey of Shelburne finally breathed a sigh of relief on Oct. 8, when Governor Phil Scott signed a bill making it illegal in Vermont to buy and sell most products, like ivory, composed of animal parts from endangered wildlife.
The number of fatal car crashes on Vermont’s roads is up substantially. Despite there theoretically being fewer drivers on the road because of the ongoing pandemic, the number of people killed in motor vehicle crashes this year has already surpassed last year’s total.
Molly Gray, the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, and Statehouse leaders gathered Monday in Montpelier to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote.