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PITTSFORD | In light of the recent and ongoing concerns about COVID-19, the Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) will implement new procedures to ensure the safety and well-being of our staff, volunteers, adopters, supporters and the public. Beginnin Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | We have closed our adoption center through April 15, so I won’t be writing a Featured Pet for the next few weeks. Read more

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VERGENNES | Three non-profit Vergennes organizations, considered a vital part of the community fabric of the Little City, benefited by local solidarity during the 2020 Vergennes Carnevale event last week, all in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

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SALISBURY | An undated, possibly early 1900s, photograph of Shard Villa in Salisbury. The historic mansion, located at the intersection of Shard Villa and Columbus Smith roads, was built in 1872. It is an elaborate, sophisticated example of Second Em Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont Retail and Grocers’ Association (VRGA) has published a list of current shortages as well as product status on store shelves around the region. Read more

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ADDISON | A group of volunteers from throughout Addison County, who are concerned about the welfare of the community as the COVID-19 virus impacts the local area, are stepping up to help. The group’s effort is to ensure all county citizens meet their Read more

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BRANDON | Come Alive Outside will offer its Mile-A-Day program to every person in Vermont for the first time ever. This wellness focused program has already been implemented for three years in the Brandon area engaging over 2000 people. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont Retail & Grocers Association (VRGA) has issued an urgent call to action for all retailers remaining open to provide designated hours for vulnerable populations to shop or provide curbside delivery to ensure the safest condit Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The current coronavirus pandemic has disrupted everyday life in Vermont. Last week, UVM-Porter Medical Center officials announced a new visitor policy in light of the virus panic. Read more

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MONTPELIER | Last week, Gov. Phil Scott (R) announced Vermont small business owners suffering economic injury due the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loans, following a statewide disaster declaration. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Addison County’s first case of coronavirus was announced March 18 by Tom Thompson, interim president and COO of the UVM Health Network/Porter Medical Center (PMC) in Middlebury. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | A “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order by Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) went into effect on March 25. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Officials of Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR), a division Tri-Valley Transit, issued a rider alert, for all routes on the accompanying map, in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Middlebury Police Chief Tom Hanley is also the town’s local emergency management director. In the past two weeks he’s had his hands full with helping the Addison County shire town craft a COVID-19 pandemic plan. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Short of declaring martial law over the COVID-19 pandemic, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has issued what he has called his “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order on March 24. Read more

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MONTPELIER | Vermont soldiers and airmen are now on state active duty (SAD) to support the state's response to COVID-19. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | According to Jim Gish, Middlebury’s community liaison official involved in the multi-year downtown bridge and rail construction project, the show must go on, despite a global pandemic panic. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation and 13 Vermont colleges and universities are announcing the 2020 Choose Vermont Scholarship Program, which will award $60,000 in scholarship Read more

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Last year, we looked at Vermont’s 55th Lt. Gov. S. Hollister Jackson (R). This time, we look at the tragic end of this elected official of the 1920s. A native Canadian who moved to Barre as a young man, Jackson died during the infamous Vermont Flood Read more

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VERGENNES | Congratulations to the following Vergennes honor students for the midyear Vergennes Union High School (VUHS) Honor Roll 2019-20: Read more

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