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BURLINGTON | Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders suspended his presidential campaign April 8 after making claims of being the only Democratic candidate capable of defeating President Trump, a Republican, in the 2020 national election. Read more

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The “Vermont” was the first horseless carriage to cross the United States during the spring and summer months of 1903. The auto traveled from San Francisco to New York City. Made in Ohio, the car was a twin-cylinder 1903 model made by the Winton Moto Read more

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SALISBURY | Along the shore of Lake Dunmore today, you’ll find bucolic summer cottages with well-crafted boat docks. But largely unknown to many lake residents is the fact that the largest lake, completely surrounded by Addison County, was the scene Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Still maintaining social distancing at a televised and internet news conference held in Montpelier on March 27, Gov. Phil Scott and members of his administration provided an update on the latest executive directive to dismiss schools for Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont has increased COVID-19 testing, with Mayo Clinic now doing testing along with the Vermont Dept of Health (VDH), according to Middlebury Police Chief and Local Emergency Management Director Tom Hanley. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Three Middlebury College administrators posted a special memorandum to campus staff members on March 18 regarding impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on campus. Read more

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VERGENNES | Officials of the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) were on hand to host a special public information meeting on March 10 at the Vergennes Fire Station on Green Street. Read more

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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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