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Gov. Scott issues travel order

MONTPELIER — In a continued effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus-caused disease COVID-19, Gov. Phil Scott has issued new restrictions on travelers, ordering anyone traveling to Vermont …

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Halifax Select Board defends land deal HALIFAX — Select Board members are defending what is being dubbed a "shady" deal by some community members as it involves buying land from a board member. "As members of the Select Board, …
Arlington board OK's telecom upgrade ARLINGTON — The Arlington Select Board approved a proposal to modernize its municipal telecommunications system Monday night during a meeting conducted via teleconference. As a result of …
Select Board launches online updates BENNINGTON — Select Board Chairman Donald Campbell and Vice Chairwoman Jeannie Jenkins hosted an online community update session this week to highlight resources available to residents and …
Bennington guardsman aids with COVID-19 response COLCHESTER — Nearly 50 members of the Vermont National Guard last week helped set up overflow medical facilities as number of COVID-19 patient in Vermont continued to increase. Among the …
State orders big-box stores to only sell essentials MONTPELIER — In a further move to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, the state has directed "big-box" retailers such as Walmart, Target and Costco to stop selling non-essential items, to …
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Americans to brace for a “hell of a bad two weeks” ahead as the White House projected there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S. …
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State orders big-box stores to only sell essentials MONTPELIER — In a further move to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, the state has directed "big-box" retailers such as Walmart, Target and Costco to stop selling non-essential items, to …
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Vermont welcomes out-of-state healthcare professionals MONTPELIER — The state has eased the way for healthcare professionals who are licensed in other states to join or return the Vermont workforce to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Secretary of State …
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Virtual gym class: Teachers learning to adapt

Hoosick Falls, N.Y. — As classes switch from in-person to virtual because of the coronavirus outbreak, physical education teachers are finding unique ways to keep their students …

Three Patriots named to all-state team in Nordic The Nordic skiing all-state teams were named recently, with both Mount Anthony and Burr and Burton skiers on the squad. The all-stars are chosen from the skiers who finish with the top 10 combined …
VPA puts off decision on 2020 spring season BENNINGTON — Despite Vermont Governor Phil Scott's decision to close schools for in-person instruction for the rest of the school year, a Friday morning announcement from the Vermont Principals …
In era of social distance, golf continues at MACC BENNINGTON — With everything from schools to parks closed during the coronavirus outbreak, people are looking for ways to stay active despite stay-home orders from state and federal …
Vermont moves Field Day course online for hunters BENNINGTON — The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department has canceled all in-person hunting education courses as the state and country deals with the coronavirus outbreak, but they are giving …

Amid outbreak, coaches get creative to 'meet' with teams

HOOSICK, N.Y. — Hoosick Falls girls lacrosse coach Liz Leva stands in front of the town skating rink with a lacrosse stick, a goal and a stand-up trampoline called the Rebounder. With sports …

New York state officially cancels winter championships

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — Cambridge girls basketball coach Bob Phillips figured it would have happened sooner or later, so he wasn't completely shocked when he saw. On Monday morning, the New York …

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NYSPHSAA gives update on spring sports to sections HOOSICK, N.Y. — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association sent out a memo to every section's executive director on Monday, telling leaders that the association has made some …
SVL girls basketball names all-stars BENNINGTON — The Southern Vermont League named its girls basketball all-stars over the weekend. In the A Division, Mount Anthony's Grace Mahar was named to the first-team, as was Burr and …
Local gyms getting creative to serve clients BENNINGTON — Local gyms and their owners have had to get creative over the past few days, figuring out ways to serve their clients while at the same time trying to follow guidelines set by …
SVL wrestling all stars announced BENNINGTON — The Southern Vermont League (SVL) announced its wrestling all-opponent teams for the 2019-2020 season on Thursday. Mount Anthony led the way with 13 of the 14 first team …
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Beyond Plastics hosts virtual film series and poster contest

BENNINGTON — Beyond Plastics, a nationwide project based at Bennington College that empowers community leaders and students around the country to reduce plastic pollution, is hosting a Virtual …

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