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The Checkup for July 5: 11 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Vermont With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis. The numbers The Vermont Department of Health reported 11 new cases of …
The Checkup for July 4: 2 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Vermont With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis. The numbers The Vermont Department of Health reported two new cases of …
Labor department issues warning about unemployment fraud MONTPELIER — Amid a national concern for identity theft and a subsequent threat of fraudulent unemployment insurance claims increasing, the State of Vermont and Department of Labor have taken …
The Checkup for July 3: 9 new cases of COVID reported in Vermont With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis. The numbers The Vermont Department of Health reported nine new cases of …
The Checkup for July 2: 17 new cases of COVID reported in Vermont With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis. The numbers The Vermont Department of Health reported 17 new cases of …
Farmers to Families Food Box program to continue through August The Vermont Foodbank Farmers to Families Food Box Program will continue through August. Farmers to Families food boxes containing fresh produce, dairy products, and chicken will be available at …
July 4 holiday to affect unemployment response MONTPELIER — The state Department of Labor is encouraging regular unemployment insurance and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claimants to file their weekly claims by 6 p.m. on Thursday, …

The Checkup for July 1: Two new cases of COVID reported in Vermont

With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis. The numbers The Vermont Department of Health reported two new cases of …

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Watch: Gov. Baker delivers daily COVID-19 briefing Gov. Charlie Baker delivers his daily coronavirus update, along with Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders. They will provide briefings on the …
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A list of resources about the coronavirus, community-based supports These are community, local, state, federal and other online resources about the coronavirus and preparation for you, your family and your home, as well as aid services for individuals and families in need.
Updated: Here's what's closed in the Berkshire community because of the potential COVID-19 outbreak These groups have cancelled events because of the potential spread of COVID-19.
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The Checkup for June 30: No new cases of COVID reported in Vermont With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis. The numbers The Vermont Department of Health reported no new cases of …
The Checkup for June 29: 1 new COVID case reported in Bennington County With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis. The numbers The Vermont Department of Health reported six new cases of …
The Checkup for June 28: 2 new COVID cases reported in Vermont With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis. The numbers The Vermont Department of Health reported two new cases of …
The Checkup for June 27: 2 new COVID cases reported in Vermont With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis. The numbers The Vermont Department of Health reported two new cases of …
Scott eases some travel restrictions MONTPELIER — With Vermont's COVID-19 numbers continuing to trend in the right direction, Gov. Phil Scott announced Friday he is opening up unrestricted travel to people living in about 260 …
The Checkup for June 26: 1 new COVID case reported in Bennington County With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis. The numbers The Vermont Department of Health reported seven new cases of …
The Checkup for June 25: 7 new COVID cases reported, testing surpasses 60,000 With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis. The numbers The Vermont Department of Health reported seven new cases of …
The Checkup for June 24: 20 new COVID cases reported in Vermont With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis. The numbers The Vermont Department of Health reported 20 new cases of …
The Checkup for June 23: 1 new COVID case reported in Vermont With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis. The numbers The Vermont Department of Health reported one new case of …
The Checkup for June 22: 4 new COVID cases reported in Vermont With this regular feature, the Banner runs down breaking local and regional developments in the coronavirus crisis. The numbers According to the Vermont Department of Health, four new cases of …
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BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Monday as investors looked ahead for data they hope will support optimism about a global economic recovery. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong …
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong low-cost airline HK Express, part of the Cathay Pacific Group, said Monday it will gradually resume flights on Aug. 2 as Asian governments ease coronavirus-related …
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — There will be nobody screaming in the face of 18-year-old Ellie Hiigel when she arrives Wednesday for training in advance of her first year at the U.S. Coast Guard …
A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: SCARCE JOBS Employers have been putting up fewer help wanted signs as the pandemic has kept many …
NEW DELHI — India has overtaken Russia to become the third worst-affected nation by the coronavirus after reporting 24,248 new cases Monday. India has now confirmed 697,413 cases, including …
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Martin Langeveld | Corona Diary: We're looking at a recession on a par with the Depression Back on Jan. 15, I visited my financial adviser to see how our nest egg is doing, as I do every year. As usual, the conversation included speculation about whether a recession might happen …
Podcast | Don Morrison commentary: Going viral Here's a little podcast on our government's current epidemic of denial. Don Morrison, who produces his eponymous Don Morrison Commentary, is an author, lecturer, member of The Berkshire Eagle's …
Letter: Serious crisis must be treated seriously To the editor: First the disclaimer: I hope every single word of this letter is wrong. In Berkshire County right now, we are facing an unprecedented medical, humanitarian and economic crisis …
Letter: Facts, not fear, are fueling response To the editor: I respectfully disagree with Ronald Hersh's assessment of the coronavirus response ("Fear is fueling coronavirus reaction," letter March 14.) Does media fear-mongering exist? Of …
Letter: Helping out during pandemic To the editor: As the vibrant life in the beautiful Berkshires shuts down with the coronavirus precautions, there are things we can do to protect the institutions and businesses that mean so much …
Elliott Greenblott: Fraud Watch | Beware of coronavirus-related scams With the spread of COVID-19, a number of scams and phishing attempts have appeared recently. Scammers impersonate officials with federal health services, state health departments, Homeland …
US study testing possible treatment for coronavirus OMAHA, Neb. — The first clinical trial in the U.S. of a possible coronavirus treatment is underway in Nebraska and eventually is expected to include 400 patients at 50 locations around the …
Benjamin Abelow, M.D.: Could inexpensive generic drugs stop a dangerous pandemic? GREAT BARRINGTON — Whether or not the new coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 strikes the U.S. hard, events in China and elsewhere are a frightening reminder that modern societies are highly …
Donald Morrison: A plague on all our houses BECKET — I lived in Beijing for two years and Hong Kong for seven, and never came down with anything more lethal than a head cold. But now, a decade after quitting the Middle Kingdom, I am …
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Craft brew tap house to open at Four Corners BENNINGTON — A home-brewer for a number of years, Seth Barrows said he hoped to open a business upon retiring from the military, and the craft brewing business was naturally his top …
Armored Athlete to compete for $1 million on ESPN COLUMBUS, OHIO — The Basketball Tournament (TBT) announced via their selection show on Tuesday afternoon that Armored Athlete will be one of 24 teams battling it out for the $1 million …
Sheriff's Office denies arrest rumors BENNINGTON — The FBI has not raided the Bennington County Sheriff's Department, and has made no arrests of department personnel, the department's lieutenant said Friday afternoon in a media …
6 people wanted to research Bennington policing options BENNINGTON — The town is seeking six people to work as independent contractors in performing research on community-based policing and civilian oversight of law enforcement. The research …
Man cited in June incident at Lake Paran BENNINGTON — Police said Friday that a local man will be issued a municipal citation for disorderly conduct at Lake Paran last month, after an investigation into what North Bennington leaders …

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