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Disappointment, determination after Scott's order to keep schools closed

Gov. Phil Scott's order closing all of Vermont's schools until the end of the school year because of the coronavirus pandemic has left people sad, disappointed and struggling for answers. On …

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LaPointe promoted to bank branch manager BENNINGTON — Elizabeth LaPointe has been promoted to branch manger for the North Street and Phyllis Lane Branch, the Bank of Bennington has announced. LaPointe joined the bank in 2003 as a …
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MONTPELIER — The governor and members of his administration are urging people to leave their homes as little as possible as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb in Vermont. … more
BENNINGTON — Reacting to the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Green Mountain Express has announced changes to its fixed route services, effective Friday, March 27. Commuter Route … more
BENNINGTON — A children's book centered on the historic Everett Mansion on the former Southern Vermont College campus has landed high on a prestigious book list in Britain. "Lady Lucy's … more
BENNINGTON — It wasn't exactly a brave new world, but it was one that had shifted considerably. Select Board Chairman Donald Campbell sat alone at the middle of one of the long tables behind … more
MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott is ordering non-essential businesses and nonprofits to stop in-person operations, and directing residents to stay at home and only to leave for critical reasons … more
Molly Gillon's 2-year-old daughter doesn't seem to be bothered by the current state of affairs; she's just happy her big sister is home to play. "She's completely unaware of what's going on; she's … more
The Vermont Senate on Tuesday passed a series of measures designed to help the state respond to the COVID-19 outbreak that is sweeping the state and the nation. The legislation would make sure … more
BENNINGTON — Four more Southwestern Vermont Medical Center patients tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Monday just as the hospital tripled isolation rooms to deal with the virus … more
NORTH ADAMS — The COVID-19 outbreak has sent much of the nation, including the Berkshires and the Shires of Vermont, home to continue working. To work at home effectively, … more
HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. — Wednesday's Hoosick Falls Area Community Participation Work Group meeting is proceeding as scheduled. However, given the current health crisis, it will be conducted … more

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