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J&J shots available at Barton fairgrounds April 27


Area residents will have the opportunity to get inoculated with the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Tuesday, April 27.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday they have... More »

Governor, Health Commissioner quarantine


MONTPELIER – This afternoon Governor Phil Scott, Department of Health Commissioner Mark Levine, M.D. and other administration officials were informed that a contractor who provided services at the Governor’s coronavirus briefings on Friday, January 15, and Tue... More »



Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced that the COVID-19 State of Emergency has been extended to January 15, 2021. All previous addendums to the State of Emergency remain in place, including a temporary suspension of social gatherings and the cr... More »

An update on Lake Region from Principal Andre Messier


A transcription of November 19, 2020 automated call from Principal Andre Messier: Good Evening Lake Region Community This is the voice of principal Andre Messier.  The purpose of tonight’s call is to provide updated and clarifying information on the operations... More »

Governor announces new COVID mitigation measures


Restrictions implemented to limit interactions between multiple households as gatherings continue to drive record increases in COVID-19 cases 71% of cases associated with an outbreak are associated with a private party or social gathering Montpelier, Vt. – To ... More »

COVID case at Derby Elementary


Dear Derby Elementary School Families, I am writing to you today to let you know that a member of Derby Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. While we certainly hoped that we would remain COVID-free, we expected this eventuality and we are prepar... More »

Governor Scott on the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg


Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today issued the following statement: “I am saddened to learn of the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. I send my heartfelt condolences to her family, friends and colleagues. “History will remember, and ou... More »

New online vehicle registration system


Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott and the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today announced the launch of a new online system for temporary registrations and license plates for private vehicle sales. “This pandemic has changed the way Vermonters do busine... More »