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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 »

Newport Police Actively Investigating Robbery at Local Inn


Newport Police Department Chief Travis R. Bingham FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, Dec. 18, 2020 Police Seeking Public’s Help in Identifying Suspect NEWPORT, VERMONT — Chief Travis R. Bingham reports that the Newport Police Department is actively investigating a ... 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 »