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GOVERNOR CALLS ON VERMONTERS TO SUPPORT COVID-19 RESPONSE

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Medical volunteers, blood and food bank donations and more needed as state ramps up response in anticipation of a surge in cases in the coming weeks Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott is calling all Vermonters into service with the launch of a new website a... More »

Financial support during COVID-19

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If you’re experiencing financial hardship, there are resources available to help you through this challenging time: Call Vermont’s resource line by dialing 2-1-1 with any questions about coronavirus or general questions about help and services in Vermont. Inte... More »

Police visit lodging establishments to assess compliance

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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY VERMONT STATE POLICE Police WATERBURY, Vt. (March 29, 2020) — Slowing the spread of COVID-19 in Vermont is necessary to help ensure the health care system has the capacity to care for Vermonters who experience the worst impacts of t... More »

Financial support during COVID-19

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If you’re experiencing financial hardship, there are resources available to help you through this challenging time: Call Vermont’s resource line by dialing 2-1-1 with any questions about coronavirus or general questions about help and services in Vermont. Inte... More »

Need help with food during COVID-19?

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Current recommendations for slowing the spread of COVID-19 include keeping a six-foot distance between yourself and others. Fortunately, communities are offering alternatives to traditional grocery shopping: Grocery Stores: Many are offering curbside pick and ... More »

Police seek info on Orleans BB gun shooting

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DATE/TIME: 03/27/2020 1630 INCIDENT LOCATION: Water Street, Orleans VIOLATION: Unlawful Mischief (Request for Information) SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On the above date and time the Vermont State Police received a report of a vehicle being shot at with a BB gun on Wa... More »

Scott’s address on school closures

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TRANSCRIPT: GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT MARCH 27 ADDRESS ON SCHOOL DISMISSAL FOR IN-PERSON INSTRUCTION FOR REMAINDER OF 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR Montpelier, Vt. – At a press conference Friday, Governor Phil Scott and members of his administration provided an update on th... More »

Businesses and nonprofits told to work from home

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Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced additional mitigation measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In consultation with the Department of Health, Governor Scott has directed all businesses and not-for-profit entities – to the maximum ex... More »

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Close contact businesses must close, gatherings limited to 10

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GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT ANNOUNCES NEW COVID-19 COMMUNITY MITIGATION MEASURES Directs the Closure of Close-Contact Businesses and Further Restricts the Size of Mass Gatherings to 10 or Less Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced additional community ... More »

Do the landfill’s trucks need a special permit?

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by Joseph Gresser When Kirsten Sultan, coordinator of the District Seven Environmental Commission, got a letter from Tom Stelter of Irasburg asking for a ruling on whether Casella Waste Services’ network of transfer stations and trucks require a special permit... More »

Westfield store has new owners, new life

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by Elizabeth Trail WESTFIELD — “People are going to call it Brookside Hardware, and that’s okay,” said Ethan Bathalon, one of the partners in Westfield’s newly renamed Hometown Hardware and Supply.  “But we figured it should have a new name to show that we’re ... More »