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Scott extends state of emergency


Governor emphasizes emergency powers still needed to manage response needs, future outbreaks Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today signed an executive order to update and extend the State of Emergency in Vermont to July 15. The latest order reflects all ... More »

Scott opens up indoor dining and some travel


Montpelier, Vt. – As state data and expanded testing and tracing capacity continue to support reopening, Governor Phil Scott today announced the resumption of limited indoor seating at restaurants and bars and a data-driven approach to allow travel to and from... More »

Governor announces economic relief and recovery package


Historic Economic Relief Package Will Go to the Legislature for Review Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced a $400 million economic relief and recovery package, using funds from the $1.25 billion the state received from the Federal CARES Act. ... More »

Governor announces enhanced testing and contact tracing


Increases Capacity to Identify, Contain & Suppress COVID-19 Governor Phil Scott and members of his administration today announced the state is significantly increasing and strengthening its testing and contact tracing programs in order to quickly identify, con... More »

Scott outlines additional business openings


Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today outlined some additional openings as part of the phased restart of Vermont’s economy, introduced last week. The Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Safe order remains in effect, but with modeling continuing to indicate Vermon... More »

Police seek information in Barton burglary


VERMONT STATE POLICE PRESS RELEASE CASE#:  20A501402 TROOPER:  Ferrier                                                            STATION:  Derby                   CONTACT#:  802-334-8881 DATE/TIME:  4/22/20      1022 Hours LOCATION:  Barton Orleans Road, Bart... More »



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


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 »