| ||TIME CHANGE: Media Advisory: Governor Phil Scott, Administration Officials to Provide Update on State's Ongoing Response to COVID-19|
Posted on: 10:05 am Tue Apr 13th, 2021
What: Following the news from the CDC and FDA this morning regarding the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the Scott Administration's twice-weekly COVID-19 response media briefing has been moved from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to allow Governor Scott, Secretary Smith, Commissioner Levine and others to hear from the White House directly on a pre-scheduled 11 a.m. phone call for governors and White House officials.
|Vermont colleges weigh health, legal concerns in vaccination policy|
Posted on: 8:42 am Tue Apr 13th, 2021
No Vermont colleges and universities have joined the growing list of schools across the country that will require students to receive a Covid-19 vaccine before returning in the fall - but that could soon change.
| ||Championship Defenses Beginning in Earnestat Northeast Classic|
Posted on: 8:36 am Tue Apr 13th, 2021
Waterbury, VT and Naples, ME - The inaugural Northeast Classic debuts this Saturday, April 17 at Loudon's New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Although the prestige and big payday of winning at "The Magic Mile" is foremost in many racers' minds, the card is also an early proving ground in five different major regional touring series.
|Scheuermann: Vote coming on Stowe withdrawal from school district|
Posted on: 8:31 am Tue Apr 13th, 2021
Following the passage of Act 46 in 2015, an extremely bad piece of legislation calling for mergers (some forced) of school districts in a misguided attempt to bring cost containment and greater educational opportunities to Vermont students(link is external), the Stowe and Elmore/Morristown School Boards, with the support of the communities, worked collaboratively and unanimously agreed to fight against a forced merger. After exhaustive research since 2013 on the impact of a forced merger in our communities, both boards understood that a forced merger would have a negative impact on the education provided to their communities.
|New Vt. travel guidelines issued|
Posted on: 8:29 am Tue Apr 13th, 2021
MONTPELIER | The Vermont Department of Health has released new travel guidelines for both Vermonters traveling out of state and coming back and for those coming to Vermont.
|Weekend-long drive by the American Legion Auxiliary in Montpelier|
Posted on: 8:25 am Tue Apr 13th, 2021
MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) - Sunday wrapped up a weekend-long drive by the American Legion Auxiliary in Montpelier and Barre.
|Restaurants push for last-minute priority for vaccinating food service workers|
VT Digger Posted on: 8:20 am Tue Apr 13th, 2021
With guidance scheduled to relax May 1, a coalition of Vermont restaurant owners is pressing the state to prioritize food service workers for the Covid-19 vaccine.
| ||John Brown - 1st Degree Aggravated Domestic Assault, Unlawful Restraint, Interference with Access to Emergency Services|
Vt. State Police Posted on: 11:40 pm Mon Apr 12th, 2021
On 04/12/2021, Vermont State Police received a report of an assault at a residence on Main Road in Huntington. Troopers along with Richmond PD responded to the residence.
| ||Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease May Threaten Vermont’s Rabbits and Hares|
Posted on: 2:51 pm Mon Apr 12th, 2021
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says a disease affecting rabbits and hares previously found in western states may be moving eastward. Rabbit hemorrhagic disease (RHDV2) is a virus known to be extremely lethal to wild and domestic rabbits, including cottontail rabbits and snowshoe hares.
| ||VTF&W Offers Introduction to Bullhead Fishing Clinics|
Posted on: 2:22 pm Mon Apr 12th, 2021
MONTPELIER, Vt. - The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is holding a series of introductory bullhead fishing clinics this spring.
| ||Announcing a Special Livestream Performance - “Lucid Dreams” in loving memory of Irene Bareau!|
Posted on: 1:09 pm Mon Apr 12th, 2021
Stowe, VT (April 12, 2021): The Spruce Peak Chamber Music Society is thrilled to announce an upcoming livestream performance: "Lucid Dreams", in loving memory of Irene Bareau. This event is free with pre-registration and will be livestreamed from Skillman Studio, Brooklyn, NY on Tuesday, April 27th at 7pm.
| ||Harold Patten, Megan Maple - Motor Vehicle Accident|
Vt. State Police Posted on: 12:40 pm Mon Apr 12th, 2021
On the above date and time, Vermont State Police received a report of a
two-vehicle crash in the area of 1385 VT RT 14 in East Montpelier.
Investigation revealed both Maple and Patten were traveling south on VT RT 14.
| ||MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor Phil Scott, Administration Officials to Provide Update on State's Ongoing Response to COVID-19|
Posted on: 11:06 am Mon Apr 12th, 2021
Governor Phil Scott and members of the Administration will hold a media briefing on Tuesday to provide an update on the State's continued response to COVID-19.
| ||Vermont Walleye Fishing Season Opens Saturday, May 1|
Posted on: 9:35 am Mon Apr 12th, 2021
MONTPELIER, Vt. - The Vermont walleye fishing season opens on Saturday, May 1, marking the return of some of the best walleye fishing in New England.
Posted on: 8:45 am Mon Apr 12th, 2021
A daughter, Haven Qua, was born on 04/07/2021 to Elisa Fantoni and Matthew Qua of Barre.
| ||Griffith Dominates at Icebreaker to Remain Perfect on PASS Season|
Posted on: 8:44 am Mon Apr 12th, 2021
Thompson, CT - Hudson, NH's Derek Griffith went wire-to-wire to capture the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Thompson 75 at the annual Icebreaker on Saturday, April 10. Griffith grabbed the lead in the first corner and was on a rail from there, claiming victory in the headliner for the afternoon session of the 82nd Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park season opener.
| ||Thompson Speedway Roars Back To Life With Icebreaker Practice Session|
Posted on: 8:42 am Mon Apr 12th, 2021
Thompson, CT - More than 125 cars visited the grounds of Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park on Friday for a practice session ahead of the season-opening Icebreaker on Saturday, April 10. A mix of drivers from 10 different divisions turned out to tune their rides in for what will be a busy Saturday to open the season at Thompson.
| ||Northeast Classic Drawing Biggest Names inRegional Racing|
Posted on: 8:41 am Mon Apr 12th, 2021
Waterbury, VT and Naples, ME - The inaugural Northeast Classic at Loudon's New Hampshire Motor Speedway is just over a week away. On Saturday, April 17, some of the biggest names known to motorsports fans in the region will converge on "The Magic Mile" for a six-division card that offers something for everybody.
|Search for dog swept away by Bolton river called off|
Posted on: 8:39 am Mon Apr 12th, 2021
BOLTON, Vt. (WCAX) - The search for a golden retriever swept away by a rushing river in Bolton last month has been called off.
|Black man from Barre has been missing for a year; activists want FBI's help|
Posted on: 8:37 am Mon Apr 12th, 2021
One year ago, Ralph Jean-Marie went missing.
On April 13, 2020, he walked away from the Hollow Inn in Barre, where he was living, after a fight with his girlfriend - leaving his glasses, wallet and medication behind.
|CVMC vaccine hub to deliver 1000 doses in single day|
Posted on: 8:27 am Mon Apr 12th, 2021
Vermont Business Magazine As part of the State of Vermont's vaccination efforts, The Vermont National Guard is administering 1000 doses of the one dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine at the Central Vermont Medical Center's Vaccine Hub located in the former JCPenney in Berlin Mall on Sunday April 11.
|Local businesses get guidelines for reopening, events and gathering|
Valley Reporter Posted on: 8:21 am Mon Apr 12th, 2021
Vermont Forward, the state's road map to reopening, was unveiled by Governor Phil Scott during an April 6 press conference. It provides critical benchmarks for local businesses to understand how to hold events, weddings and other gatherings such as the Warren Fourth of July parade.
|Final Reading: Universal basic income in Vermont?|
VT Digger Posted on: 8:20 am Mon Apr 12th, 2021
Given the subject matter Friday morning in the House Committee on Appropriations, it wouldn't have been a stretch to believe that Andrew Yang had taken a break from his campaign for New York City mayor to brief Vermont lawmakers.
|Scrag Mountain Maple aims for sustainable sugaring practices|
Valley Reporter Posted on: 8:19 am Mon Apr 12th, 2021
Scrag Mountain Maple owner Dave Gavett and his son, Sam Gavett, have recently been hard at work boiling sap into syrup. Every year, there are three or four nights when their maple syrup hits its peak in terms of the rich taste of maple, and last week was it.
|Harwood has three girls and eight boys nominated to VT All-Star hockey teams|
Valley Reporter Posted on: 8:19 am Mon Apr 12th, 2021
The 2021 Boys and Girls Division II All-Star Hockey roster is out, and this year, many of the state's all-stars hail from Waterbury and the Mad River Valley.
|Hap's Service Station to close doors, Jamieson leaving business|
Valley Reporter Posted on: 8:19 am Mon Apr 12th, 2021
After 60-plus years of serving the Mad River Valley and beyond, Hap's Service Station on Route 100 in Waitsfield is closing its shop doors. Roadside assistance will continue for the time being.
| ||Harley Breer - Simple assault, violation of probation|
Vt. State Police Posted on: 9:40 am Sat Apr 10th, 2021
Saturday morning, the Vermont State Police were notified that Theron Prescott III had returned home. Troopers spoke with Prescott and verified that he was safe and unharmed.
| ||N/A - N/A|
Vt. State Police Posted on: 12:55 am Sat Apr 10th, 2021
On 04/09/2021 at approximately 1657 hours, Vermont State Police responded Interstate 89 at Mile Marker 82 in the town of Williston to assist Williston Fire and EMS with a female passenger that had fallen off the rear of a motorcycle.
| ||N/A - Lost Juveniles|
Vt. State Police Posted on: 11:10 pm Fri Apr 9th, 2021
VSP News Release-Incident
STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Andrew Collier
STATION: VSP Williston
DATE/TIME: 4/9/2021 1931 hours
| ||Motor Vehicle Accident|
Vt. State Police Posted on: 5:40 pm Fri Apr 9th, 2021
All lanes are back open.
From: Lizotte, Ashley via DPS.VSPMedia <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, April 9, 2021 5:08 PM
To: DPS - VSP Media <DPS.VSPMedia@list.vermont.
| ||Motor Vehicle Accident|
Vt. State Police Posted on: 5:10 pm Fri Apr 9th, 2021
State of Vermont
Department of Public Safety
Vermont State Police
Press Release - Highway / Traffic Notification
I 89 South Bound near MM 82, in Williston, will be down to one lane due to a motor vehicle accident in the area.
|Vermont begins shift away from COVID-related mandates|
Posted on: 3:56 pm Fri Apr 9th, 2021
MONTPELIER, Vt. (WFFF) - Vermont is starting its phased reopening plan with a goal of having only health guidance and not mandates by July 4 as more people get vaccinated.
| ||WATERBURY PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA Monday, April 12, 2021|
Posted on: 3:44 pm Fri Apr 9th, 2021
Meeting convenes exclusively via the Zoom link, required meeting ID and passcode, and the alternate call-in phone numbers listed below.
| ||CVMC Vaccine Hub to Host National Guard to Deliver 1000 Doses in Single Day|
Posted on: 1:52 pm Fri Apr 9th, 2021
Berlin, Vt. - April 9, 2021 - As part of the State of Vermont's vaccination efforts, The Vermont National Guard is administering 1000 doses of the one dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine at the Central Vermont Medical Center's Vaccine Hub located in the former JCPenney in Berlin Mall on Sunday April 11.
| ||Governor Phil Scott Appoints Deputy Commissioners at the Department of Liquor and Lottery|
Posted on: 1:51 pm Fri Apr 9th, 2021
Montpelier, Vt. - Governor Phil Scott today announced the appointments of Sabina Haskell and Wendy Knight as deputy commissioners at the Department of Liquor and Lottery.
| ||Governor Phil Scott, Senator Bernie Sanders Announce Summer Enrichment Program for Vermont Youth|
Posted on: 12:27 pm Fri Apr 9th, 2021
Montpelier, Vt. - Governor Phil Scott, Senator Bernie Sanders, Vermont Afterschool and the Agency of Education today outlined a plan to enhance and expand summertime enrichment opportunities for Vermont students grades K-12.
| ||Willoughby Steelhead Rainbow Trout Are Jumping|
Posted on: 9:30 am Fri Apr 9th, 2021
ORLEANS, Vt. - One of the state's premier wildlife watching opportunities is taking place in Vermont. The steelhead rainbow trout have started their upstream migration, leaping up waterfalls in a spectacular display of determination on their way to their spawning grounds.
| ||Victor Alicea - Title 23 VSA 1091 "Negligent operation"|
Vt. State Police Posted on: 9:10 am Fri Apr 9th, 2021
On April 9, 2021, at approximately 0733 hours, a Trooper
with the Vermont State Police was participating in a directed patrol focusing on
enforcing the flashing stop signals of school buses.
|Savoy Newsletter: April 9th, 2021|
Posted on: 9:01 am Fri Apr 9th, 2021
We all experience the crushing tediousness of daily life.
|House takes up resolution to declare racism a public health emergency|
Posted on: 8:59 am Fri Apr 9th, 2021
Black, Indigenous and people of color account for a disproportionate number of Vermont's Covid-19 cases. People in those communities are also less likely than other Vermonters to have a primary care doctor, and more likely to have poor mental health, experience homelessness and live in poverty, according to a new joint resolution.
|Legislators want new data system to understand where racial disparities begin|
Posted on: 8:55 am Fri Apr 9th, 2021
Dealing with systemic racial disparities is a major theme in the Legislature this year. However, despite multiple proposals, there's one big problem: The state doesn't have the data it needs to figure out where inequities begin.
|Montpelier Update: April 8, 2021|
Posted on: 8:50 am Fri Apr 9th, 2021
New Restaurant, The Social Opens May 1st, Soft Open April 24th & April 25th
| ||Action Taken by Governor Phil Scott on Legislation|
Posted on: 8:47 am Fri Apr 9th, 2021
Montpelier, Vt. - Governor Phil Scott today announced that he allowed the following bill, passed by the General Assembly, to become law without his signature:
| ||MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor Phil Scott, Senator Bernie Sanders and Administration Officials to Provide Update on State's Ongoing Response to COVID-19 and Discuss Summer Enrichment Initiative|
Posted on: 8:46 am Fri Apr 9th, 2021
Governor Phil Scott and members of the Administration will hold a media briefing on Friday to provide an update on the State's continued response to COVID-19.
|Opportunities at Lyric and in the Community|
Posted on: 8:45 am Fri Apr 9th, 2021
ATTENTION: GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS!!!
|Leahy secures $32 million to vaccinate Vermonters|
Posted on: 8:42 am Fri Apr 9th, 2021
Vermont Business Magazine Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) Thursday announced that Vermont has received an additional $32 million from the federal government to aid the state's efforts to vaccinate against COVID-19.
|Vermont paying $500 for shared vaccination stories|
Posted on: 8:36 am Fri Apr 9th, 2021
MONTPELIER, Vt. (WFFF) - The Vermont Health Department is asking people to submit their stories about getting vaccinated against COVID-19, and one lucky participant can win $500.
|2 Vermont officers charged in separate cases with assault|
Posted on: 8:29 am Fri Apr 9th, 2021
WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) - Two Vermont police officers are facing simple assault charges in separate cases.
State police announced Wednesday that Tpr. Robert Zink, 39, of Arlington, was charged following an investigation into an arrest in February in Shaftsbury.
|After COVID-19 Sent Classes Outside, Vt. School Pledges to Cement Outdoor Learning in Curriculum|
Posted on: 8:27 am Fri Apr 9th, 2021
A Vermont school that moved many of its classes outside for the COVID-19 era is pledging to make outdoor learning a permanent part of the curriculum - and showed off its approach to the nation's longest-serving U.S. senator Thursday.
|Mad River Massage plans for June 1 reopening|
Valley Reporter Posted on: 8:24 am Fri Apr 9th, 2021
After several near attempts and false starts, Kevin and Denise Adams, owners of Mad River Massage in Waitsfield, are planning for a June 1 reopening.
The Adams bought Mad River Massage in November 2019 and the first few months were great - until March 2020 rolled around.
|VerdMont leach field to be replaced after Waitsfield health emergency declared|
Valley Reporter Posted on: 8:23 am Fri Apr 9th, 2021
After Waitsfield declared a public health emergency over standing effluent surrounding a failed leach field at VerdMont Mobile Home Park on Tremblay Road, Downstreet Housing and Community Development, which owns the park, notified residents that the issue was being addressed.