BARRE – A locally owned lumber company will stay in the Allen family’s hands for a little longer than expected due to delays associated coronavirus crisis.

With Vermont anticipating an increase in COVID-19 illnesses, a group of sites were identified on Thursday that could be used as “surge” sites to provide additional capacity for hospitals across the state.

BARRE – The courthouse in Barre is running as smoothly as it can be, given the novel coronavirus pandemic, but the Washington County State’s Attorney isn’t happy about one tweak affecting individuals being held.

EAST MONTPELIER – The Washington Central School Board ratified a tentative settlement with unionized teachers following a virtual closed-door meeting Wednesday night, but didn’t publicly send the unambiguous signal some members suggested was needed to calm the fears of staff amid the COVID-1…

BARRE – City councilors were briefed on a pandemic-fueled budget deficit that has come into sharper focus, but were told Tuesday night there is anything but clarity when it comes to how some municipal employees will be compensated during a partial city shutdown.

BARRE TOWN — Local officials have pushed back the annual election until at least June 2 thanks to emergency legislation.

The state has started a new website looking for volunteers to help the state's efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, according to a news release sent Tuesday by Gov. Phil Scott.

As Vermonters shelter at home under directives by Gov. Phil Scott and advice of the Vermont Department of Health, to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, the stress of the changes in daily life and the worry about health and economics is likely to cause a strain on the mental health of …

PLAINFIELD — Residents aren’t happy the state is planning on using Goddard College as a quarantine facility for the novel coronavirus pandemic.

MONTPELIER — When it comes to Vermonters requiring hospital care due to COVID-19, serious but stable may be the best way to describe the current condition.

BARRE — Too many cooks might be just what the doctor ordered when it comes to keeping vulnerable Vermonters fed in the middle of a pandemic.

Green Up Day is postponed to May 30 because of the COVID-19 outbreak and government measures to suppress it.

The Vermont Department of Health reported 72 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, between Friday and Monday. The number of tests also went up by almost 1,700 over that three-day period.

Editor’s note: Each week during this economic crisis, The Times Argus will publish a brief story by Bronwyn Fryer about someone who is struggling financially in the face of the pandemic and business shutdowns. If you would like to nominate someone to profile, email with t…

On Monday, Gov. Phil Scott ordered additional restrictions on travelers arriving in Vermont and announced additional guidance for the lodging industry to enhance compliance with his "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order.

BARRE – Social service leaders, many who work with central Vermont’s most vulnerable residents, have banded together to create a regional command center aimed at addressing and resolving emerging needs throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

As the nation endures a bitter learning experience that is nowhere near being over, we are also finally answering the question many of us have been asking since Donald Trump was inaugurated in January 2017: What will happen when the country is facing a “real” crisis? We’re just now, while co…

In a week’s time, a lot has changed. COVID-19 has sickened more than 482,800 people, according to official counts on Thursday morning. At least 21,896 people have died, and the virus has been detected in at least 171 countries. Nationwide, more than 1,000 deaths have been reported. As of Thu…

It’s challenging times for Vermont’s health providers. In response to COVID-19, the University of Vermont Health Network and Washington County Mental Health Services have ramped up telehealth services to increase their capacity to serve patients remotely.

American-Canadian Tour and Pro All Star Series officials have announced that Friday, May 8, and Saturday, May 9, have been set as “if needed” make-up dates for the inaugural Northeast Classic at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

It’s 3:30 a.m. at the Ackermann household in Hardwick, and the alarm is already going off. It’s time for Sara and Jimmy, a husband and wife team of dairy farmers, to get up and milk the cows. It’s just like they do every day of the year, even when a virus pandemic is spreading across the country.

MONTPELIER – Do Good Fest has been canceled for this summer amid the uncertainty created by the coronavirus crisis but will return next year.

BARRE – The School Board’s first virtual meeting was interrupted by breaking news Thursday night as Gov. Phil Scott one-upped Superintendent John Pandolfo and the “new normal” with respect to schools in Barre and beyond shifted yet again.

A Vermont gun advocacy group is asking Gov. Phil Scott to exempt federally licensed firearms dealers from Thursday’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order.

Gov. Phil Scott directed the end of the 2019-20 school year on Thursday as part of the state’s effort to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus and the disease it caused, COVID-19.

Gov. Phil Scott directed the end of the 2019-20 school year on Thursday as part of the state’s effort to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus and the disease it caused, COVID-19.

Gov. Phil Scott offered more details on his “stay home, stay safe” order during a news conference Wednesday, while public health and safety officials shared what they’re expecting as the COVID-19 outbreak continues.

EAST MONTPELIER — Seven Peace Corps volunteers are quarantined in a real estate office in East Montpelier after being evacuated from Rwanda due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

BARRE — City councilors were told Tuesday night the coronavirus pandemic is in the process of blowing a $400,000 hole in municipal revenue for the fiscal year that ends July 1.

In keeping with Gov. Phil Scott’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order, Burlington Bishop Christopher Coyne announced all Catholic churches, chapels and shrines throughout the state will be closed as of 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Castleton State University, Northern Vermont University and Vermont Technical College will not resume on-site classes in April, as originally planned, and will continue remote classes through the end of the spring semester, according to a letter to students posted this week by Vermont State …

Gov. Phil Scott on Tuesday issued a “stay home, stay safe” order and directed the closure of in-person operations for all non-essential businesses.

The state and federal governments have pushed back the filing deadline for income taxes to July 15 to accommodate people dealing with problems caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak, but doing so has raised another issue.