Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph is celebrating its 10th annual Summer Pride Festival this year virtually. The lineup includes a photo exhibit, both online and in the main gallery, plus a silent auction of books on pride and theater arts, and three Vermont Pride Theater plays, each presented live online twice.

Programs to provide financial assistance to help Vermont tenants, landlord and low-income homeowners struggling because of the pandemic to pay rent and mortgages will be available for application Monday, according to Gov. Phil Scott.

The Vermont Department of Health identified 16 new patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

A religious “camp” that saw several hundred students from out-of-state bused to the Holiday Inn over the weekend is over-capacity by a few dozen people, according to state officials.

EAST MONTPELIER – The Washington Central School Board is short another member even as it is poised to hire two new nurses — including one whose duties will be to coordinate the six-school district’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

While registered voters in Vermont likely will be mailed ballots for the General Election in November, the practice remains the subject of debate.

Dorset Theatre Festival, like all of Vermont’s professional theaters, was stopped dead in its tracks by COVID-19. Social distancing, masks and interstate travel bans made traditional theater nearly impossible. However, Dorset has used the limitations caused by the pandemic as inspiration – t…

A federally funded program that distributed food to thousands of people at state airports across Vermont over the past two months will be entering a new phase.

Local social service agencies are hoping $3.2 million in federal COVID stimulus funds will pay for new transitional housing.

MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott announced the launch of a grant program to help businesses impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic.

BERLIN — Central Vermont Medical Center now has temperature-checking equipment that has helped free up staff and mitigate long lines for screening those looking to enter the hospital due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

PLAINFIELD — Goddard College has raised about $500,000 of its $4 million goal with representatives with the school’s accreditor set to visit later this month.

BARRE — Plans to re-imagine and possibly relocate the Central Vermont Career Center are about to take another $35,000 step forward.

The Vermont Agency of Education has been asked by the president pro tem of the Senate to create a task force to plan the reopening of Vermont’s public schools following their closure in March to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19.

BARRE — A new approach to labor negotiations has produced a pair of all-too-familiar results in the Barre Unified Union School District. Roughly 270 unionized teachers and about 125 support staff just entered the final day of their collectively bargained contracts, even as negotiations invol…

Just over three months ago we started “Five Questions With ...” to put a human face to this pandemic. Today marks the final installment in this stage of the project, but it will continue with a new set of questions more focused on Vermont’s recovery. Here, Paul Costello, of Montpelier, offer…

Although Vermont has slowed the spread of COVID-19, and hot weather has made wearing a mask a sweaty, uncomfortable experience, now is not the time for Vermonters to be lax in wearing a mask for community safety, said Dr. Mark Levine, commissioner of the Vermont Department of Health.

MONTPELIER — Even though many towns have canceled their annual Independence Day fireworks shows because of the pandemic, fireworks sellers in Vermont are reporting an increase in sales.

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June has been a boom month for RV dealers across Vermont, but it is unclear whether the sharp increase in sales will make up for the nearly three months with almost no business due to the COVID-19 closure.

MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott has expanded the list of states for those looking to come to Vermont without having to quarantine to a sizable chunk of the eastern part of the country.

MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott has expanded the list of states for those looking to come to Vermont without having to quarantine to a sizable chunk of the eastern part of the country.

The Community College of Vermont will be open for the fall semester, but many classes will be online or have a “strong online component,” according to Tapp Barnhill, dean of academic center administration

MONTPELIER — It isn’t a long-term solution, but city councilors have embraced an administrative proposal to reduce municipal spending by nearly $1.2 million during the fiscal year that starts next week.

The COVID-19 pandemic is hitting women harder than men in many respects, according to a report created by the Vermont Commission on Women.

The COVID-19 pandemic is hitting women harder than men in many respects, according to a report created by the Vermont Commission on Women.

RUTLAND — Eight officers with the Rutland City Police Department are waiting for the results of COVID-19 testing after arresting a Pennsylvania woman on June 17 who they learned later tested positive for the respiratory disease.

MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott is urging residents to fill out the Census, a counting of the state’s population, which has taken on added importance as consequence of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

BARRE — Bracing for the lingering effects of COVID-19, city councilors who got just what they asked for in March are now debating how much of that money they can safely spend during the fiscal year that starts next week.

Marlee Brunton, of Middlesex, talks about the pandemic and its effects on her family.

Marlee Brunton, of Middlesex, talks about the pandemic and its effects on her family.