The Vermont Department of Health on Sunday announced 52 new cases of COVID-19 in Vermont, and two new COVID-related deaths in a day.The state is reporting a total of 22 deaths in Vermont caused by COVID-19. On Saturday, the total stood at 20.On Sunday, a daily update from the health departme…

Bars and restaurants in Vermont must remain closed and the Department of Motor Vehicles will not provide in-person services, both until at least April 15, according to a press release sent by Gov. Phil Scott on Friday evening.

The Vermont Department of Health on Saturday announced 72 new cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus and three new COVID-related deaths.

On Monday evenings, members of the Mad River Chorale rehearse for their spring or holiday concerts. Like everything else, this weekly event was turned upside down by COVID-19.

BURLINGTON – Holy Week will be held virtually this year due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Large grocery stores have made significant changes to how they operate as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Staff from the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is “strongly” advising the public to postpone all outdoor burning through at least May 30 to prevent the risk that an out-of-control fire that could strain emergency resources needed to assist the state's efforts to slow the spread of the no…

Several organizations have come together to create a community response coordinating team to help the community-based response teams and mutual aid networks that have risen in response to Vermont’s effort to “flatten the curve” of the spread of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19.

BARRE – The lineup is set and a forum featuring the three candidates still in the running to replace Superintendent John Pandolfo will start 30 minutes earlier than originally planned on Monday.

WATERBURY – A St. Albans-based short-term residential care program for youth is temporarily being relocated to Middlesex on Monday as part of an ongoing juggling act that is part of the state’s COVID-19 response.

MONTPELIER — State officials are recommending Vermonters wear masks in public to help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.

KILLINGTON – Killington Music Festival, a summer music school for high school and college students, has canceled what would have been its 38th summer season due to the COVOID-19 pandemic, according to a notice on its website.

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 patients, a group of sites were identified Thursday that could be used as “surge” sites to provide additional capacity for hospitals across the state.

With Vermont anticipating an increase in COVID-19 patients, a group of sites were identified 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.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, Vermont’s oldest professional theater, announced Thursday that it is canceling its previously announced summer productions at Weston Theater and Walker Farm over COVID-19 concerns.

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.

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.

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…

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…

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.