BARRE TOWN — Local officials have approved a measure that allows the Recreation Board to charge a fee for tournaments and events at the disc golf course in the town forest to help pay for maintenance of the course.

BURLINGTON — A Barre man is accused of sending nude photos to an underage girl in Pennsylvania and having her send nude photos back.

BARRE — It was tough for members to follow and hard for most to like, because the City Council’s pre-debate social media debate threatened to turn #FacebookFaceplant into the Granite City equivalent of a trending topic Tuesday night.

An unusual energy storage program has allowed Green Mountain Power to save its customers about $3 million so far this year by reducing the need for outside electricity during peak needs, according to a statement released by the utility.

The following is a sampling of calls to Montpelier police in recent days:

Recently, the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce held three of its largest annual events. There is no denying that COVID-19 has disrupted everyone’s schedule, and we were certainly no exception. However, we felt in this year of everyone’s plans being cancelled and every event’s schedule upe…

BARRE — City officials have picked a path — at least a piece of one — and, provided they can get the state to pitch in, plans of constructing a multi-use path that eventually stretches from one end of the city to beyond the other will lurch forward.

The deadlines attached to coronavirus relief funds have led to some projects not happening or being scaled back.

BARRE – A Milton man is accused of robbing a store and then coughing towards a police officer claiming he has the novel coronavirus.

BARRE – Flying blind and frustrated by the flow of information school directors were told Thursday night the potential for increasing in-person instruction in the two-town, three-school Barre Unified Union School District is under review and they can expect an update when they meet in two weeks.

The conditions that contributed to the fire on Deer Leap in Mendon have helped the state’s trail system in other ways, a representative of the Green Mountain Club said Thursday.

MENDON — An event that many consider a win for the environment and cash-strapped Vermonters won’t be taking place this year because of the pandemic.

MONTPELIER — A new winter parking arrangement passed its first key test Wednesday night and is now one public hearing away from being adopted by a supportive City Council.

MONTPELIER — City councilors say they want “a seat at the table” when the School Board appoints a committee to explore whether and when a local police officer should be permitted to return to her school-based assignment.

MONTPELIER — State regulators are expected to make a decision soon about a solar power tariff that people in the industry are worried will either be lowered even further or done away with completely.

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to make it difficult for people to physically gather, mentoring organizations around the state are figuring out how to stay relevant and connected with Vermont youth.

BARRE — When dogs are allowed in public parks, city councilors were told Tuesday night, “poop” happens, and having a place to put it would sure be swell.

A Barre man who pleaded guilty in May 2018 to selling a combination of heroin and fentanyl that killed one of its users had his conviction overturned by the Vermont Supreme Court earlier this month.

RUTLAND — The latest piece in the Rutland Sculpture Trail, a marble image of Paul Harris, who founded Rotary International, will be unveiled in downtown Rutland on Oct. 6.

The shift to remote and hybrid learning in schools across the state has made disruptions in internet service more noticeable and inconvenient than ever.

BERLIN — The search for a new police chief is winding down, the hunt for a new town administrator is ramping up, the town’s expiring ambulance contract will be put out to bid and there may yet be hope for a fast-tracked fix to the failing culvert under Fisher Road.

MONTPELIER — State officials say K-12 schools can move to “Step 3” Saturday which means the fall sports season can start this weekend.

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BERLIN — The move is more than a year away, but the Vermont State Police are ready to put Middlesex in their rear view mirror in favor of a new barracks in Berlin.

The COVID pandemic has been grim for businesses in 2020, to say the least. Non-essential businesses statewide were forced to shut down for almost eight weeks, beginning in mid-March. Months later, businesses are still following strict restrictions and guidelines and not operating at 100%.

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MONTPELIER — Water and sewer rates are about to go up in the Capital City, though the increases city councilors are expected to approve when they meet Wednesday night are more modest than the ones that they adopted in recent years.

BARRE — If it wasn’t for blood drives and flu clinics, the Barre Municipal Auditorium wouldn’t be getting much of workout these days, and that doesn’t appear likely to change between now and the end of the year.