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Friday, September 18th, 2020

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Public Safety Department overturns transparency rule

MONTPELIER — Public Safety Commissioner Michael Schirling has overruled a Vermont State Police transparency policy and is now blocking stat… Read more

Board briefed on staffing issues

EAST MONTPELIER — The Washington Central School Board was told Wednesday night the district’s technology coordinator will be making an earl… Read more

New Vermont deer rules call for new website

MONTPELIER — With an unusual amount of changes having been made to Vermont’s deer hunting rules all at once, the state has launched a websi… Read more


New program pays Vermont farmers for phosphorus reductions

MONTPELIER — Backed by $7 million in federal funds, Vermont will begin paying farmers to reduce the amount of phosphorus they release into … Read more

Board backs 'as-needed' approach to school resource officer while police position is studied

MONTPELIER — School Resource Officer Diane Mathews is welcome to come when she’s called, but the School Board unanimously agreed Wednesday … Read more

Judge tosses mail-in ballot challenge

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit seeking to stop Vermont’s efforts at mail-in voting. Read more



Norman B. Morse

Norman B. Morse GROTON — Norman B. Morse, 86, of Weld Road, Groton, died on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at Cottage Hospital, Woodsville, New Ha… Read more


Merrill W. Carpenter

Merrill W. Carpenter BARRE CITY — Merrill W. Carpenter, 83, of Barre passed away on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, with his wife, Kaye, by his s… Read more

Neil H. Shannon Jr.

Neil H. Shannon Jr. SOUTH BARRE — Neil H. Shannon Jr., 72, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, at his home. A full obituary will be published at … Read more


Laura Lynn Kamhi

Laura Lynn Kamhi ESSEX JUNCTION — Laura Lynn Kamhi, 50, of Village Glen passed away on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, at her home. Born Aug. 25, 1… Read more

Irene Anna "Rene" Pelkey

Irene Anna "Rene" Pelkey BARRE — Irene Anna “Rene” Pelkey, 84, of Clover Lane passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at her ho… Read more

Joan Webster

Joan Webster PLAINFIELD — Joan Webster (4/13/32 to 6/19/20) lived in Martin Meadows, Plainfield, Vermont, from 1968-1986. During her Vermon… Read more




AP Exclusive: More migrant women say they didn’t OK surgery

HOUSTON (AP) — Sitting across from her lawyer at an immigration detention center in rural Georgia, Mileidy Cardentey Fernandez unbuttoned h… Read more


End of the runway? Fashion world mulls post-COVID future

LONDON (AP) — It’s the September fashion week season, and in any other year London would be abuzz with fashionistas zipping across town in … Read more


Van Morrison targets virus restrictions in 3 new songs

LONDON (AP) — Van Morrison has never been one to hold back over the years. Why start now? Read more

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