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Vermont leaders react to Sanders leaving race

Support for Sen. Bernie Sanders continued in Vermont on Wednesday even after he withdrew from the presidential race. Read more

Talk of the town

Coloring eggs? Read more

Farmers dumping milk, states ask USDA for help

While Vermont farmers are dumping milk for lack of buyers, Vermont’s Agency of Agriculture Food and Markets is working with other states to… Read more

Second victim dies after Northfield fire

NORTHFIELD – The second victim involved in a fire in here has died. Read more

Inmate tests positive for novel coronavirus

MONTPELIER — State officials say an inmate has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Read more

Barre chief questions value of enforcing nebulous 'stay at home' directive

BARRE — Police Chief Tim Bombardier told city councilors Tuesday night he isn’t putting his officers in harm’s way to break up basketball g… Read more

City offers furlough option to employees

BARRE — A shorthanded City Council narrowly agreed to press ahead with a long-planned pool upgrade amid concerns associated with an ongoing… Read more

Obituaries

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Ronald Ernest Desmaris

Ronald Ernest Desmais MIDDLESEX — Ronald Ernest Desmarais, 78, passed away at his home on April 6, 2020. Born in Windham, Connecticut, on M… Read more

Sylvia Lacross

Sylvia Lacross BARRE — Sylvia Lacross, 82, formerly of Cheney Road, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at the Barre Gardens Nursing and … Read more

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Barbara Jean Eastman

Barbara Jean Eastman NORTHFIELD — Barbara Jean Eastman, 71, died tragically as a result of a home fire in Northfield, Thursday, April 2, 20… Read more

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Angelo Caserta

Angelo Caserta MONTPELIER — Angelo Caserta, 79, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded in love by his wife and two daughters on Apr… Read more

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Allen Fogarty-Rice

Allen Fogarty-Rice 1/14/1945 - 3/15/2020 MEMPHIS Tenn. — Allen passed away in Memphis, Tenn. on March 15, 2020. He was the only son of Raym… Read more

Sally Bilodeau

Sally Bilodeau WILLIAMSTOWN — Sally Bilodeau, 82, of Brush Hill Road, passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at her home with her family a… Read more

Weekend Magazine

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Teeds

Health Talk: Ways to cope during the COVID-19 crisis

Times are difficult right now for everyone. In these times of uncertainty and anxiety, how can we take care of ourselves and our community?… Read more

Yankee Notebook: One train at a time

It was late last night, cold and rainy. I’ve left one of my wife’s orange plastic garden pots upside down under the porch eaves. Its ponk-p… Read more

The Outside Story: A treasure hunt for spring

This is such a disorienting time, when all our lives have been turned upside down and shaken. One of the ways my own family is coping is by… Read more

Myers: Extend the growing season

No matter where you garden there never seems to be enough time to grow all the fresh vegetables desired. Planting earlier or just providing… Read more

In the Garden: Planting bulbs now for summer blooms

If you’re home from work and champing at the bit to do something, planting some bulbs now for summer blossoms might be just your ticket. I … Read more

Perspective

Plumb: Light candles of wisdom

The COVID-19 pandemic affecting us here in Vermont and internationally is one more indicator that we are now dealing in a broader perspecti… Read more

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Amses: Splendid isolation

“I want to live alone in the desert, I want to be like Georgia O’Keefe, I want to live on the Upper East Side and never go down to the stre… Read more

Ralph: What is in it for Vermonters?

These are difficult and scary times, but Vermonters are resilient, innovative, and community oriented which is why we have stepped up and t… Read more

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Hierl: Investing in our communities

As our lives are upended by the global coronavirus pandemic, it feels as if we’re watching a slow-moving train barrel toward us. We’re watc… Read more

Stannard: COVID-19 don’t worry, be happy

“You can’t always get what you want Read more

On Faith: Lent, the corona shutdown and us

Goodness knows, there are many advantages to having English as one’s first language, but there are also some disadvantages. An example of a… Read more

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