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COLCHESTER — As students return to Saint Michael's College in the coming weeks and are tested for COVID-19, the Sun will be updating this chart with the results. Check back every week for new data. 

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Happy Friday! Fall calendars in Vermont are typically filled with craft shows and artist markets. While most were cancelled this year due to COVID-19, one Milton resident found a creative solution for showcasing her town's plethora of crafters and makers this Saturday. 

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In 2017, the Colchester selectboard approved the creation of a single-lane roundabout at the Bayside Park intersection in Colchester. It's now been three years since that announcement, so the Sun thought it was a good time to remind readers of the plan and to check-in on the project's status. 

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COLCHESTER — Eight students at Saint Michael's College have tested positive for COVID-19. This is the college's largest result since it began testing in mid-August and has caused the school to transition to entirely remote classes.

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The COVID-19 pandemic recently gave a budding local musician the opportunity to finally achieve one of her longtime dreams: to write, record, and release a studio album.

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It's hard to grow tired of fall in Vermont. Just when you think foliage is at its peak, the trees on Mount Mansfield turn their saturation up just enough to make you go "wow."

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Over 110,000 registered Vermont voters have already returned their ballots for the general election on Nov. 3. If you've put your ballot in the mail or placed it in your town's secure drop box, you may be wondering: what happens to it now and what can I do to make sure it's counted?

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Democrat Curt Taylor has held many jobs in his lifetime — from school teacher to news reporter to computer programmer — but in retirement, he's devoted himself to public service in Colchester. 

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MONTPELIER — Ayeshah Raftery, a Colchester resident with a passion for helping children, is the new director of development for Prevent Child Abuse Vermont, an organization whose work has taken on new meaning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

MONTPELIER – Every year the Vermont Medical Society (VMS) recognizes five people who have made outstanding contributions to the health and well-being of Vermonters. This year, the awards went to people who have contributed to combatting COVID-19 in Vermont and the country, beginning with Ver…

HUNTINGTON, Vt. – One of Vermont’s leading conservation groups has applauded the passage of state legislation filling gaps left open by the Trump administration’s rollback of a Migratory Bird Treaty Act protection.

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Happy Friday! All of the events featured in this week's newsletter are two days long, so if you can't attend one day, don't worry, there's still another chance. This weekend, celebrate fall by immersing yourself in local maple products, tasting Oktoberfest or viewing local art. You can even …

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WILLISTON — Green Mountain Compost (GMC), a program of the Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD), will temporarily discontinue residential food scrap drop-off beginning Oct. 19. This change is expected to be in place through 2021. 

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Now… I am really dating myself. Once upon a time, there was popular shoe style called Penny Loafers. And (special head’s up to any Canadians reading this) there was a coin called a Penny, which was 1/100th of a dollar. And perhaps for millennials and others who were raised purely on plastic,…

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There are two schools of thought when it comes to managing leaf litter at this time of year. Some people believe in leaving leaf litter as natural mulch on perennial beds and to provide habitat for beneficial insects. Others believe in removing dead leaves to prevent disease and discourage pests.

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MONTPELIER — Members of the Vermont legislature have formed a Vermont National Guard Legislative Caucus in advance of an anticipated large-scale deployment of the Vermont Army National Guard in 2021, with the intent of improving communication with the guard.

MONTPELIER — On Tuesday, Gov. Phil Scott’s team provided an update on the state’s COVID-19 response with a focus on the disease in Vermont, what is happening regionally, the outbreak in Addison County and Vermont’s overall preparedness.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., announced Monday afternoon that he has tested negative for COVID-19 after potentially being exposed to the virus at a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Thursday.