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RUTLAND -- Hunters who provided the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department with a tooth from their deer can now find out how old their deer was by visiting the department’s website: vtfishandwildlife.com.

MONTPELIER – A task force of 15 people has been charged with advising the chancellor and Board of Trustees on the future of the Vermont State College System (VSCS).

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BURLINGTON — The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) has named Paul Dragon as the agency’s new executive director.

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The staff at Ace Hardware in Colchester have seen at least twice the normal amount of business as usual since the novel coronavirus pandemic hit.

MONTPELIER – Vermont’s annual, statewide Summer Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 13 this year, which will also be opening day of the regular bass fishing season.

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Nine Colchester residents filed their consent of candidate and financial disclosure forms to the Vermont Secretary of State’s office by the Thursday afternoon deadline and will appear on the 2020 ballots as members of major parties.

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MONTPELIER – The Scott administration announced Friday it would loosen gathering restrictions and allow for the limited resumption of “close-contact businesses” like gyms and cleaning services previously closed to prevent COVID-19’s spread.

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COLCHESTER — Vermont gas stations owners R.L. Vallee, Inc., have lost another round in their years-long legal battle against the opening of gas pumps at Costco, which is located near Exit 16.

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MONTPELIER — Governor Phil Scott announced this morning that he will seek reelection to a third term, but will do so without a campaign office or staff, at least initially.

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When the Early Learning Center (ELC) at Saint Michael's College (SMC) closed this spring due to COVID-19, staff weren't sure when they would return. On May 19 in a letter to parents, the college revealed their decision to close the center indefinitely due to "difficult financial realities" e…

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COLCHESTER — According to the Vermont State Police (VSP), a Fairfax man sought in a shooting in Underhill has taken his own life after police caught up with him here on Wednesday afternoon.

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MONTPELIER – While saying he was still wary of neighboring states’ experiences with COVID-19, Gov. Phil Scott hinted Wednesday that most of Vermont’s economy would likely be reopened in some capacity in the coming weeks.

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Police have expanded the hunt for a Fairfax man sought in a shooting in Underhill this morning to Colchester.

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Victoria Mier of Colchester was recently honored for her academic achievements to Northeastern University during the course of the school year.

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ST. ALBANS – Historically large stimulus funding from the federal government has spurred confusion on the ground in the Green Mountain State, business owners told Rep. Peter Welch, D – Vt., during a Tuesday forum.

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MONTPELIER – Vermont Retail and Grocers Association (VRGA) is launching a #maskforthewin social media challenge to inspire Vermonters to wear a mask while in stores.

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Agricultural producers can now apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic. The application and a payment calculator are now available online, and USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) staff members ar…

MONTPELIER – Each year, Vermonters encounter native turtles in the wild or crossing roadways, and some folks illegally bring them home as pets, but rarely does this story have a happy ending, according to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department.

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The Local Motion Trailside Center will officially reopen on May 29 using a plan focused on eliminating touchpoints so customers can reserve rental bikes online and keep with federal and state guidelines regarding COVID-19.

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Staff Sergeant Jordan S. Hillis of Colchester, with the United States Marine Corps (USMC), graduated Summa Cum Laude from Champlain College on May 9. Hillis earned a Master of Science degree in Information Security Operations.

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ESSEX JUNCTION -- The summer of 2021 was supposed to see the 100th rendition of the Champlain Valley Fair. Instead, it will just be the 99th edition as the Champlain Valley Exposition announced that this year’s fair has been cancelled.

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MONTPELIER — Churches will be allowed to hold services with up to 25 percent of the church filled, Gov. Phil Scott announced Friday. As expected, he also announced that restaurants will be able to resume outdoor dining this weekend and salons and barbershops will be able to reopen on Friday,…

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Green Up Day, one of Vermont's most cherished annual traditions, will take place on May 30 with a few alterations to accommodate restrictions related to COVID-19.

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — This year the traditional Memorial Day laying of the wreath ceremony at the Veteran's Administration Healthcare facility in White River Junction will be celebrated virtually.

ESSEX JUNCTION -- With people staying home to avoid the spread of COVID-19, and disruptions in the workforce, Meals on Wheels has experienced a rapid increase in the number of seniors seeking deliveries as their primary source of food.

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ST. ALBANS — This weekend is expected to bring the warmest weather we've had so far this year. With Vermonters likely to head outside for all kinds of activities, the Dept. of Health (DOH) wants people to be careful of the heat and to take steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

ST. ALBANS — The National Guard will be distributing boxes of food to families in need at the North Avenue exit of Vermont Route 127 in Burlington on Tuesday, May 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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MONTPELIER – The Scott administration revealed Wednesday its proposal for a $400 million relief package for shoring up the state’s economy amid the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

BURLINGTON — The University of Vermont (UVM) Health Network has begun scheduling non-urgent and elective outpatient procedures and appointments that do not require a hospital stay, beginning with those that were postponed in preparation for a COVID-19 surge. Timing and types of encounters wi…

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Nazareth College announced on Wednesday that Isabella Bertoni of Colchester has been named to the dean's list for the Spring 2020 semester.

WATERBURY — The Department for Children and Families (DCF) is reminding eligible child care and summer day programs to request a Restart Stipend by midnight on Friday, May 22. The Restart Stipends were launched last week to help child care and summer day programs with additional expenses dir…

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Cars pulled into the Burnham Memorial Library parking lot intermittently throughout the day. Each stayed a few minutes, just long enough for masked drivers to jump out, peruse brown paper bags containing books and marked with names, wave to the two library staff from six feet away, and leave…

MONTPELIER — Memorial Day has long served as the unofficial kick-off to yard and garage sale season. Now, the Agency of Commerce and Community Development has clarified that sales are allowed.

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Corporal Steve Gutierrez, a 14-year veteran of the Colchester Police Department (CPD), will become the third harbormaster in Colchester history this summer.

Like the rest of the community, the Colchester Police Department (CPD) is starting to return to some normal activities.