WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It was a matter of hours before mitten mania took social media by storm after a photo of Sen. Bernie Sanders, casually sitting during Wednesday’s inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, was widely shared.
It’s easy, in the chaos of errands to run, news to read and work to do, to push appreciation of the arts to the wayside.
PUTNEY — With Valentine’s Day around the corner, the time has come to crack into wines and liqueurs to pair with chocolate, desserts and champagne — lovely floral and earthy flavor profiles to counter the dark, heavy evenings and deep snow.
MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday tested negative for COVID-19 following concern that he and other administration officials were exposed to an individual who tested positive for the virus.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In his inauguration speech Wednesday, President Joe Biden struck a conciliatory tone, calling for those at each end of the country’s political divide to come together.
Has the recent snowfall left you feeling stoked to get out on the slopes? If so, the Red Bench Speaker Series, hosted by the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum, will get you further in the mood.
COLCHESTER — This cape-style home with recent upgrades and a backyard perfect for the warmer months is an example of what $400,000 can get you in Colchester. Located in the Hidden Oaks neighborhood, 213 Liberty Ln features a master bedroom suite, eat-in kitchen and an unfinished basement. Th…
MONTPELIER — Restrictions on travel and gatherings forced many couples to put their weddings on hold in 2020, making way for a possible surge in unions of marriage this year.
MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott, Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine and other administration officials were informed Tuesday afternoon that a contractor who provided services at the governor’s coronavirus briefings on Friday and Tuesday has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statemen…
COLCHESTER — Someday, when Saving Vice is a household name, the town of Colchester can say it once knew two of its members.
MONTPELIER — As cases of COVID-19 linger and continue to grow in the state, Gov. Phil Scott on Tuesday signed into law a bill that will give municipalities flexibility in how they decide to hold Town Meeting Day votes in the interest of safety.
Last Friday, I stood on the summit of Mount Mansfield, staring out over a sea of clouds, the brilliant winter sunshine blazing overhead. To the east, clouds stretched far as I could see, the Worcester Range summits peeping through the white. To the south, Camel's Hump reared up through the r…
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI) is warning Vermont taxpayers about a new wave of COVID-19-related scams as the agency delivers the second round of Economic Impact Payments following passage of the federal coronavirus relief bill.
COLCHESTER -- Saint Michael’s College (SMC) recently received a most-generous donation from one of its former students and trustees, Barry Roy, who left the gift through his estate upon his passing.
College students from Colchester recently completed a fall semester like no other, and many received academic accolades despite the unexpected challenges.
MOUNT HOLLY — Just southeast of bustling Rutland are three Vermont towns that are smaller in size but still have some interesting history to their name.
Many Vermont municipalities are seeing higher numbers of new COVID-19 cases reported each week, and Colchester is not immune to that trend.
MILTON — After serving french fries and burgers out of a truck in Malletts Bay for nearly 12 years, Brian Billings and his family are finally setting up a brick and mortar joint in Milton.
MONTPELIER — Vermont officials on Friday announced that distribution of COVID-19 vaccines by age will begin on Jan. 25, and will start by targeting those in the 75-or-older age band.
MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott on Thursday announced organizational changes to modernize the state’s public safety and select permitting and regulatory functions with the aim of increasing efficiency and improving these systems.
MONTPELIER — Waterfowl hunters who did not remove their hunting blinds from the waters of the state earlier must do so before Feb. 15 on Lake Champlain or May 15 on inland waters, according to a reminder from the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department.
MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott on Thursday signed Executive Order 02-21, to professionalize and modernize the Natural Resources Board and its district commissions.
JERICHO CENTER — Mobbs Farm is a 278-acre recreation area with a vast multi-use trail network and a long history of public access.
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COLCHESTER — Just off the highway, The Tackle Box is geared up to give you the best day out on the ice this winter. After that, the store will also be ready to provide you with warmer-weather fishing and hunting equipment.
COLCHESTER — Approximately 100 Vermont Army National Guard soldiers will support operations in Washington D.C. ahead of the Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20.
Shake off the cabin fever, mask up and get out this weekend. Head to South Hero to unwind with wine and art, or take a drive down to Burlington with the kids to view a new, interactive exhibit. If you've been missed going to the theater, let the Northern Stage bring a show to you.
COLCHESTER — The majority of the Colchester selectboard’s virtual meeting on Tuesday night was devoted to facilitating public hearings on the Fiscal Year (FY) 22 municipal service budget and public safety capital plan.
MONTPELIER — Those receiving 3SquaresVT benefits from the Department for Children and Families will see their benefits increase by 15% from this month through June, made possible by the federally-approved Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, according to a Vermont DCF.
BARRE — Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel raised $5,120 for the Vermont Foodbank and the Joint Council for Economic Opportunity (JCEO) Plattsburgh Foodshelf through a clever fundraising event this past holiday season.
Parents have been asking me some tough questions recently about their teenagers being stressed to the point they might try to hurt themselves or even try to commit suicide. This is a topic that should be stressed for all parents, so let me try to provide some helpful information.
WASHINGTON, DC — President Donald Trump was impeached for the second time by the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, according to media reports.
COLCHESTER — Wondering what you can get inside a brand-new home in Colchester? Built in 2020, this new construction at 16 Florence Ln boasts an open floor plan on the first floor. See the whole family in the living room while you prepare dinner in the kitchen. A master bedroom suite, also on…
Dominated by shades of gray, the landscape appears bleak in winter. Look closer and you may glimpse muted mauves in the distant mountains or the warm glow that envelopes the land at the golden hour.
MONTPELIER — A Vermont State Police trooper in the Shaftsbury barracks resigned late Tuesday, as officials investigated a social media post he had published in support of insurrection in the nation’s capitol last week.
MONTPELIER — In response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the Vermont House passed a bill on Tuesday that intends to give towns more flexibility when it comes to conducting their annual 2021 town meetings.
BROOKLINE -- Take camping to a whole new level with this open-air cabin that’s tucked into a forest grove on a flower farm. But get your reservations in now.
MONTPELIER — During a press conference Tuesday, state officials indicated that a recent surge in daily cases of COVID-19 in Vermont is mirroring a surge experienced in October, and may be tied to Christmas and New Year’s Eve holiday gatherings.
SOUTH BURLINGTON — The United Way of Northwestern Vermont has acquired Common Good Vermont as one of its programs, according to a release.
MONTPELIER — COVID Support VT is helping Vermonters find ways to reset the unease and stress brought on by the nearly year-long COVID-19 pandemic. The organization suggests that people:
The Vermont Department of Health has reported the latest town-by-town COVID-19 case data, instances of someone being infected while in a school building, and vaccine figures for each county.
Since the late 1700s, Vermont towns have held town meetings to vote on issues like local officials and municipal budgets. These meetings can be loud and crowded, as residents pack into rows of folding chairs and stand shoulder to shoulder along the wall.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- Vermonters were thrilled when they heard they could once again return to their favorite bar or gym when various restrictions were lifted, but which did they miss more?