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Area residents can participate in the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) Virtual 5K to support the National Guard Education Foundation (NGEF).

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The following students from Colchester recently received academic honors for the Spring 2020 semester as reported by their respective institutions of higher education.

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WATERBURY – Test results show 147 Vermont inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility (TCCF) in Tutwiler, Miss., the Dept. of Corrections (DOC) announced on Wednesday.

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ST. ALBANS — Chittenden County Senator Debbie Ingram is one of four people seeking the Democrats’ nod in the race for lieutenant governor.

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During the Colchester selectboard’s first meeting in six weeks, the board heard from public safety officials and a Howard Center community social worker.

Now that the June-bearing strawberry season has passed, there are things that we can do now to get ready for next year’s crop.

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Near the end of the Aug. 4 selectboard meeting, Chair Jeffery Bartley announced he would resign from the board effective Aug. 26.

The state of Vermont has expanded eligibility for recovery grants benefiting businesses affected by COVID-19, according to a Monday announcement from the Scott administration.

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ST. ALBANS — After two terms as Lieutenant Governor, David Zuckerman is seeking the state’s top job.

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BURLINGTON — Tropical Storm Isaias has changed course and is now expected to bring high winds and heavy rains to Vermont this evening and into Wednesday.

MONTPELIER — At the Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility (TCCF) in Tutwiler, Miss., 84 Vermont inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Aug. 3. The Vermont Department of Corrections (DOC) ordered testing of all Vermont inmates held at TCCF on Thursday and is still waiting on over…

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Health care and public safety employers whose employees worked to respond to COVID-19 will be eligible for hazard pay grant funding starting Tuesday, the Scott administration announced.

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Meet Carlos, the Humane Society of Chittenden County Pet of the Week.

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As announced to students and families Friday by Superintendent Amy Minor, a Black Lives Matter flag will be flown at each school in the Colchester School District during the 2020-21 school year. 

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BURLINGTON -- Local Motion’s beloved bike ferry, connecting the mainland to the Lake Champlain Islands, reopens at 10 a.m. Aug. 12 for the 2020 season. The massive Colchester Causeway reconstruction project is complete, and the bike ferry will once again welcome walkers and riders to enjoy t…

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Legislators are hearing from All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) riders unhappy with changes to the rules governing ATV use.

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MONTPELIER – With officials continuing to report little spread of COVID-19 in Vermont, the Scott administration announced another “turn of the spigot” Friday with capacity limits lessened for retailers.

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MONTEPLIER — It’s been nearly a month and a half, but Vermont’s long period without a death from COVID-19 has come to an end, Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine announced Thursday.

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In 1977, thousands of American women ran a relay to kick-off the National Women’s Conference. They carried a torch from Seneca Falls, N.Y., the site of the first women’s conference in 1848, to Houston to symbolically show the ground women have covered in their fight for equality.

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Taxes is warning anyone who filed property transfer tax returns over the last three years to be aware of possible identify theft.

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As announced last week, students and families in the Colchester School District will have to quickly answer a hard question: Will my child attend school partially in-person or participate in fully virtual instruction? 

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Dept. of Mental Health and Vermont Care Partners have joined to create an online resource for Vermonters struggling with the mental and emotional impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MONTPELIER – A coming executive order from Gov. Phil Scott will mandate a delay to the start of the school year to the second week of September to allow schools more time to prepare their reopenings.

BURLINGTON – The annual Rabies Bait Drop, a week-long, cooperative effort between the State of Vermont and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Wildlife Services to stop the spread of the rabies, starts on August 1.

Between July 13-26, Colchester Police issued 21 citations to appear in Vermont Superior Court in Burlington for criminal offenses. Meanwhile, the department conducted 49 traffic stops which resulted in 14 tickets for civil violations and 35 warnings. The Marine Unit issued an additional eigh…

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ST. ALBANS — If elected lieutenant governor, Democrat Molly Gray says she will focus on the state’s demographic challenges and making Vermont an easier place to live for families.

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Meet Emily, the Humane Society of Chittenden County Pet of the Week.

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The following students from Colchester recently received academic honors for the Spring 2020 semester as reported by their respective institutions of higher education.