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MONTPELIER — The State of Vermont will distribute up to 300,000 cloth face coverings to the public, emergency responders and select agencies throughout the month of August. The State Emergency Operations Center procured the masks from those donated to the Federal Emergency Management Agency …

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded the Vermont Foodbank a $500,000 grant to upgrade its Barre facility with new equipment and infrastructure, and increased broadband capability to better manage its satellite locations and collaborate with partners.

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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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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FRANKLIN COUNTY – Banks are asking Vermonters to deposit their spare change at their local bank or use exact change when shopping, as the pandemic-related shutdowns have created a coin shortage.

This time of year I get impatient for the long-awaited harvest of my tomatoes and the taste of their sweet, homegrown flavor. But will I get to them before the arrival of the dreaded hornworms?

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If you planted basil in your garden, there are a few things you can do now to ensure a good harvest.

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FRANKLIN COUNTY — Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz of History channel’s “American Pickers” are making Vermont part of their New England filming tour this fall.

BURLINGTON — The Communications Office of the Diocese of Burlington was recently recognized by the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada during an online awards ceremony.

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Saint Michael’s College (SMC) head coach Carla Hesler recently announced that she has nine incoming student-athletes for the upcoming season with two of those being recent Colchester High graduates.

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Have you noticed lacy-looking leaves on your pole beans or roses lately? Take a closer look and you'll probably spot the culprit--the Japanese beetle. 

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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.

CHITTENDEN COUNTY — As the community celebrates the Fourth of July this weekend, the American Red Cross warns that additional care is needed because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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MONTPELIER – Trying to figure out Vermont fishing regulations? Wondering what kinds of fish are in a lake? Looking for new fishing tips? The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is offering new “Fish With a Warden” sessions to help with questions like these.

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It feels like we wait all year for fresh lettuce, and the window seems to close quickly. How can we maximize lettuce season?

Burlington — Interest in gardening has surged this summer with more people staying closer to home and looking for fun, healthy family activities.

COLCHESTER – Green Mountain Power (GMP) has launched a new Save and Share pilot program through which customers can reduce energy use while also supporting the Vermont Foodbank.

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MONTPELIER – Few birding experiences rival hearing the haunting call of the loon or seeing them glide by in protected coves on a lake. However, for the birds’ protection, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is asking boaters and anglers to enjoy loons from a safe distance this summer.

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South Burlington — Nonprofits serving Chittenden County will benefit from a new $1.5 million round of program funding grants in a three-year investment by the United Way of Northwest Vermont (UWNWVT).

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BARRE – The Vermont Historical Society (VHS) recently received a CARES Act economic stabilization grant funded through the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for its project “Preserving and Expanding Access to Vermont’s History.”

Are you looking for a delicious vegetable easy to grow and harvest all summer long? Look no further than the stringless green bean, specifically the haricots verts. It’s the perfect addition to the home garden as seeds can be sown every two weeks from last frost to mid-July to extend their harvest.

The Colchester School District has been expressing how proud it is of its students’ accomplishments this year -- especially considering recent circumstances -- and the eighth graders from the middle school are certainly no different.

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High school math teacher Bill McClintock remembers when he used to come home after a day of teaching to find chalk dust still on his pants. Years later, he would find Expo marker on his finger tips, and now, he’s had to learn how to use Google Classroom.