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 2020-09-21 14:09 

Burlington Free Press

Questing for early fall color in Vermont? Don't neglect late-summer flowers...

Leaf-peepers hoping for a glimpse of early-fall splendor need look no further than Vermont's late-blushing wildflowers....

 2020-09-21 13:58 

Burlington Free Press

I feel awful. Is it COVID-19 or the flu ... and should I get a test?...

Vermont is gearing up for the flu, which has overlapping symptoms with COVID-19. Here's what the state's guidance looks like for Vermonters and health care providers....

 2020-09-21 13:38 

Burlington Free Press

Hungry for a dozen cider doughnuts? Here are a half-dozen places to get them....

From Chittenden County to the Champlain islands and central Vermont, these six spots hit your sweet spot with the delectable staple of autumn...

 2020-09-21 13:30 

Burlington Free Press

Staycation? Here's where Vermonters can get discounts this fall...

A Vermont ID will get you discounts at some businesses this year, even during the foliage season....

 2020-09-21 13:19 

Burlington Free Press

Champlain Elementary mural 'Kelis the Afronaut' promotes equity, anti-racism...

The mural, 'Kelis the Afronaut' is going up at Champlain Elementary School in Burlington to foster community and create an anti-racist space....

 2020-09-21 11:00 

Burlington Free Press

COVID conflict: How some OGE customers are reacting to greeters grilling them on travel...
 2020-09-18 20:24 

Burlington Free Press

State officials remain vague on start date for H.S. sports...

After revising schedules, Vermont schools and athletes still in the dark about when games will begin for the fall season....

 2020-09-18 19:59 

Burlington Free Press

Vermont hotels and inns get OK to book at full capacity amid low COVID case count...

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott gave hotels and inns the go-ahead to start booking at full capacity, a shift from the coronavirus shutdown in March....

 2020-09-18 17:27 

Burlington Free Press

Canada-U.S. border closure extended yet again...

Officials from both nations confirmed Friday that the months-long crossing restrictions would not expire Sept. 21....

 2020-09-18 16:38 

Burlington Free Press

Can farm walking trails boost community, tourism? Vermont tourism officials hope so....

Agritourism originates in Italy and other European countries, where vacationers looking for a bucolic getaway participated in farm tours....

 2020-09-18 16:03 

Burlington Free Press

Vermont Labor Department: Unemployment continued to fall in August, but challenges remain...

August labor numbers for Vermont show a continued drop in the unemployment rate. The Labor Commissioner says the data may not show the entire picture....

 2020-09-18 14:41 

Burlington Free Press

Williston kindergartners to attend school 4 days a week starting in October...

Williston schools is bringing kindergartenrs back to classroom in October for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-09-18 13:00 

Burlington Free Press

How UVM's COVID-19 testing strategy for students has evolved...

The University of Vermont announced an extension of its current strategy to test students weekly. Here's a look at the evolution of the university's plans....

 2020-09-18 12:44 

Burlington Free Press

Do you still have to pay for parking at Burlington parks? What to know before you go...

Restroom availability and parking rules are changing with the season at Burlington parks....

 2020-09-18 01:38 

Burlington Free Press

Coronavirus: Southern Vermont League cancels opening week of H.S. competition...

High school sports won't return for competition next week as originally hoped, forcing the Southern Vermont League to push back its start date....

 2020-09-17 20:17 

Burlington Free Press

Why one former Vermont HS standout is taking the season off from college basketball...

Prospect of a bizarre year on campus — or remote learning — prompts former Vermont Mr. Basketball to explore options for a gap year....

 2020-09-17 19:41 

Burlington Free Press

Vermont House overrides Gov. Scott's veto of climate bill...

The Vermont House of Representatives on Thursday voted to override a veto of a by Gov. Phil Scott of bill designed to combat global warming....

 2020-09-17 18:48 

Burlington Free Press

Local gift card stimulus effort yields extra $24K for Vermont businesses in first week...

Vermonters redeemed about 11% of offers in the first week, paying more than 50% above their stated value....

 2020-09-17 17:07 

Burlington Free Press

When should unemployed Vermont workers expect to see the federal $300 benefits?...

In late August, FEMA approved Vermont for a grant that allowed it to boost payments to residents who have been unemployed due to COVID-19....

 2020-09-17 16:40 

Burlington Free Press

How Winooski schools will retain its resource officer but make concessions to student activists...

A group of Winooski students has called for the elimination of the school resource officer position, instead asking for two trauma specialists....

 2020-09-17 15:54 

Burlington Free Press

Want to pay $1 per gallon for gas? There's a way, but it might not be what you think....

New electric rates approved by Vermont regulators mean EV owners can charge their batteries for the equivalent of paying $1 per gallon of gas....

 2020-09-17 13:39 

Burlington Free Press

By the numbers: Vermonters catch on to composting...

New compost enthusiasts are taking tons of food scraps — as well as things that can't be composted, such as plastic bags — to Green Mountain Compost....

 2020-09-17 13:35 

Burlington Free Press

Burlington High School to remain closed rest of the semester due to air quality issues...

Burlington High School campus will remain closed through the end of the semester due to PCBs found during air quality testing....

 2020-09-17 11:09 

Burlington Free Press

Federal judge rejects challenge to Vermont vote-by-mail system...

A federal court judge on Wednesday rejected a challenge to Vermont's plan to mail ballots to all of the state's active voters so they can cast ballots by mail or in person for the November election....

 2020-09-17 10:44 

Burlington Free Press

How Vermont tackled COVID-19 in nursing homes, avoided massive outbreaks...
 2020-09-16 19:11 

Burlington Free Press

Downtown Middlebury on track to reopen Friday, Sept. 18...

Rail tunnel construction forced 10-week closure of main downtown artery....

 2020-09-16 18:10 

Burlington Free Press

Criminal justice reform: Vermont prosecutor pushes to eliminate bail...

Sarah George, the prosecutor of Vermont's largest county, says the use of cash bail has not made the community safer and has disadvantaged poor people....

 2020-09-16 16:48 

Burlington Free Press

Mid-September Vermont foliage: Here's what we know about the color...

Early reports from state officials and local leaf peepers suggest some Vermonters are glimpsing reds, yellows, and golds....

 2020-09-16 15:43 

Burlington Free Press

When will Amtrak routes resume in Vermont?...

Two Amtrak lines that previously ran through Vermont—the Vermonter and Ethan Allen Express—stopped coming into the state in late March, following Gov. Phil Scott's...

 2020-09-16 15:05 

Burlington Free Press

Vermont lawmakers reach deal on marijuana sales, taxation...

Lawmakers from the Vermont House and Senate have reached a deal on a bill that would allow for the legal sale and taxation of marijuana....

 2020-09-16 14:31 

Burlington Free Press

Burlington colder than usual? Or just feeling chilly after the hottest summer on record?...

Burlington is going to score some chilly September nights after its hottest summer on record. Here's what to expect....

 2020-09-16 14:27 

Burlington Free Press

Learn what you can do to protect nightly migratory birds in Cornell webinar...

Learn about the impact light pollution has on migratory birds and how you might help in a online seminar from Cornell....

 2020-09-16 13:54 

Burlington Free Press

Gov. Phil Scott vetoes greenhouse gas emissions reduction bill...

Lawmakers could override the governor's veto with a two-thirds majority vote in both the House and the Senate....

 2020-09-16 12:00 

Burlington Free Press

It's time for another Drink: Refurbished Burlington bar is reborn...

The bar Drink shuttered for renovations last fall with plans to reopen by the holidays; construction delays and the pandemic kept it closed til August....

 2020-09-16 11:00 

Burlington Free Press

How a movie theater operator found reopening to be slower going in New York than Vermont...

While New York has reopened gyms and malls, movie theaters remain closed....

 2020-09-15 20:31 

Burlington Free Press

Two Vermont schools report positive cases of COVID-19. How they're responding...

Two Vermont schools report positive COVID-19 cases after first week of school. One decided to close the facility while the other remained open....

 2020-09-15 20:02 

Burlington Free Press

Fauci: Vermont coronavirus response 'should be a model for the country'...

Dr. Anthony Fauci commended Vermont's efforts for having the lowest COVID-19 case rates and said the state is a model for the rest of the country....

 2020-09-15 18:08 

Burlington Free Press

When should Vermonters get their flu shot?...
 2020-09-15 16:44 

Burlington Free Press

Universal vote-by-mail: Vermont sets date for mailing ballots while a court challenge looms...

Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos said the plan is to mail ballots to all active registered voters on Sept. 21. A lawsuit threatens this strategy....

 2020-09-15 16:26 

Burlington Free Press

Gutterson Fieldhouse's new video board for hockey programs nears completion...

Since resuming renovations to Gutterson in May, the 57-year-old hockey rink's most visible addition this summer has been the four-screen video board....

 2020-09-15 16:17 

Burlington Free Press

How fireworks helped a community effort in Alburgh to build child care center...

The citizens of Alburgh are raising a million dollars to build the Alburgh Family Clubhouse, a 3,200 square foot facility to provide child care....

 2020-09-15 15:30 

Burlington Free Press

Vermont Catholic schools promotes alternative to Black Lives Matter flags and signs...

Rice, a Catholic high school in South Burlington, does not allow Black Lives Matter signs, but promotes racial justice through approved signage....

 2020-09-15 13:45 

Burlington Free Press

Is you firewood ready to burn? Vermont libraries can help you find out...

Need a moisture meter for your firewood? Start by perusing your local library's inventory....

 2020-09-15 11:58 

Burlington Free Press

By the numbers: How Vermonters are catching COVID-19...

Here's a look at the top factors that health officials believe contributed to Vermonters contracting COVID-19....

 2020-09-15 11:55 

Burlington Free Press

Where'd the wood go? Lumber is the latest COVID victim...

First it was toilet paper, now it's lumber, which is suddenly elusive and very expensive due to surging demand and COVID-related supply-chain disruptions....

 2020-09-14 21:07 

Burlington Free Press

Dr. Fauci will attend Vermont governor's COVID-19 briefing this week...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease expert in the U.S., will attend Vermont Gov. Phil Scott's press conference on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020....

 2020-09-14 19:30 

Burlington Free Press

UVM hockey: Expect season to start in November, says AD Schulman...

The Hockey Commissioners Association announced last week that the 2020-21 hockey season will have a delayed start due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-09-14 17:49 

Burlington Free Press

Volunteers wanted: Burlington task force will look at police in schools...

The Burlington School District is seeking volunteers who will take part in a task force looking at police officers in schools and other issues....

 2020-09-14 17:16 

Burlington Free Press

How has Burlington's 11 p.m. alcohol sales cutoff time affected the spread of COVID, bars?...

The emergency order was intended to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Burlington with the return of college students into the area....

 2020-09-14 15:57 

Burlington Free Press

Want to ski at Stowe? Deadline approaching to get best price on Vail's Epic Pass...

Vail Resorts announced that Sept. 17 marks the deadline to get the lowest price available on its Epic Pass to Stowe, Okemo and Mount Snow...

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