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 2020-12-05 02:03 

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Fighting 'COVID fatigue'? Here's how you can get support in for mental health issues...
 2020-12-04 21:30 

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The 31st Annual Free Press All-State Girls Soccer Team...

The 31st Annual All-State Girls Soccer Team as selected by the Burlington Free Press sports department....

 2020-12-04 20:56 

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Vermont adds more COVID testing at long-term care facilities under shadow of outbreaks...

The state is ramping up virus testing at long-term care facilities amid outbreaks. And will residents get a vaccine in time for Christmas?...

 2020-12-04 19:44 

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Vermont basketball legend Jade Huntington hired to replace Jack Driscoll at St. Johnsbury...

While a star at Oxbow in the 1980s, Jade Huntington scored the most career points in Vermont high school girls basketball history....

 2020-12-04 18:56 

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Record-high COVID cases keep Vermont's school, recreational sports on hold...

Gov. Phil Scott on Friday said school and recreational winter sports remain suspended due to concerns over COVID-19....

 2020-12-04 18:30 

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New $35.4 million taxiway will cut wait times for passengers at BTV airport...

Burlington International Airport opened a new full-length taxiway, which will cut taxi times for passengers and make the airport safer....

 2020-12-04 18:27 

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Snow expected to fall throughout Vermont this weekend. Here's what to know....

The National Weather Service in Burlington is monitoring a storm expected to drop snow throughout Vermont starting the afternoon of Dec. 5, 2020....

 2020-12-04 15:05 

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Myer's Bagels: Change in ownership leads to expansion plans at Burlington bakery...

More seating and a new menu item are in the plan for the Montreal-style bagel business in Burlington's South End....

 2020-12-04 14:37 

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3 ways to give presents to local children in need this holiday season...

COVID has changed the way many charities operate this season. Here are ways to give gifts to children in need during the holidays....

 2020-12-04 14:29 

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Coronavirus uptick in Burlington's sewage could presage outbreak, mayor warns...

A post-Thanksgiving uptick of coronavirus RNA at Burlington's wastewater treatment plants is...

 2020-12-04 13:34 

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One data point played key role in Vermont's decision to ban social gatherings...

Between Oct. 1 and Nov. 11, nearly three-fourths of COVID cases linked to an outbreak were associated with...

 2020-12-04 11:00 

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Struggling Vermont restaurants create pandemic alter-egos as markets and delis...
 2020-12-03 20:25 

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Vermont elections office receives threatening calls amid national voter fraud accusations...
 2020-12-03 19:56 

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Breakdown in reporting COVID-19 cases from UVMMC fuels Vermont's latest record...

Vermont braces for possible post-Thanksgiving COVID surge that, if it happens, would start...

 2020-12-03 19:22 

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What's that tower-topped building going up next to the Essex Experience?...
 2020-12-03 19:08 

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Vermont's first cabinet wasn't a group of people serving a politician. Here's the story....

Vermont's State Archives told the story of the state's first cabinet and why it wasn't what we think of as a governmental cabinet today....

 2020-12-03 18:01 

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Attention, citizens! This Vermont cider company is more than surviving COVID-19...

Citizen Cider will turn 10 years old in February, a milestone that two-thirds of small businesses never reach, and its plans include more growth....

 2020-12-03 16:54 

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Plans are in the works to reopen Burlington's ArtsRiot in 2021, but it will look different...

A possible distillery at ArtsRiot...

 2020-12-03 16:53 

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Where to go sledding instead of Burlington Country Club — and more winter fun in the city...

Burlington has created a map of spots where the public can cross-country ski, hike, sled and skate. Here are a few to note as the weather turns....

 2020-12-03 15:40 

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The Flynn postpones window performances due to COVID-19 restrictions...

The Burlington arts center had scheduled December performances from inside its Chase Studio, with audio fed through speakers to an outdoor audience....

 2020-12-03 15:16 

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These UVM programs could be on the chopping block to make up for $8.6 million deficit...

UVM proposes cutting academic programs to make up for $8.6 million deficit. Which programs are on the chopping block and why....

 2020-12-03 14:43 

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9% hike in education property taxes is forecast for Vermont...

The forecast estimates property taxes in 2021-22, but local school budgets, legislative action and any economic good news could change the picture....

 2020-12-02 21:43 

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UVM to cut some programs amid $8.6 million budget deficit...

The cuts include a number of undergraduate majors and minors, as well as 10 master's degree programs....

 2020-12-02 21:24 

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New daily COVID testing site running in Burlington's South End...

The testing site, located on 405 Pine St. is part of an effort by Gov. Phil Scott's administration to increase access to COVID-19 testing across the state....

 2020-12-02 17:48 

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Vermont officials urge retesting for people whose COVID-19 tests in Barre were spoiled...

Vermont health officials say about 250 tests from Barre were spoiled because of a transport issue. They are urging people to get retested....

 2020-12-02 17:14 

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Nonprofit teams with Chittenden County businesses to buy winter clothing for homeless...

The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity and local businesses provided $12,000 worth of winter clothing to 148 homeless people...

 2020-12-02 15:19 

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Where's the beef? In Vermont, Forbes says. That is, if you're looking for US-raised wagyu....

Holy cow, cash cow and other bovine-friendly idioms might be apt to describe one Vermont-based beef company....

 2020-12-02 15:00 

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How likely are Vermont students to obtain a two-year degree? A new study gives answers....

Two-year degrees have become even more popular during the pandemic, but the completion rates remain low. Study followed Vermont students' success rates....

 2020-12-02 14:22 

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Vermonters will get Amber alerts, but they shouldn't alarm. Learn about the system test....

Thousands of subscribers to the VT-Alert system can expect to get emails and/or text messages Dec. 2 and 3, during a test of emergency systems....

 2020-12-02 14:09 

Burlington Free Press

Farmhouse Tap & Grill will upgrade space on Bank Street in Burlington. Here's what will change....

A 'not very sexy' renovation, according to owner, would update storage and utilities but also possibly add canopy over front patio...

 2020-12-01 21:55 

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UVM men's basketball: Coach John Becker on team's challenges during COVID...

UVM head coach John Becker discusses how his program has managed expectations and the challenges that come with playing during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-12-01 20:24 

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Northern Vermont University gets $3.5 million gift from leader of Carhartt...

The donation will support a partnership between the university and local businesses to provide hands-on opportunities for students....

 2020-12-01 19:54 

Burlington Free Press

Arts scene: Things to do in December in Vermont...

With colder weather and rising COVID-19 numbers, performances have moved almost entirely online, including many holiday productions...

 2020-12-01 18:31 

Burlington Free Press

As deadline looms, Vermont urges residents to take advantage of COVID-19 relief programs...

Programs funded by money given to Vermont by the federal government during the COVID-19 pandemic have deadlines looming for relief applications....

 2020-12-01 17:16 

Burlington Free Press

How Chittenden County schools are handling the question about COVID and family gatherings...

Schools can ask if students met with other households over Thanksgiving, but most in Chittenden County are trusting that families follow the rules....

 2020-12-01 14:57 

Burlington Free Press

Report: UVM basketball lands star recruit Samuel Alamutu of Ontario...

Samuel Alamutu, a standout guard from Ajax, Ontario, recently gave his verbal commitment to UVM, according to the website North Pole Hoops....

 2020-12-01 14:56 

Burlington Free Press

Warm temperatures ushering in December fit with unusual weather year...

Pandemic aside, Burlington kept things interesting in 2020. Take the weather, for example....

 2020-12-01 14:37 

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UVM women's hoops coach Alisa Kresge on program's return from COVID-19 pause...

UVM women's basketball coach Alisa Kresge discusses the challenges her Catamounts team has faced during COVID-19 ahead of the 2020-21 season....

 2020-12-01 14:28 

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Shuttle parking for UVM Medical Center staff proposed off Shelburne Road...

Off-site parking and a shuttle service on Shelburne Road are proposed for employees of University of Vermont Medical Center....

 2020-12-01 14:20 

Burlington Free Press

Farmhouse Group restaurants combine menus, pickup location for takeout...

Group of Burlington-area restaurants combines offerings of Farmhouse Tap & Grill, Pascolo Ristorante and Guild Tavern with pickup in South Burlington...

 2020-12-01 11:26 

Burlington Free Press

Leonard Cohen? 'Hadestown'? Steve Martin? Big names attached to new Vermont books...

Books with Vermont ties out in recent weeks include works by Anais Mitchell, Alexandria Hall and combined effort by James Kochalka and Sydney Lea...

 2020-11-30 23:30 

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UVM men's hockey pauses team activities after 4 positive coronavirus tests...

Testing conducted on Nov. 28 revealed four positive coronavirus cases among the program's Tier 1 personnel — athletes, coaches and support staff....

 2020-11-30 19:31 

Burlington Free Press

Burlington Country Club cracks down on non-members using grounds for recreation...

Burlington Country Club has been a popular spot for walking and wintertime sledding, but the general manager said there have been problems....

 2020-11-30 17:36 

Burlington Free Press

Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife launches app for the outdoors...

The Vermont department's new app offers information on a number of things, including opportunities for fishing, hunting and trapping on state land....

 2020-11-30 17:17 

Burlington Free Press

Waterbury nonprofit receives $25,000 award in contest sponsored by NY Times columnist...

The Himalayan Cataract Project, the Waterbury-based nonprofit that provides cataract surgery in developing world was selected for a $25,000 prize....

 2020-11-30 14:47 

Burlington Free Press

Nervous to see Santa in person? Consider writing a letter instead....

Sending a letter is a popular way to connect with Santa this year that keeps everyone safe during COVID. Here are local mailboxes accepting letters....

 2020-11-30 14:37 

Burlington Free Press

Check out this trio of Vermont films now streaming online...

Now showing:...

 2020-11-30 13:49 

Burlington Free Press

What's with all the new construction beneath the UVM hospital water tower?...

Excavation has begun on a $45 million project in front of the University of Vermont's Larner College of Medicine....

 2020-11-30 11:25 

Burlington Free Press

Where Are They Now? Ross Powers, the first VT man to win a Winter Olympic gold medal...
 2020-11-30 11:21 

Burlington Free Press

COVID-19 likely to create more and different holiday stress: How Vermonters can cope...

Vermont health officials have encouraged residents to stay physically separate to stem the spread of COVID-19. How can people battle isolation?...

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