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SOUTH BURLINGTON – Although the Humane Society of Chittenden County's (HSCC) doors have been closed to the general public since the first “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order in March, HSCC staff have been working throughout the pandemic to continue providing a high level of care to animals in need,…

The Essex Police Department reported 158 incidents during the week of Sept. 7-13. Listed below are some of those calls.

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Train whistles can still be heard through St. Albans on a daily basis, but none of them since March have indicated that passengers are making their way down the line.

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In an unusual move, the Town of Essex Selectboard and Village of Essex Junction Board of Trustees held separate and simultaneous meetings Sept. 8, causing attendees who wished to participate to pick one or multitask and be quick to bounce between the two when it was time for the public to be heard.

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Four Vermont rivers leading to Lake Champlain will be treated for invasive sea lamprey in the coming weeks, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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Vermont is set to receive nearly $4 million in federal funds to support the state’s suicide prevention work, according to a Thursday announcement from Gov. Phil Scott’s administration.

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And just like that, it's time to start thinking about the weekend again. Even though this week was a short one, it might have been bittersweet, as we said goodbye to summer but felt the excitement that comes with starting a new school year — even if the classrooms and buses look very different. 

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MONTPELIER – The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department has set a minimum age requirement of 12 years for their online-only hunter education course, bowhunter education course and trapper education correspondence course to begin on October 1.

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The Essex Police Department recently released its July 2020 arrest report with 15 incidents being listed -- down from the 25 reported in June.

MONTPELIER – The Division for Historic Preservation (VDHP) and Lake Champlain Maritime Museum announced the discovery of two paddlewheels, likely fragments of the Steamboat Phoenix, which caught fire and sank exactly 201 years ago today on September 4, 1819 on Lake Champlain.

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The Essex Westford School District (EWSD) shared what it will look like inside a few of its buildings at the beginning of the 2020-21 school year. While some areas of the schools might look just the same to students, others will be noticeably different due to safety measures implemented to h…

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It’s that time of year. And while many things are a little different this year, the most important fundamentals remain the same. Kids’ feet grow. They wear flip-flops all summer. Time for ‘back-to-school’ shoes. The temptation may be to take the position: “Oh gee, she’s just going to grow ou…

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COLCHESTER -- Now that students are back and classes have started, Saint Michael’s College (SMC) is repeating its message to the local public that the campus is not to be used by people who are not students, employees, contractors, or do not have prior approval to do so.

MONTPELIER – A series of updates offered by Scott administration officials Tuesday saw officials touch on planned “child care hubs,” reporting on COVID-19 for reopened schools and an outbreak of COVID-19 linked to a private party in Killington.

At an ideal time, with the start of the academic year right around the corner, the Essex Westford School District (EWSD) recently received a kind donation of student supplies from a credit union based out of New York.

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COLCHESTER − More than 70 airmen from the Vermont Air National Guard's 158th Fighter Wing will deploy this month for up to six months to multiple locations.Due to precautions surrounding COVID-19 and the need to build in time for quarantines, these 70 airmen are being deployed ahead of sched…

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The Essex Police Department reported 122 incidents during the week of Aug. 24-30. Listed below are some of those calls.