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Coronavirus Updates

Covid levels ‘low’ as Omicron booster campaign kicks off

September 14, 2022
By Erin Petenko/VTDigger Covid-19 levels in Vermont remain “low,” according to the Vermont Department of Health’s latest weekly surveillance update. The data comes amid the first week of the Omicron booster, also called the bivalent vaccine, which became available Wednesday, Sept. 7 in […]

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State News

Vermont’s archery deer season starts Oct. 1

September 28, 2022
Saturday, Oct.1 — STATEWIDE — The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Dept. says hunters are looking forward to Vermont’s upcoming Oct. 1- Nov. 11 and Nov. 28 – Dec. 15 archery deer hunting season. A hunter may take up to four […]

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Food, shelter, safety: for Vermonters and our visitors

September 22, 2022
About a year ago, Polly Mikula, editor and publisher of Mountain Times, graciously agreed to meet with me about work I was doing for several nonprofits. She was warm and enthusiastic, especially as she shared poignant stories about leading a […]

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Arts, Dining and Entertainment


Take cuttings now for new plants next spring

September 21, 2022
By Deborah J. Benoit Editor’s note: Deborah J. Benoit is a UVM Extension Master Gardener from North Adams, Massachusetts, who is part of Vermont’s Bennington County Chapter. Summer ends and all those lovely annuals we’ve grown so fond of will […]

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