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  • New Hampshire Aug 6

    NH Woman Killed by Tree That Sliced Home in Half During Tropical Storm Isaias

    A New Hampshire woman is believed to have been killed by a tree that fell on her apartment building during the height of Tuesday’s tropical storm. Conway police said a 60-year-old woman was found dead in her apartment after a tree fell on her apartment building shortly after 7 p.m. Police said they received a call at 7:15 p.m....

  • coronavirus Jul 7

    Vermont Releases COVID Guidelines for Colleges

    Colleges and Universities in Vermont will welcome students back on campus this with quarantine requirements, coronavirus tests and contracts under new state guidelines released Tuesday. Gov. Phil Scott announced the restrictions for in-person higher education during a press conference, emphasizing the significance of the connection between students and teachers that can be strained via remote learning. “We know how critical...

  • coronavirus Jun 26

    Vermont Expands Visitation Without Quarantine

    Vermont is expanding their trusted travel map, a list of communities that have been approved to visit the state without a two week quarantine. Counties in other states must meet a threshold of less than 400 active cases per million and be within driving distance of Vermont in order to qualify. Beginning July 1, counties in states including Pennsylvania, New…

  • limited visits Jun 17

    Vt. to Allow Limited Visitation at Hospitals, Senior Care Facilities

    Vermont will begin a phased-in approach to allow visitors at senior care facilities and hospitals, with a goal to have policies ready in time for Father’s Day. Gov. Phil Scott said Wednesday the phased-in approach, which is still being developed based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidelines, will...

  • Donald Trump Jun 6

    'Open Your State': Trump Blasts Governor During Maine Visit

    Maine Gov. Janet Mills continues to voice concerns directly to the president about his visit causing unrest in a tightly-knit small town, urging him to avoid polarizing rhetoric.

  • George Floyd Jun 2

    ‘An Organized Attack on Our Community': Nearly 70 Arrested in Providence Riot

    A crowd of hundreds of people that the head of the Rhode Island State Police described as a “mob” smashed storefront windows, broke into a closed mall, and torched a police cruiser in Providence early Tuesday morning. The people who caused the damage were not protesting the death of George Floyd, the Minneapolis man who died after a police officer…

  • Maine Jun 2

    Chaos at George Floyd Protest in Portland, Maine

    A peaceful protest in Portland, Maine over the death of George Floyd descended into chaos on Monday night, with officers firing pepper spray in an attempt to disperse large crowds. Multiple businesses were damaged and 23 people were arrested, police said, after the protest began along Commercial Street around 7 p.m. “As I’ve said before, the City of Portland and…

  • coronavirus Jun 4

    Vt. Gov. Loosens DMV Restrictions, Looks to Reopen Indoor Dining

    Vermont is allowing the Department of Motor Vehicles to administer driver’s permits and license tests, Gov. Phil Scott announced Monday, adding that outdoor dining may soon resume as the state slowly eases coronavirus restrictions. Scott said in a news conference that he would detail additional moves for reopening later this week, which, if the data continues to move in...

  • coronavirus May 22

    New Coronavirus Outbreak Reported at Maine Facility for Alzheimer's and Dementia Patients

    A new coronavirus outbreak has been reported at Cape Memory Care in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, health officials said on Friday. Dr. Nirav Shah, the head of Maine’s Center for Disease Control, said there are 57 cases at the facility, which treats patients with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Forty-five are residents, along with 12 staff members. As is the protocol when…

  • coronavirus May 23

    Vermont Gov. Gives Go-Ahead for Restaurants to Reopen Immediately

    Restaurants can reopen immediately in Vermont with outdoor seating if they’re ready, Gov. Phil Scott announced Friday. “I understand it won’t be possible for all restaurants to start today,” Scott said, “but this lets them open up after a very long two months of sacrifice and with bills still coming in and with no income.” The order to reopen...

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