Vermont Friday reported 28 new cases of the coronavirus overnight, one of the highest single-day counts since the summer. And as cases continue to rise, the state is making millions more in hazard pay grants available to frontline workers.
A cold front will usher in much colder temperatures this afternoon...falling sharply into the 40s. Sunday will be a quiet but chilly day. Rain will start the workweek, but it's looking quiet for mid to late week. Temperatures will remain below average.
It’s been 225 days since Vermont Governor Phil Scott declared a state of emergency, forcing an unprecedented economic shutdown. Some restrictions have since been lifted or loosened, which has impacted some businesses more than others.
The Burlington School District says it could take up to five months to identify the specific source of PCBs that forced officials to close Burlington High School last month and up to three years to complete mitigation measures. Meanwhile, state health officials say they are taking a measured approach to address levels of the toxic chemical in other Vermont schools.
If you think Randolph is only a place to stop, because of the nice rest area off the highway, maybe it’s time to change your tune. Scott Fleishman reports on new musical and artistic installations to tap into it’s the community’s artsy side.
Saturday kicks off Bat Week, an annual, international celebration of the role of bats in nature. Cat Viglienzoni spoke with Vermont Fish & Wildlife bat expert Alyssa Bennett to find out how Vermont’s bats are doing right now.
It’s a call no business owner wants to get. A week after a wedding at a Cambridge farm, the Vermont Health Department told the owners of the venue that at least seven Vermonters in the party have tested positive for the coronavirus.