COVID-19 forces Panther men’s hockey out of own tournament

MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury College men’s hockey team will not participate in this weekend’s annual FirstLight Great Northern Shootout Tournament, which the Panthers were due to host. The decision was made in “alignment with Middlebury’s COVID-19 protocols for team play,” according to an email from the college’s Sports Information Department. The team had also postponed its first two games of the season this past weekend in Maine vs. Colby and Bowdoin. The other teams scheduled to participate will still com … (read more)

Vt. COVID rates hit record high

Within only 10 days, Vermont’s seven-day average has gone from about 200 cases each day to over 300 cases per day, Department of Health data shows.

Editorial: COVID spike requires precaution

A large group of legislators are calling for Gov. Phil Scott to reinstate emergency measures and impose a mask mandate on a temporary basis to fend off a spike in Covid-19 cases.

5- to 11-year-olds now eligible for COVID vaccines

Vermont opened registration Wednesday morning for kids to get their first dose of Pfizer’s COVID vaccine, after the CDC gave its final approval on Tuesday night.

New walk-in COVID vaccine site opens in Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — A new COVID-19 vaccination clinic has opened in Middlebury. The site at 55 Middle Road — in the big green building behind the One Dollar Market — saw more than 200 people come in and get COVID vaccine boosters on Monday, according to Kate Rot … (read more)

Vermont COVID cases drop, but only slightly

COVID-19 cases have declined 7% in the past two weeks, state officials reported Tuesday, but they reminded Vermonters it’s not the first time cases have begun to slow under the Delta wave, only to come back in force shortly after. Vermont reported 90 new … (read more)

The latest COVID-19 numbers (Oct. 28)

The Vermont Department of Health reported 401 new COVID-19 cases statewide on this past Saturday and Sunday, but case counts weren’t quite so bad in Addison County.

Tiger football game cancelled; OV, Eagles fall

The MUHS football team had to cancel its Friday game at Burr & Burton after three positive COVID-19 tests among players on its roster, MUHS AD Sean Farrell confirmed over the weekend.

Helen Porter reports 5 COVID cases, reduces visitation to nursing home

Visitation is temporarily suspended at the Memory Care Neighborhood until further notice.

Ten MUHS students get COVID

Middlebury Union High School has been contending with a spike in COVID-19 cases — a total of 10, all involving students — since Oct. 14.

COVID-19 relief is still available for Vermonters

There are several programs still available that can help provide some relief to Vermonters living with the impacts of the pandemic.

The latest COVID-19 numbers (Oct. 13)

The Vermont Department of Health today, Tuesday, Oct. 12, is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 in Addison County since yesterday.

COVID boosters open to BIPOC adults and older Vermonters

Booster shots are currently available only for people who got their second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at least six months ago.

Vermont Everyone Eats gets boost through end of year

The unprecedented COVID-19 response program that provides meal assistance to Vermonters in need while supporting local restaurants, farmers and food producers, has received an extension to continue programming through the end of December

Ways of seeing: Reaching those who deny science

Here are three psychological challenges that can lead to science denial and suggested action steps to address them, in yourself and with others.