We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployed Americans who have turned down job offers because they feared their prospective employers weren't providing sufficient protection from the coronavirus would qualify for jobless aid under a directive the Labor Department issued Thursday.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine offers strong protection against severe COVID-19, according to an analysis released Wednesday by U.S. regulators that sets the stage for a final decision on a new and easier-to-use shot to help tame the pandemic.

breaking

NEWPORT – Orleans Superior Court, Judge Mary Miles Teachout presiding, today granted the State’s motion for a temporary restraining order, ordering HNR Desautels LLC, currently believed to be doing business as Derby Port Press, and its owner, Andre “Michael” Desautels, to stop violating Gove…

Southern Vermont: Drivers should expect to see snow covered roads and slow travel throughout the afternoon as widespread snow showers make their way through the area During periods of snowfall expect poor visibility especially after nightfall. Accumulations of over 6”possible in the upper el…

Governor Phil Scott today announced a welcomed update to the state’s travel quarantine policy. Effective Tuesday, February 23rd people who are fully vaccinated and at least 14 days out from their final vaccine dose, can travel to and from Vermont without quarantine restrictions. This change …

The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont announced that Christopher Parker, 63, of Guilford, Vermont, was sentenced today in the United States District Court in Burlington following his conviction for tax evasion. U.S. District Judge Christina Reiss sentenced Park…

breaking

A store clerk said that she was stunned multiple times with a Taser-type electric stun gun and robbed Wednesday morning. The clerk was working at Maplefields in Orleans. The alleged suspect fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. The clerk received minor injuries as a resu…

  • Updated
  • Comments

CHICAGO (AP) — Executioners who put 13 inmates to death in the last months of the Trump administration likened the process of dying by lethal injection to falling asleep and called gurneys "beds" and final breaths "snores."

There was an armed robbery at the Orleans Maplefields earlier today. A suspect has been arrested. The detectives will issue a release later as the investigation continues. Watch for more details as they become available.(Photo by Christopher Roy)

Waterbury, Vt., February 16, 2021 – The Vermont Department of Corrections is conducting an internal review following the death of a Vermont inmate at Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility in Tutwiler, Mississippi, on Saturday.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced an extension of eviction and foreclosure moratoriums on USDA Single Family Housing Direct and Guaranteed loans through June 30, 2021. The actions announced today will bring relief to residents in rural America who have housing loans t…

Northern Vermont: Afternoon commuters will continue to see some slushy roads as scattered rain and drizzle and small-scale snow showers continue minor accumulations of up to 1 ½” possible. This system of precipitation is forecast to be out of the region by 9-10PM leaving late night travelers…