Some vaccine recipients develop Covid, but the protective power of the vaccines is evident.
Because single-family home values rose faster than commercial properties, more of the tax burden is being shifted to their bills. On average, homeowners face an 11% bill increase, whereas commercial properties had a 4% decrease.
Dawn Little, the city’s homeless outreach worker, said people often struggle to get help — they may not qualify for programs, or don’t hear about them, or can’t apply to them without help, or can’t use the help once they get it.
State officials said vaccinations provide strong protection against the accelerating spread of the Delta variant. Vermont has the highest vaccination rate in the nation, with 82.3% of eligible Vermonters getting at least one dose.
Residents and the task force went back and forth about whether the city should track people camping in designated spaces.
While Vermont may not become Oregon anytime soon, it is vulnerable to extreme heat waves — and it may not be ready for them.
Mark Levine asked people to listen to their loved ones in an “empathetic and nonjudgmental way,” and to make sure they’re consulting reliable sources and their health care providers.
Most of the state is vaccinated — but progress has stalled on the remaining eligible Vermonters.
Despite being vaccinated, 239 Vermonters have come down with Covid-19. While it’s unknown what the exact risk for Vermonters is, it does appear to be small. Here’s what that means.
Vermont reported 35 new Covid-19 cases in the past week, the lowest weekly since late September.
The policy: Non-interference for people sleeping around the city.
Among unvaccinated Americans, the Delta variant, a more transmissible strain of the disease, now accounts for 10% of new cases, according to officials.
One senior center was a microcosm of renewal this week, as older Vermonters were ready to socialize again.
Two-thirds of the 2,300 people now living in motels will be able to get an 84-day extension to make move-out arrangements, state officials said.