Thursday marked the first of several waves of evictions planned for this spring and summer, as the state winds down pandemic-era programs that have sheltered an estimated 80% of Vermont’s unhoused population in motels.
Author: Erin Petenko
This weekend’s forecast: Hot. This summer’s forecast: Also probably hot.
The National Weather Service reported that Vermont will likely be hotter than normal this summer, based on weather patterns and climate change analysis.
The Vermont Creemee Database: Vote for your favorite
Roughly 400 Vermont establishments hold licenses to sell creemees or soft serve ice cream. VTDigger obtained the data — and mapped it.
Vermont Supreme Court hears arguments on proposed Newbury juvenile facility
The facility would fill a gap left after the closure of Woodside in 2020, but local residents overwhelmingly oppose its development.
Thousands more than expected died in Vermont during the pandemic. Research points to delayed care, isolation and uncounted Covid deaths.
A rise in deaths from related causes is the likely driver of Vermont’s higher-than-average death toll — but unmarked Covid deaths could be hidden in the data.
VTDigger ends weekly Covid updates as levels remain ‘low’
The news organization will continue to cover Covid closely but will focus reporting resources on bigger stories and broader trends — not incremental reports on data that has grown increasingly incomplete.
End of national Covid emergency brings changes to pandemic care and data in Vermont
Insurance coverage for antigen tests and national Covid case data reporting are some of the biggest pandemic-era programs slated to end May 11.
Vermont Covid levels ‘low’ as hospitalizations decline to 10
The state reported a new low in Covid hospital admissions, and other indicators also fell.
New Covid-19 booster recommendations roll out in Vermont
Here’s what you need to know about the transition to bivalent vaccines for all Vermonters, and the new bivalent booster recommendations for immunocompromised people and those 65 and older.
Vermont Covid levels ‘low’ and outbreaks begin to decline
In total, 960 Vermonters have died of Covid since the pandemic began in March 2020.