More than 500 households that would have become ineligible for motel rooms in late September got a 30-day reprieve. But with a new deadline weeks away, it’s still unclear where participants exiting the program will go.
What’s it like attending high school in a converted department store? Five years’ worth of Burlington High School students are finding out.
The longtime leader of the Vermont Council on Rural Development is stepping down September 30.
School leaders across the state say their No.1 job is to keep kids safe this fall. But what exactly that means could look different from school to school.
Two central Vermont police departments have been trying a new method of integrating mental health services into law enforcement. Is it working?
Health authorities say that the Delta variant is far more contagious than previous strains of the virus, but that vaccines are still effective at preventing severe illness and death.
While data is hard to come by, the state appears to be facing an acute shortage of rental properties. “It’s not that we can’t afford anything,” one family said. “There’s just nothing to pay for.”
Connecting Vermont’s most rural homes to high-speed internet has been a challenge for decades. Christine Hallquist, the incoming executive director of the state’s new community broadband board, hopes to finish the job within seven years.
The state is in legal limbo about how to maintain church-and-state protections while allowing public dollars to flow to private institutions.
It’s too soon to know what the long-term effects of Covid-19-related migration might be. But many families who found their way to Vermont last year say they’re not going anywhere.
Recorded at a live storytelling event, VTDigger’s Katie Jickling and Kevin O’Connor talk about how stories of abuse and injustice can be invisible to communities.
Benjy Renton, who just completed his undergraduate studies, has spent a year and a half earning accolades for his work tracking the pandemic. “It’s been quite nuts,” he said.
Progress has been slow, if it’s been visible at all, according to organizers of last year’s rallies for racial justice.
“It looks like we’re losing a lot of friends,” one recovery coach says of the rise in fatal opioid overdoses during the pandemic.