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Help wanted. In northern New Hampshire’s vacationland, seasonal employers are facing a manpower shortage. Read more
The Lancaster Fair Grounds hosted a single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinic on Friday and everyone had their own reason for getting a jab. Read more
While the state is in the final push to reach the remaining vaccination goal to lift COVID-19 restrictions, the Northeast Kingdom continues to lag the state average, potentially leaving it more vulnerable to future cases with easing restrictions. Read more
Keri Clement, right, and Renna Clement protest vaccinations in Lancaster, down the road from a vaccine clinic at the Lancaster Fair Grounds, on Friday, May 21, 2021. (Photo by Paul Hayes) Read more
Fearing access limitations for people choosing to not get vaccinated, a Northeast Kingdom lawmaker is seeking to prevent any effort to require a “COVID-19 passport.” Read more
ST JOHNSBURY — Now that the COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for children age 12 and up, parents around the country are asking “should I get my kids vaccinated?” Physicians with children at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital are asking too, according to a report from NVRH. Read more
As part of Emergency Services Week, local public safety and rescue workers are holding a “touch-a-truck” event and offering the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the Norris Cotton Cancer parking lot in St. Johnsbury on Sunday. Read more
NEWPORT CITY — The COVID-19 pandemic did not cause enough deaths to warrant a “dictatorial” mask mandate last year under a flawed emergency law that is unconstitutional, says the attorney representing businessman Andre Desautels. Read more
The public health and economic toll the coronavirus pandemic caused are well documented. Perhaps less understood are the social impacts. According to a report from Pew Research Center, young adults in the United States were more likely to be living with at least one parent in July 2020 than at any time since the Great […] Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined … Read more
Governor Phil Scott on Thursday afternoon directed schools to remain dismissed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Read more
National & World News
It was quite a year and Associated Press photographers were often on the front lines to capture the most historic and iconic moments. Here’s a collection of some of those moments. Read more