In a split decision, the Kingdom East School Board voted to repurpose Gilman Middle School and send its students to Lunenburg Elementary School and Concord School.
State officials outlined plans to conduct dozens of vaccination clinics at schools around the state in anticipation of the expected CDC authorization this week to allow children as young as 12 to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Several Northeast Kingdom schools have been selected for a pilot program Vermont is launching to conduct COVID-19 surveillance testing on students.
The last year has been a tough one for all kinds of businesses because of mandatory shutdowns, labor issues, supply line disruptions, and many other problems caused by the pandemic. But from the midst of these challenges, a Northeast Kingdom store sees opportunity.
State officials said features of successful vaccination clinics in the Northeast Kingdom will be adopted for upcoming vaccination clinics around the state.
While overall cases have been dropping, new cases continue to be identified with schools across the region.
The Lunenburg and Gilman Middle School transitioned to remote learning for at least a week following positive COVID-19 cases in the community.
The Vermont Health Department will host a mass vaccination clinic today, April 27, at the Barton Fairgrounds.