In a week’s time, a lot has changed. COVID-19 has sickened more than 482,800 people, according to official counts on Thursday morning. At least 21,896 people have died, and the virus has been detected in at least 171 countries. Nationwide, more than 1,000 deaths have been reported. As of Thu…

How’s everybody doing? I mean, we’re all feeling some strain. Mayor David Allaire has let out more than one tired sigh in our conversations during the past week. A number of sources have used metaphors entirely too colorful to get past my editors to describe what they are dealing with right now.

MONTPELIER — Before Superintendent Libby Bonesteel notified parents, faculty and staff that a member of the Montpelier-Roxbury Public School community had a confirmed case of COVID-19 during the weekend, she reached out to the state Health Department.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the following cancelations have been reported, and it is wise to call ahead when planning to attend any event. Note that Gov. Phil Scott, in declaring a state of emergency, ordered all events involving more than 50 people canceled until April 15. For the latest, …