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Celebrate National American Beer Day with these five Burlington b...

Refreshing summer beers have moved aside for heartier brews to get you through the cooler fall months and into the chilly winter season

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3 women found locked in room during Rutl...

Human trafficking "happens in places we least expect it," said Vermont Lt. Governor Molly Gray, an attorney who has prior experience working with the U.S government on human trafficking cases.

Welch calls on Horizon Organic to recons...

Horizon Organic, a subsidiary of Danone, cut off Vermont's organic dairies in August. Rep. Peter Welch is asking the company to reconsider.

Jake Burton alive and bristling in 'Dear Rider' documentary

People who know the sport — really know it — will tell you that the best snowboarding movies are those that never let you get too comfortable.

Anti-trafficking groups raise concern ov...

Former prosecutors and victims of trafficking say a proposed measure to allow prostitution in Burlington would fuel an uptick in human trafficking.

Burlington, Vermont expected to close ho...

The city of Burlington is expected to close a south-end homeless encampment on Tuesday as officials work to find new

High school roundup: Tompkins' hat trick sends Millbrook girls so...

Millbrook advances to the Section 9 girls soccer final for another showdown with Seward, plus other Section 1 and 9 soccer and swimming highlights.

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Vermont Arts Council and Vermont Humanit...

To offset the Covid-19 pandemic’s continuing economic fallout, the Vermont Arts Council and Vermont Humanities have awarded $1.16 million in recovery funding to 144 Vermont arts and humanities organizations through a collaborative program.

Bennington’s first in-person job fair du...

Jobseekers said they wanted good pay and benefits as Vermont officials reported a 7% decline in the state’s workforce.

Saints capitalize on Seahawks’ mistakes for 13-10 win

Brian Johnson kicked a 33-yard field goal with 1:56 remaining in his NFL debut, and the New Orleans Saints capitalized on a series of Seattle mistakes for a 13-10 win over the

We picked the best current men's college...

The men's college basketball season is quickly approaching and like we've done in years past at, I've gone through every available roster for the upcoming season to pick out who will be the best player for each jersey number.

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2021 Vermont high school boys soccer pla...

To gain a clearer view of what's ahead, here's my Varsity Insider high school boys soccer tournament predictions and primer. Enjoy! ► What to know: It might be a cliche, but No. 1 Essex (12-0-2) is a team built on the sum of its parts.

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State Articles
Vermont Visionaries: Vermont Nut Free Ch...

Halloween can be a very scary time for parents whose children have peanut or tree nut allergies. Mark and Gail Elvidge can relate; their son, Tanner, has a peanut allergy. That's what inspired them to create Vermont Nut Free Chocolates in 1998.

MiVT: Vermont Vinegars

A Monkton woman has carved out a niche producing Made in Vermont vinegars and dressings. Vinegars, marinades, reductions, and more... Vermont Vinegars owner Debra Boyer worked for a long time as a financial consultant.

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Vermont musician Noah Kahan ready to pla...

Musician who spent much of youth in Strafford to play for big crowds Friday, Saturday, Sunday at Higher Ground; touring with new album, 'I Was/I Am'

State leaders, medical professionals pus...

Speakers said nurses and school staff are burnt out, families are anxious about a rise in cases at schools, and that homeless Vermonters are once again at the greatest risk.

Vermont reports 140 new Covid cases Monday, updates breakthrough ...

The state now ranks 17th in the nation for its recent Covid-19 case rate and sixth in the nation for its 14-day change in cases.

National News
Vermont City Marathon: The top finishers...

Over 1,300 runners braved cold temperatures Sunday morning to compete in the half-marathon or relay in Burlington.

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Why Puerto Rico Is the Most Vaccinated P...

The island has fully vaccinated more than 2.3 million residents, amounting to just over 73 percent of its population, according to the CDC.

Redistricting panel goes all in on single-member Vermont House di...

The board voted 4-3 to approve a draft map for the Vermont House of Representatives with 150 single-member districts, removing the 46 two-member House districts currently in place.

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New mural spotlights experience of blind...

A unique mural in Burlington, Vermont, aims to get people thinking about how some of their neighbors navigate the city. "You really don't know about disabilities until you engage with someone who has one,

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Vermont Law School can hide murals some ...

A federal judge has ruled that Vermont Law School can conceal two large murals that some members of the school community find racially offensive. The Valley News reports the judge granted the school’s request to dismiss a lawsuit by the artist,

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Democrats drive toward a scaled back $1.75 trillion spending agre...

How they finesse hearing and vision, given independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has practically made it a redline, is hugely important in this moment. White House officials thought they’d ...

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This junior golfer celebrating a putt si...

Kevin Na was certainly not the first (nor the last) golfer to walk in a putt, but he has turned the celebration into an art form. Only in his wildest dream, though, could he pull off what one junior golfer pulled off during an event last week.

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National Articles
Review: 'Dune' Is A Sci-Fi All-Star. Her...

Denis Villeneuve's desert sci-fi, "Dune," isn't just another "Star Wars" knockoff. The beautiful, moving epic deserves to be seen.

Truly Launching Holiday Seltzer Pack

The party includes holiday flavors including cranberry, pomegranate and spiced apples.

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Pet Safety Tips to Keep in Mind This Halloween

There are a few simple steps you can take to make sure this Halloween is as safe and comfortable as possible for your four-legged companions.

Coors Is Launching Its Own Whiskey

Molson Coors Beverage Company, best known for serving beers, will release a new whiskey called Five Trail Blended American Whiskey this December. This move of making whiskey trends with other beverage companies exploring alcoholic drinks outside their norm.

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7 Ways to Celebrate Pumpkins on National...

From pumpkin-carving parties to festive pumpkin garb, here are seven ways to celebrate National Pumpkin Day, October 26.

Did You Know That Books Used to Be Bound in Human Skin?

Megan Rosenbloom, a rare books specialist and librarian at UCLA, published "Dark Archives," a book about the history and science of human-skin-bound books.

Local Culture
Vintage Halloween Costumes That Will Hau...

People of the past brought their creepy A-game to Halloween. From looking at these nightmare-inducing photos, one thing's for sure: our ancestors were obsessed with huge heads, pillowcases, and general creepiness.

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Hockey Player Evander Kane Banned for 21...

San Jose Sharks hockey player Evander Kane was suspended without pay this week for 21 games for submitting a fake COVID-19 vaccination card, violating the NHL's vaccination requirements.

4 Last-Minute Beauty Makeup Looks for Halloween

We love Halloween here at Our Community Now, and so we decided to put our makeup skills to the test and create four different Halloween looks that will get you in the spooky spirit.

The Difference Between Halloween and Día...

The Day of the Dead (aka Día de los Muertos) is often confused with or encompassed in Halloween, however, it's a completely different and unique holiday.

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Queen Elizabeth II spent night in hospit...

Britain's domestic Press Association news agency said the trip to hospital had been kept under wraps because it was expected to be a short stay, and also to protect the 95-year-old monarch's privacy

'Bosom Buddies,' 'Newhart' Actor Peter Scolari Has Died

A prolific television and stage actor, Peter Scolari died early this morning following a two-year battle with cancer. He was 66.

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