Of the 2,000 Vermonters tested for COVID-19, a dozen test positive in Addison County

Dr. Amanda Young, left, confers with Porter Plant Operations staff during the installation of a new tent in the parking lot adjacent to the Porter Hospital Emergency Department on Wednesday.

UPDATE: On Friday afternoon, the Department of Health announced that the number of COVID-19 cases in Addison County now totaled 13.

Local businesses are making hand sanitizer for Porter Hospital

PORTER MEDICAL CENTER Director of Environment Services Carol Aines stands next to the first barrel of locally made hand-sanitizer. Three businesses in Middlebury’s industrial park are providing the resources to make sure the county’s hospital has enough hand sanitizer. Photo courtesy of Porter Medical Center

MIDDLEBURY — What do you do when a global pandemic tightens the market for your product so much that it forces you to pare back on manufacturing?

North Branch kids keep their daily routines

NORTH BRANCH SCHOOL seventh-grader Finn Myers communicates with his science teacher, Rose McVay (onscreen), and his classmates (in video boxes at the bottom of the screen), from his Middlebury home Friday morning. North Branch suspended on-campus classes March 12. Students and teachers are staying connected to one another, visually, by using Google Hangouts and Zoom. Photo by Caitlin Myers

RIPTON — The North Branch School may have suspended on-campus classes for a while, but its 28 students, now learning from home, still observe a daily school routine that connects them to their teac


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