Porter Hospital ramps up for serious cases as virus spreads

PORTER MEDICAL CENTER has three acute care beds ready for the worst COVID-19 patients and the capability to get help from its parent organization, UVM Health Network. A sign at the entrance to the Middlebury campus directs those with an appointment where to get virus testing. Independent photo/Steve James

*Update: According to the Vermont Health Department website, there are now three confirmed cases i

Middlebury College journalists double down

THE SENIOR EDITORSHIP team of the Middlebury College Campus newspaper gathered for one final photo together during its coronavirus meeting before dispersing to points near and far. Photo courtesy of Benji Renton

MIDDLEBURY — In the days following the March 10 announcement that Middlebury College, in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, would temporarily suspend in-person classes and send most students

Homeless shelters adapt to COVID-19 rules

ROBBIE MILLER, KITCHEN manager of Charter House Coalition’s warming shelter at 27 North Pleasant St. in Middlebury, chats with two guests on Thursday. Shelters in Middlebury and Vergennes are changing protocols to continue to help the homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic. Independent photo Steve James

UPDATE: The Charter House warming shelter has closed. Click here to read the story.


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