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A Taste of Home: Nonprofits Deliver Culturally-Appropriate Food to Afghan Refugees

Feeding Chittenden and the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants are providing groceries to new arrivals to Vermont from Afghanistan


How Vermont Housing scams have risen over the past few years

Housing scams in Vermont doubled during pandemic


Burlington to Build 'Shelter Pods' for Homeless, Review Encampment Policy

The City of Burlington will use federal coronavirus relief funds to build a community of "shelter pods" for unhoused residents. The nearly $3 million plan, which won unanimous support from Burlington city councilors Monday night, also calls for hiring a new city staffer to help end chronic homelessness.


CVOEO food program going online

Published in Addison County Independent


Wheels for Warmth back for 16th year

With more than 4,000 used tires between two locations (Middlesex and Mendon), Vermonters were given the chance to buy as many tires as they needed at discounted prices.


Sears Lane encampment stories

There has been a lot of media activity around the Sears Lane encampment situation. Here is a list of stories published in our local media


Local warming shelter sees guest intake nearly triple since last winter

Frigid temperatures and the ongoing pandemic to blame