Rep. Sibilia: Back to School Forum Thursday night

Over the past few weeks I have been talking with parents, teachers, administrators, board members, legislators and officials in the Scott administration about issues arising from operating our schools during the pandemic. The Superintendents, administrators, staff and school boards in the Windham Central Supervisory Union and the Windham Southwest Supervisory Union have been working diligently …

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Rep Sibilia update: August 2, 2020

Tonight I issued a statement regarding illegal graffiti on Route 100 over the weekend. I want to acknowledge and thank the four young women from towns across our district who brought this issue to my attention yesterday morning. But more importantly I want to reassure them, and all of us, that we can easily do …

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Scam Alert from the VT Attorney General’s Office – Grandchild Imposter “Grandparent” Scam

While the grandparent scam has long plagued older Vermonters, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented a new twist that scammers are exploiting. Scammers, posing as the grandchildren of unsuspecting grandparents, call and pretend to be in the hospital, in jail, or stranded overseas and in urgent need of wire transfers, gift cards, or cash. By presenting …

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Rep. Sibilia: updates July 27th

Good evening, Economic Recovery grants are still available for businesses. Last week the Governor announced a mask mandate would be in place starting on August 1st. Even though Vermont's statistics on cases are amongst the lowest in the country, we look to the South and West and see serious outbreaks happening. With no national plan, …

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Rep. Sibilia: July 19th

Good evening and I hope you have been keeping cool and taking in the sunshine! I love this time of year and seeing my garden exploding and spending time outside with TJ on free evenings. I have spent some time today reading about civil rights icon John Lewis who passed away this weekend. What a …

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Vermont Daily Update on Novel Coronavirus – (COVID-19)

July 15, 2020 New information is in bold. This update is available online athealthvermont.gov/covid19 Click the “See the Latest Update” button. Please visit the Vermont Department of Health’s COVID-19 web and data pageshealthvermont.gov/covid19 Investigation of positive antigen test results in Manchester The Health Department continues to respond to reports of positive COVID-19 antigen tests at …

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Rep. Sibilia: July 14th Pop Up Testing Site Opens at Riley Rink

SVHC Opens Pop-Up PCR Testing for COVID-19 BENNINGTON, VT—July 14, 2020—A sudden increase in the number of positive antigen tests for COVID-19 in the Manchester region has prompted Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) to stand up a COVID-19 pop-up site offering PCR tests. In partnership with the Town of Manchester and Riley Rink, the SVHC …

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Southern Vermont positive test results – COVID-19 Transmission and Children

Please keep using masks in public and social distancing, wash your hands and get tested if you think you have been exposed. Manchester Positive Test Results – Update from the Health Department As of 3:00 p.m. today (July 13), the Health Department is aware of 30 positive antigen testing results from testing conducted at Manchester …

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Rep. Sibilia: July 12th update

Good afternoon all Last week featured lots of state announcements and new programs kicking off. You will find information for landlords and tenants, businesses, and on food, schools and the Vermont's Ethics Commission soliciting public input. This was also my first week back working at my year round job at BDCC in person - a …

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Vermont Emergency Economic Recovery Grants Opening Monday, July 6th

Information from the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation Vermont Emergency Economic Recovery Grants Opening Monday, 8:00 a.m. On Friday, June 19, 2020, Governor Scott signed into law Act 115, “An act relating to creating emergency economic recovery grants.” This legislation includes $70 million to issue Emergency Economic Recovery Grants to eligible Vermont businesses and nonprofits that …

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