From the News & Citizen, November 19, 2020

Winter weather — and temperatures well below freezing — have arrived in Lamoille County, but homeless people in the area are still waiting for the local shelter to open.

The Lamoille Community House, Hyde Park’s homeless shelter, was scheduled to open for the season Sunday, Nov. 15, but staff is still working with local zoning officials and state leaders to allow the shelter to remain open 24 hours a day.

Since opening, the Lamoille Community House has only been open to those in need for overnight stays. People were required to go elsewhere during the day.

That’s not acceptable during COVID-19, according to Kim Anetsberger, the executive director of the Lamoille Community House. Click here to continue reading on News & Citizen.