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    USDA to Announce New Infrastructure Funding for 18 Communities During Randolph Wastewater Facility Grand Opening

    News Release — USDA Aug. 31, 2016 Contact: Pollaidh Major, (802) 828-6080 [email protected] Thursday, Sep. 1 at 1 p.m. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Thursday will announce that 18 communities will receive new water and wastewater funding during a ribbon cutting at the Randolph wastewater facility. The projects, funded through USDA Rural Development’s Water […]

    UVM, Teamsters Reach 3-Year Settlement

    News Release — UVM Aug. 30, 2016 Contact: Enrique Corredera [email protected] 802-656-2005 The University of Vermont has successfully completed negotiations on a 3-year contract with the Chauffeurs, Teamsters, Warehousemen and Helpers Union No. 597. The union represents full-time and regular part-time police officers, service officers, and dispatchers employed by the university. Terms of the new […]

    Kingdom Community Wind Wraps Up Fourth Successful Summer Tour Season

    News Release — Green Mountain Power August 31, 2016 Contact: Dorothy Schnure 802-655-8418 More than 600 people visited the Wind Farm to Learn about Local Energy Generation COLCHESTER, VT… Green Mountain Power has wrapped up its fourth summer of public tours at Kingdom Community Wind in Lowell. Each summer since the project came online, the […]

    VCFA Welcomes New MFA in Writing Program Director Melissa Hammerle

    News Release — VCFA Aug. 30, 2016 Contact: Tim Simard [email protected] 802.828.8804 Montpelier, Vt.—Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) announced today that Melissa Hammerle will become the College’s new MFA in Writing program director. Hammerle is a writer, educator, and administrator with a strong background in higher education and the literary world. “We’re very pleased […]

    Malcolm Severance Publishes First Comprehensive History of University of Vermont Business School, 1899-2015

    News Release — Malcolm Severance Aug. 31, 2016 Contact: Mary Moynihan (802) 951-9600 [email protected] — UVM was 2nd public institution in the U.S to offer degree program in business education; today is recognized as one of the most innovative business schools in the U.S. — — Presentation and book-signing at Phoenix Books in Burlington, Vt. […]

    Secretary of State Jim Condos Addresses Election Cybersecurity

    News Release — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos August 31, 2016 Contact: Liz Ryder 802-828-2148 Montpelier, VT – In light of recent stories about cyberattacks on election databases in Arizona and Illinois, Secretary of State Jim Condos wants voters to be aware of the work he and his office have done to protect Vermont […]

    Gov. Shumlin, Regional Leaders Resolve to Conserve Forests in Face of Climate Change

    News Release — Office of the Governor August 31, 2016 Media Contacts: Susan Allen, Office of the Governor, 802-828-3333 Louis Porter, Vt Fish & Wildlife Commissioner, 802-828-1000 Eve Frankel, The Nature Conservancy, 802-229-4425 MONTPELIER, Vt. – Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin joined four other New England governors and five eastern Canadian premiers to sign a resolution […]

    CCV Sees Record-Breaking Enrollment for Early College Program

    News Release — CCV August 31, 2016 Contact: Janette Shaffer 802-828-0124 [email protected] MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Community College of Vermont (CCV) has accepted 119 high school seniors into its Early College program for the 2016-2017 academic year, a nearly twofold increase over last year. Enrollment in the program has grown steadily since its inception in […]

    Middlesex artist August Burns to paint Gov. Shumlin portrait

    News Release — Gov. Peter Shumlin Aug. 30, 2016 Contact: Susan Allen [email protected] Gov. Peter Shumlin announced that August Burns of Middlesex has been commissioned to paint his official portrait, which will be donated to the State House collection. Vermont has a tradition of displaying the portraits of governors throughout the State House. Working with […]

    Champlain College Named to Princeton Review’s 2017 ‘Best 381 Colleges’

    News Release — Champlain College Aug. 30, 2016 Contact: Stephen Mease [email protected] Students cite “excellent professors, innovative classes,” and “inviting small-classroom environment” BURLINGTON, Vt. (Aug. 30, 2016) – Champlain College was included in the 2017 edition of the Princeton Review’s annual college guide, “The Best 381 Colleges,” published today. Only about 15 percent of America’s […]

    Vermont Community Foundation Announces Funding Available for Brattleboro-Area Projects

    News Release — Vermont Community Foundation August 30, 2016 Contact: Margaret Morris Vermont Community Foundation 802-388-3355 ext. 285 [email protected] Suggested Tweet: #Funding is available for Brattleboro-area projects through @vermontcf – Deadline 10/13 at 5pm – Funding is now available for Brattleboro-area projects and organizations through the Crosby-Gannett Fund and the Dunham-Mason Fund at the […]

    6th Annual Pride Interfaith Service to be Held Sept. 8 in Burlington

    News Release — Vermont Pride Aug. 30, 2016 Contact: Maurice L. Harris Diocesan Communications Minister The Episcopal Church in Vermont 5 Rock Point Road Burlington, VT 05408-2735 Mobile: (513) 704-8385 Email: [email protected] Web: SIXTH ANNNUAL PRIDE INTERFAITH SERVICE TO BE HELD AT THE COLLEGE STREET CONGREGATIONAL CHRUCH, BURLINGTON, VERMONT, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, AT 6:30 […]

    Rutland Regional Medical Center Announces 802Go!5K Run and 802Go! Family Fun

    News Release — Rutland Regional Medical Center August 31, 2016 Media Contact: Gerianne Smart, Manager, Marketing & Public Relations  802.747.1608/cell 802.777.7610 or [email protected] Rutland, Vermont– Rutland Regional Medical Center has combined two events on Saturday, October 1 that are designed to encourage people to enjoy the outdoors and to exercise. The formerly named “Get Fit5K” […]

    Phil Scott Releases General Election Debate Schedule

    News Release — Phil Scott for Governor Tuesday, August 30, 2016 Contact: Ethan Latour (802) 595-3776 Phil Scott will participate in eleven (11) gubernatorial debates Middlesex, Vt. – Phil Scott’s campaign today released a list of the eleven (11) debates Scott will participate in prior to the General Election in 69 days. “Debates are an […]