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    Operation road safety without borders starts Friday

    News release — Dept. of Public Safety April 17, 2014 ST. ALBANS – On Friday April 18, 2014, the Sûreté du Québec (Quebec Provincial Police), Vermont State Police, New York State Police, New Hampshire State Police, and Maine State Police; along with the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles and US Customs and Border Patrol will […]

    YATST spotlighted at international education conference

    News Release — Youth and Adults Transforming Schools Together April 17, 2014 MONTPELIER – Vermont’s effort to elevate student involvement in learning and school decision-making was featured at the recent American Education Research Association (AERA) annual meeting in Philadelphia. Dr. Helen Beattie of East Hardwick, Director of UP for Learning, co-presented on a panel entitled, […]

    Campaign for Vermont or Campaign for ALEC?

    News Release — Vermont Democratic Party April 17, 2014 Contact: Ben Sarle, Director of Communications & Outreach 802-373-0173 bsarle@vtdemocrats.org MONTPELIER – The Campaign for Vermont showed its true colors this week by promoting a bogus report by an extreme right-wing group funded by the Koch Brothers, raising serious questions about who is influencing CFV’s policy […]

    Sterling College presents ‘Daughter of Venus’ by Howard Zinn

    Sterling College students and staff will be presenting a staged reading of Howard Zinn’s play “Daughter of Venus.” It will be held at the Art House in Craftsbury Common on Saturday, April 26. Doors open at 7 p.m.

    YATST spotlighted at international education conference

    Vermont’s effort to elevate student involvement in learning and school decision-making was featured at the recent American Education Research Association (AERA) annual meeting in Philadelphia. Dr. Helen Beattie of East Hardwick, Director of UP for Learning, co-presented on a panel entitled, The Roles of Student Voice, Participation and Youth-Adult Partnership in Promoting Student Development.

    Earth Day speaker panel

    A panel of renowned speakers include several UVM professors and leaders from Greenpeace, 350VT, Rising Tides Vermont and VPIRG, will speak at an Earth Day event at UVM.

    Norwich University names speaker for 2014 Joint Commissioning Ceremony

    Norwich University’s graduating future officers will hear remarks from one of their own at this spring’s joint services commissioning ceremony. Lt. Gen. Bruce A. Litchfield ’81, Commander of the Air Force Sustainment Center, returns to the Hill as the speaker for the ceremony, held Sunday, May 11.

    Brattleboro Museum & Art Center offers ‘flowery’ events for spring

    News Release — Brattleboro Museum & Art Center April 14, 2014 Contact: Judith Bellamy judith@brattleboromuseum.org 802-254-2771 BRATTLEBORO, VT — Orchids, wildflowers, bumblebees, botanical illustration, and a garden tour are the subjects of upcoming events offered by the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC) between April 24 and June 7, 2014. The programs complement BMAC’s spring […]

    Melville scholar Andrew Delbanco to speak at Marlboro College Commencement

    Marlboro College is pleased to announce their 67th graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 18, with acclaimed Columbia University professor Andrew Delbanco addressing graduates from the class of 2014.

    Vermont Humanities Council event: Peter Gilbert discusses Frost poems

    Peter Gilbert, the Vermont Humanities Council’s executive director, will lead a discussion of a trio of Robert Frost’s spring poems at the Dorset Inn on Sunday, April 27 at 3:00 pm.

    Sterling College presents ‘Daughter of Venus,’ by Howard Zinn

    News Release — Sterling College April 17, 2014 CRAFTSBURY COMMON — Sterling College students and staff will be presenting a staged reading of Howard Zinn’s play “Daughter of Venus.” It will be held at the Art House in Craftsbury Common on Saturday, April 26. Doors open at 7 p.m. “Daughter of Venus” was first published […]

    Forest Service to use prescribed fire to improve wildlife habitat

    News Release — Green Mountain National Forest April 17, 2014 RUTLAND – Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) officials announced today that they, in partnership with local fire departments, are planning to use prescribed fire to treat approximately 300 to 400 acres of the more than 400,000-acre national forest. The Forest Service says that it will […]

    Working Lands Enterprise Board announces $300,000 in grants

    The Working Lands Enterprise Board announces this year’s grant recipients from its “Enterprise Investment” area awarding just under $300,000 of $1.2 million available to 19 grantees in 11 counties of the state representing the agriculture, forestry and forest products sectors, (3 forestry projects and 16 agriculture projects), leveraging over $350,000 in matching funds.

    VPA announces the 2015 Principals of the Year

    The Vermont Principals’ Association will honor seven distinguished educational leaders at the VPA Leadership Academy awards banquet on August 5th at Killington’s Grand Hotel.

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