COTS opens Winter Warming Shelter

News Release — COTSO Monday, Nov. 30, 2015 Contact: Becky Holt (802) 864-7402, Ext. 204 [email protected] Low-barrier seasonal shelter to operate through March BURLINGTON, VT – The Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS), in partnership with the Vermont Agency of Human Services and other local groups, opened a 40-bed Winter Warming Shelter on Nov. 3 in […]

Vermont Federal Credit Union raises over $25,000 for United Way

News Release — Vermont Federal Credit Union Nov. 25, 2015 Contact: Lori Crowley V.P. of Marketing Vermont Federal Credit Union (802) 658-0225 x 1312 [email protected] Burlington, VT – Bernie Isabelle, President and CEO of Vermont Federal Credit Union, is pleased to announce the Credit Union has raised $25,420 for United Way. During the month of […]

Rural Vermont will host citizen activist workshop in Brattleboro

News Release — Rural Vermont November 25, 2015 Contact: Andrew Bahrenburg, [email protected]; 802-223-7222 The workshop, entitled “Stand Up & Speak Out: Practical Skills for Effective Citizen Activism,” is the final installment of a six-part series hosted by Rural Vermont Montpelier, VT – Rural Vermont will host an informative and interactive workshop designed to provide participants […]

Vermont Guardsman becomes nation’s first female combat engineer

News Release — Vermont National Guard Nov. 25, 2015 Contact: POC: MAJ Chris Gookin (802) 338-3324 BB: (802) 338-0929 Camp Johnson, Colchester VT – Specialist Skylar Anderson, a member of the Vermont Army National Guard, became the first female Solider in the nation to be awarded the 12B Military Occupation Specialty (MOS) code as a […]

UVM’s clinical research bring new treatment to Parkinson’s disease patients

News Release — UVM College of Medicine November 23, 2015 Contact: Jennifer Nachbur (802) 656-7875 In 2009, Parkinson’s disease patient Cassandra Blanchard would walk her youngest daughter to the school bus stop near her house in Randolph, Vt., and then find herself unable to get back home, because her medication had worn off. “I had […]

Green Mountain Care Board public meetings in December

News Release — Green Mountain Care Board November 24, 2015 Contact: Jaime Fisher 802-828-2130 Montpelier, VT – The Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) will hold the following public meetings in December:  Thursday, December 3: Rate Review Forum (1-2pm)  The Green Mountain Care Board will hold a Rate Review Listening Forum from 1 pm […]

Vermont attorney general warns of ongoing credit card fraud

News Release — Office of the Attorney General Nov. 24, 2015 Contact: Ryan Kriger Assistant Attorney General (802) 828-3170 As we head into the holiday buying season, Attorney General Sorrell reminds consumers to take steps to protect themselves from being the victims of credit card theft and fraud. Data security breaches and credit card fraud […]

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule

News Release — Gov. Peter Shumlin Nov. 27, 2015 Contact: Scott Coriell [email protected] Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule Monday, November 30 12:30 p.m. Annual Christmas Tree Cutting Isham Family Farm, 3515 Oak Hill Rd, Williston Tuesday, December 1 12:00 p.m. Press Conference on New Opioid Treatment Program for Vermont Fifth Floor Conference Room, Pavilion […]

White River Junction VA Medical Center director taking over Phoenix VA Health Care System

News Release — White River Junction VA Medical Center November 23, 2015 Contact: Kenneth Webbley [email protected] WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Ms. Deborah Amdur, Director White River Junction VA Medical Center is now assigned to lead the Phoenix, VA Health Care System effective December 13, 2015. During her time as Director, WRJ VA Medical Center, Ms. […]

Meet UVM’s COP21 Team

News Release — UVM Nov. 24, 2015 Contact: Joshua Brown, [email protected], (802) 656-3039 World leaders, scholars and activists will gather in Paris this month for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP21. This year, the annual gathering aims to establish, for the first time in more than 20 years of UN negotiations, a binding, international […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule

News Release — Office of Mayor Miro Weinberger Nov. 28, 2015 Contact: Jennifer Kaulius 802.324.2505 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for November 30 – December 4, 2015: Monday, November 30 5:00 pm Board of Finance Meeting – Conference Room 12, City Hall 7:00 pm Champlain Parkway Community Update – Champlain Elementary School, 800 Pine […]

Three join Adam Hergenrother Team at KW Vermont

News Release — KW Vermont Nov. 25, 2015 Contact: Hallie Warner Chief of Staff Hergenrother Enterprises 802.488.3439 (COLCHESTER, VERMONT November 25, 2015) — Alison Livengood, Justin Miller, and Amanda Bell have joined The Adam Hergenrother Team at KW Vermont. The Adam Hergenrother Team is headquartered in Colchester, VT and is comprised of the top […]

Barre Antiques Cooperative to open Old Town Antiques Consignment Center on Friday

News Release — Old Town Hall Consignment Center Nov. 25, 2015 Contact: Jamie Proctor-Brassard [email protected] A friendly reminder regarding The Old Town Hall Consignment Center’s opening on Friday, November 27th. Have a happy Thanksgiving! An “Antique Twist” on Holiday Shopping – Revitalizing Barre’s Historic Downtown On Black Friday, November 27th, The Barre Antiques Cooperative will […]

Burlington School food project receives $100,000 USDA grant

News Release — Burlington Schools November 24, 2015 Media Contact: Doug Davis Burlington School Food Project Director (802) 864-­8416 [email protected] Burlington, Vermont – The Burlington School Food Project (BSFP) is pleased to announce that they are one of 74 projects spanning 39 states receiving support this year through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) […]

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