Vermont scored above the national average in five of six categories of a new National Health Security Preparedness Index that measures a state’s ability to protect public health in the event of epidemics, foodborne disease outbreaks, terrorism and other emergencies.
The Ethan Allen Institute (EAI) and the Public Assets Institute (PAI) will face off this winter in a series of three debates on the proper role of government in education.
FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications across 17 states, has made more than $150,000 in community contributions to organizations all across the Green Mountain State this year.
Many Cities and towns in Vermont and New England will learn more about Burlington Vermont’s community economic policies and programs established over the last 30 years in two events held next week hosted by the New England Municipal Sustainability Network and Vermont Community Development Association.
To help keep Vermont highways safe, the Vermont State Police participated in the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign; as well as Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) over the holiday from November 27 through December 1, 2013.
News Release — Vermont Natural Resources Council/Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network Dec. 3, 2013 MONTPELIER — The transformational shift away from dirty, finite fossil fuels will not be easy. Thankfully, more and more Vermonters are rolling up their sleeves and taking action. But far more needs to be done, and broad public support for […]
News Release — Vermont Gas Dec. 4, 2013 SOUTH BURLINGTON – Vermont Gas is experiencing record customer growth based on heating costs that are about 50 percent lower than fuel oil or propane, award-winning energy efficiency programs, and reduced carbon emissions. 2013 was another strong year of growth for Vermont’s only natural gas utility. This […]
News Release — Upper Valley Services-Moretown Nov. 22, 2013 MORETOWN — TASH, a nonprofit advocate for inclusion and the human rights of people with significant disabilities, will recognize Andreas Yuan and Jason Guymon, both of Hinesburg, for their remarkable and supportive relationship. The two will be traveling to Chicago, Ill. to attend this year’s National […]
With the support of Newport Mayor Paul Monette, Newport City Council and developer Bill Stenger, Newport is poised to become Vermont’s first city to join AARP’s nationwide Network of Age Friendly Cities.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will host a meeting on Wednesday of community health center leaders from throughout Vermont.
FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications in northern New England, has expanded broadband to more than 85 homes and businesses in Shaftsbury.
The board of directors of Renewable Energy Vermont has elected Thomas Hughes to serve as the new chair. Hughes is the CEO of Sunward Systems, a solar hot water equipment distributor located in Shelburne.
The Ethan Allen Institute is proud to release our 2013 Book of Legislator Roll Call Profiles, a detailed, individual look at how each of Vermont’s 150 state representatives and 30 state senators voted on the most critical issues of the 2013 legislative session.
Amidst a growing chorus of opponents, a group of University of Vermont students called on the Vermont Public Service Board to side with the state’s largest environmental groups and a majority of public comments and deny a Certificate of Public Good for the proposed fracked gas pipeline through Addison County.