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    Town of Bennington Offers New Lending Options to Foster Downtown Growth

    News Release — Town of Bennington June 29, 2016 Contact: Michael Harrington Economic and Community Development Director and Communications Liaison Town of Bennington, Vermont 802-447-9710 [email protected] BENNINGTON, VERMONT (June 29, 2016)– In May the Bennington Select Board adopted three new business and residential incentive programs that will directly impact the community’s downtown core. The three […]

    Vermont Foodbank CEO John Sales Appointed to Feeding America Board of Directors

    News Release — Vermont Foodbank June 29, 2016 Contact: Judy Stermer, Vermont Foodbank c. 802-505-0699 Barre, VT—John Sayles, the Vermont Foodbank CEO, has been appointed to a two-year term on the Board of Directors of Feeding America. He currently sits on the Feeding America Policy Engagement and Advocacy Committee which develops national policy direction for […]

    Inaugural Maker Places Conference to be Held in Burlington

    News Release — Hagan Associates June 29, 2016 Contact: Taylor VanDyke Hagan Associates [email protected] 802-863-5956 x211 Burlington, Vt. – The inaugural Maker Places Conference will be held at the Hilton Burlington from Sunday, August 7th to Tuesday, August 9th. The event, hosted by CMF Innovations, will engage and introduce the world of making and makerspaces […]

    2016 Road Pitch Schedule and Prize Package Announced

    News Release — Road Pitch June 29, 2016 Contact: Cairn Cross, FreshTracks Capital 802-923-1500 Shelburne, Vermont…. The third annual FreshTracks Road Pitch, a five day motorcycle tour of Vermont in which a gang of “business bikers” (comprised of investors, entrepreneurs and business advisors) ride around the state and stop in various towns to listen to […]

    Vermont Agency of Agriculture Announces Adjusted Fee Schedule

    News Release — Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets June 29, 2016 Contact: Alison Kosakowski Communications Director Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets 802-272-4547 [email protected] The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets (VAAFM) has announced its adjusted fee schedule, which has been approved by the legislature and will go into effect July […]

    Leahy: Vermont Nets More Than $7 Million For Homeland Security Emergency Management And Preparedness

    News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy June 29, 2016 Contact: Jay Tilton [email protected] (WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016) — U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Wednesday announced that Vermont will receive more than $7 million in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to help Vermont communities with prevention and preparedness. Leahy said: “Enhancing […]

    Leahy, Sanders, Welch Announce $2.1 Million in AmeriCorps Funding for Vermont

    News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation June 29, 2016 Contact: Kirsten Hartman, Communications Director (202) 225-4115 VERMONT – Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT) today announced that Vermont has received $2.1 million in AmeriCorps funding. The grants are from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the […]

    Paul Millman to receive VBSR’s Terry Ehrich Award

    News Release — VBSR June 29, 2016 VBSR Contact: Jane Campbell Executive Director (802) 862-8347 [email protected] Chroma Technology Contact: Kate Guerrina Brand & Advertising Manager (802) 428-2500 [email protected] Paul Millman to be recognized for outstanding dedication to socially responsible business practices BURLINGTON, VT — Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is pleased to announce Paul […]

    Craft Beer Icons Shaun Hill, Anders Kissmeyer and Jan Paul to Discuss ‘Comparative Craft Brewing’ at Sterling College

    News Release — Sterling College June 29, 2016 Media Contact: Christian Feuerstein, Director of Communications, Sterling College 802.586.7711 x164 • [email protected] June 29, 2016 • Craftsbury Common, VT • Three icons of the craft beer world will discuss and compare craft brewing in two northern locations: the Nordic country of Denmark and the Northeast Kingdom […]

    Wells Fargo pays DFR $300,000 in penalties for misguiding client

    News Release — Susan L. Donegan, Commissioner, Department of Financial Regulation June 28, 2016 Contact: Dale Schaft, Information Management Officer, 802-828-4872 Customer complaint spurs investigation MONTPELIER – The State of Vermont will receive $300,000 from Wells Fargo Advisors as the result of a recent investigation conducted by the Department of Financial Regulation. Commissioner Susan L. […]

    Leahy Welcomes Completion Of SEC’s Long-Awaited Proposed Rule On Oil And Mining Transparency

    News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy June 28, 2016 Contact: Jay Tilton [email protected] . . . Rule Implements Leahy-Authored Provision Of Dodd-Frank Reforms WASHINGTON (TUESDAY, June 28, 2016) — U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Tuesday welcomed action by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) late Monday to finalize a rule on a long-delayed extractive industries […]

    Matt Dunne for Governor Releases Second TV Ad

    News Release — Dunne for Governor June 28, 2016 Contact: Jessica Bassett, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-448-0895 Matt Dunne for Governor Releases Second TV Ad: “Right Here in Vermont” White River Junction, VT – Today, Matt Dunne for Governor started airing its second tv ad, “Right Here in Vermont,” focused on Matt’s plans to […]

    Vermont Parks Forever Helps Foster Families Visit State Parks

    News Release — Department for Children and Families June 28, 2016 Contact: Pam Piper, Foster/Kin Care Manager, Family Services Division, Department for Children and Families, (802) 241-0900 Waterbury, VT– Vermont Parks Forever — the nonprofit foundation for Vermont State Parks— has raised $3,000 to purchase state park passes for 100 foster families. The passes give […]

    Gov. Shumlin Appoints Connor Solimano to Student Seat on the Vermont Board of Education

    News Release — Agency of Education June 23, 2016 Contact: Haley Dover Agency of Education – Public Information Officer o) 802-479-1111 e) [email protected] BARRE – Gov. Peter Shumlin announced Tuesday the appointment of Connor Solimano, a student at Rutland High School, to the Vermont Board of Education. Solimano will be a junior at Rutland High […]