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    VEIC announces free pilot program for Vermont businesses to green their fleet

    *+-News Release — Vermont Energy Investment Corp. May 26, 2015 Contact: Alayna Howard Vermont Energy Investment Corporation 802-540-7656 [email protected] May 26, 2015, Burlington, VT – Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) is launching an innovative program to provide technical and financial assistance for businesses to convert their fleet to electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles. VEIC […]

    Shems and Saudek join Diamond & Robinson

    *+-News Release — Diamond & Robinson, P.C. May 26, 2015 Contact: Joshua Diamond 802-223-6166 [email protected] The law firm of Diamond and Robinson significantly expanded its utility, energy and environmental practice areas by adding attorneys Richard H. Saudek, former Chair of the Public Service Board, and Ronald A. Shems, former Chair of the Natural Resources Board. […]

    Welch reintroduces the ‘Stop Deducting Damages Act’

    *+-News Release — Rep. Peter Welch May 22, 2015 Contact: Coleman Gay 202.225.4115 As Wall Street banks plead guilty to criminal violations, Welch and Gutiérrez reintroduce the “Stop Deducting Damages Act” For first time in two decades major financial institutions admit to criminal acts, agree to pay more than $5 billion in penalties…but will they […]

    Voices Against Violence hosts Rally for Justice

    *+-News Release — Voices Against Violence May 21, 2015 Contact: Kristin Lukens, Director Tel. 802.524.8538 Email: [email protected] Franklin County Speaks Out to Support Equality and Change Voices Against Violence collaborates with community members to create and host, “Franklin County Rally for Justice.” The event occurs on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Taylor Park in downtown […]

    Champlain Cable Corp. receives Deane C. Davis Outstanding Business of the Year Award

    *+-News Release — Vermont Business Magazine May 21, 2015 Media Contacts: John Boutin Vermont Business Magazine 802-863-8038 Ellen Dube Vermont Chamber of Commerce 802-262-0138 Burlington, VT (May 21, 2015) – Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce today announced Champlain Cable Corporation as the winner of the prestigious and highly anticipated Deane C. […]

    Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center seeks community input for local health programs

    *+-News Release — Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center May 21, 2015 Contact: Amber Cutler (802) 674-7327 [email protected] Surveys to be collected through June: local participation needed WINDSOR, VT – A good hospital offers services and programs that are valuable and meaningful to the population it serves. To learn more about the health concerns and […]

    Rutland man wins GMP-Zetterstrom Environmental Award

    *+-News Release — Green Mountain Power May 22, 2015 Contact: Steve Costello (802) 793-4031 Rutland, VT…A Rutland man who has devoted four decades to protecting birds and the environment was presented the GMP-Zetterstrom Environmental Award today. Roy Pilcher, who founded Rutland County Audubon and has served as president and in other lead roles for more […]

    Sanders’ statement on Senate vote on trade bill

    *+-News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders May 21, 2015 Contact: Michael Briggs (202) 224-5141 WASHINGTON, May 21 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement today after the Senate voted to advance a bill that would grant President Barack Obama accelerated power to complete a massive trade accord with 11 other Pacific Rim nations: […]

    VBSR announces interim manager and E.D. search

    *+-News Release — VBSR May 21, 2014 Media Contact: Russ Elek (440) 812-7082 [email protected] -Applications being accepted for organization’s 5th executive director- Burlington, VT – The search is on! Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is seeking a new Executive Director. The organization is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, inspired and experienced manager to fill the […]

    AG warns: It is not the IRS calling

    *+-News Release — Office of the Attorney General May 20, 2015 Contact: Janet Murnane Consumer Assistance Program (802) 656-3183 The Vermont Attorney General’s Office is warning that thousands of Vermont consumers continue to report receipt of threatening recorded (robocall) phone calls from persons identifying themselves as IRS agents and threatening legal action if an alleged […]

    Leahy & Grassley introduce bipartisan legislation to encourage humanitarian work of American innovators

    *+-News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy May 20, 2015 Contact: Jay Tilton [email protected] WASHINGTON (Wednesday, May 20, 2015) – Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on Wednesday introduced bipartisan legislation to encourage and reward the use of patented technology to address humanitarian needs. The bipartisan introduction comes as the Judiciary Committee is poised […]

    Working Lands Enterprise Initiative announces over $1 million in grants

    *+-News Release — Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets May 19, 2015 Contact: Noelle Sevoian Agricultural Development Coordinator Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation Phone: 802-585-9072 Agency of Commerce & Community Development Website: Vermontworkinglands.com Email: [email protected] Grants awarded to 36 Vermont Businesses and Service Providers Today, the Working Lands […]

    Farm and Food student leaders to arrive in Vermont for whirlwind study tour

    *+-News Release — Vermont Council on Rural Development May 22, 2015 Contact: Paul Costello, Vermont Council on Rural Development; [email protected], 802.223.6091, VermontFoodEducation.org   Leaders from across the nation who are studying how communities source, grow, process, purchase, and contemplate food will soon arrive in the Green Mountain State for the inaugural three-week Vermont Food Systems […]

    Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule

    *+-News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger May 22, 2015 Contact: Mike Kanarick 802.735.7962 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for May 24 – 30, 2015: Sunday, May 24 8:00 am People’s United Bank Vermont City Marathon & Relay – Battery Park – Mayor to sound race horn and run 1st leg of relay Monday, May […]

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