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    Guilford home destroyed by explosion; no cause yet determined

    Editor’s note: This article by Robert Audette of the Brattleboro Reformer first appeared July 28, 2016. GUILFORD — Fire safety officials are investigating what has been described as a “massive explosion” early Wednesday morning at a house on Great Blue Heron Drive. “We are working with the Division of Fire Safety and arson investigators to […]

    Hunger Mountain Cooperative Community Fund Grant Applications Now Available

    News Release — Hunger Mountain Coop July 27, 2016 Contact: Kari Bradley, General Manager [email protected], 802.223.8000 x219 (MONTPELIER) Hunger Mountain Co-op is now accepting grant applications in support of local businesses and organizations whose work enriches our central Vermont community and furthers the Co-op’s mission of building a dynamic community of healthy individuals, sustainable local […]

    Green Party’s Jill Stein to Secure Spot on Vermont Presidential Ballot

    News Release — Green Party July 27, 2016 Contact: Isaac Kreisman – Jill Stein Elector PHONE: 207-557-9896 EMAIL: [email protected] Friday, July 29th at 1:30pm supporters of Jill Stein 2016, the presidential candidate for the Green Party, will submit 1,500 certified signatures, as well as necessary consent forms to the Secretary of State’s office at 128 […]

    UVM Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center Achieves Energy Star® Designation

    News Release — UVM Health Network July 27, 2016 Contact: Lori Duff Communications Specialist UVM Health Network – CVMC [email protected] 802-371-4375 Alayna Howard Communications Project Manager Efficiency Vermont [email protected] Berlin, VT – University of Vermont Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) coveted ENERGY STAR certification, which […]

    Lisman Ad Calls Out Phil Scott for Proposed New Mileage Tax

    News Release — Lisman for Vermont July 27, 2016 Media Contact: Shawn Shouldice, 802-279-0092 As hardworking, over-taxed Vermonters are driving to and from work, starting tomorrow many will hear a radio ad from Bruce Lisman about Phil Scott’s call for a new mileage tax. Scott called for a mileage tax during a July 19 Vermont […]

    Making Flood Resiliency a Reality in the South Lake Champlain Region

    News Release — Poultney Mettowee Conservation District and the Rutland Regional Planning Commission July 21, 2016 Contact: Hilary Solomon, PMNRCD (802) 287-8339 [email protected] Elysa Smigielski RRPC (802)779-4454 [email protected] Five Years after Tropical Storm Irene: Making Flood Resiliency a Reality in the South Lake Champlain Region As part of the South Lake Champlain Partnership, the Poultney […]

    Yankee Farm Credit and CoBank Donate $10,000 to Green Mountain Farm to School

    News Release — Yankee Farm Credit July 15, 2016 Contact: Erika Quick 802-879-4700 [email protected] Derby, Vermont (July 15, 2016) – Green Mountain Farm to School recently received $10,000 from Yankee Farm Credit and CoBank, two cooperative lending institutions in the Farm Credit System. Katherine Sims, Founder and Executive Director received the donations from Bryan Davis, […]

    USDA Reminds Vermont Producers of Aug. 1 Deadline to Enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs

    News Release — U.S. Department of Agriculture July 26, 2016 Contact: Julie Jacque (802) 254-9766 Colchester, VT, July 26, 2016 — U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Vermont Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Robert Paquin reminds farmers and ranchers that they have until Aug. 1 to enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and/or Price Loss […]

    Lamar Carter, of Brattleboro, Sentenced To 60 Months’ Imprisonment For Heroin and Crack Cocaine Trafficking

    News Release — U.S. Department of Justice, United States Attorney, District of Vermont July 26, 2016 Contact: Tim J. Atkinson [email protected] The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that, on July 26, 2016, Lamar Carter, a.k.a. “Bando” and “Boogie,” age 25, of Brattleboro, Vermont, was sentenced to 60 months […]

    Janet McLaughlin Named as New Executive Director of Vermont Birth to Five

    News Release — Permanent Fund for Vermont’s Children July 26, 2016 Contact: Seth F. Hibbert, 802.858.5459 or [email protected] Burlington, Vermont—The Permanent Fund for Vermont’s Children is thrilled to announce the hiring of Janet McLaughlin as the new executive director of its Vermont Birth to Five initiative. McLaughlin will assume her role August 16. McLaughlin is […]

    Chester Man Sentenced for Sexual Exploitation of a Child and Possession of Child Pornography

    News Release — Office of the Attorney General July 26, 2016 Contact: Ultan Doyle Assistant Attorney General (802) 828-5585 Shawn Ellison of Chester, Vermont was sentenced on July 25, 2016 in Vermont Superior Court, Windsor Criminal Division after pleading guilty to three felony counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Child and One felony count of […]

    Grassley, Leahy Press Federal Investigators on Breach of Democratic National Committee

    News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Contact: Jay Tilton [email protected] WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ranking Democrat Patrick Leahy are seeking more information on the government’s response to cyberattacks targeting American political organizations. The inquiry follows a reported data breach at the Democratic National Committee and the […]

    Matt Dunne for Governor Releases Fourth TV Ad: ‘Conscience’

    News Release — Matt Dunne for Governor July 27, 2016 Contact: Jessica Bassett, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-448-0895 White River Junction, VT – Today, Matt Dunne for Governor started airing its fourth tv ad, “Conscience.” The ad highlights Vermont’s role as the conscience of the nation, a role that is more important today than […]

    Tesla Powerwalls Keep Lights on for GMP Customers During Recent Storm

    News Release — Green Mountain Power July 27, 2016 Contact: Kristin Carlson, Green Mountain Power 1-802-229-8200 [email protected] Battery Powers Homes and Increases System Resiliency Colchester, Vt. – Green Mountain Power’s first customers with Tesla Powerwall Battery got to test the system’s capabilities during recent storms. The cutting edge battery storage technology was used during this […]