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    Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule

    News Release — Governor’s Office April 17, 2015 Sunday, April 19 12:00 p.m.: Luncheon to Kick Off Governor’s Youth Turkey Hunt, Waterbury Fish & Game, 5365 Waterbury/Stowe Road, Waterbury Monday, April 20 8:00 a.m.: Address White River Valley Chamber of Commerce, Gifford Medical Center, 44 South Main Street, Randolph Tuesday, April 21 7:10 a.m.: Charlie, […]

    Sterling College Opens Its Doors to the Community for Spring Celebrations

    News Release — Sterling College April 16, 2015 Contact: Christian Feuerstein Director of Communications [email protected] 802-586-7711 x164   CRAFTSBURY COMMON — This April, Sterling College will be welcoming the community to events on its campus. The first event is the 38th Annual Wood and Art Show. The show is on Friday, April 24th, 2015. The show is the […]

    Norwich to host filmmaker Ben Kalina for climate change documentary screening and panel

    News Release — Norwich University April 15, 2015 Contact: Daphne Larkin 802-485-2886 or 595-3613(m) Follow us on Twitter @NorwichNews [email protected]   NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University will host documentary filmmaker Ben Kalina and screen his 2014 Sundance Film Festival winning documentary on climate change and coastal communities, “Shored Up: When Human Nature and the Force […]

    Sterling College Student Brandon Erny Wins Young Investigator Scholarship

    News Release — Sterling College April 15, 2015 Contact: Christian Feuerstein Director of Communications [email protected] 802-586-7711 x164 Investigation Into Biochar Nets a $2500 Research Award CRAFTSBURY COMMON — Sophomore Brandon Erny has been selected by the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF) to receive the Young Investigator Scholarship, a $2500 research award established to recognize an outstanding full-time […]

    UVM faculty anchor unusual poetry/music event

    News Release — University of Vermont April 15, 2015 Contact: University Communications, [email protected], 802-656-2005 The University of Vermont will be well represented in an unusual artistic event coming up Friday and Saturday. The Vermont Contemporary Music Ensemble will present a program combining poetry and music entitled “Too Intimate?” on Friday, April 17, at the Unitarian […]

    USDA provides funding to expand North Country / Northeast Kingdom agricultural, tourism and wood products economy

    News Release — USDA Rural Development April 16, 2015 Contact: Marie Ferris, (802) 828-6080 [email protected] Montpelier, Vt., April 16, 2015 – Agriculture, tourism and wood products businesses across the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and the North Country of New Hampshire will benefit from a new United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant announced Thursday to […]

    ‘Trace Amounts’ film tracks mercury dangers: Burlington screening marks National Autism Awareness Month

    News Release — Ellis Mills Public Affairs April 16, 2015 Contact: Christine Horton 802-660-4942; Jennifer Stella, (802) 917 3230 Burlington, VT, April 15, 2015—The frequency of autism in the U.S. over the past twenty years has skyrocketed from 1 in 10,000 to 1 in 68, and the scientific community is no closer to determining a […]

    Vermont gears up for bike season

    News Release — Vermont Dept. of Tourism & Marketing April 16, 2015 Contact: Laura Peterson, Vermont Dept. of Tourism & Marketing VermontVacation.com [email protected] Twitter: Vermont Tourism Facebook: Vermont Tourism 802.522.7323 World-class trails and events draw cyclists from throughout the U.S. Montpelier, Vt.—From bone-rattling descents to leisurely loops, Vermont’s summer cycling season offers an impressive variety […]

    Addison County, Brandon and statewide funding available through the Walter Cerf Community Fund

    News Release — Vermont Community Foundation April 15, 2015 Contact: Emily Jacke Vermont Community Foundation 802-388-3355 ext. 285 [email protected] Suggested Tweet Addison County, Brandon & Statewide #Funding Available Thru the Walter Cerf Community Fund @VermontCF – http://ow.ly/LF8Ua Funding is now available through the Walter Cerf Community Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation. Mr. Cerf, a […]

    White House honors Randy George, co-owner of Red Hen Bakery

    News Release — Main Street Alliance of Vermont April 16, 2015 Contact: Nick Charyk, Main Street Alliance of Vermont (802) 917-2012, [email protected]   Working Families Champions of Change event highlights importance of paid sick days and paid family leave policies Washington, D.C. – The White House today honors Randy George, as part of its Working […]

    Richard Cassidy of Hoff Curtis elected to the American Law Institute

    Press Release April 15, 2014 Contact: Hoff Curtis 802-864-6400 802-238-2809 Richard Cassidy, of Hoff Curtis in Burlington, was elected on Tuesday April 14, 2015 to membership in the American Law Institute. The American Law Institute is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. […]

    Sens. Markey, Boxer and Sanders call for increased safety at nuclear plants

    News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders April 14, 2015 Contact: Giselle Barry (Markey) 202-224-2742 Mary Kerry/Kate Gilman (Boxer) 202-224-8832 Michael Briggs (Sanders) 202-224-5141 Trio of bills address safety of spent fuel storage and decommissioning plans Washington (April 15, 2015) – Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) reintroduced three bills […]

    NFIB small business optimism weakened; fell well below the long-term average

    News Release — NFIB April 14, 2015 Contact: Shawn Shouldice Capital Connections, LLC 79 Main Street, Suite 3 Montpelier, VT 05602 Tel: 802-223-9160 capital-connect.com MONTPELIER (April 14, 2015) – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Optimism Survey for March fell 2.8 points to 95.2, the lowest reading since June of last year. […]

    United Way of Chittenden County’s Women’s Leadership Council awards $25,000 grant to Mercy Connections Women’s Small Business Program

    News Release — United Way of Chittenden County April 13, 2015 APRIL 13, 2015 (South Burlington VT): United Way of Chittenden County’s Women’s Leadership Council awarded a $25,000 grant to Mercy Connections’ Women’s Small Business Program Account-able LIFE Initiative, which will provide financial coaching, mentoring and peer groups that cultivate financial empowerment through gender-sensitive coursework […]

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