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    Avoid Tick Bites to Prevent Anaplasmosis

    News Release — Vermont Department of Health September 27, 2016 Media Contact: Vermont Department of Health 802-863-7281 The ticks are out before winter sets in BURLINGTON – Vermont is on pace for its highest number of reported cases of anaplasmosis – a tickborne disease that is becoming more common in the state. Anaplasmosis is transmitted […]

    Mayor Miro Weinberger Announces Formation of Unique City Partnership

    News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger September 28, 2016 Contacts: Katie Vane, Mayor’s Office, 802.734.0617 Mike Kanarick, Burlington Electric Department, 802.735.7962 Brings Potential for Significant Energy Savings Burlington Town Center, UVM Medical Center, UVM, BURDES, Burlington Electric, Vermont Gas to Work with Corix Utilities to Create District Energy System Burlington, VT: Mayor Miro Weinberger today at […]

    Nicholas Heintz Honored with UVM’s Distinguished University Citizenship and Service Award

    News Release — UVM Sept. 29, 2016 Contact: Jennifer Nachbur, [email protected], 802-656-7875 University of Vermont President Tom Sullivan has announced that Nicholas Heintz, Ph.D., professor emeritus of pathology and laboratory medicine, is the recipient of the 2016 President’s Distinguished University Citizenship and Service Award. This annual award honors members of the UVM faculty who have […]

    Champlain’s Inaugural Fall 2016 Career Conference Expands to Include Speakers and Industry Experts

    News Release — Champlain College Sept. 28, 2016 Contact: Stephen Mease [email protected] BURLINGTON, Vt. — Champlain College’s Career Collaborative will present a new framework for a professional career day during its inaugural 2016 Fall Career Conference on Monday, Oct. 3. This year’s newly expanded format will include a keynote address and panel of speakers including […]

    Vermont State Police Urge Hiker Safety

    News Release — Vermont State Police Sept. 27, 2016 Contact: Vermont Department of Public Safety: Neil VanDyke – 802-241-5656 Vermont State Police: Scott Waterman – 802-241-5277 September 27, 2016 / Waterbury VT – As summer departs and the weather cools this Fall, the Vermont State Police and Department of Public Safety would like to remind […]

    Unpermitted Salvage Yard Leaks Chemicals, Fined $29,000

    News Release — Agency of Natural Resources September 28, 2016 Media Contact: Randy J. Miller II 802-272-1744 MONTPELIER – An unpermitted salvage yard operating in Vershire is now required to pay a $29,000 penalty after failing to follow orders to clean-up oil and gasoline spills and wastes on its property. The Agency of Natural Resources […]

    Bread and Puppet Theatre and Dozens of Vermonters Perform at TD Bank in Solidarity with Standing Rock

    News Release — Henry Harris Sept. 28, 2016 Contact: Henry Harris 1-917-922-5430 On September 28, 50 Vermont citizens marched into TD Bank in Montpelier with Central Vermont Climate Action to watch and participate in a Bread and Puppet performance. This action is in protest to TD Bank funding the Dakota Access Pipeline, and also the […]

    SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available for Vermont Small Businesses Following Disaster Declaration for April Drought

    News Release — SBA Sept. 29, 2016 Contact: Michael Lampton Email: [email protected] Phone: (404) 331-0333  ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Bennington […]

    Candidates for Governor Focus on Vermont Youth at Windsor County Partners Forum

    News Release — Windsor County Partners September 28, 2016 Contact: Jennifer Grant Windsor County Partners 802-674-5101 [email protected] On Sunday, September 25th, more than one hundred Vermonters gathered at Damon Hall in Hartland for the Governor’s Forum on Youth Issues. Vermont gubernatorial candidates, Phil Scott, the Republican nominee and Sue Minter, the Democratic nominee, discussed current issues […]

    Integrated Arts Academy Receives National Award

    News Release — Integrated Arts Academy September 27, 2016 Media Contact: Bobby Riley Principal, Integrated Arts Academy [email protected] 802-864-8475 Burlington, Vermont – Let’s Move! Active Schools, part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative dedicated to ensuring 60 minutes of physical activity a day is the norm in K-12 schools, recently honored the Integrated […]

    Welch Continues Push to Rein in Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices

    News Release — Rep. Peter Welch September 27, 2016 Contact: Kirsten Hartman, Communications Director (202) 225-4115 Bipartisan bill introduced today to address loophole in the ‘orphan drug’ program WASHINGTON –Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) today introduced bipartisan legislation with Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA) that would address a loophole in the Medicare 340B Drug Pricing Program that […]

    Vermont Democratic Party: Phil Scott Silent on Ethics Commission

    News Release — Vermont Democratic Party Sept. 27, 2016 Contact: Christina Amestoy, VDP Communications Director (802) 448-4239 [email protected] Burlington, VT On Saturday, Phil Scott finally announced he would take steps to begin to address the questionable relationship between his duties if elected governor and DuBois Construction – something he has ignored throughout his entire campaign. […]

    Vermont Democratic Party: National GOP Talking Points Echoed in Phil Scott’s Campaign

    News Release — Vermont Democratic Party Sept. 27, 2016 Contact: Christina Amestoy, VDP Communications Director (802) 448-4239 [email protected] Burlington, VT Donald Trump is a terrifying candidate who has spewed rhetoric that the country has never heard from a political candidate before. Yet under his bombastic tendencies are some of the same national Republican talking points […]

    Following Massive Data Breach, Leahy Leads Senators In Pressing Yahoo! For Answers

    News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy Sept. 27, 2016 Contact: Jay Tilton [email protected] WASHINGTON (Tuesday, September 27, 2016) – Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the author of a comprehensive data security and breach notification bill that requires companies to take reasonable steps to secure their customers’ sensitive data and notify customers in the event of a […]