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    Burlington School District announces new teacher contract

    Tonight, the Burlington School District (BSD) and the Burlington Education Association (BEA) announced the settlement of a new, three-year contract, effective September 1, 2013.

    Agency of Natural Resources to hold public hearings on Whipstock Hill Wildlife Management Area

    News Release — VERMONT FISH & WILDLIFE August 27, 2013 Media Contact: Lisa Thornton 802-786-3858 The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources is creating a new management plan for Whipstock Hill Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Bennington County. The agency will hold public hearings to allow stakeholders to provide input on the plan. The Agency uses […]

    Vermont Symphony Orchestra tours with 20th annual Made in Vermont Music Festival

    NEWS RELEASE — Vermont Symphony Orchestra August 27, 2013 Contact: Amy Caldwell, Marketing Director (802) 864-5741 ext. 16 c. (802) 782-4654 [email protected] www.vso.org MUSIC LOVERS AND LEAF PEEPERS TAKE NOTE! Event page: http://www.vso.org/eventcatview.php?id=1 Press page: http://www.vso.org/press-room.php The Vermont Symphony Orchestra begins its annual fall tour on September 20th continuing through September 30th presenting in eight […]

    Vermont Center for Independent Living honors Bill Stenger for his commitment to equality

    NEWS RELEASE — Vermont Center for Independent Living August 27, 2013 Contact Sarah Launderville, 802-224-1817 The co-owner and president of Jay Peak Resort was honored recently for his commitment to providing recreational activities for people with disabilities. The Vermont Center for Independent Living, a statewide disability rights organization, presented an Access for All Award to […]

    Vermont participates in NHTSA “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign

    Law enforcement agencies throughout the state are participating in an intensive cooperative enforcement effort to reduce impaired driving and will continue to do so through the close of the Labor Day weekend.

    New data show antipsychotic drug use is down in nursing homes nationwide

    Nursing homes are using antipsychotics less and instead pursuing more patient-centered treatment for dementia and other behavioral health care, according to new data released on Nursing Home Compare in July by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

    
September is Vermont Archaeology Month: Learn, explore & dig into 13,000 years of history

    Vermont Archaeology Month is a time to uncover new and compelling research and artifacts that delve into Vermont’s 13,000 years of history; it’s more than just digging!

    History for Homeschoolers: Vermont history in the spotlight!

    Registration is now open for the 2013-14 series of History for Homeschoolers workshops offered by the Vermont Historical Society.

    Dartmouth-Hitchcock teams with Vermont HITEC to train medical coders

    Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Vermont HITEC announced today that the two institutions are recruiting candidates for a new medical coding training program, which will lead directly to employment as medical coders at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.

    Vermont Community Foundation report focuses on getting local food to more Vermonters

    A new report from the Vermont Community Foundation highlights some successful efforts underway to bridge this gap and bring local food to a lot more Vermonters.

    Vermont farmers share feedback on proposed Food Safety Modernization Act with FDA reps

    The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets (VAAFM) and the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food co-hosted a Listening Session on August 20 to offer farmers and food processors an opportunity to get clarification on proposed rules under the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

    Graduate program residencies at Green Mountain College feature public talks

    Author and naturalist Dr. Robert Michael Pyle will be the scholar in residence for the Master of Science in Environmental Studies (MSES) program, and Dr. Anthony Cortese will be the scholar in residence for the College’s Sustainable MBA program.

    Vermont Attorney General’s advisory – Re: debit card text message scam

    The Vermont Attorney General’s Office is warning consumers not to respond to calls or texts about a debit card problem.

    Burlington transit station ready for design

    The Downtown Transit Station planned for St. Paul Street in Burlington by the Chittenden County Transportation Authority (CCTA) has been approved to move forward. CCTA has received its Federal environmental permit under the National Environmental Policy Act.

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