Vermont Health Department monitors multistate meningitis outbreak

The Vermont Department of Health has alerted health care providers and continues to closely monitor the multistate investigation of meningitis and stroke linked to a contaminated epidural steroid injection (medication injected into the spine).

Committee on Temporary Shelter makes Daystation announcement today

The Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS) plans a formal announcement on the Daystation at 11:30 a.m. today (Oct. 11) at 25 Buell St., Burlington. COTS Executive Director Rita Markley will be available to answer questions.

Longtime VSAC chief plans retirement

Don Vickers used the occasion of his 41st anniversary as an employee of the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC) to publicly announce his plans to retire as the organization’s chief executive on June 30, 2013.

Vermont Public Television spotlights researchers on climate change, pain, and brain injury

Season 5 of Vermont Public Television’s “Emerging Science” spotlights people doing research on problems as personal as chronic pain and as global as climate change. The first of four new “Emerging Science” programs will premiere on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m.

Vermont Community Foundation awards over $83,000 in grants

The Vermont Arts Endowment Fund and the Concert Artists Fund, two component funds at the Vermont Community Foundation, announced that together they have awarded a total of $83,550 to 32 artists and arts organizations across the state in 2012.

Vermont Transportation Board to hold six public hearings

The Vermont Transportation Board this fall will hold six public hearings at various locations around the state for the purpose of gathering public comment about transportation-related issues that face the State of Vermont.

Medical product companies increase spending on ‘gifts’ to Vermont health care providers

Last week, the Attorney General’s Office released a report with details about the money and free samples medical product companies gave to Vermont’s health care community last year.

Planting Hope, Vermont- based non-profit welcomes news director of operations

Planting Hope an international non-profit dedicated to creating educational opportunities in coffee-growing communities in Nicaragua is pleased to welcome Daniel Staples of Worcester as their new director of operations.

Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council offers advocate training

This series will be held at the beautiful Mt. Ascutney Resort, where you will stay for two weekends (Nov. 16-18 and Jan. 25-27), meet other people who want to make a difference, and learn real skills to be a more effective advocate and leader.

Curve Trends Marketing will explore interaction between tradition and new media at Vermont Summit

Organized annually by Curve Trends Marketing, a digital marketing firm based in
South Burlington, this year’s summit explores the vanishing boundaries between
traditional and new media and the emergence of one integrated customer interaction
platform that incorporates both online and offline elements.

Vermont Technical College Institute launches conference series

Vermont Technical College’s Institute for Applied Agriculture and Food Systems is pleased to announce a series of four conferences focused on agriculture, education, innovation and the future of the regional economy.

Vermont International Film Festival honors George Stoney, leading social action documentary maker and “Father of Public Access Television”

The Vermont International Film Festival, in partnership with CCTV Center for Media & Democracy, RETN and VCAM presents a major tribute to examine the work and legacy of George Stoney, a leading documentary filmmaker of the 20th century, and Professor of Film at NYU who died July 12, 2012. Considered the “father of community access television,” Stoney is known for recasting the documentary film as a tool for social action and his early adoption of “do it yourself” media making.

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s official business public appearance schedule for Oct. 7 – 12

Contact: Susan Allen 802-279-8493 Sunday, Oct 7 12:00 p.m. Attend Chowderfest, Town Green, Williston Monday, Oct. 8 11:00 a.m. Press Conference Blanchard Block, 14 North Main St., Barre Park behind City Hall, enter building through back door Tuesday, Oct. 9 No official public appearances scheduled Wednesday, Oct. 10 7:10 a.m. Charlie, Ernie and Lisa Radio […]

Pursuit of Happiness Walk complete 593 mile journey

The Pursuit of Happiness Walk, a 44-day, 593-mile journey by foot, from Vermont to Washington, will end on Sunday, October 7th as Linda Wheatley and Paula Francis arrive at, the Jefferson Memorial on the National Mall.

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