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    UVM Taps FairPoint For Anti-Idling Online Training Program

    News Release — FairPoint Communications Sept. 25, 2013 SOUTH BURLINGTON -– FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications in northern New England, will be featured in an online, idle-free training program being developed for drivers and fleet managers by the Certification for Sustainable Transportation at the University of Vermont and the […]

    Faith communities welcome Vermont Health Connect: Sponsor forums to explain

    News Release — Vermont Interfaith Action Sept. 25, 2013 Vermont Interfaith Action (VIA), a coalition of congregations in Burlington and Montpelier, is sponsoring forums to explain the basics of Vermont Health Connect, the new state health exchange that is going into effect for some 105,000 Vermonters in 2014. The first forum will be held on […]

    ‘The Hungry Heart,’ film about addiction and recovery in Franklin County, debuts Friday

    News Release — The Turning Point Center Sept. 25, 2013 BURLINGTON ––Local filmmaker, Bess O’Brien, will debut her latest documentary, “The Hungry Heart” at Burlington’s Flynn Center for the Performing Arts on September 27 at 7 p.m.  Bess’ premiere marks the Second Annual Recovery Day in Burlington, a day to acknowledge and honor individuals who […]

    Sterling College hosts hand-hewing and timber framing workshop by expert Mike Beaudry

    Hand-hewing expert and author Mike Beaudry will be giving a two-day workshop on hewing and timber framing at Sterling College on October 19-20, 2013.

    Button Up Vermont day of action is Oct. 5

    Spring has long been the time when Vermonters Green Up. This fall Vermonters will be encouraged to “Button Up.”

    Synagogue hosts panel discussion on F-35

    A panel discussion, “For and Against The F-35 Coming to Burlington,” is scheduled for Sunday afternoon, October 6, 3-4:30 pm at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue.

    Burlington School District releases 2013 Title III Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives Determination

    The 2013 Title III Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAO) Determination has been released for the Burlington School District.

    Writing of Vermont’s imprisoned women featured in newly released book

    The writings of 60 of Vermont’s incarcerated women are featured in a just- released book entitled, Hear Me, See Me: Incarcerated Women Write, published by Orbis Books, Maryknoll, NY

    Vermont independent insurance agents have more than $120 million impact on state economy

    The results from a study commissioned by the Vermont Insurance Agents Association (VIAA) show that Vermont’s economy is positively impacted by the state’s independent insurance agencies.

    New England Culinary Institute chosen to assist Taste of France festival in NYC

    New England Culinary Institute students and faculty will travel to New York City September 28 & 29 to assist with the second annual Taste of France Show.

    Vermont Public Television wins award for ‘Little Jerusalem’ documentary

    The Vermont Historical Society’s Annual Meeting and Fall Conference was the scene of congratulatory praise for a documentary produced by Vermont Public Television (VPT).

    Johnson State College and Vermont Public Television bring ‘Community Cinema’ to Lamoille County

    Launched in 2009, VPT’s Community Cinema presents free, monthly screenings of the award-winning PBS documentary series “Independent Lens” followed by panel discussions with audience members.

    New England Forestry Foundation conserves organization’s largest community forest

    New England Forestry Foundation is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Braintree Mountain Forest, located in Braintree and Rochester, Vermont.

    Community Development Block Grant assists businesses in recovery from 2011 flooding

    Forty-one businesses in Washington and Windsor counties have received more than $800,000 in financial assistance from the federally funded Community Development Block Grant—Disaster Recovery program.

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