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DFR urges consumers to check insurance policies before sharing rides, rooms

The new “sharing economy” is changing the landscape of small business in the U.S. and Vermont.

Vermont celebrates AmeriCorps Week

Monday, March 9, 2015 kicks off AmeriCorps Week, a nation-wide celebration of AmeriCorps members, alumni, and community partners, and their commitment to service.

Hunter Education Instructor Training Course Taking Place April 11

News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife Dept. March 4, 2015 Contacts: Nicole Corrao (802) 318-1347 Chris Saunders (802) 343-5487   STAMFORD, Vt. — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is offering a New Instructor Training Course for people interested in volunteering to teach Hunter Education, Trapper Education or Bowhunter Education courses in Vermont. The […]

Moody’s Investors Service Upgrades Burlington’s Credit Rating, Improves Rating Outlook

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger March 4, 2015 Contact: Mike Kanarick (802) 735-7962 [email protected] Upgrade Demonstrates Strengthened City Financial Position; Will Save Taxpayers Money BURLINGTON, Vt. – Moody’s Investors Service yesterday upgraded Burlington’s credit rating for both the City’s General Obligation Bonds and Certificates of Participation, and Moody’s improved the City’s rating outlook to positive […]

Parenting Media Association Awards Top Honors to Kids VT

News Release — Kids VT March 4, 2015 Contact: Cathy Resmer Kids VT Copublisher/Executive Editor (802) 985-5482 [email protected]   BURLINGTON, Vt. – For the fourth year in a row, Kids VT, Vermont’s free monthly parenting magazine, took home top prizes in the annual Parenting Media Association’s Design and Editorial Awards Competition, which recognizes excellence in journalism, photography […]

New book on presidency for Grover

News Release — Saint Michael’s College March 4, 2015 Contact: Mark Tarnacki (802) 654-2795 [email protected]    Local professor’s book floats “President Sanders?” hypothesis COLCHESTER, Vt. – William Grover, a longtime Saint Michael’s College professor of political science, has a new book titled The Unsustainable Presidency: Clinton, Bush, Obama and Beyond, published in December by Palgrave […]

Progressives Win Huge in Burlington City Council Races

News Release — Burlington Progressive Party March 5, 2015 Contact: Jane Knodell, Co-ChairSteering Committee Burlington Progressive Party [email protected] 802-862-2469 PROGRESSIVES LOOK FORWARD TO A MORE INDEPENDENT BTV CITY COUNCIL AFTER TOWN MEETING DAY On Tuesday voters in Burlington chose to elect four Progressives, three Independents, four Democrats, and 1 Republican to the Burlington City Council. Party Chair Emma Mulvaney-Stanak says these […]

New Resource Available to Help Food Hubs Support Sustainable Farm to School Programs

News Release — Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, & Markets March 5, 2015 Contact: Abbey Willard 802-272-2885 The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) is pleased to announce the publication of a new resource, Using Food Hubs to Create Sustainable Farm to School Programs (available here), which explores the key roles that Food Hubs can play in the development, […]

March 12, 2015 Proclaimed Vermont Writes Day!

News Release — Young Writers Project March 5, 2015 Contacts: Geoffrey Gevalt Executive Director (802) 324-9537 [email protected] Susan Reid YWP Publications (802) 324-9539 [email protected]   Young Writers Project granted legislative proclamation to name March 12, 2015 Vermont Writes Day! Schools across state to set aside seven minutes to write on special day to honor writing. […]

UVM research on treatment for heart rhythm disorder earns patent, industry agreement

University of Vermont (UVM) cardiologist and heart rhythm specialist Peter Spector, M.D., is on a mission to improve the cure rate for a form of the most common heart rhythm disorder – atrial fibrillation (AF) – and has already earned a patent as he works towards this goal.

Sarah Mutrux joins Vermont Arts Council as artist, community programs manager

The Vermont Arts Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Mutrux as artist and community programs manager.

Community Kitchen Academy celebrates graduation in Barre

The Vermont Foodbank and Capstone Community Action are excited to announce the graduation ceremony for the Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) program in Barre. T

KSV hires Brent Sitterly as analytics manager

KSV, the Burlington-based marketing firm, has hired Brent Sitterly to the new position of analytics manager.

Jim Farrington is new Saint Michael’s facilities chief

James P. Farrington, a 13-plus-year veteran of Saint Michael’s College’s Facilities Department as a project manager and architect, will be the new director of facilities and College architect, effective March 1.

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