News Release — VELCO Dec. 5, 2013 RUTLAND — Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO) announces that Thomas Dunn will serve as VELCO’s President and CEO effective February 6, 2014. Mr. Dunn currently serves as the company’s Chief Operating Officer and will succeed VELCO’s current President and CEO Chris Dutton, who is retiring. Today’s unanimous vote […]
News Release — Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation/The Friends of Bolton Valley Nordic and Backcountry/Bolton Valley Ski Resort Dec. 5, 2013 BOLTON — Bolton Nordic and backcountry skiers will enjoy significant trail improvements this winter season. A partnership between the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, The Friends of Bolton Valley Nordic […]
Front Porch Forum is now available in Rutland and Middlebury, Vermont! Please check it out and tell your friends, family and other contacts in those communities to sign up this week. In other Vermont cities and towns, people use their local FPFs daily to find lost dogs, recommend dentists, talk about burglaries, organize block parties, […]
News Release — Brattleboro Development Credit Corp. Dec. 5, 2013 Southeastern Vermont Economic Development Strategies (SeVEDS) has completed its draft Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for Southeastern Vermont’s Windham Region. This process has been guided by a CEDS Committee comprising municipal and private sector representatives from throughout the Southeastern Vermont region. Prior to submitting the draft […]
News Release — Secretary of State’s Office Dec. 5, 2013 MONTPELIER – Secretary of State Jim Condos announces that tonight’s Transparency Tour stop in St Albans will start at 7:30 pm instead of the originally advertised time of 6:30 pm. “In the past 24 hours, my office has received several calls asking us to rearrange […]
VT – With January 1st and the start of health coverage just weeks away, Vermont Health Connect is hosting events at nine computer labs across the state. The events focus on Vermonters who are purchasing health insurance plans on their own, as opposed to getting coverage through an employer.
A partnership between the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, The Friends of Bolton Valley Nordic and Backcountry (FOBVNBC) and Bolton Valley Ski Resort has resulted in significant trail work, including two rebuilt bridge structures, the addition of 15 new culverts, over a mile of new drainage ditching, and several miles of mowing and brush cutting in addition to the installation of many new trail signs since the 1,160-acre parcel was transferred to state ownership in June.
News Release — Vermont State Police Dec. 5, 2013 Please be advised Interstate 89 South Bound at Exit 8 (Montpelier) will be closed due to a disabled tractor trailer. Commuters are asked to seek alternate routes until the exit ramp is clear. No further information is available at this time. Updates will be made as […]
News Release — Vermont Health Department Dec. 5, 2013 BURLINGTON – Hunters who met Health Department and Fish & Wildlife officials collecting blood samples from killed deer at 22 check stations during the rifle season were more than willing to pinpoint on the map where they felled their deer. Even the coveted secret hunting spots. […]
The Northwest Regional Planning Commission (NRPC) is pleased to announce the grant awards from the NRPC Healthy People, Strong Communities project. Fourteen projects in Franklin and Grand Isle Counties were awarded a total of $212,000.
Governor Peter Shumlin announced the recipients of approximately $450,000 in Municipal Planning Grants that will assist 42 local communities plan for future growth and development, revitalize cities and towns, and help protect communities from future floods.
Winners have been chosen in this fall’s Way to Go! Commuter Challenge.
Vermont hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for the new year will be available on the Fish & Wildlife Department’s website (www.vtfishandwildlife.com) on December 16.
Vermont scored above the national average in five of six categories of a new National Health Security Preparedness Index that measures a state’s ability to protect public health in the event of epidemics, foodborne disease outbreaks, terrorism and other emergencies.