Press Releases

GMP crews prepared for first major snowfall of the season

The first major storm of the season is expected to hit Vermont just before Thanksgiving, and Green Mountain Power is ready, activating its workforce and external contractors to ensure that any power outages are restored as quickly as possible.

50 years of UVM hockey highlight new film from Vermont PBS

The University of Vermont men’s ice hockey program recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock ranked among top hospital employers

Global Healthcare, a magazine and web-based publication, has named Dartmouth-Hitchcock among the top 10 hospital employers in the Northeast.

Snow could affect holiday travel

A snowy forecast for Wednesday and Thursday could create challenges for those travelling on the Thanksgiving holiday.

Statewide ‘Shop Vermont This Holiday Season!’ awareness campaign kicks off

The Vermont Retail & Grocers Association (VRGA), in partnership with Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) and the Vermont Small Business Administration (VT SBA) held a press conference today at Outdoor Gear Exchange in Burlington to kick off a “Shop Vermont This Holiday Season!” statewide awareness campaign. VRGA President Jim Harrison, VBSR Executive Director Andrea Cohen, and VT SBA District Director Darcy Carter worked with Representative Peter Welch’s office to organize and present the event.

Vermont Tech will host a free electric vehicle charging station installation training course

With the growing popularity of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, Vermont is seeing rapid growth in the installation of both residential and commercial charging stations. On December 13, Vermont Tech will host a free electric vehicle charging station installation-training course for licensed electricians and electrical students.

Active.com to refund Vermont runners

Over 1500 Vermont consumers may receive more than $160,000 from Active Network, LLC, a Texas-based company that provides an online platform for individuals to register for races and other recreational activities.

VT GOP: More Vermonters unemployed in Oct. as stagnant economy continues

Newly released preliminary October 2014 data from Vermont’s Department of Labor shows Vermont’s economy remains stagnant.

Programs to connect schools and farms through food & education

Come find the Lunchbox crew serving up free samples of winter squash the first week of December.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence

Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence.

Vermont State Police holiday traffic safety enforcement

To ensure Vermont highways remain safe, the Vermont State Police will be participating in the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign; as well as Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) over the holiday from November 26 through November 30, 2014.

Sanders: We must address the crisis of veterans suicides

U.S. Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said today he will work to pass bipartisan legislation in the remaining days of this session of Congress to address the crisis of high suicide rates among veterans.

Split the Ticket program to prove more than 5,000 gallons of heating fuel

Thanks to the generosity of Vermont businesses and organizations, VFDA is pleased to announce that the Split the Ticket program will provide more than 5000 gallons of free heating fuel this winter.

DCF in partnership with Lund finalizes record number of adoptions

Project Family, a partnership between Lund and the Department of Children and Families finalized 29 adoptions at three court houses across the state on Thursday 11/20 in celebration of National Adoption Month.

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