Press Releases

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule for the week of Aug. 4

News Release — Governor’s Office Aug. 1, 2014 Monday, Aug. 4 Meetings in Montpelier, no public appearances scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 5 10:00 a.m.: Press Conference: Morrisville-Stowe Airport Expansion Announcement, 2305 Laporte Road, Route 100 (two miles southwest of the central business district of Morrisville) Wednesday, Aug. 6 1:00 p.m.: Participate in Press Conference with Burlington […]

Gov. Shumlin, DEMHS director Flynn request preliminary flood damage assessment

News Release — Governor’s Office Aug. 1, 2014 MONTPELIER – Gov. Peter Shumlin and Vermont Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Joe Flynn have asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to join State and Local teams to conduct a Joint Preliminary Damage Assessment in areas of Vermont impacted by flooding on July […]

Vermont cheesemakers take home best in show at American Cheese Society competition

News Release — Vermont Cheese Council July 31, 2014 STOWE — The Vermont Cheese Council (VCC), an organization dedicated to the production and advancement of Vermont Cheese, announced that Vermont took home its second consecutive Best in Show first place designation, along with 36 ribbons from 16 cheesemakers at the 31st annual American Cheese Society […]

Bread and Puppet brings Gaza attacks to Statehouse today

News Release — Bread and Puppet Aug. 1, 2014 Glover — Bread and Puppet Theater will cover the State House lawn with small vignettes of the Gaza/Israel war today, August 1st, from 12pm-1pm. The protest will bring attention to the growing humanitarian crisis in Gaza and the U.S. government’s support of the Gaza attacks. Tableauxs […]

Hasson runs for Windham County Senate

Mary Hasson kicked off her campaign for Senate with a call for action to the voters.

Boston Bruins player to participate in Brattleboro leadership program

News Release — High 5 Adventure Learning Center’s Edge of Leadership Summer Program July 31, 2014 WHO: Danny Paille, 8-year veteran of the National Hockey League and a Boston Bruin for 5 years. Paille won the Stanley Cup along with the rest of the Boston Bruins on June 15, 2011; Jim Grout, Executive Director of […]

Morrisville-Stowe State Airport reopens Friday

News Release — Stowe Aviation July 31, 2014 Contact: Russell Barr [email protected] 802-253-6272 Stowe — On Friday August 1st the Morrisville-Stowe State Airport officially reopens for air traffic after being closed since April 4th.. During those four months the airfield has undergone Stage One of a $27 million infrastructure project that represents the facility’s first […]

Vermont State Parks partners with Switchback Brewery & Dakin Farms for beer & food tasting event

Vermont State Parks has teamed up with Burlington’s Switchback Brewing Company to hold the first ever Switchback Sunday event at historic Mt. Philo State Park.

FairPoint expands coverage in Irasburg

FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications in northern New England, has expanded broadband to 175 homes and businesses in Irasburg.

Vermont Ag Secretary will kick off Farmers’ Market Week

Vermont’s Secretary of Agriculture, Chuck Ross, will join Rutland County legislators at the Rutland Downtown Farmers’ Market to kick-off National Farmer’s Market Week this Saturday, August 2nd.

People’s United Community Foundation awards $5,000 to Vermont’s Habitat for Humanity of Addison County

As part of its commitment to support affordable housing and the well-being of neighborhoods in the communities where People’s United Bank operates, the People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced today that it has awarded $5,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Addison County in Middlebury.

Vermont receives funds for health care providers

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced today that Vermont will receive funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration to help the state hire more health care professionals in underserved areas across the state.

Green Mountain Care Board to hold public hearings on VHC rates, hospital budgets

Two key regulatory cycles in Vermont’s health system converge in August, when the Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) holds separate public hearings on rates for the health insurance policies offered on Vermont Health Connect and on the budgets for the state’s 14 hospitals.

Green Mountain Care Board public meetings in August

The Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) will hold these public meetings in August.

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