Vermont Press Releases

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Local Project to Use LiDAR to Map Private Forest Roads

News Release — Cold Hollow to Canada May 25, 2016 Contact: Bridget Butler, 802­393­4147, [email protected] Cold Hollow to Canada teams up with UVM and Bear Creek Environmental Enosburgh ­ Franklin County has long been the focus of water quality issues related to Lake Champlain. Cold Hollow to Canada has received an Ecosystem Restoration Grant from […]

Sue Minter Files over 5 Times the Required Signatures

News Release — Sue Minter for Vermont May 25, 2016 Contact: Molly Ritner (802) 448-0431 Over 2,600 signatures include residents from every county and over 160 towns WATERBURY CENTER, VT – Today Democratic candidate for Governor, Sue Minter, filed more than 2,600 signatures, five times the required number, with the Secretary of State’s office in […]

Vermont Works for Women to Receive $5,000 Grant Award from Merchants Bank Foundation

News Release — Vermont Works for Women May 25, 2016 Contact: Marybeth Christie Redmond [email protected] 802.655.8900, x 121  WINOOSKI, VT – Vermont Works for Women (VWW) is the recipient of a $5,000 grant award from the Merchants Bank Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merchants Bank. The contribution will fund the nonprofit organization’s FRESH Food […]

Vermont Electric Cooperative Recognized as Vermont Pride Business of the Year

News Release — Vermont Electric Coop May 25, 2016 Contact: Andrea Cohen, 802-696-9036. [email protected] Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative is pleased to announce that on Friday, May 13, 2016, at the 18th Annual LGBTQA Community Celebration, Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) was recognized as “Business of the Year” by Pride Center of Vermont. VEC received this […]

Gov. Shumlin Signs Consumer Protection Bill into Law

For Immediate Release — Gov. Peter Shumlin May 24, 2016 Contact: Jahala Dudley [email protected] Montpelier – Gov. Peter Shumlin today signed into law H.84, legislation that cracks down on online dating scams and provides greater consumer protections in a number of other areas. The legislation was a priority of Attorney General Bill Sorrell. Under the […]

Vermont Green Line Host Community Boots Support for the Project

News Release — KSE Partners May 25, 2016 Contact: Alex MacLean [email protected] 802-272-0443 New Haven, VT Residents Approve Renewable Energy Transmission Project WAKEFIELD and WALTHAM, Mass. — The town of New Haven, VT has expressed overwhelming support for the Vermont Green Line renewable energy transmission project. Residents of New Haven responded to a week-long, town-wide […]

Missisquoi Paddle-Pedal Fun for Entire Family

News Release — Northern Forest Canoe Trail May 24, 2016 A 6.5-mile paddle and 4.5-mile cycle in northern Vermont Richford, Vt. – The second annual Missisquoi Paddle-Pedal will take place on Saturday, June 25 in Richford, Vermont. Hosted by the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, the event combines 6.5 miles of flatwater paddling on the Missisquoi […]

Explore Vermont’s Libraries with the Vermont Library Association’s Passport

News Release — Vermont Library Association May 24, 2016 Contact: Virgil Fuller 802-685-2188 [email protected] Explore Vermont’s libraries with The Vermont Library Association’s Passport to Vermont Libraries. This summer from June first to September first, over one hundred Vermont public and academic libraries will be handing out passports in the second annual Passport to Vermont Libraries […]

Clara Martin Center Celebrating 50 Years

News Release — Clara Martin Center May 23, 2016 Contact: Heidi Allen Goodrich [email protected] 802-728-4466 x221 Clara Martin Center PO Box G Randolph, VT 05060 www.claramartincenter.org Celebrating 50 Years of Helping People Clara Martin Center kicks off “May is Mental Health Month” with the first in a series of articles about the history of community […]

Vermont Firefighters Receive Nearly $700,000 in Federal Grants

News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation May 24, 2016 Contacts: David Carle (Leahy): 202-224-3693 Dan McLean (Sanders): 802-862-0697 Kirsten Hartman (Welch): 202-225-4115 BURLINGTON, Vt., May 24 – Vermont’s congressional delegation – Sen. Patrick Leahy, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Peter Welch — announced today that firefighters throughout Vermont will receive $679,285 through three federal grants. […]

Peacebuilder and Humanitarian Nancy Lindborg to give Norwich Todd Lecture

News Release — Norwich University May 24, 2016 Contact: Daphne Larkin 802-485-2886 or 595-3613(m) [email protected] Follow us on Twitter @NorwichNews NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University continues its 2016 Todd Lecture Series with “Building Peace in a Fragile World,” a presentation by President of the United States Institute of Peace Nancy Lindborg, on Thursday, June 23, […]

Windham District 4 Incumbents Announce As Candidates for Re-election

News Release — Reps. David Deen and Michael Mrowicki May 24, 2016 Contacts: David Deen (D) 802-869-3116 [email protected] Michael Mrowicki (D) 802-387-8787 [email protected] Representatives David Deen (D) Westminster and Mike Mrowicki (D) Putney seek re-election to The Vermont House of Representatives for the Windham 4 District representing the people living in the towns of Westminster, […]

Vermont Restaurant Week Donates $20,000 to the Vermont Foodbank

News Release — Seven Days May 24, 2016 Contact: Corey Grenier 864-5684 [email protected] May 24, 2016, Burlington, Vt. – A total of $20,000 was donated to the Vermont Foodbank as a result of Seven Days’ 7th annual Vermont Restaurant Week. This popular event was presented by the Vermont Federal Credit Union and organized by Seven […]

VSAC and State Treasurer Beth Pearce Announce Initiative to Lower Loan Costs for Vermont Parents and Students

News Release — VSAC May 24, 2016 Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected] New Vermont Advantage loans will benefit from local investment financing program WINOOSKI (May 24, 2016) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. and State Treasurer Beth Pearce today announced that $4 million in local investment financing will be directed to lower the fixed rates […]