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Adam Roof Announces Candidacy for City Council, Ward 8

News Release — Adam Roof for Burlington City Council, Ward 8 Jan. 28, 2015 Contact: Ben Vidal Campaign Manager (802) 777-3255 [email protected] BURLINGTON, Vt. – Adam Roof, a former UVM student-leader, current permanent resident, and active community member has announced his candidacy for the Ward 8 City Council seat. Roof said, “As someone who has been […]

Sanders’ Solar Bill Blocked by Senate Republicans

News Release — Senator Bernie Sanders Jan. 28, 2015 Contact: Michael Briggs (202) 224-5141 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Republicans today shot down a proposal by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to help install up to 10 million solar power systems for homes and businesses in the coming decade. Rebates for solar systems would have been authorized […]

Cynthia Stuart named deputy commissioner of DFR Banking Division

News Release — Vermont Department of Financial Regulation Jan. 28, 2015 Contact: Dale Schaft Information Management Officer Vermont Department of Financial Regulation 802-828-4872 MONTPELIER, Vt. — Cynthia Stuart has been named deputy commissioner of the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation’s Banking Division, Commissioner Susan L. Donegan announced today. Stuart has more than 18 years of […]

UPDATED: Lt. Governor Phil Scott’s public appearance schedule

News Release — Lt. Governor Phil Scott January 28, 2015 Contact: Rachel Feldman Chief of Staff, Lt. Governor Phil Scott (802) 828-2226 http://ltgov.vermont.gov   Please note the following changes to the Lt. Governor’s schedule for this week. Updates are noted in bold. Lt. Governor Phil Scott’s Public Appearance Schedule: 1/24/15 -1/31/15 (UPDATED) Tuesday, January 27 […]

GMP Statement Praises Senator Sanders’ Rooftop Solar Amendment

News Release — Green Mountain Power Jan. 28, 2015 Contact: Kristin Carlson Green Mountain Power (802) 229-8200 Green Mountain Power today issued the following statement from Mary Powell, President and CEO, in support of Senator Sanders’ Rooftop Solar Amendment: “Green Mountain Power, Vermont’s Energy Company of the Future, supports Senator Bernie Sanders’ amendment for its […]

Vermont Tech and the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps Announce a New Partnership

News Release — Vermont Tech, Vermont Youth Conservation Corps Jan. 28, 2015 Contact: Chris Lenois Vermont Tech (802) 728-1732 [email protected] ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. — On Thursday, January 29, at 12:30 p.m., Thomas Hark, the president and CEO of Vermont Youth Conservation Corps will join Vermont Tech President Dan Smith in announcing the new Working Lands […]

Winter Parking Ban Lifted in Montpelier

News Release — City of Montpelier Jan. 28, 2015 Contact: Sandy Pitonyak, Administrative Assistant to the City Manager (802) 223-9502 [email protected] The City of Montpelier has canceled the Winter Parking Ban starting at 1:00 am on Thursday, January 29, 2015. With this Ban lifted, parking is allowed on many City streets between the hours of […]

Pure Barre Brings National Fitness Craze to Newest Location in Burlington

News Release — Pure Barre Jan. 27, 2015 Contact: Anna-Bridgette Shorten (802) 497-2638 [email protected] SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. – Pure Barre, the largest, most established ballet barre workout franchise in the nation, today announced the launch of its newest location in South Burlington’s Blue Mall. A Grand Opening party will be held February 6, with a ribbon-cutting […]

Vermont Libertarian Party Opposes Expanding Background Checks for Gun Sales in Vermont

News Release — Vermont Libertarian Party Jan. 28, 2015 Contact: Jeremy Ryan, Chair Vermont Libertarian Party 802-735-2149 [email protected] The Vermont Libertarian Party opposes expanding background checks for gun sales in Vermont. Vermont firearm dealers currently conduct background checks on each person purchasing a firearm both in-store and at gun shows. Expanding the background check law will have […]

Burlington names finalists for superintendent

Last night, the Ad Hoc Superintendent Search Committee of the Burlington School Board identified two finalists for the position of permanent Superintendent for the Burlington School District.

South Burlington seeks input on City Center projects

The City of South Burlington is seeking public input in defining what the next two City Center projects will look and feel like: Garden Street and City Center/Dumont Park. Garden Street will connect from the new Pier 1 store off of Dorset Street to Midas Drive south of Al’s French Frys.

Leahy, Collins introduce bipartisan bill to combat youth homelessness and trafficking

Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) on Tuesday reintroduced bipartisan legislation to curb youth homelessness, which affects 1.6 million teens throughout the country who are among the most likely to become victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation.

Sanders introduces bill to rebuild America’s crumbling infrastructure, support 13 million jobs

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today introduced far-reaching legislation to rebuild America’s crumbling network of roads, bridges and transit systems and other infrastructure projects.

New staff join the Central Vermont Council on Aging

Central Vermont Council on Aging is pleased to announce that three new staff members have joined the CVCOA staff.

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