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Vermont walleye fishing kicks off May 2

-+*News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife April 23, 2015 Media contacts: Chet MacKenzie, 802-786-3864 Bernie Pientka, 802-879-5698 RUTLAND, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is reminding anglers that some of the best walleye fishing in New England is approaching with the start of the Vermont walleye fishing season on Saturday, May 2. […]

GMP hosts open house at Rutland Energy Innovation Center

-+*News Release — Green Mountain Power April 23, 2015 Contact: Green Mountain Power, Kristin Carlson, (802) 229-8200 Vermonters Can Learn about Comprehensive Energy Products and Services Like Heat Pumps and eHomes to Save Money Rutland, VT – Green Mountain Power is pleased to invite customers to an open house at its Energy Innovation Center (EIC) […]

Rotary Club of Montpelier names John Snell Citizen of the Year

-+*News Release — Montpelier Rotary April 23, 2015 Contact: Susan Kruthers 802-249-1718 [email protected]   Montpelier, Vt —John Snell was recently honored by the Rotary Club of Montpelier with the Capital Award as Citizen of the Year. A number of friends and colleagues shared stories about John’s extraordinary volunteer work and business successes including David Harrison, […]

Champlain College wins award for best cybersecurity higher education program

-+*News Release — Champlain College April 23, 2015 Contact: Stephen Mease, 802-865-6432, [email protected]   Cybersecurity Program Wins Award for the Second Time BURLINGTON, VT — Champlain College has been recognized for the second time as winner of the Professional Award for Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program at the 2015 SC Awards. The award was presented […]

City of South Burlington invites community participation in identity project

-+*News Release — South Burlington April 23, 2015 Contact: Ilona Blanchard 802-846-4123 [email protected] Public Process to Develop Community Identity Communications Material South Burlington, VT – The City of South Burlington has hired Arnett Muldrow & Associates to conduct an identity resource visit to the community. The purpose of the effort is to create a consistent […]

Caledonia County Republicans oppose extending sales tax to services

-+*News Release — Caledonia County Republican Committee April 23, 2015 Contact: Hank Parker, Chair, Caledonia County Republican Committee 802.467.9027 (home) or 610.659.7727 (cell) e-mail: [email protected] Caledonia County Republicans have registered their strong opposition to any broadening of the Vermont sales and use tax to include services. The Caledonia County Republican Committee took the action unanimously […]

ECFiber celebrates connecting its 1000th customer

-+*News Release — ECFiber April 23, 2015 Contact: Irv Thomae, Governing Board Chairman 415 Waterman Road, Royalton VT 05068 Office: (802) 763-2262 [email protected] First Congregational Church at Thetford Hill, VT, the oldest meeting house in continuous service in the state of Vermont, has become the one thousandth customer connected to ECFiber’s network. To celebrate the […]

Attorney General distributes settlement funds to former Medicaid beneficiary customers of Winooski pharmacy

-+*News Release — Office of the Attorney General April 24, 2015 Contact: Steven J. Monde Assistant Attorney General April 24 , 2015 (802) 828-5518 The Office of the Attorney General is distributing over $118,000 in settlement funds to more than 1300 Vermonters who were Medicaid beneficiary customers of McGregor’s Medicine-on-Time pharmacy in Winooski, Vermont, from […]

Vermont maple sugarer is sweet on solar

-+*News Release April 24, 2015 Contact: Emily McManamy, SunCommon Storyteller [email protected] 825.1625 FAIRFIELD, Vermont –Fairfield maple sugarer Harvey Bushey is planting a new crop on his farm, a community solar array. A longtime resident of Franklin County, Bushey has meticulously tended to his sugarbush by boiling sap every spring for his business, Log Cabin Maples. […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for April 27– May 3

-+*News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger April 24, 2015 Contact: Mike Kanarick 802.735.7962 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for April 27 – May 3, 2015: Monday, April 27 7:00 pm City Council Meeting – Contois Auditorium, City Hall Tuesday, April 28 No public appearances scheduled Wednesday, April 29 8:00 am Mornings with Miro – […]

Gov. Shumlin commends apprenticeship graduates from state registered program

-+*News Release April 25, 2015 Contact: Anne M. Noonan, Commissioner Vermont Department of Labor Phone: 802-828-4301 or at [email protected] RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt. – Gov. Peter Shumlin today addressed the 91 graduates of the Vermont Department of Labor’s Registered Apprenticeship Programs in electrical and plumbing trades. The programs are run in collaboration with Vermont Technical College […]

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule

-+*Saturday, April 25 10:45 a.m. Attend Vermont Technical College Registered Apprenticeship Program Graduation Ceremony Vermont Technical College, 124 Admin Drive, Randolph Center Sunday, April 26 12:00 p.m. Attend 49th Annual Vermont Maple Festival St. Albans Monday, April 27 8:00 a.m. Attend Bethel Business Association Meeting Breaking Grounds, 145 Main Street, Bethel Tuesday, April 28 7:00 […]

Vermont organizations and residents recognized by EPA for environmental achievements

-+*News Release — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency April 22, 2015 Contact: David Deegan (617) 918-1017 BOSTON – Four winners in Vermont were recognized today at EPA’s 2015 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony. The environmental leaders were among 27 recipients across New England honored for helping to improve New England’s environment. Each year EPA New England recognizes […]

Justin Johnson receives prestigious EPA Environmental Award

-+*News Release — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency April 22, 2015 Contact: David Deegan (617) 918-1017 BOSTON – At a ceremony today in Boston, Justin Johnson, the newly appointed secretary of the Vermont Agency of Administration, was today awarded the Ira Leighton Award, recognizing his 10 years of service and leadership on environmental issues in Vermont. […]

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