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Vermont Gas Systems proposes 3% rate decrease

News Release — Vermont Gas August 31, 2015 Media Contact: Beth Parent, Corporate Communications Manager, Vermont Gas Systems PH: (802)865-1460 / (802) 578-2776 [email protected] Company proposes 12th rate decrease since January 2012 South Burlington, Vt. – Nearly 50,000 Vermont Gas customers could see their natural gas bills decrease for the 12th time since January 2012. […]

Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity releases school bullying brochure

News Release — Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity Aug. 21, 2015 Contact: Curtiss Reed, Jr. [email protected] (802) 254-2972 What Should Happen When Your Child Reports School-Based Aggression Brochure Released Brattleboro. Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity has released What Should Happen When Your Child Reports School-Based Aggression in time for the upcoming school year. […]

Sandra L. Wong named surgery chief at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine

News Release — Dartmouth-Hitchcock August 26, 2015 Contacts: Rick Adams, Dartmouth-Hitchcock (603) 653-1910 [email protected] Derik Hertel, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth (603) 650-1211 [email protected] LEBANON, NH – Dr. Sandra L. Wong, the William W. Coon Professor of Surgical Oncology and Associate Chair of Clinical Affairs at the University of Michigan Health System, has been […]

Vermont Community Foundation awards Vermont Partnership grant to support the Vermont African American Heritage Trail

News Release — Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity Aug. 26, 2015 Contact: Curtiss Reed, Jr. (802) 254-2972 [email protected] Brattleboro. The Vermont Community Foundation has awarded Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity an $11,000 Innovations and Collaborations grant. The grant will support Vermont Partnership’s development of the nearly three-year old Vermont African American Heritage Trail […]

VCAM launches innovative community media website

News Release — VCAM Aug. 27, 2015 Press Contact: Llu Mulvaney-Stanak VCAM Development and Outreach Manager 802-651-9692 [email protected] BURLINGTON, VT–After starting the year with a re-branding campaign, Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM) continues their organizational makeover with a brand-new responsive website at vermontcam.org. “Visitors to vermontcam.org will discover an exciting new local media experience, including […]

Renewable Energy 2015 Conference & Expo: Leading the Energy REVolution

News Release — Renewable Energy Vermont Aug. 27, 2015 Contact: Ansley Bloomer, Assistant Director [email protected] Office: (802) 229-0099   Burlington, VT — Renewable energy businesses, technology leaders, energy generators, utilities and environmental organizations along with policy makers and communities will convene in Burlington this month to identify tangible strategies for converting the state’s fossil fueled […]


Groundworks Collaborative to hold fifth annual Hike for the Homeless on Sept. 12 


News Release — Groundworks Collaborative Aug. 26, 2015 Contact: Josh Davis, Executive Director, Groundworks Collaborative tel:802-257-0066 x102 [email protected] BRATTLEBORO, VT – 8/26/2015 – Groundworks Collaborative will hold its fifth annual Hike for the Homeless fundraiser on Saturday, September 12 (rain date, September 13th), on Mount Wantastiquet in Hinsdale, NH. There will be two start times, 10am and 12:30pm, […]

Kelly Brush Century Ride rolls out Sept. 12

News Release — Kelly Brush Foundation Aug. 27, 2015 Contact: Elizabeth Langfeldt, 802-846-5298 or [email protected] RIDE CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF SUPPORTING ADAPTIVE SPORTS, SKI RACING SAFETY BURLINGTON, Vt. (August 27, 2015) On September 12 the Kelly Brush Century Ride powered by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations will roll out of Middlebury, Vermont, celebrating 10 years […]

Literacy nonprofit kicks off CLiF Year of the Book in eight schools

News Release — Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) August 27, 2015 CLiF contact: Duncan McDougall, Executive Director 802-244-0944 [email protected] Waterbury Center, VT: Eight elementary schools throughout New Hampshire and Vermont are celebrating, because each has been awarded a special literacy sponsorship valued at $25,000 for the 2015/2016 school year from the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF), an […]

Merchants Bank announces two new lending associates

News Release — Merchants Bank August 25, 2015 Contact: Jessica Sturgeon, Marketing Merchants Bank, 275 Kennedy Drive, S. Burlington, VT 05403 802-865-1615, [email protected] SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT— Dody Fraher-Ruland, Residential and Retail Lending manager of Merchants Bank, announces two additions to the staff. Ray Morvan, Lending Associate (NMLS #20353). Morvan joins Merchants Bank from People’s United […]

State Treasurer Pearce receives transparency award

News Release — State Treasurer Beth Pearce August 26, 2015 Press Contacts: Beth Pearce (802) 828-1452; NASACT contact Glenda Johnson (859) 276-1147 MONTPELIER, VT.—State Treasurer Beth Pearce this week was named a recipient of the President’s Award from the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers, or NASACT, at their annual conference held this […]

Rebates for installation of wood pellet boilers available

News Release — Renewable Energy Vermont Aug. 26, 2015 Media Contacts: Renewable Energy Vermont, Ansley Bloomer, [email protected] (802) 595-0723 Biomass Energy Resource Center, Alayna Howard, [email protected] (802) 540-7656 Efficiency Vermont, Alayna Howard, [email protected] (802) 540-7656 Clean Energy Development Fund, Andrew Perchlik, [email protected]  (802) 828-4017 Efficiency Vermont, Renewable Energy Resource Center, Renewable Energy Vermont and Clean Energy Development Fund […]

Vermont National Guard announces theater support package deployment updates

News Release — Vermont National Guard Aug. 27, 2015 Contact: POC: MAJ Chris Gookin PHONE: (802) 338-3324 BB: (802) 338-0929 POC: Capt. Dyana Allen PHONE: (802) 338-3478 BB: (802) 734-1677 Airmen from the 158th Fighter Wing in Burlington, Vermont, have changed locations supporting the Pacific Command Theater Security Package. “The Vermont Air National Guard is […]

New affordable housing co-op underway in Burlington

News Release — Bright Street Housing Cooperative August 27, 2015 Contact: Chris Donnelly, Champlain Housing Trust, 310-0623 Kenn Sassorossi, Housing Vermont, 355-8009 Burlington’s Mayor, Vermont’s Speaker of the House, nonprofit partners and funders break ground on Bright Street Housing Cooperative in Burlington’s Old North End Burlington, VT – Thursday morning brought together scores of interested […]

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