Press Releases

Gov. Peter Shumlin’s public appearance schedule for the week of Oct. 25

News Release — Governor’s Office Oct. 24, 2014 Saturday, Oct. 25 8:30 a.m.: Wheels for Warmth, Dubois Construction, 46 Three Mile Bridge Road, Montpelier 6:30 p.m.: March in the annual Rutland Halloween Parade, Downtown Rutland Monday, Oct. 27 11:00 a.m.: Press Conference; Re: Transportation and Downtowns, Ripley Bridge, Ripley Road, Rutland 12:00 p.m.: Speak to […]

Listening session scheduled for supplemental proposed rules to federal food safety law

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets, in conjunction with the Northeast Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NEASDA), will host an open Listening Session on November 17th, 2014, to offer farmers and food processors an opportunity to provide comment on new supplemental rules proposed by the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

Google, partners to announce 3D printing competition at VT Tech Jam

oogle, the State of Vermont, Hartford High School and the Preservation Trust of Vermont will announce the first Town History in 3D Competition at Vermont Tech Jam.

Leahy presses leading broadband providers to fight against Internet fast lanes

Following a letter to Comcast sent earlier this week, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on Thursday continued his call for leading broadband providers to take a stand against fast lanes on the Internet.

Dean Corren endorsed by Sen. Patrick Leahy

New Release — Dean Corren for Lieutenant Governor Oct. 23, 2014 BURLINGTON – In a year when voter turnout could be low candidates for statewide office are pushing every advantage possible. Endorsements are no exception and Dean Corren, who is running for Lt. Governor and a Progressive/Democrat, just landed a big one. Senator Patrick Leahy […]

SunCommon launches Vermont’s largest community solar program

News Release — SunCommon Oct. 23, 2014 WALTHAM – SunCommon, Vermont’s largest residential solar company, announced a new solar solution to serve thousands of Vermonters: the Community Solar Array (CSA). SunCommon commissioned its first CSA in Waltham today by christening the array with a bottle of Middlebury’s Drop-In Brewery ‘Sunshine and Hoppiness’ beer. This first […]

Democrats respond to RSLC media buy

News Release — House Majority Leader Rep. Willem Jewett, D-Ripton Oct. 23, 2014 MONTPELIER – The Democratic Majority Leader of the Vermont House of Representatives today announced that an out-of-state political organization, the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC), dispatched an additional $48,258.48 of outside resources to support select Republican House candidates in contested Vermont House […]

Sterling College faculty member to give talk on sports nutrition

News Release — Sterling College Oct. 23, 2014 Sterling faculty member in Outdoor Education Allison Van Akkeren will be presenting on sports nutrition at Sterling College. Her presentation will be on Thursday, October 30, at 6:30 pm in Simpson Hall, Classroom 3. This event is free and open to the public. Van Akkeren is a […]

Burlington Schools and board identifying knowledge, skills and talents required for 21st century superintendent

The Burlington School District and the Superintendent Search Advisory Committee (SSAC) of the Burlington School Board are convening three public forums as part of a collaborative effort to recruit and hire a new Superintendent by the end of the current school year.

Berlin Mall hosts grand opening of Vermont’s first Walmart Supercenter

The Berlin Mall hosted the grand opening of Vermont’s first Walmart Supercenter at 8am this morning.

Allison Hooper to keynote VBSR fall conference

Registration is now open for Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility’s (VBSR) 22nd Annual Fall Conference.

Northfield Savings Bank announces tenure milestones

Northfield Savings Bank is proud to note 52% of employees have been with the organization for more than 10 years.

Architect William Maclay to speak at Green Mountain College

Bill Maclay, founder and president of Maclay Architects, will give a public talk “From Net Zero Buildings to Net Zero Campuses, Communities, and Planet” at Green Mountain College Thursday, November 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the GMC Gorge (basement level of Withey Hall).

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center seeks entries for Seventh Annual LEGO Contest & Exhibit

The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC) invites creators of all ages to design and build original LEGO sculptures and display them at the museum this fall in BMAC’s Seventh Annual LEGO Contest & Exhibit, taking place November 21-23.

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