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Progressives look ahead to November

News release — Vermont Progressive Party Aug. 28, 2014 Progressives came out ahead after Tuesday’s Primaries, keeping not only all the house seats they started with, but also winning some additional victories. House incumbents who handily won their primaries are Chris Pearson (Chittenden 6-4), Mollie Burke (Windham 2-2), Sandy Haas (Windsor-Rutland), Susan Hatch Davis (Orange […]

FirstLight Fiber agrees to acquire G4 Communications’ assets

FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating fiber optic networks in Upstate New York and Northern New England with connectivity to Canada, announced today it has signed a definitive Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of New Hampshire-based G4 Communications , including G4’s customer base and data center located in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Sanders tells American Legion more must be done for veterans

Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told the American Legion convention here today that a new law to improve health care for veterans is a step forward but “there is more work to be done.”

September is Vermont Archaeology Month: Learn, explore & dig into 13,000 years of history

Vermont Archaeology Month is a time to discover and explore Vermont’s 13,000 years of history; it’s more than just digging!

Downs Rachlin Martin adds second patent advisor, Keegan M. Caldwell

The northern New England law firm of Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC has recently added a second patent advisor to its Intellectual Property Practice Group.

PC Construction among nation’s top 25 environmental construction firms

PC Construction was recently named as one of 2014’s Top 200 Environmental Firms in the country by Engineering News-Record (ENR), the construction industry’s trusted source for breaking news, data, and analysis.

Clockhouse Writers’ Conference and Goddard College publish second volume of Clockhouse

Goddard College announced today the Clockhouse Writers’ Conference (CWC) – an alumni-run conference for graduates of Goddard’s MFA in Creative Writing program – has published the second volume of Clockhouse, a national literary magazine featuring new short stories, interviews, essays, plays, and poems by award-winning writers and new literary voices.

Vermonters for Vermonters holds benefit concert

On Sunday, September 7, Vermonters for Vermonters will be hosting a benefit concert at the Vermont State Fairgrounds Grandstand from 2PM-8PM.

Goddard College faculty member Wendy Call 
receives NEA Literature Translation Fellowship

Goddard College is pleased to announce The National Endowment for the Arts has recommended BFA in Creative Writing faculty member Wendy Call for an NEA Literature Translation Fellowship of $12,500.

Corren leads group ALS ‘Ice Bucket’ Challenge

Primary day wasn’t all shaking hands and waiving signs for one candidate running for Lt. Governor. Dean Corren, who hopes a write-in campaign will land him on the November ballot as a Progressive/Democrat, was joined by several Burlington area elected officials and voters for a group ALS “ice bucket” challenge.

Free online certification for Vermont diesel truck drivers and fleet managers available

Free training and certification for Vermont diesel truck drivers and fleet managers about the benefits of idling reduction is now available online.

Champlain College welcomes Class of 2018

Champlain College welcomed the Class of 2018 to campus on Friday, Aug. 22 for a three-day orientation prior to classes beginning on Monday.

Chittenden Solid Waste District facilities to be closed on Labor Day

Recycling, trash, and composting facilities will be CLOSED on Labor Day.

Lamoille Economic Development Corp. sponsoring workshop for small businesses

Lamoille Economic Development Corp. sponsoring workshop on financing options and opportunities for small businesses.

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