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Innovations and Collaborations Grant Program at the Vermont Community Foundation Awards $176,111 to 16 Nonprofit Organizations

News Release — The Vermont Community Foundation July 20, 2016 Contact: Christopher Kaufman Ilstrup The Vermont Community Foundation 802-388-3355 ext. 295 [email protected] Suggested Tweet Innovations & Collaborations grant program at @vermontcf awarded $176,111 to 16 #VT #Nonprofits last spring #npvt http://ow.ly/XyPl302qIK7 The Vermont Community Foundation announced that the Innovations and Collaborations grant program awarded $176,111 […]

Two Bills Championed By Leahy Signed Into Law

News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy July 23, 2016 Contact: Jay Tilton [email protected] Comprehensive Addiction And Recovery Act Supports Community-Based Approaches To Combatting Opioid Addiction POLICE Act Supports Active Shooter Training For Officers and First Responders Leahy Calls On Congress To Pass Criminal Justice Reform In September WASHINGTON (SATURDAY, July 23, 2016) – Two bills […]

GMP Continues Power Restoration from Saturday’s Powerful Storms

News Release — Green Mountain Power July 25, 2016 Contact: Kristin Carlson, Green Mountain Power 802-229-8200 [email protected] Prepares for Next Waves of Storms Expected Today Full restoration expected today, crews on alert for more storms COLCHESTER, Vt. – Green Mountain Power crews continue to work around the clock, restoring power to 32,400 customers since a […]

Veterans Law Student Association Sponsors Sept. 11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk to Benefit South Royalton School

News Release — Vermont Law School July 25, 2016 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., July 25, 2016––The Veterans Law Student Association (VLSA) at Vermont Law School, with support from the Department of Vermont Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), invites community members to join […]

Lisman: Phil Scott’s Concern with Budget Gap Too Little, Too Late

News Release — Lisman for Vermont July 22, 2016 Media Contact: Shawn Shouldice, 802-279-0092 In conjunction with projections that the state budget will be $28 million short in the current fiscal year, and related statements by Lt. Governor Phil Scott, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Lisman today issued the following statement. “Phil Scott’s new found concern […]

Turner: 2017 Revenue Downgrade Emphasizes Vermont’s Overspending Crisis

News Release — Rep. Don Turner July 22, 2016 Contact: Rep. Don Turner 802-373-5960 Montpelier, Vt. – On Thursday, following reports from state economists that next year’s overall state revenue would fail to meet the initial prediction by $28 million, the Shumlin Administration announced a revenue downgrade for Vermont in 2017. The revised revenue growth […]

Local Entrepreneur Adam Hergenrother Named Quarter Finalist in Men’s Health Magazine’s Ultimate Guy Search

News Release — Hergenrother Enterprises July 22, 2016 Contact: Hallie Warner [email protected] (COLCHESTER, VERMONT July 22, 2016) — This week, Adam Hergenrother, CEO of Hergenrother Enterprises headquartered in Colchester, VT, was announced as one of the Quarter Finalists for the Men’s Health Magazine’s Ultimate Guy Search. The Ultimate Guy Search is a nationwide search for […]

Revitalizing Waterbury Provides Grants to Local Nonprofits

News Release — Revitalizing Waterbury July 22, 2016 Contact: Karen Nevin, Executive Director 802-793-6029, [email protected] Revitalizing Waterbury announces the award of five $500 grants to five local Waterbury non-profits. The recipients are Waterbury Recreation Department, Waterbury Senior Center, A River Runs Through It gardening club, Waterbury Area Trails Alliance and The Children’s Room. On Friday, […]

Lt. Gov. Phil Scott’s public appearance schedule for the week of July 23

Lt. Governor Phil Scott’s Public Appearance Schedule: 7/23/16 -7/30/16 Saturday, July 23 Afternoon (Exact time TBA) Lamoille County Field Days – The 2016 Lamoille County Field Days runs from July 22 – July 24. For more information and a full schedule of events, please click here. Lamoille County Field Days Fair Grounds, 203 Wilson Road, […]

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

Media Advisory July 22, 2016 Gov. Peter Shumlin’s Public Appearance Schedule Monday, July 25 Meetings in Montpelier. No public appearances scheduled. Tuesday, July 26 to Thursday, July 28 Attend Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Friday, July 29 11:30 a.m. Swear In Newly Appointed Judge Gregory Glennon Probate Court, 175 Main Street, Burlington

VEC Issues a Peak Alert for Monday and Tuesday

Contacts: Andrea Cohen: Cell Phone: 802-696-9036 [email protected] For Immediate Release: Friday, July 22, 2016 VEC Issues a Peak Alert for Monday and Tuesday Members Encouraged to Conserve Energy Beat_the_Peak_Logo Johnson, VT- Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is encouraging members to conserve energy next week especially on Monday, July 25 and Tuesday July 26, between the hours […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s Public Appearance Schedule for July 25-29, 2016

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger July 22, 2016 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for July 25 – 29, 2016: Monday, July 25 – Friday, July 29 Mayor spending personal time with family Wednesday, July 27 8:00 am Mornings with Miro – The Bagel Café, 1127 North Avenue – Chief […]

Phil Scott’s Official Statement on ‘Lisman’s Latest Mistruth’  
 

News Release — Phil Scott for Vermont 2016 July 21, 2016 Media Contact: Brittney Wilson [email protected] 802-274-2722 Montpelier, Vt. — Brittney Wilson, spokeswoman for the Phil Scott for Governor campaign, today issued the following statement about Bruce Lisman’s latest mistruth: 

“Bruce Lisman is once again intentionally misleading Vermonters. As his campaign continues to slide, his rhetoric […]

Lt. Governor Phil Scott Issues Statement on Johnson, Lyndon State Colleges Administrative Merger

News Release — Lt. Gov. Phil Scott July 21, 2016 Contact: Rachel Feldman (802) 828-2226 (office) (802) 272-2256 (cell) Lt. Governor Phil Scott today issued the following statement on the plan to merge the administrations of Johnson State College and Lyndon State College: “I’m hopeful that the plan to merge administration of two of Vermont’s […]