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Vermont Public Power Supply Authority names Ken Nolan as new General Manager

News Release — Vermont Public Power Supply Aug. 22, 2016 Contact: Crystal L. Currier Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (802) 244-7678 (main line) ext. 228 Waterbury Center, VT – Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA) Chairman John Morley III today announced the appointment of Ken Nolan as VPPSA’s new General Manager. VPPSA’s existing General Manager, […]

Efficiency Vermont, Town of Hartford, and VT Downtown Program Partner to Drive Community-wide Energy Savings

News Release — Efficiency Vermont Aug. 22, 2016 Media Contact: Jeff Buell Efficiency Vermont 802-540-7662 Area residents and business can get free expert energy visits and advice from Efficiency Vermont August 22, 2016, Hartford, VT – Efficiency Vermont, the Town of Hartford Department of Planning and Development Services, and the VT Downtown program have launched […]

Grad Seeks Re-Election to Vermont House

News Release — Rep. Maxine Grad August 2016 Contact: Rep. Maxine Grad Phone: (802) 496-7667 Rep. Grad has won awards for work on children, veterans’, victims and public safety issues during her decade-plus of public service MORETOWN, VT – Maxine Grad of Moretown announces her campaign for re-election, seeking a ninth term for state representative […]

UVM’s Class of 2020 Brings Record SAT Scores, Top Vermont Students to UVM

News Release — UVM Aug. 23, 2016 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected], 802-578-8830 For the second year in a row, The University of Vermont welcomes an incoming class with record-breaking academic credentials. Topping the Class of 2019’s high scores, the incoming Class of 2020 earned an average 3.64 GPA and SAT scores in critical reading and […]

Combat Paper Project Turns Rags Into Paper at Johnson State College

News Release — Johnson State College Aug. 23, 2016 Contact: Matt Hayes, Johnson State College: 802-635-1408, [email protected] JOHNSON, VT—Drew Cameron, founding member of the Combat Paper Project, will discuss the organization’s community-based workshops for veterans around the country in a talk at 7 p.m. Aug. 29 in Room 207 Bentley Hall at Johnson State College. […]

Micro Business Development Program Helps Create 34 Jobs in Central Vermont this Year

News Release — Capstone Community Action Aug. 23, 2016 Contact: Yvonne Lory, Capstone Community Action Phone: 802 479-1053 (Barre, VT) Capstone’s Micro Business Development program helped 18 individuals launch new businesses this past year and provided established businesses with marketing and financial guidance about expanding their product or service lines. These businesses created 34 full […]

Forbes awards Norwich University an ‘A’ for financial strength

News Release — Norwich University Aug. 23, 2016 Contact: Daphne Larkin 802-485-2886 or 595-3613(m) [email protected] Follow us on Twitter @NorwichNews NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Forbes Magazine found Norwich University to be in the top 20 percent of approximately 900 private colleges and universities ranked according to their financial strength, awarding Norwich a grade of ‘A’ for […]

Saint-Gaudens Memorial Selects Melissa Richmond as New Music Director

News Release — Saint-Gaudens Memorial Aug. 22, 2016 Contact: Timothy Cornell Chair, Music Committee (603) 277-0838 [email protected] CORNISH, N.H. – Saint-Gaudens Memorial announced Sunday that, starting September 1, Melissa Richmond will take over as the new music director for the summer music programs. Melissa Richmond is an award winning arts administrator, a performer, and an […]

Johnson State College Appoints New Associate Dean of Distance Education Programs

News Release — Johnson State College August 19, 2016 Contact: Deborah Bouton, director of communications: 802-635-1664; [email protected] JOHNSON, VT — Bobbi Jo Carter has been named the Associate Dean of Distance Education Programs for Johnson State College, a newly created position overseeing the college’s popular community-based External Degree Program and online degree-completion programs. Carter comes […]

Wheel Pad Norwich Model Tours the State

News Release — Wheel Pad Aug. 22, 2016 Contact: Julie Lineberger Wheel Pad L3C (802) 464­2526 [email protected]  Wheel Pad is an eco­friendly 200 square foot accessible bedroom and bathroom attachable to an existing home. It provides a respectful and supportive space for people with mobility issues, making it easy for friends or family […]

Montpelier Mayor Announces Formation of City Trail Working Group

News Release – City of Montpelier Aug. 22, 2016 Contact: Mayor John Hollar (802) 793-3176 Montpelier Mayor John Hollar announced today the formation of a working group that will be charged with suggesting areas for new multi-purpose trails in the capital city. The group will work with residents, city officials and private landowners to identify […]

Dartmouth-Led Research on How Attention Works in the Brain Receives National Science Foundation Award

News Release — Dartmouth College Aug. 22, 2016 Media contact: Amy Olson [email protected] 603-646-3274 HANOVER, N.H. – August 22, 2016 – A collaborative research project on the neural basis of attention, to be led by Peter Ulric Tse, professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth, has been awarded $6 million by the National Science […]

Lt. Governor Phil Scott’s Public Appearance Schedule for the week of August 20

Lt. Governor Phil Scott’s Public Appearance Schedule: 8/20/16 -8/27/16 Saturday, August 20 Acting Governor Afternoon Attend Orleans County Fair – The 2016 Orleans County Fair runs from August 17 – August 21. For more information and a full schedule of events, please click here. Orleans County Fairgrounds – Barton Fairgrounds, 278 Roaring Brook Road, Barton […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for the week of August 22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 19, 2016 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for August 22-26, 2016: Monday, August 22 5:00 pm Special City Council Work Session re: Downtown Mixed Use Core Overlay District – Contois Auditorium Tuesday August 23 No public appearances scheduled Wednesday, August 24 8:00 am Mornings with Miro […]