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$891,697 awarded under Farm Bill for economic and community development in northern Vermont

Vermont’s congressional delegation — Senator Patrick Leahy (D), Senator Bernie Sanders (I) and Representative Peter Welch (D) – and Governor Peter Shumlin (D) Thursday announced that the State will receive $891,679 in Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) funds for economic development projects in Northern Vermont. This is a $400,000 increase over funds awarded in Vermont last year.

In This State: Veteran Gilbert Lucier embodied Vermont’s deep passion for the Civil War

A section of Julian Scott's "The Battle of Cedar Creek." Photo courtesy of Vermont State Curator's Office.

When Gilbert Lucier succumbed to apoplexy in the Orleans County Memorial Hospital in 1944, he was the last of Vermont’s 34,238 Civil War soldiers to die.

“NEK Today and Tomorrow”: Development drives discussion

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The $600 million Northeast Kingdom Economic Development Initiative includes five developments in Jay, Newport and Burke, and is expected to create or preserve 10,000 jobs.

Sanders announces $900,000 grants for municipal fire departments

Sanders and U.S. Fire Administrator Announce Funding for Vermont Fire Departments RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt., March 20 – Meeting with Vermont first responders and the nation’s top federal fire official, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today announced almost $900,000 in federal grants for nine fire departments across the state. Sanders and U.S. Fire Administrator Kelvin Cochran, the […]

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