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    Food and Farm Initiative of the Vermont Community Foundation Awards More Than $660,000 in Grants

    News Release — Vermont Community Foundation March 28, 2017 Contact: Margaret Morris The Vermont Community Foundation [email protected] 802-388-3355 ext. 285 The Food and Farm Initiative of the Vermont Community Foundation Awards More Than $660,000 in Grants to Connect More Vermonters with Healthy, Local Food The Vermont Community Foundation has announced that its Food and Farm […]

    Green Mountain Transit Begins Testing a BYD Battery-electric Transit Vehicle

    News Release — Green Mountain Transit March 28, 2017 Contact: Mark Sousa, General Manager 802-864-2282 [email protected] Burlington, VT– On March 29, 2017, Green Mountain Transit (GMT) will begin testing a 40-ft battery-electric transit bus in revenue service. The bus, manufactured by BYD, is the first of its kind operating in transit service across the nation. It utilizes BYD’s […]

    VSECU to Hold Financial Seminars during Financial Literacy Month

    News Release — VSECU March 22, 2017 Contact: Yvonne Garand, Senior VP Marketing & Business Development [email protected]/ 802-371-5197 Williston branch to host “The Psychology of Spending – Why We Buy” seminar
 WILLISTON, VT, March 22, 2017 – April is National Financial Literacy Month – when people around the nation focus on debt, credit, savings, investment, […]

    Sports Illustrated Journalist Alex Wolff to Examine World Olympic Games in Talk in Middlebury

    News Release — Sheldon Museum March 28, 2017 Contact: Bill Brooks, Executive Director 802/388/2117 [email protected] Middlebury…Veteran Sports Illustrated journalist Alex Wolff will examine the recent history of the World Olympic Games at an upcoming talk, free and open to the public, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 7:30 PM at the Champlain Valley Unitarian […]

    New Grants Awarded to CRWC to Fund Old Dam Removals in the Upper Valley

    News Release — CRWS March 29, 2017 Contact: Ron Rhodes, CRWC River Steward [email protected], 802-457-6114 The Connecticut River Watershed Council (CRWC) has received three grants totaling nearly $235,000 from the Upper Connecticut River Mitigation and Enhancement Fund to help fund the removal of four deadbeat dams in the Upper Valley. Two of the dams are […]

    UVM, Tech Council, VCET to Host 12th Annual Invention 2 Venture Conference on April 6

    News Release — UVM March 27, 2017 Contact: Keri Toksu, UVM, [email protected]/ 802-735-5592 MassChallenge Executive Director Bailey to Keynote The University of Vermont, the Vermont Technology Council, and the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies will host the twelfth annual Invention 2 Venture (I2V) Conference on April 6 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Dudley […]

    City Market Issues RFP for South End Site

    News Release — City Market March 27, 2017 Contacts: John Tashiro General Manager, City Market 802-861-9711 [email protected] Allison Weinhagen Director of Community Engagement, City Market 802-777-2667 [email protected] Co-op accepting proposals for subdivided lot at 75 Briggs Street Burlington, VT – When City Market purchased just over 4.5 acres at 207 Flynn Avenue in Burlington’s South […]

    Saint Michael’s College April 2017 Calendar

    News Release — Saint Michael’s College March 28, 2017 Contact: Mark Tarnacki 802.654.2795 [email protected] Saint Michael’s College April 2017 Calendar (Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.) Tuesday, March 28 Saint Michael’s College presents Fulbright Speaker Colman Msoka at 7 p.m. in the Dion Family Student Center Roy Event Center. Fulbright […]

    VCFA’s Artists Development Fund Receives $1 Million Gift

    News Release — VCFA March 27, 2017 Contact: Tim Simard [email protected] 802.828.8804 Montpelier, Vt.—Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) announced today that its Artists Development Fund, which supports established and emerging artists looking to attend the College, received a $1 million gift from an anonymous donor. This is the second year in a row the […]

    Member Engagement Top Theme at Hanover Co-op Annual Meeting

    News Release — Hanover Co-op Food Stores March 27, 2017 Contact: Allan Reetz Director of Public Relations Hanover Co-op Food Stores 603-640-6503 [email protected] HANOVER, New Hampshire—For members of the Hanover Co-op, the upcoming Annual Meeting of the cooperative is set to be far more dynamic than in the past few years. According to Co-op Board […]

    Montpelier Attorney Claudia Pringles Honored for Leadership Roles Leading to Landmark Disability Legislation

    News Release — Claudia I. Pringles, Esq. March 28, 2017 Contact: Claudia I. Pringles, Esq. 17 State St., Ste 203 Montpelier, VT 05602 (802) 778-0306 [email protected] Montpelier, VT, 03/22/17 – Attorney Claudia I. Pringles will be honored by the Vermont Autism Task Force for her advocacy on behalf of Vermont citizens who have autism and […]

    Moody’s Investors Service Improves Burlington International Airport Outlook to Positive

    News Release — City of Burlington March 27, 2017 Contact: Gene Richards, 802.343.9909 Katie Vane, 802.734.0617 Affirms Airport’s “Baa3” credit rating, cites improved liquidity and debt service coverage ratios, newly signed Airline Agreement Burlington, VT – On Friday, March 17, Moody’s Investors Service revised the Burlington International Airport outlook to positive and affirmed the Airport’s […]

    Federal Grand Jury Returns Indictments Against New Jersey Men and Two Vermonters For Drug-Related Crimes

    News Release — U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney District of Vermont March 24, 2017 Contact: Tim Atkinson United States Attorney’s Office, District of Vermont 802.951.6725 [email protected] The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont and the Vermont State Police announce: On March 23, 2017, a federal Grand Jury returned […]

    UVM College of Education and Social Services Rises in U.S. News & World Report Graduate School Rankings

    News Release — UVM March 28, 2017 Contact: Jon Reidel, [email protected], 802-656-8206 The University of Vermont’s College of Education and Social Services (CESS) jumped nine positions in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings and is now among the top 60 nationally. The new rankings, based on survey responses from 256 […]