Vermont Fresh Network celebrates 21 years

News Release — Vermont Fresh Network July 21, 2017 Press Contact: Grace Meyer (802) 434-2000 [email protected] Vermont Fresh Network Dinner Celebrates 21 Years A tour of Vermont’s finest foods returns to Shelburne Farms on Sunday, August 6th RICHMOND, VT – Every year, Vermont’s chefs and farmers gather on the shores of Lake Champlain to prepare […]

Fairs and field days have begun

News Release — Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets July 21, 2017 Contact: Alison Kosakowski 802-272-4547 [email protected] There’s Something for Everyone At Vermont’s Fairs and Field Days There’s no shortage of fun to be had at Vermont’s fairs and field days. This summer, more than 700,000 visitors are expected at fairs and field days […]

Vermont Community Foundation announces grants to nonprofits

News Release — Vermont Community Foundation July 19, 2017 Contact: Zoe Pike [email protected] 802-388-3355 ext. 285 Small and Inspiring Grants Program at the Vermont Community Foundation Announces 28 Grants to Nonprofits Across the State During the first half of 2017, the Vermont Community Foundation—in partnership with some of its fundholders—awarded a total of $60,500 in […]

Southwestern Vermont Medical Center launches Health Care Share program

News Release — Southwestern Vermont Medical Center July 21, 2017 Contact: Ashley Brenon Jowett Phone: 802.447.5019 Fax: 802.447.5214 [email protected] Southwestern Vermont Medical Center Launches 12-Week Health Care Share Program BENNINGTON, VT¾July 21, 2017—Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) conducted the first two of 12 weekly vegetable pick-ups for participants in its Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs. […]

Hemp Festival to be held at Burke Mountain

News Release — Heady Vermont July 21, 2017 Contact: [email protected] First annual Vermont Hemp Festival To Be Held on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the Burke Mountain Hotel and Conference Center includes exposition, educational workshops, business pitch competition. As the future of recreational and medical marijuana remains uncertain, the national hemp industry is growing and […]

Zuckerman hosts sustainability partnership launch

News Releases — Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman July 21, 2017 Contacts: Megan Polyte 802-622-4136 Allan Baer 802-279-7250 Lt. Governor Zuckerman Hosts Launch of Sustainability Partnership NORTHFIELD, VT: Today, Vermonters heard about opportunities to continue our work toward the goals of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change by learning about the US Partnership for Sustainable Energy […]

Mosquito pools test positive for West Nile virus

News Release — Vermont Department of Health July 21, 2017 Media Contact: Vermont Department of Health 802-863-7281 Know how to protect yourself from mosquito bites BURLINGTON – Mosquitoes collected in Weathersfield and Brattleboro have tested positive for West Nile virus. These are the first detections of the mosquito-borne virus this year. There have been no […]

Vermont Voices to host Zuckerman

News Release — Greater Northshire Access Television July 21, 2017 Press Contact: Cherise Madigan 802.490.6471 [email protected] Vermont Voices to Host Lt. Governor David Zuckerman at GNAT Studio The community is invited to the GNAT Studio from 1 – 2 p.m. on Friday, August 11 for a special studio audience event for Vermont Voices, a TV […]

Leahy urges Food and Drug Administration to reform drug practices

News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy July 20, 2017 Contact: David Carle (202) 224-3693 Taylor Foy (202) 224-5225 Kirsten Hartman (202) 224-3244 Conn Carroll (202) 224-5444 Leahy And Bipartisan Drug Affordability Cosponsors Urge FDA Commissioner To Reform Anticompetitive Drug Practices WASHINGTON (THURSDAY, July 20, 2017) – U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), joined by Senators Chuck […]

Brattleboro Retreat announces executive vice president and chief financial officer

News Release — Brattleboro Retreat July 21, 2017 Contact: Jeffrey Kelliher 802-258-6132 [email protected] Nichols Named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Brattleboro Retreat BRATTLEBORO, VT (July 21, 2017)—The Brattleboro Retreat is pleased to announce the appointment of Arthur W. Nichols as the hospital’s new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). […]

Rutland man sentenced for heroin distribution conspiracy

News Release — U.S. Department of Justice July 21, 2017 Contact: (802) 951-6725 Fax: (802) 951-6540 Rutland Man Sentenced to More than Eleven Years For Heroin Distribution Conspiracy The United States Attorney for the District of Vermont announced that Jaiden Paige, 37, of Rutland, was sentenced Tuesday in United States District Court in Burlington to […]

Department of Public Safety urges safety in waterways

News Release — Vermont Department of Public Safety July 14, 2017 Contact: Mark Bosma 802-839-6717 Safety Urged in Vermont Waterways WATERBURY – Vermont’s lakes and rivers provide many opportunities to cool off and enjoy swimming among the state’s natural beauty. As warm weather returns this weekend it’s likely many people will venture out into the […]