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    Gov. Phil Scott’s public appearance schedule for the week of April 29

    Governor Phil Scott’s Public Schedule: 4/29/17 – 5/5/17 Saturday, April 29 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Thunder Road Car Show Downtown Barre, VT Sunday, April 30 No public events scheduled Monday, May 1 10:30 – 11:00 AM Bradley House Revival Groundbreaking Ceremony Bradley House, 65 Harris Avenue, Brattleboro, VT 12:00 – 1:15 PM Brattleboro Chamber […]

    VBSR Hires Samantha Sheehan as Local First Vermont Program Manager

    News Release — VBSR April 28, 2017 Media Contact: Russ Elek (802) 862-8347 [email protected] – Sheehan to Help Support Local Economy – Burlington, VT – Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) is pleased to announce that Samantha Sheehan has been hired as Local First Vermont Program Manager. In this role, Sheehan will support efforts to […]

    Gifford Pediatrics Recognized for High Immunization Coverage Rates

    News Release — Gifford Medical Center April 28, 2017 Contact: Robin Dutcher (802) 728-2284 One of nine practices in Vermont to exceed state’s target of immunization coverage RANDOLPH – On April 26, 2017, Gifford Health Care Pediatrics was recognized by the Vermont Immunization Program for achieving high immunization coverage rates and meeting CDC’s Healthy People […]

    Vermont’s Ag Secretary and Fish & Wildlife Commissioner Praise Farmer/Hunter Partnerships

    News Release — Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, & Markets April 28, 2017 Contact: Alison Kosakowski Director of Communications Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, & Markets 802-272-4547 [email protected] As hunters across Vermont gear up for the 2017 turkey season, Vermont’s Ag Secretary and Fish and Wildlife Commissioner are praising the many farmers and hunters, who […]

    New York-Winooski Man Charged With Five Counts of Sex Trafficking

    News Release — U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney District of Vermont April 28, 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 announced that yesterday, April 27, 2017, a federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment charging […]

    UVM Foundation Announces $5M Gift to Transform Visual & Performing Arts

    News Release — UVM Foundation April 27, 2017 Contact: Mark S. Ray, APR Executive Director of Communications The University of Vermont Foundation 802-656-3537 (p) [email protected] www.uvmfoundation.org email [email protected] Burlington, Vt. – Michele Resnick Cohen, UVM ’72, and her husband Martin Cohen have donated $5 million to renovate and transform the Elihu B. Taft School – […]

    Thousands to Gather in Montpelier on Saturday Demanding Bold Climate Action

    News Release — VPIRG April 27, 2017 Contact: Adam Maxwell Vermont Public Interest Research Group Field Director 802-595-2451 [email protected] Montpelier, Vt.—Thousands of Vermonters, including Sen. Bernie Sanders, will converge on the state capital Saturday to rally for bold policies to address the climate crisis. The rally is taking place in solidarity with the People’s Climate […]

    Vermont Early Childhood Alliance and Let’s Grow Kids Join Vermont Commission on Women’s Advisory Council

    News Release — Vermont Commission on Women April 27, 2017 Contact: Lilly Talbert 802-828-2841 (Montpelier) – The Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) recently announced the addition of the Vermont Early Childhood Alliance and Let’s Grow Kids to its Advisory Council. The Council is made up of organizations whose interests align with the Commission’s mission to […]

    Leahy Statement on One-Week Continuing Resolution

    News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy April 27, 2017 Press Contact: David Carle 202-224-3693 Statement Of Senate Appropriations Committee Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) On One-Week Continuing Resolution [Senate Appropriations Committee Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Thursday issued the following statement regarding the majority’s intention to advance a one-week stopgap Continuing Resolution.] I am glad […]

    April is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month

    News Release — Vermont State Dental Society April 27, 2017 Contact: Mark Crow Tenth Crow Creative 802-658-1369 [email protected] South Burlington, Vermont., – It’s time again to raise awareness about oral cancer as April is the American Dental Association’s National Oral Cancer Awareness Month. The Vermont State Dental Society is using the occasion to raise awareness […]

    Senate, House Judiciary Committee Leaders Reintroduce Legislation To Counter Rising Prescription Drug Prices

    News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy April 27, 2017 Press Contact: David Carle 202-224-3693 WASHINGTON (THURSDAY, April 27, 2017) – Top leaders on the Senate and House Judiciary Committees led by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on Thursday introduced legislation to combat anticompetitive practices used by some brand-name pharmaceutical and biologic companies to block entry of […]

    Sugarbush Resort to Reopen This Weekend With Both Skiing and Golf

    News Release — Sugarbush Resort April 27, 2017 Contact: John Bleh Sugarbush Resort 802-583-6814 [email protected] http://www.sugarbush.com Warren, VT (April 27, 2017) – Sugarbush Resort will reopen this weekend Saturday, April 29th – Monday, May 1st, weather permitting. Available terrain includes Stein’s Run, Snowball, Spring Fling and Coffee Run. The Valley House Quad will run 9 […]

    Patrick and Marcelle Leahy to Host Vermonters Before People’s Climate March in D.C.

    News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy April 27, 2017 Press Contact: David Carle 202-224-3693 Saturday – Washington, D.C. Patrick And Marcelle Leahy To Host Vermonters Before People’s Climate March Saturday, April 29, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. On Capitol Hill, At The Stewart Mott House, 122 Maryland Ave. NE, Washington, D.C. 20002 Senator Patrick Leahy […]

    CSWD Receives Hazardous Waste Management Grant from the Vermont Dept. of Environmental Conservation

    News Release — CSWD April 27, 2017 Media Contact: Clare Innes Marketing & Communications Coordinator (802) 872-8100 x207 – Cell (802) 922-3616 [email protected] The Chittenden Solid Waste District has been awarded a grant worth $79,960 by the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to help cover costs for providing facilities and education for the proper […]