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Alimony reform hearing Tuesday at the Statehouse

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release To: All Vermont Media From: Vermont Alimony Reform What: Senate Judiciary Committee Public Hearing on Alimony Reform in Vermont When: Tuesday 2/21/17, Room 11 at the Vermont Statehouse 5:30-7:30 PM The Vermont Senate Judiciary Committee will be holding a Public Hearing on Alimony Reform in Vermont. This is an opportunity […]

Gov. Phil Scott’s Public Schedule: Feb. 18-25, 2017

News Release — Gov. Phil Scott Feb. 17, 2017 Contact: Ethan Latour [email protected] Governor Phil Scott’s Public Schedule: 2/18/17 – 2/25/17 Saturday, February 18 10:30 – 11:15 AM St. Albans Dairy Cooperative’s 98th Annual Meeting St. Albans Town Educational Center, 169 S. Main Street, St. Albans, VT 12:30 – 1:00 PM VAST (Vermont Association of […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s Public Appearance Schedule for Feb. 20–24, 2017

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger February 17, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for February 20 – February 24, 2017: Monday, February 20 City offices closed in observance of Presidents’ Day Tuesday, February 21 6:00 pm Immigration Rights Information Session – ONE Community Center, 20 Allen Street 7:00 pm […]

Norwich’s Peace and War Center Presents ‘An Israeli Diplomat in Arab Countries: A Conversation with Ambassador Haim Koren’

News Release — Norwich University Feb. 17, 2017 Contact: Daphne Larkin 802-485-2886 [email protected] Follow us on Twitter @NorwichNews NORTHFIELD, Vt. – The Peace and War Center at Norwich University presents former Israeli Ambassador to Egypt Haim Koren for a talk entitled, “An Israeli Diplomat in Arab Countries: A Conversation with Ambassador Haim Koren.” This event, […]

Study ‘Artisan Breadmaking and Heritage Grains’ at the School of the New American Farmstead

News Release — Sterling College Feb. 15, 2017 Media Contact: Christian Feuerstein, Director of Communications, Sterling College 802.586.7711 x164 [email protected] February 15, 2017 • Craftsbury Common, VT • They say man does not live by bread alone, but if the bread is good enough, one could certainly try. Author, teacher, and baker Richard Miscovich will […]

UVM Researchers to Lead March 9 Workshop on Growing Saffron in Vermont

News Release — UVM Feb. 14, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected], 802-578-8830 The University of Vermont scientists who grew saffron in a research station in northern Vermont, capturing extensive media attention with their success, will lead a workshop on March 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gardner’s Supply in Burlington on how to […]

UVM Rises to No. 23 Nationally For Performance On CPA Exam

News Release — UVM Feb. 16, 2017 Contact: Jon Reidel, [email protected], 802-656-8206 The University of Vermont now ranks among the top 25 institutions nationally for its pass rate on the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) exam based on the latest rankings from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. The university’s 78.6 percent first-time pass […]

New trustees appointed to UVM Health Network, Central Vermont Medical Center

Press Release – For Immediate Release Feb. 16, 2017 Contact: Mike Noble (UVMHN) (802) 847-2886 Lynn Adamo (CVMC) (802) 371-4375 The University of Vermont Health Network (UVMHN) and Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC) announce additions to their respective leadership teams. UVMHN announces five new Board of Trustees appointments, whose four-year terms became effective Jan. 1, […]

Sanders Introduces Legislation to Expand Social Security

News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Feb. 16, 2017 Contact: Sanders Press Office [email protected] WASHINGTON, Feb. 16 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced legislation Thursday to expand Social Security benefits and strengthen the retirement program for generations to come. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) introduced a companion bill in the House. “It is time to expand […]

Climate Economy Model Communities Program Launched

News Release — Vermont Council on Rural Development Feb. 16, 2017 Contact: Jon Copans Program Director, VCRD Climate Economy Model Communities Program Phone: (802) 272-0162 E-mail: [email protected] Vermont Communities are Invited to Apply The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) joined with Governor Phil Scott and partners including Green Mountain Power, Efficiency Vermont, Vermont Electric […]

NPR War Reporter Tom Bowman ’77 to Speak at St. Mike’s on Feb. 23

News Release — Saint Michael’s College February 17, 2017 Contact: Mark Tarnacki 802.654.2795 [email protected] Saint Michael’s alumnus and National Public Radio (NPR) Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman ’77 will be presenting on campus on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. in the McCarthy Arts Center at Saint Michael’s College. His talk, titled “Reporting on war and […]

Senators to Trump: Do Not Remove CFPB Director Cordray

News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy February 16, 2017 Contact: Emily Hampsten (Durbin) (202) 228-5643 Kerry Arndt (Murray) (202) 224-2834 Miranda Margowsky (Stabenow) (202) 224-1154 Greg Vadala (Brown) (202) 224-6677 David Carle (Leahy) (202) 224-3693 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Assistant Democratic Leader Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Democratic Policy […]

Vermont Air National Guard To Return Home after Supporting Operation Inherent Resolve

News Release — Vermont Air National Guard February 15, 2017 Contact: Captain Tracy Morris (802) 660-5451 South Burlington, VT – Airmen and aircraft from the Vermont Air National Guard’s 158th Fighter Wing are returning home after a three month deployment in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Approximately, 300 Airmen from the wing will be returning […]

Two record-setting fish caught in Vermont in 2016

News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department February 17, 2017 Media Contact: Shawn Good, 802-786-3863 New records set for bluegill and freshwater drum RUTLAND, Vt. – Vermont Fish & Wildlife today announced that two fish caught in 2016 have been certified as new state records, marking the 14th and 15th state records that have […]