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First Call for Chittenden County Appoints Two New Leaders, Seeks Director

News Release — Howard Center March 27, 2017 Contact: Martie Majoros [email protected] BURLINGTON, VT— Howard Center’s former 24/7/365 crisis center for children and families and its adult mobile crisis have recently been integrated and expanded as First Call for Chittenden County, to serve all Chittenden County residents. While the program is still seeking a director […]

Senate Vote to Kill Privacy Rules Will Not Affect Burlington Telecom Customers

News Release — Burlington Telecom March 27, 2017 Contact: Abbie Tykocki Burlington Telecom 802-540-0948 [email protected] In the wake of the Senate’s vote to repeal FCC Privacy Rules, BT reminds customers of policy In October of 2016, the Federal Communications Commission adopted rules that would require broadband Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to protect the privacy of […]

UVM Men’s Basketball Reaches Time Magazine National Championship of Academics

News Release — UVM March 27, 2017 Contact: Jon Reidel, [email protected], 802-578-0447 The record-setting season of the University of Vermont men’s basketball team may have ended on the court in the NCAA Tournament, but its perfect graduation rate helped take it all the way to the national championship in the classroom, according to an academic-based […]

Groups Sponsor Discussion on Women’s Economic Empowerment and Peaceful and Inclusive Societies

News Release — Grace Initiative March 27, 2017 Contact: [email protected] INVITATION: Friday: 31 March, 2017 Northshire Bookstore 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Saturday: 1 April 2017, Bennington College, CAPA 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (for students and faculty) Vermont Farmers Food Center 1:00PM – 2:00 PM A DISCUSSION WITH A DELEGATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS FROM […]

Vermont State Police Receives CALEA Accreditation

News Release — Vermont State Police March 27, 2017 Contact: Scott Waterman Vermont State Police Public Information Officer 802-241-5277 desk 802-279-4554 cell [email protected] Waterbury, VT / March 27, 2017 – The Department of Public Safety and the Vermont State Police are proud to announce that the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) […]

UVM Spinoffs Have Strong Presence at National Innovation Summit

News Release — UVM March 27, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected], 802-578-8830 Four start-up companies that grew out of the research of University of Vermont faculty and graduate students, two technologies developed by UVM faculty that have commercial potential, and a start-up launched by staff at the UVM Medical Center will be on display at […]

Vermont Stands for a World Beyond War Coalition Holding Conference on April 22

News Release — Vermont Stands for a World Beyond War Coalition March 23, 2017 Contact: Marguerite Adelman, Conference Coordinator Phone: 518-561-3939 (home) Email: [email protected] Building a World Beyond War: What Will It Take? This Earth Day, join the Vermont Stands for a World Beyond War Coalition on Saturday, April 22nd from 9 AM to 4:30 PM […]

March Recognized as Senior Nutrition Month

News Release — Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging March 23, 2017 Contact: Janet Hunt Executive Director Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging (V4A) 476 Main Street, Suite #3 Winooski, Vermont 05404 802-578-7094 [email protected] The Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging (V4A) is very pleased to announce that Governor Phil Scott […]

Citing Mounting Evidence Of Trump-Russia Ties, Leahy Renews Call for Independent Special Counsel

News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy March 23, 2017 Press Contact David Carle: 202-224-3693 . . . Says On Senate Floor: “There is so much smoke here, it is getting hard to breathe.” WASHINGTON (Thursday, March 23, 2017) – Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) reiterated his call on Thursday for an independent investigation into Russian interference […]

’15 to Life: Kenneth’s Story’ Film Screening and Discussion at Sterling College

News Release — Sterling College March 23, 2017 Media Contact: Christian Feuerstein, Director of Communications, Sterling College 802.586.7711 x164 • [email protected] March 23, 2017 • Craftsbury Common, VT • The United States is the only country in the world that condemns juveniles to life without parole. This extraordinary fact is explored in the documentary “15 […]

House Passes Worker Privacy Protection

News Release — Vermont Legislature March 23, 2017 Contact: Katherine Levasseur (802) 828-2245 [email protected] Montpelier, VT – The Vermont House today unanimously passed important legislation designed to provide social media privacy protection measures for Vermont workers. The bill, H.462, prohibits employers from requiring or requesting that an employee or job applicant share their social media […]

Norwich to Hold 22nd Annual Military Writers’ Symposium

News Release — Norwich University March 23, 2017 Contact: Daphne Larkin 802-485-2886 [email protected] Follow us on Twitter @NorwichNews ~Program to address the topic: “Won the War, Lost the Peace: The Centennial Legacy of World War One” ~ NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University will host the 2017 William E. Colby Military Writers’ Symposium on Wednesday and […]

Gov. Phil Scott’s public schedule for the week of March 27

Saturday, March 25 10:00 – 11:00 AM Maple Fest 2017 One Brennan Circle, Green Mountain College, Poultney, VT Sunday, March 26 No public events scheduled at this time Monday, March 27 10:45 – 11:30 AM Springfield Housing Authority One Mineral Street, Springfield, VT 12:00 – 1:00 PM Governor’s Luncheon at the Hartness House 30 Orchard […]

Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for the week of March 27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for March 27 – March 31, 2017: Monday, March 27 5:30 pm Board of Finance Meeting – Conference Room 12, City Hall 6:00 pm City Council Meeting – Contois Auditorium, City Hall (expected executive session from 6:00 – 7:00 […]