‘Blue Wrap’ and new app earn UVM Medical Center national awards

News Release — UVM September 24, 2017 Contact: Michael Carrese (802) 847-2886 Innovations in Recycling and Physician Involvement in Purchasing Are Highlighted (BURLINGTON, VT) The University of Vermont Medical Center is being recognized for creative initiatives to reduce operating room waste and lower the cost of medical devices by Vizient, Inc. – the largest member-driven […]




Secretary of State Jim Condos announces fourth biennial statewide Transparency Tour

News Release — Secretary of State Jim Condos September 25, 2017 Contact: Eric Covey, 802-828-2148 www.sec.state.vt.us/ Montpelier, VT—Secretary of State Jim Condos is pleased to announce the start of his fourth biennial Transparency Tour. The tour will stop at 12 locations across the state to discuss transparency and open government, Vermont’s Public Records Act, and […]



‘Kids Out Loud!’ to bring 1,000 Vermonters to Church Street Marketplace

News Release — Let’s Grow Kids Sept. 25, 2017 Contact: Nicole Haley Communications Manager Let’s Grow Kids Cell: 802-391-0545 Email: [email protected] http://www.letsgrowkids.org/kids-out-loud Let’s Grow Kids, Vermont musicians team up for early childhood anthem & flash mob Burlington, Vermont— This Sunday, October 1st,1,000 Vermonters from across the state will convene on the Church Street Marketplace in […]



Vermont Production Council aims to attract more film and television projects

News Release — Vermont Production Council Sept. 21, 2017 Contact: Vermont Production Council 
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vermontproductioncouncil.com Organization to Foster Film Productions in State MANCHESTER, VT: “We’ve Greenlit The Green Mountains” boasts the website of the newly-formed Vermont Production Council. The goal of the organization is to identify and promote resources from around the state and to […]




Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for Sept. 25-29, 2017

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger September 22, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Mayor Miro Weinberger’s public appearance schedule for September 25 – 29, 2017: Monday, September 25 5:30 pm Special City Council Work Session re: Burlington Telecom (expected executive session) – Contois Auditorium, City Hall 7:00 pm City Council Meeting – Contois Auditorium, City […]





Vermont National Guard medical team provides medical service after hurricanes

News Release — Vermont National Guard 21 Sept. 2017 Contact: 1st. Lt. Mike Arcovitch PHONE: (802) 338-3324 BB: (802) 734-1677 The Vermont National Guard medical team that mobilized last weekend has begun providing medical services to National Guard members in the Virgin Islands after multiple hurricanes during the last few weeks. The Soldier and Airman medical team […]



AARP launches campaign to root out social media scams

News Release — AARP September 22, 2017 Contact: Mark Bagley, 202-434-2560, [email protected], @AARPMedia Fraud Watch Network Ambassador Frank Abagnale Provides Tips on How to Avoid Identity Theft and Fraud WASHINGTON, DC—With scams and fraud schemes proliferating on social media, the AARP Fraud Watch Network has launched a campaign to educate Americans about social media hazards […]



Vermont receives Fire Prevention and Safety Grant from FEMA

News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation Sept. 22, 2017 Contacts: David Carle (Leahy): 202-224-3693 Dan McLean (Sanders): 802-862-6695 Kate Hamilton (Welch): 202-440-3340 BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept 22 — Vermont’s congressional delegation announced Friday that the Vermont Department of Public Safety (DPS) received a $329,378 Fire Prevention and Safety grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. This […]



UVM’s Larner College of Medicine appoints first director of health services research

News Release — UVM Sept. 22, 2017 Contact: Jennifer Nachbur, [email protected], 802-656-7875 The Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont has announced the appointment of Adam Atherly, Ph.D., as the College’s first director of health services research and professor of medicine, effective February 1, 2018. Atherly is currently a professor of health systems, […]