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Gov. Phil Scott’s Public Schedule Jan. 13-21, 2017

News Release — Gov. Phil Scott Jan. 13, 2017 Contact: Ethan Latour [email protected] Governor Phil Scott’s Public Schedule: 1/13/17 -1/21/17 Saturday, January 14 6:00 – 9:30 PM 2016 ACT Banquet of Champions Barre Elks Club 1535 Jefferson St. Barre, VT Sunday, January 15 Monday, January 16 Martin Luther King Day Tuesday, January 17 7:45-8:00 AM […]

Faculty Concert Jan. 27 will Benefit Brattleboro Music Center’s Music School

News Release — Brattleboro Music Center Jan. 12, 2017 Contact: Mary Greene, Brattleboro Music Center, at [email protected] call 802-257-4523. BRATTLEBORO, VT – January 12, 2017 – The Westminster Quartet will perform in concert Friday, Jan. 27, with proceeds from ticket sales benefitting the Brattleboro Music Center’s Music School. “Johann Sebastian Bach: The Musical Offering,” is […]

Burlington Business Association Announces Annual Summit Event

News Release — Burlington Business Association Jan. 11, 2017 Contact: Kelly Devine Phone: (802) 863-1175 29 Church Street, Suite 305 Burlington, VT 05401 www.bbavt.org (802) 863-1175 Burlington, VT – The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is hosting their annual Business Summit event on Thursday, January 26th from 7:30-11 am at the Hilton Burlington. The BBA’s Summit […]

Regional Prevention Partnerships of Rutland joins with Mentor Connector to Celebrate 15 Years of National Mentoring Month

News Release — Rutland Regional Medical Center January 13, 2017 Media Contact: Peg Bolgioni, Marketing & Public Relations 802.772.2843 or [email protected] The Mentor – Mentee Relationship: Empowering Rutland County Youth to Make Wise Life Decisions Rutland, VT– January is National Mentoring Month, and this year Mentor Connector and the Regional Prevention Partnerships (RPP) of Rutland are […]

Vermonters Celebrate New Federal Investigation into VGS Pipeline Safety

News Release — Protect Geprags Park, 350 Vermont, Upper Valley Affinity Group, Vermonters for a Clean Environment, Hands Across the Valley, Just Power, Rutland Area Climate Coalition and Toxics Action Center January 13, 2017 Contacts: Rachel Smolker, Protect Geprags Park [email protected] (802) 482-2848 or (802) 735-7794 -mobile Twitter: @rsmolker Jane Palmer Monkton Resident [email protected] (802) […]

Mobius and Supporters to Host National Mentoring Month Celebration at the Statehouse on Jan. 18

News Release — Mobius January 13, 2017 Media Contact: Benji Thurber 802-249-8316 [email protected] Montpelier, VT— Mobius will celebrate National Mentoring Month by hosting youth mentees, volunteer mentors, and mentoring supporters for its annual Mentoring Celebration at the Statehouse on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event, made possible by support […]

Business Roundtable Elects New Leadership for 2017

News Release — Vermont Business Roundtable January 13, 2016 Contact: Lisa Ventriss, President, Vermont Business Roundtable 802-865-0410 [email protected] (South Burlington, Vt.) At its 30th Annual Membership Meeting held at The Capitol Plaza, the Vermont Business Roundtable elected one new director to his first three-year term: Tom Dunn, Vermont Electric Power Company. Elected to their second […]

Montpelier’s Log Road Solar Array Goes On-line

News Release — Montpelier Energy Advisory Committee January 13, 2017 Contact: Kate Stephenson, Montpelier Energy Advisory Committee Chair Phone: 802-225-8933 Email: [email protected] Web: www.netzeromontpelier.org City of Montpelier’s 500kW array complete MONTPELIER, VT – The Montpelier Energy Advisory Committee and the City of Montpelier invite members of the press and public to a ribbon-cutting ceremony at […]

Welch Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Improve Rural Call Completion

News Release — Rep. Peter Welch January 13, 2017 Contact: Kirsten Hartman, Communications Director (202) 225-4115 Persistent phone call completion problems in rural communities are creating major inconveniences for families, hurting businesses, and threatening public safety WASHINGTON – Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) this week introduced bipartisan legislation to improve rural call completion. Persistent phone call […]

Norwich University Regimental Band to Perform in the 58th Presidential Inauguration

News Release — Norwich University Jan. 13, 2017 Contact: Daphne Larkin 802-485-2886 or 595-3613(m) [email protected] Follow us on Twitter @NorwichNews NORTHFIELD, Vt. – The Norwich University Regimental Band and Drill Team, will represent the state of Vermont and perform in the 58th Presidential Inauguration, to be held on Friday, Jan. 20, in Washington, D.C., for […]

Burlington Middle Schools Awarded $40,000 from Verizon Innovative Learning for Makerspaces

News Release — Burlington School District January 12, 2017 Media Contacts: Valerie Lodish Technology Integration Specialist Hunt Middle School [email protected] Brent Truchon Technology Integration Specialist Edmunds Middle School [email protected] Burlington, Vermont – Lyman C. Hunt and Edmunds Middle Schools have been awarded grants from Verizon Innovative Learning for $20,000 each, for the creation of makerspaces […]

MLK Day of Service Event Taking Place In Montpelier


News Release — Vermont Youth Development Corps Jan. 11, 2017 Contact: Sawyer Cresap Team Leader Vermont Youth Development Corps 802-461-9166 [email protected] Dr. Martin Luther King Day of Service Event Taking Place In Montpelier Event Date: Monday January 16th, 2017 Vermont Youth Development Corps AmeriCorps and Vermont Youth Tomorrow AmeriCorps VISTA programs are hosting a community event […]

Vermont PBS Deepens Commitment to Young Families with the Launch of Vermont PBS Kids Channel

Press Release — Vermont PBS Jan. 12, 2017 Contact: Jeff Vande Griek, Vermont PBS [email protected]/ 802.655.8062 New Broadcast Channel, Web Stream Give Families More Options Colchester, Vt. – Jan. 12, 2017 – Vermont PBS announced today the launch of a brand new channel and web stream just for families, Vermont PBS Kids. Starting on Monday, […]

Mary Danko Appointed New Director of Fletcher Free Library

News Release — City of Burlington January 12, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Burlington, VT – Mayor Miro Weinberger today announced the appointment of Mary Danko as the new director of the Fletcher Free Library in the City of Burlington. Mary brings over 14 years of library experience, including three years as director of the […]