Vermont Press Releases

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Blue Ribbon Commission on Financing High Quality, Affordable Child Care Completes Report

News Release — Blue Ribbon Commission on Financing High Quality, Affordable Child Care December 9, 2016 For questions and media inquiries, please contact: Charlotte Ancel, Commission Chair Green Mountain Power VP, Power Supply & General Counsel [email protected] 802-777-7800 Sarah Squirrell, Commission Member Building Bright Futures Executive Director [email protected] 802-876-5010 Reeva Murphy, Commission Member DCF – […]

Connecticut River Watershed Council Completed Several River Restoration Projects in 2016

News Release — Connecticut River Watershed Council Dec. 9, 2016 Contact: Ron Rhodes, North Country River Steward, CRWC, 802-457-6114 or [email protected] Pomfret, VT — The Connecticut River Watershed Council (CRWC) completed several meaningful river restoration projects in 2016 throughout the New Hampshire and Vermont part of the watershed. Fish and wildlife, local farms and communities, […]

Washington, Orange and Lamoille Residents Plan Emergency Community Meeting

News Release December 9th, 2016 Contact: Traven Leyshon, [email protected], 802-522-3484 AN AMERICA FOR ALL OF US: RESISTING THE TRUMP AGENDA Following National Election, Washington, Orange & Lamoille Residents Plan Emergency Community Meeting Montpelier – Concerned residents of Washington, Orange and Lamoille counties are coming together for an emergency community meeting after the election of Donald […]

Vermont Teddy Bear and Norwich University Hockey Donate Teddy Bears for ‘Toys for Our Kids’

News Release — Vermont Teddy Bear Co. December 9, 2016 Contact: Bill Shouldice | Chief Executive Officer | Vermont Teddy Bear Company 802.985.1300 | [email protected] Shelburne, VT – The Vermont Teddy Bear Company has donated two of its 3’ “Big Bears” for tonight’s Norwich/St. Michael’s men’s hockey game, taking place at Kreitzberg Arena at 7pm. […]

ACEDC Celebrates 2016 Annual Meeting and Announces New 2017 Board Members

News Release — Addison County Economic Development Corp. December 9, 2016 Contact: Diane Stockton-Breese [email protected] With the election over, it is time to contemplate the consequences of our political actions. At the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Addison County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC), keynote speakers Matt Dickinson and Peter Matthews of Middlebury College discussed the […]

Wilmington Man Convicted for Feeding Bears

News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife December 8, 2016 Media Contacts: Col. Jason Batchelder, 802-828-1529 Forrest Hammond, 802-885-8832 WILMINGTON, Vt – A Wilmington man was convicted in November for intentionally feeding bears. James Burke, 60, pled no contest to two criminal counts of illegally feeding bears. On September 29, 2016, Vermont Game Wardens Richard […]

Secretary of State Jim Condos Attends the 2016 Pew Charitable Trusts ‘Voting in America’ Conference

News Release — Secretary of State Jim Condos December 8, 2016 Contact: Liz Ryder, 802-828-2148 Montpelier –Secretary of State Jim Condos traveled to Washington, DC to attend the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Voting in America Summit. The event brought together Secretaries, academics, advocates, campaigns, and administrators in the elections field to discuss the evolution of voting […]

Pop-up Shops Launch a New Life for Historic Bethel Block

News Release — Better Block Project December 4, 2016 Contact: Kevin Barry [email protected] 802-234-5157 Lisa Warhol [email protected] Temporary holiday marketplace features local artisans and sets the stage for renovation Project is first major outcome from Bethel’s successful Better Block Project BETHEL, VT – What does it take to turn a vacant block into a bustling […]

Governor to Be Honored with Donate Life Person of the Year Award

News Release — Donate Life Vermont Dec. 9, 2016 Contact: Matthew Boger Donate Life Vermont (617)-780-6249 [email protected] VT hits the highest percentage of registered Organ & Tissue Donors to date 973 Transplants in New England to date in 2016 Montpelier, VT – State House – Monday December 12th at 11:30 AM, Governor Peter Shumlin will […]

Attorney General’s Office Responds to Montpelier City Clerk’s Letter, Declines Investigation

News Release — Montpelier City Clerk Dec. 7, 2016 Contact: John Odum, Montpelier City Clerk (802) 223-9500 Montpelier City Clerk John Odum announced today that his office had received a response to his letter asking that the Attorney General’s office investigate whether a violation of the Vermont Open Meeting Law had occurred in relation to […]

Geomorphic Study of Mad River and Major Tributaries in Moretown

News Release — Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Dec. 7, 2016 Contact: Ashley Andrews GIS Planner Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (802) 229-0389 Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission has been awarded a grant from the Ecosystem Restoration Program Watershed Management Division of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. CVRPC’s grant is for the creation of […]

Main Street Alliance of Vermont Recognizes Business and Legislators of the Year

News Release — Main Street Alliance of Vermont Dec. 7, 2016 Contact: Kaycie Miltenberger, Communications Associate, Main Street Alliance of Vermont, 802-585-6242, [email protected] Stowe, VT – Main Street Alliance of Vermont held their year end celebration at the Alchemist Brewery on Sunday night where they awarded, Stephanie Hainely, COO of White + Burke, its 2016 […]

Vermont Law Enforcement Conducts 6th Annual Operation Fire Cuffs, Gathering Toys for Holiday Season

News Release — Vermont State Police Dec. 6, 2016 Contact: VSP Trooper Christian Hunt (802) 524-5993 [email protected] December 6, 2016 – OPERATION FIRE CUFFS is growing! Now in its 6th year, 3 Vermont State Police barracks and 14 other Vermont law enforcement and first responder agencies are teaming up to gather new toys and/or donations […]

Sophia Howlett named President of School for International Training

News Release — School for International Training Dec. 6, 2016 Contact: James Heflin [email protected] (802) 258-3576 BRATTLEBORO, Vermont – School for International Training today announced the appointment of international educator Dr. Sophia Howlett as President. School for International Training (SIT) is an accredited academic institution offering graduate level education and undergraduate study abroad programs through […]