UVM to host lecture: The North Pole was here

Contact: Joshua Brown, 802-656-3039, [email protected] UVM to host lecture and workshops on extreme climate—and the quest for communication impact on a warming planet After more than three decades writing about human-driven climate change and wider sustainability issues, former New York Times journalist Andrew Revkin has started building an initiative at Columbia University’s Earth Institute testing ways to make […]

Legal Services Vermont and Vermont Legal Aid to hold public meetings around state as part of legal needs assessment

Contacts: Sam Abel-Palmer, Legal Services Vermont, 802-383-2213 David Koeninger, Vermont Legal Aid, 802-383-2216 Burlington, Vt. — Legal Services Vermont and Vermont Legal Aid want to meet with you. The nonprofit law firms want to know more about the civil legal problems facing low-income and vulnerable Vermonters. They are holding seven meetings around the state to […]

Attorney General Donovan joins coalition opposing rollback of cost-saving energy standards for lightbulbs

News Release — Office of the Attorney General May 9, 2019 CONTACT: Laura Murphy Assistant Attorney General (802) 828-3171 MONTPELIER, VT – Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan joined a coalition of 15 states, Washington DC, and New York City to oppose the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) proposal to overturn energy efficiency requirements for multiple […]

Burlington Electric announces manager of strategy and innovation

News Release — Burlington Electric Jan. 24, 2019 Contact: Mike Kanarick 802.735.7962 Mary Peterson to Join Burlington Electric as Manager of Strategy and Innovation Burlington, VT – Burlington Electric Department General Manager Darren Springer today announced that Mary Peterson, a private practice attorney focusing on complex tax and regulatory issues and former Commissioner of the […]

Dartmouth-Hitchcock to host opioid forum

News Release — Dartmouth-Hitchcock Sept. 7, 2018 Contact: Rick Adams (603) 653-1910 [email protected] Dartmouth-Hitchcock will Host Forum October 5 to Examine the Impact of the Opioid Crisis on Families and Children “Our Families, Our Children, Our Future” is the first in a series that will examine issues and solutions around the opioid crisis locally, regionally, […]

Required Agricultural Practices Technical Workshop opportunity offered for farmers

News Release — Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District March 9th, 2018 Contact: Holly Kreiner Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District (802) 288-8155 ext 104 [email protected] WILLISTON, VT – The Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District (WNRCD) and UVM Extension Crops, Soils and Pasture Team are excited to announce an upcoming opportunity for farmers to learn more about […]

Barnard School Board sends Alternative Governance Structure proposal to state

News Release — Barnard School Board January 15, 2017 Contact: Carin Ewing Park, Barnard School Board and Chair, Barnard Academy Alternative Structure Committee [email protected], or 802-243-6989, or Pamela Fraser, Alternative Governance Structure Committee Member [email protected] or 802-778-0247. The Barnard School Board sent its Alternative Governance Structure (AGS) proposal to the state of Vermont on December […]

Vermont 2018: A preview of political issues and solutions

News Release — Indivisible Calais Nov. 1, 2017 Contact: Indivisible Calais Barbara Butler, [email protected], 456-8804 Linda Schutz, [email protected], 229-6861 A Panel Discussion Featuring ACLU-VT, VPRIG, VT Rights and Democracy CALAIS, VT – In advance of the upcoming Legislative Session, Indivisible Calais is hosting a panel discussion with presenters from three Vermont advocacy groups to offer a […]

Partnership to lower costs of care provided to homeless wins national praise

News Release — UVM Medical Center Oct. 12, 2017 Contact: Michael Carrese The University of Vermont Medical Center Media Relations desk: (802) 847-0368 cell: (802) 324-8166 [email protected] UVMHealth.org/MedCenter Innovative “population health” program also improved services for housing-insecure patients Highlights § More than $1 million saved in cost of care § Model combines temporary housing with […]

Working Lands financing conference is Oct. 20 in Weston

News Release — Brattleboro Development Credit Corp. Oct. 10, 2017 Contact: Sarah Lang, Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation [email protected] | (802) 257-7731 x222 Vermont Ag. Secretary Anson Tebbetts, Winner of 2017 Brattleboro Road Pitch Competition to present On October 20th, the 2017 Financing the Working Landscape conference will commence at the brand new $13.6 million Weston […]