New CT scan operating at Gifford

Gifford recently acquired and installed a new GE Revolution CT scan. “The upgrade in technology means a huge advantage for us and our patients,” Gifford Radiology Technologist, Anna Marisseau said. “We can get people in and out faster.” The new CT scan has twice as many detectors as the previous machine, meaning shortened scan times […]

Chronic staffing shortages threaten operation of local childcare programs

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: 10/12/21 Central Vermont Childcare Providers Network Contact information: Vicky Senni, [email protected] Kathleen Burroughs, [email protected] Throughout Vermont child care providers report that ongoing and worsening hiring challenges now coupled with symptoms of illness that keep teachers home are resulting in conditions that jeopardize their ability to keep their doors open — […]

Concord Health Center re-opens to better serve Essex County

Concord, VT – Northern Counties Health Care (NCHC) recently announced the re-opening of the Concord Health Center following a complete remodel and an 1,120 square foot expansion. Changes and enhancements include a new patient entrance, re-designed reception and waiting area with increased privacy at check-in and check-out, improved patient flow and wider hallways, two respiratory […]

Vermont Bond Bank helps reduce water operating costs in South Royalton through refunding

Burlington, VT (October 12, 2021) – The Vermont Bond Bank (“Bond Bank”) completed a refunding loan for the Royalton Fire District #1 (“District”) last week that will allow the debt to be retired one year earlier than otherwise possible. Savings from the loan represent 12 percent of the refunded principal. The Bond Bank’s refunding loan […]

VSAC webinar shows you how to get the financial aid you need with FAFSA

WINOOSKI (Oct. 12, 2021) – Vermont Student Assistance Corp. (VSAC) has a full line-up of virtual resources to help students and families, and adults returning to school learn about the financial aid that is available and how to apply for it. October is the official kickoff of the higher education financial aid season with the […]

Construction of road erosion control improvements begin in Hubbard Park

Thanks to a grant secured by the Friends of the Winooski River, the City of Montpelier and its Parks Department will begin improvements to the Hubbard Park gravel road system today, October 12, 2021. These improvements should reduce damage to the roads during rain storms and protect the water quality of the parks stream and […]

New medical codes to track social determinants of health

News Release For Release October 11, 2021 Contact: Sara Teachout (802) 371-3254 [email protected] As of October 1, health care providers now have the ability to track a patient’s social determinants of health through new medical codes championed by Family Nurse Practitioner Sarah DeSilvey and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (Blue Cross). When the […]

Snelling Center for Government announces the Vermont Leadership Institute Class of 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 12, 2021 – The Snelling Center for Government is pleased to announce the Vermont Leadership Institute Class of 2022. Heather Allin, South Burlington, Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living Nick Anzalone, St. Johnsbury, The Achievement Network Gaston Bathalon, Troy, Town of Troy Selectboard and School Board Robyn Baylor, South Burlington, […]

Medicine for our times: Living the legacy of Howard Thurman

As we look around, we see fear, anger, fighting, factionalism even despair. Where can we turn for help? The life and teachings of Howard Thurman are the perfect medicine for these times. Who was he? Howard Thurman (1899-1981) rises as one of the most influential African Americans of the last century. He was called, “the […]

RSG celebrates 35 years: Employee-owned company continues to help clients understand why people and systems do what they do

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VERMONT, October 8, 2021— RSG, an employee-owned company headquartered in Vermont and founded by three Dartmouth professors, is celebrating a remarkable 35 years in business this month. In 1986, RSG’s founders conceived of a new model of consulting to help governments and businesses. Their idea? Combine academic rigor with serious data analysis […]