HCRS to host art show in Brattleboro in March

HCRS TO HOST ART SHOW AT RIVER GARDEN IN MARCH Springfield, VT, February 21, 2020 – Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), Southeastern Vermont’s community mental-health agency, announced today that they will be hosting a multidisciplinary art show at the River Garden (Strolling of the Heifers) in Brattleboro, Vermont, during the month of March. The […]

UVM’s Bernard wins prestigious Christopher Isherwood Prize in LA Times ‘Book Prizes’ competition

For Immediate Release Contact: Jeff Wakefield, UVM, (802) 578-8830 University of Vermont English professor Emily Bernard has won the prestigious Christopher Isherwood Prize for autobiographical prose in the Los Angeles Times 2020 Book Prizes competition for her 2019 book, “Black Is the Body.” The panel of judges awarding her the prize said, “With deceptively simple and luminous prose, Emily Bernard […]

Burton promotes John Lacy to CEO with Donna Carpenter assuming chair of the board

Burlington, VT (February 20, 2020) – Today, Burton officially announced that John Lacy will become the company’s CEO, a role he has shared for the past 18 months with Burton owner Donna Carpenter. Donna will become Chair of the Burton Board of Directors, a position formerly held by her late husband and Burton founder, Jake Burton […]

Vermont solar employment declines 3rd year in a row while solar jobs up nationwide & in 31 states

Media Contacts: Lisa Cline, Renewable Energy Vermont, P802-229-0099, [email protected] Avery Palmer, The Solar Foundation, 202-866-0908, [email protected] Vermont Only New England State Losing Solar Jobs  Montpelier, VT – The U.S. solar trades employed nearly 250,000 workers in 2019, an increase of more than 5,600 jobs (or 2.3%) since 2018, according to the 10th annual National Solar Jobs Census released today by […]

Vermont’s Health Information Exchange — your sharing options

Scott Strenio, MD, Medical Director and Jenney Samuelson, Deputy Commissioner Department of Vermont Health Access Getting good care can mean a lot of paperwork. Much of it involves making sure you are covered for the services you need. But what’s most important, is that your health care provider can have quick access to your complete […]

DAIL receives $1M grant for Restorative Justice Program pilot

MEDIA CONTACT Monica White, Director of Operations, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living [email protected] 802-241-0354 WATERBURY, VT – The Adult Protective Services unit (APS) within the Division of Licensing and Protection, of the Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living has been awarded a three year, one million dollar grant by the Administration for Community […]

Fletcher Free Library hosts Harry Potter Party

Burlington, VT – Celebrate the world of wizardry at the 2nd Annual Harry Potter Party at the Fletcher Free Library on Sunday, February 23, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Watch a movie from the series, create Harry Potter themed crafts, and enjoy magical activities and snacks. There will be life-size cut outs of the […]

Old Spokes Home in Burlington to advance transportation equity with grant from Vermont Natural Resources Council

Contact: Stephanie Gomory Vermont Natural Resources Council 802-223-2328, x121 / [email protected] Montpelier, VT (February 19, 2020) – Old Spokes Home, a nonprofit bike shop in Burlington’s Old North End neighborhood, was awarded a $1,200 grant from the Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) through the Small Grants for Smart Growth Program. The grant will fund the creation of […]

Supreme Court goes “On the Road” at Vermont Law School on March 4  

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in five cases during the high court’s annual session at Vermont Law School on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 in Oakes Hall on the VLS campus. Sessions will begin at 9:30 AM and are open to the public. To access the day’s calendar, CLICK HERE. Vermont Court […]