Local investing leaders provide insight

News Release — Vermont State Employees Credit Union July 13, 2017 Contact: Yvonne Garand 802-371-5197 Louisa Schibli and Janice Shade 802-899-0979 Leaders in Local Investing Provide Investment Insights for Everyday Vermonters VSECU to Host Lunch and Learn in Montpelier MONTPELIER, VT, JULY 12, 2017 –At noon on Wednesday, July 19, VSECU, Vermont’s only […]

Small Independence Day parades hit the big time

Brattleboro attendees will find themselves filmed by a Discovery Channel television crew, while Montpelier spectators, voting on smartphones, can award participants $1,000 prizes.

Montpelier-Roxbury the only one of week’s mergers to get nod

A Cabot-Danville-Twinfield school district unification failed in two of the communities, while Rochester backed out of its earlier endorsement of a combination with Royalton and Bethel.

Montpelier-Roxbury district merger goes to voters next week

Proponents say it will ease tax burdens for residents of both towns, but especially tiny Roxbury. Voters in Montpelier also will decide on an unrelated tax stabilization question.

NECI merging with Ohio school but staying put, at least for now

The Montpelier school will combine with the art and design college in Cleveland that NECI’s president also heads.

New England Federal Credit Union Gives $1 Million for Affordable Housing

News Release — Vermont Housing Finance Agency May 26, 2017 CONTACT: Leslie Black-Plumeau (802) 238-7324 (cell) New England Federal Credit Union gives $1 million for affordable housing South Burlington, VT—New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) President/CEO John J. Dwyer, Jr. announced today a $1 million grant from NEFCU to Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) […]

LGBTQIA Solidarity March is June 10 in Montpelier

News Release — LGBTQIA Solidarity March May 31, 2017 Press Contacts: Jesse Scarlato 802-595-3980 Mike McCleese 802-851-7023 Anne Charles 802-225-6668 If I can’t dance I don’t want to be part of your revolution. Emma Goldman. LGBTQ Rights are Human Rights here in Vermont and across the U.S. This year, because of the […]

Vermont Arts Council Partners with Vermont Art Guide on Exhibit

News Release — Vermont Arts Council May 30, 2017 PUBLIC/GENERAL CONTACT: Vermont Arts Council 136 State Street Montpelier, VT 05633-6001 (802) 828-3291 MEDIA INQUIRIES CONTACT: Kira Bacon, Communication Manager Vermont Arts Council (802) 828-5422 Ric Kasini Kadour, Editor Vermont Art Guide EXHIBITION ANNOUNCEMENT “Connection: the Art of Coming Together” Exhibition: June […]

Latest district merger plans come with some quirks

One would join Montpelier — with more than 1,000 students — and tiny Roxbury even though they aren’t adjacent. Residents in another area have conditioned their approval on tax breaks.

Suspect pleads not guilty in basketball player slaying

The prosecutor claims there is evidence that Jayveon Caballero was “lying in wait” for the victim, Markus Austin, to return home after the two got into a fight earlier in a Barre bar.

Montpelier officials seek to keep from losing NECI

“We are making every effort to try and persuade them to stay in Montpelier,” Mayor John Hollar said. The culinary school said it currently has no plans to go.

Susan Allen named Montpelier assistant city manager

The former spokesperson for two Democratic governors is also a former journalist. She will be making $87,000 in the city position.

Three arrested in central Vermont drug bust

Three Massachusetts men are facing charges in connection with a major drug bust at a Berlin hotel. Vermont State Police arrested Michael Krasin, 19, Augustin Mendoza, 25, and Victor Hernandez-Guzman, 30, on Tuesday. Members of the state’s drug task force were monitoring the Econo Lodge in Montpelier because of suspicions of drug trafficking, and they […]

Montpelier’s Langdon Street Alive Wins Vermont Arts Council Grant for Lighting Canopy

News Release — Lights over Langdon May 11, 2017 Contact: Ward Joyce. 802-522-0150 MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Arts Council recently awarded a $15,000 “Animating Infrastructure Grant” to Langdon Street Alive (LSA) for an artistic lighting canopy over the street to be designed and installed this summer. A lighting design will be selected for […]