News Release — Northeast Kingdom Collaborative Oct. 4, 2017 Media Contact: Sarah Waring, Center for an Agricultural Economy 802-472-5362 or [email protected] HARDWICK, Vt. (October 4, 2017) The Northeast Kingdom Collaborative (NEK Collaborative) has announced that they have hired Katherine Sims as the new Director for the organization. Over the past year, the NEK Collaborative Board […]
News Release — Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing September 20, 2017 Contact: Philip Tortora, Communications Director Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing (802) 522-7323; [email protected] MONTPELIER, Vt. – As late summer weather continues to bring warmth, plenty of sunshine, and scattered showers, fall foliage colors are developing nicely, albeit gradually, throughout most of Vermont. […]
We need to propose actions that will stimulate and improve our economic competitiveness while preserving the social fabric and environmental resiliency of our state.
News Release — NeighborWorks of Western Vermont August 21, 2017 Contact: Shannon Kennelly, Communications & Outreach Coordinator Tel. (802) 797-8606 Email. [email protected] WEST RUTLAND, VT – HEAT Squad, an innovative and effective energy efficiency service developed by NeighborWorks of Western Vermont, is expanding to the Northeast Kingdom with the help of a $250,000 Northern Border […]
News Release — WonderArts Aug. 15, 2017 Contact: [email protected] 802.533.9370 August 15, 2017 – WonderArts Vermont is the recent recipient of a USDA Rural Development – Rural Business Development Grant in the amount of $58,947. This funding supports the purchasing of equipment for a Creative Incubator Space, in the Northeast Kingdom. The Creative Incubator Space […]
Ten entities, including the towns of Hardwick and St. Johnsbury, the Vermont Association of Snow Travelers and the Vermont Brewers Association, received grants ranging from $46,000 to $425,000.
News Release — Vermont Community Foundation July 17, 2017 Contact: Lauren Bruno 802-388-3355 ext. 222 [email protected] Funding Available for Organizations in the Northeast Kingdom Through the Northeast Kingdom Fund Funding is now available for organizations and projects in Orleans, Essex, and Caledonia Counties through the Northeast Kingdom Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation. The fund […]
News Release — Rural Vermont July 13, 2017 Contact: Shelby Girard [email protected] 802-223-7222 Farm to Ballet Comes to the Northeast Kingdom this Weekend! Heartwood Farm Hosts a Rural Vermont Benefit This coming Sunday, July 16th, Farm to Ballet makes its first appearance in the Northeast Kingdom! The ballet is performed at farms across the state […]
In a town that doesn’t want giant wind turbines on its ridgeline, with neighbors who don’t want them, in a region that doesn’t want them, with utilities that won’t buy the power they generate, what’s a wind developer to do?
News Release — Highland Center for the Arts June 16, 2017 Media Contact: Katie Gilmartin [email protected] 802.533.9075 GRAMMY Award-Winning Roomful of Teeth to Play Highland Center for the Arts, Northeast Kingdom’s Newest Arts Venue Roomful of Teeth will perform Monday, July 3rd at 7:00 pm on the mainstage of the Highland Center for the Arts. […]
News Release — Sterling College June 5, 2017 CONTACT: To learn more about Dr. Temple Grandin’s talk at Heartbeet, please contact Heartbeet Lifesharing at 802-472-3285 or [email protected] To learn more about The School of the New American Farmstead and the courses Dr. Grandin is teaching at Sterling College please contact [email protected] MEDIA CONTACT: Beana Bern, […]
Breath analysis equipment is few and far between in the northeasternmost part of the Northeast Kingdom. So a trooper requests a blood test from a DUI suspect; she refuses and moves to suppress her refusal. The trial court agrees, but the State appeals.
With the director having just resigned, others are working to file missing paperwork with the IRS and regain the status.
News Release — Passumpsic Savings Bank May 5, 2017 Contact: James Kisch, President/CEO Passumpsic Savings Bank 802-751-4202 St. Johnsbury, VT – Passumpsic Savings Bank has closed its first Jobs for New England (JNE) loan last month. Anticipated new job growth in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont is thanks to St. Johnsbury, VT based NSA Industries. […]