Northeast Kingdom

Roomful of Teeth to Play Highland Center for the Arts

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. […]

Dr. Temple Grandin to visit Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom

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, […]

SCOV Law Blog: Blame it on geography

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.

Burke chamber lost tax-exempt status years ago

With the director having just resigned, others are working to file missing paperwork with the IRS and regain the status.

Passumpsic Savings Bank Announces New Jobs for the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont

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. […]

Newport, Derby residents bring Welch wish list

Infrastructure, ‘hole’ in the ground top priorities for federal support.

Kingdom route eyed for power line to Massachusetts

National Grid says it would use an existing transmission corridor, although expanded right of way access is needed at the northern end. The line would carry hydro- and wind-generated power.

Tiny Northeast Kingdom town missing nearly $1 million

Coventry, which is missing $870,000 in taxes, has placed an insurance claim with the Vermont League of Cities and Towns. That figure doesn’t include other fees the town clerk is required to collect. Up to $1.4 million could be unaccounted for.

Linda Ramsdell: A loss to Vermont’s literary landscape

Leland Kinsey, David Budbill and Howard Frank Mosher each loved this place and their families as much as anyone I have ever known.

Panel Discussion Tackles Opiate Addiction Issues in Northeast Kingdom

News Release — NEKLS Jan. 31, 2017 Contact: Lesley Becker, Prevention Coordinator HealthWorks Coalition, NEKLS, 802-334-2725 Conversations of Hope at North Country Union High School Newport, Vermont, January 31, 2017 There are options for people with substance abuse disorders who are ready to begin recovery from addiction. But, being able to access recovery services at […]

Milk Money L3C and Pear Networks Announce Kingdom Fiber Crowdfunding Campaign

News Release — Milk Money L3C Jan. 31, 2017 Contact: Louisa Schibli and Janice Shade, co-founders Milk Money L3C [email protected]/ 802-899-0979 Michael Birnbaum, founder Pear Networks LLC [email protected]/ 802-272-1027 ALLOWING ALL VERMONTERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO INVEST IN A LOCAL BROADBAND COMPANY VIA ITS PLATFORM. The campaign marks the sixth Vermont Small Business Offering (VSBO) on […]

Vermont Fish & Wildlife to Hold Public Meeting on Conserved Lands in Northeast Kingdom

News Release — Vermont Fish & Wildlife January 3, 2017 Media Contacts: Doug Morin, 802-793-3837 ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt – The Vermont departments of Fish & Wildlife, and Forests, Parks, & Recreation are holding an additional public meeting to discuss future management and use of a group of conserved lands in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. The comment […]

Northeast Kingdom Fund Announces $80,000 in Grants

News Release — Vermont Community Foundation November 29, 2016 Contact: Christopher Kaufman Ilstrup The Vermont Community Foundation [email protected] 802-388-3355 ext. 295 The Northeast Kingdom Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation made $80,000 in grants to 26 organizations in Orleans, Essex, and Caledonia Counties this year. The Fund was established in 2011 by the Community Foundation […]

Leahy to press ahead with EB-5 reforms in lame duck session

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch said he would be surprised to see Trump, a New York City real estate developer, take the lead as an EB-5 reformer.