Children’s Literacy Foundation Awards $25,000 Year of the Book Literacy Grant to Ten Elementary Schools in New Hampshire and Vermont

Apr
24

Children’s Literacy Foundation Awards $25,000 Year of the Book Literacy Grant to Ten Elementary Schools in New Hampshire and Vermont

Waterbury Center, VT — The Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) has selected ten elementary schools in New Hampshire and Vermont to receive its Year of the Book grant for the 2017-2018 schoolyear. The grant is intended to promote a culture of literacy within schools and encourage a love of reading and writing among children. Eligible elementary […]

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Apr
24

Capstone Community Action announces $65,000 Raised for Fuel and Food Assistance Through new Fuel Your Neighbors program, powered by VSECU

Barre, VT – Capstone Community Action announced today the success of its first-ever winter fundraising campaign, Fuel Your Neighbors, designed to raise critical funds for fuel and food assistance for Central Vermonters in need. The campaign, launched on Giving Tuesday in November 2016, set a lofty fundraising goal of $50,000. With the support of general […]

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Apr
23

Nedde Real Estate Brokers Lease Willow House, LLC

Shelburne, VT – Fernando Cresta from Nedde Real Estate has assisted all parties in the leasing of 1,500 square feet of retail space to Willow House, LLC by owner Shelburne Inn, LLP. Willow House is a gift shoppe featuring vintage, antique and new treasures for the home and beyond.

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Apr
23

Capstone Community Action hires Chief Financial Officer

(Barre, VT) Capstone Community Action announced that Colleen Lafont was hired as the new Chief Financial Officer. This position has a critical role in fulfilling the Capstone leadership team. Colleen has worked at Capstone for 27 years and during this time she has held the roles of Controller and Grants and Contracts Accountant.  Colleen brings […]

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Apr
23

VTDigger Hires Community Editor, Membership Coordinator

VTDigger has hired two new staffers — a community editor and a membership coordinator.Michael Dougherty has been tapped as VTDigger’s community editor. He is in charge of comment review, social media engagement and multi-media productions. Dougherty is a D.C.-area native and studied journalism and music at New York University. Prior to joining VTDigger, Dougherty spent […]

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Apr
23

Local Officer Carries the Heartbeat into the World at Special Olympics Games

The 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games concluded last week in Graz and Schladming, Austria. Among the Vermonters represented at the Games was Bruce Merriam, an officer with the Stowe Police Department and Co-Director of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Vermont.   “I’m having an awe-inspiring Final Leg experience. Incredible!” reported Merriam […]

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Apr
22

Union of Concerned Scientists Ranks Vermont Second in Nation for Clean Energy Momentum

A new report entitled “Clean Energy Momentum: Ranking State Progress” and published by the Union of Concerned Scientists highlighted Vermont for its success in developing a clean energy economy. Vermont ranked second nationally, only bested by California. The report scored states on 12 metrics in the three broader areas of technical progress, direct visible effects […]

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Apr
20

Registration Open for Vermont’s “Best Business Networking Event”

– 325+ Expected to Attend VBSR’s 27th Annual Spring Conference on May 17 – Burlington, VT – The readers of Vermont Business Magazine have spoken: Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) has been awarded Vermont’s “Best Business Networking Event” for their Annual Spring Conference. Registration is now open for VBSR’s 27th Annual Spring Conference: The Road Forward, and the organization is […]

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City Market, Onion River Co-op Celebrates Earth Week

Co-op highlights sustainability efforts, gives away free, reusable tote bags Burlington, VT – City Market is celebrating Earth Week Monday, April 17 – Sunday, April 23 by partnering with Seventh Generation and Cabot Creamery to give away free, reusable tote bags to highlight and promote the Co-op’s sustainability efforts. For this celebratory week, City Market will not have paper […]

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Apr
14

Chewing on Leadership

Looking for strategies to bridge the political divide? Join the Snelling Center for Government’s Chewing On Leadership, our monthly dialogue. Beyond Polarization: Strategies for Effective Communication to Bridge the Political Divide Part 1 With guest faculty Kesha Ram and Mark Snelling April 20th 12:15-1pm (Event is a Zoom Web Conference) Sign Up Here Contact Suzanne Trahey […]

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