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April 20, 2015

Vermont Celebrates Money Smart Week

Vermonters are encouraged to visit one of the 183 public libraries in the state this week to learn more about personal finance and to support national Money Smart Week, April 18-25. The Vermont State Treasurer's Office and the Vermont Department of Libraries are partnering to promote financial literacy and highlight resources available in Vermont public libraries. The libraries across Vermont received bookmarks, table signs and other materials to help them showcase their financial resources. Read more

April 17, 2015

Vermont Students Learn to Build a Budget Through Financial Literacy Programs

Vermont students from throughout the state were recently honored in Montpelier for their work in two financial literacy programs. State Treasurer Beth Pearce recognized student achievement in the Be Money Wise financial literacy poster contest and in the Reading is an Investment program. Both programs are administered by the State Treasurer's Office.Read more

April 17, 2015

Lt. Governor Scott, LCRCC to Host “Vermont Young Professional Economy Pitch”

April 17, 2015 - Lt. Governor Phil Scott and the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to host the “Vermont Young Professional Economy Pitch” on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. read moreRead more

April 17, 2015

Charleston Elementary School Receives Technology Grant from Vermont Lottery

The Vermont Lottery and Vermont Agency of Education announce Charleston Elementary School of Charleston, Vermont, as the first winner of the Educate/Innovate Grant Program. This is the first of what is expected to be a twice-annual award. Read more

April 16, 2015

Small Business Owners Invited to Regional Training and Matchmaking Event To Tap into Government Contracting and Industry Opportunities

Small businesses throughout New England and New York will have the chance to meet procurement and prime contractors, as well as representatives from state and federal government agencies, at the 2015 Training and Matchmaker Event, May 6th-7th at the Equinox Resort in Manchester, VT. Read more

April 16, 2015

Gov. Shumlin Signs Two Housing Protection Bills into Law

MONTPELIER - April 16, 2015 – Gov. Peter Shumlin today marked the anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act by signing two housing protection bills into law and declaring April Fair Housing Month.  The first bill, H.123, ensures mobile home parks are safely maintained and abandoned mobile homes can be dealt with fairly and expeditiously.  Also enacted today was H.256, which corrects and confirms protections against retaliation for exercising fair housing rights. read moreRead more

April 16, 2015

Reptiles and Amphibians Are on the Move

You may have already heard the spring peepers or wood frogs calling in your backyard. Or perhaps you've noticed salamanders crawling over rocks in a nearby stream. The arrival of spring brings the return of reptiles and amphibians to the Vermont landscape. Read more

April 15, 2015

Applications Now Being Accepted for Program to Streamline the Redevelopment of Brownfield Sites

The Brownfield Economic Revitalization Alliance (BERA), a partnership of the Agency of Natural Resources, Agency of Commerce & Community Development and Agency of Transportation, is now accepting applications from developers and municipalities to participate in an innovative program intended to bring unused or underutilized brownfields back into economic productivity. Read more

April 15, 2015

Gov. Shumlin Announces $1.9 Million in Clean Energy Investments in Windham County

BRATTLEBORO - April 15, 2015 – Gov. Peter Shumlin today announced two new clean energy investments in Windham County totaling $1.9 million. The funds are made available through a 2013 agreement with Entergy and will help increase efficiency, save Windham County schools, municipalities, and homeowners on heating bills, and spur economic activity and job growth. read moreRead more

April 15, 2015

Be Alert to Avoid Moose on the Highway

Drivers need to be alert and cautious because moose are on the move, according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. Moose are more likely to be crossing roadways at this time of year, especially after dark or early in the morning as they move from wintering areas to spring feeding locations. Read more

April 15, 2015

Flags to be Lowered to Half Staff in Day of Remembrance for President Abraham Lincoln

MONTPELIER - April 2015 – In keeping with the Presidential Proclamation issued by President Obama, Gov. Peter Shumlin has ordered flags at all state buildings and facilities be lowered to half-staff on April 15, 2015 in observance of a Day of Remembrance for President Abraham Lincoln. read moreRead more

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