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August 01, 2014

Lt. Governor Scott Named to Leadership of National Lieutenant Governors Association

August 1, 2014 - Vermont Lt. Governor Phil Scott is serving on the leadership committee of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA). The NLGA is a professional association enabling regional and nationwide policy discussion and progress at the state level. “Through NLGA’s bipartisan nature, the priorities of lieutenant governors and their states and territories are united – not divided,” said NLGA Director Julia Hurst. read moreRead more

July 31, 2014

Vermont Agriculture Secretary will Kick Off Farmers’ Market Week

Vermont’s Secretary of Agriculture, Chuck Ross, will join Rutland County legislators at the Rutland Downtown Farmers’ Market to kick-off National Farmer’s Market Week this Saturday, August 2nd. Read more

July 30, 2014

Vermont State Parks Partners with Switchback Brewery & Dakin Farms for Beer & Food Tasting Event

Vermont State Parks has teamed up with Burlington’s Switchback Brewing Company to hold the first ever Switchback Sunday event at historic Mt. Philo State Park. The rain or shine event will take place on Sunday, August 10th from noon to 4:00 PM at the picnic shelter on Mt. Philo summit. Mt. Philo is the oldest state park in Vermont and offers iconic views of the Champlain Valley and Adirondack Mountains. Read more

July 29, 2014

Release of Non-Disinfected Wastewater Results in Penalty For Village of Essex Junction

The Department of Environmental Conservation’s Compliance and Enforcement Division (CED) today announced that it formally settled environmental violations involving the Village of Essex Junction. Essex Junction operates a wastewater treatment facility which released 1,954,853 gallons of non-disinfected wastewater into the Winooski River. The settlement includes a $22,625.00 penalty. Read more

July 29, 2014

State Launches Windham County Economic Development Program

The Windham County Economic Development Program is up and running and looking for applications with creative ideas that will help Windham County grow jobs and bolster the region’s economy. Applications Due September 23, 2014. Read more

July 29, 2014

Vermont Tourism Calendar of Events for August

Vibrant, active and memorable are just a few descriptions for the days ahead. Summertime festivities are abundant in Vermont’s lakes, mountains and towns. Here’s a sampler of the hundreds of events listed at VermontVacation.com in August. Read more

July 29, 2014

DFR to Conduct Vermont Household Health Insurance Survey

Susan L. Donegan, commissioner of the Department of Financial Regulation (DFR), announced today that the department will again conduct a confidential survey of Vermonters asking about health insurance practices beginning in early August. The Vermont Household Health Insurance Survey will be completed in November with preliminary results expected in early 2015. Read more

July 29, 2014

Seminars Announced for First-Time Hunters

Are you a brand new hunter or archer with no mentor to guide you in your first hunting experience? Do you lack the skills to properly field dress and process your first deer? If so, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has a solution for you. The department is holding a series of free seminars covering the basics to get you started in hunting. Read more

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