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Recent News Releases - Past 7 Days

November 22, 2017

Op Ed: Proficiency-Based Learning Beneficial for Students

A recent opinion piece from a Fair Haven Union High School teacher argued we should rid the state of proficiency-based learning and grading systems to "let teachers teach." Read more

November 22, 2017

Public Invited to Participate in Lake Champlain Clean Water Implementation Meetings

Whether it's a favorite swimming hole, an iconic stream running through town, or a fishing spot along the shores of Lake Champlain, every Vermonter has a connection to the state's many lakes, ponds, wetlands, and streams. Each resident can also play a meaningful role cleaning up Vermont's polluted waterways. Read more

November 22, 2017

Statement from Governor Phil Scott for Thanksgiving

Governor Phil Scott today issued the following statement for Thanksgiving. Read more

November 22, 2017

Vermont State Parks Invites You to #GetOutside this Friday After Thanksgiving and Turn Black Friday Green

Instead of waking up at the crack of dawn to jostle among the hoards at big box stores and shopping malls searching for cheap deals on consumer goods, why not #GetOutside in a Vermont State Park? Read more

November 22, 2017

Clean Water Grant Dollars Available

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) is pleased to announce the opening of the Request for Proposal (RFP) period for at least $1 million in grant funding associated with the Ag Clean Water Initiative Program (Ag-CWIP). This grant program is made possible and supported by the Clean Water Fund-a fund created by Act 64 of 2015, Vermont's Clean Water Act. Read more

November 22, 2017

How the Wild Turkey Contributed to Thanksgiving

One of our native wildlife species historically played an important role on Thanksgiving Day. North America's native wild turkeys were the ancestors of the Thanksgiving turkey on our dinner table. Read more

November 21, 2017

State Game Wardens Conducting Roadside Checks

Drivers out and about in Vermont this fall may be stopped and checked by Vermont State Game Wardens. Wardens recently conducted such a routine hunting season check of motor vehicles on Sunday, November 19, in Bakersfield. Read more

November 21, 2017

Hammond Cove & West Mountain Shooting Ranges Closing Dec 15

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says its public shooting ranges in Hartland and the West Mountain Wildlife Management Area will be closing for the winter on December 15. Read more

November 20, 2017

Governor Phil Scott Announces Appointments to Cybersecurity Advisory Team

Governor Phil Scott today announced appointments to his Cybersecurity Advisory Team, which he established via Executive Order 18-17 in October. Read more

November 20, 2017

Vermont Agency of Education Brings Back "Teacher Feature" on Social Media Accounts

The Vermont Agency of Education today announced the return of the Teacher Feature on the Agency's social media accounts. Read more

November 20, 2017

Public Safety Broadband Commission Recommends FirstNet Opt-In Decision to Governor

The Public Safety Broadband Network Commission will recommend to Governor Phil Scott that Vermont opt-in to the federal FirstNet plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state's public safety community. Today's recommendation culminates a more than year-long evaluation effort by the Governor-appointed commission to evaluate the best option for the build-out of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network in Vermont. Read more

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