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October 12, 2018

Oct. 15 Deadline for Multiple Tax Types and Programs

The Vermont Department of Taxes would like to remind Vermonters that the last date to file a Property Tax Adjustment or Renter Rebate Claim is Oct. 15, 2018. Personal Income Tax Returns filed on extension, as well as several corporate tax types are also due. The Vermont Property Tax Adjustment and Renter Rebate programs assist in making housing more affordable for thousands of Vermonters. These programs provide over $180 million in assistance to Vermonters annually. Read more

October 12, 2018

Emerald Ash Borer Detected in Grand Isle County

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has confirmed that insects collected from ash trees in South Hero, VT are larvae of the emerald ash borer (EAB). This location is about fifty miles from the closest confirmed EAB infestation in Vermont. This invasive insect was first discovered in Vermont in February, and has also been confirmed in Orange, Washington, Caledonia, and Bennington counties. Read more

October 11, 2018

Capital Equipment Assistance Program Funding Available

The Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets is pleased to announce up to $1,000,000 is available in funding to improve water quality. Read more

October 11, 2018

Second Annual Innovation Spaces Conference to Provide Expertise, Support for Vermont Entrepreneurs

Governor Phil Scott today announced the second annual Innovation Spaces Conference, focused on creating a community among founders, users and supporters of innovation spaces in Vermont. Read more

October 10, 2018

Vermont Agency of Education Releases 2018 Smarter Balanced Assessment Results

The Vermont Agency of Education announced results from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Program. These assessments are administered annually in the spring to students in grades three through nine. They are designed to measure students' mastery of the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics. Read more

October 10, 2018

Governor Phil Scott Announces New Vermont Outdoor Recreation Communities Grant Program

During his Orleans County Capitol for a Day tour this week, Governor Phil Scott announced a new grant program available to help Vermont communities use outdoor recreation opportunities to grow their local economies. Read more

October 10, 2018

Fire Prevention Week - October 7-13, 2018 "Look, Listen, Learn Beware Fire Can Happen Anywhere"

Consider this scenario: It's 2 o'clock in the morning. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and the smell of smoke. What do you do? If you and your family don't have a plan in place, it could jeopardize your safety, or even prove deadly. Read more

October 10, 2018

Celebrating its 6th Year, Municipal Day Expands Workshop Offerings to 4 Locations Across Vermont

What does it look like when governments cooperate? That question is the premise for the 6th annual Municipal Day. The popular training, sponsored by the Agency of Natural Resources, is designed to empower and inform Vermont's local government officials and volunteers. Participants, who range from planning and zoning commissioners to town managers and selectboard members, walk away with practical skills and information that they'll be able to immediately apply to their day-to-day work in local government. Read more

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