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December 06, 2018

Give the Gift of Adventure and Support Vermont State Parks

Wrap up an experience this holiday season. The Vermont State Parks 2018 holiday gift guide makes it easy to give an unforgettable outdoor experience or comfortable adventure gear to friends and family. Not only will these gifts benefit the recipient, but they'll also benefit the parks. All proceeds of gift sales go directly to support the parks. Read more

December 05, 2018

State Launches Rural Wastewater Infrastructure Investment Program

A new village wastewater infrastructure program will invest $350,000 to boost rural economic development in Vermont and protect the environment. The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), in collaboration with other state agencies, federal partners and local organizations, launched a pilot program earlier this month in Wolcott, East Burke and West Burke. Read more

December 05, 2018

Vermont Requests Federal Damage Assessment for Storm Damage and Power Outages

Vermont Emergency Management (VEM) Director Erica Bornemann has requested a Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to determine if the state qualifies for a federal Public Assistance disaster declaration following a winter storm and power outages that began November 26. The request asks for assessments in Caledonia, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin, Lamoille, Orange, Orleans, Washington, and Windham counties. Read more

December 05, 2018

2019 Watershed Grant Application Deadline -- February 15th

The Vermont Watershed Grants Program is now accepting applications for projects that protect, restore and enhance the state's lakes, streams, rivers and ponds, including Vermonters' ability to understand and enjoy these treasures. Applications are due no later than Friday February 15, 2019. Read more

December 04, 2018

Commissioner of Taxes Releases FY2020 Education Yield Letter

Commissioner of Taxes Kaj Samsom has released his December 1 education tax rate letter which forecasts the education tax yields for resident homeowners and the nonresidential tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year (FY) 2020. Using statutorily prescribed calculations, the Agency of Education, Department of Taxes, Department of Finance and Management, and Joint Fiscal Office collaborate to establish the yields and rate. Read more

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