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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

July 25, 2014

Governor Shumlin Announces $1.6 Million in Disaster Recovery

BARRE -- July 24, 2014 -- Standing a block from Main Street, Gov. Peter Shumlin today announced two grants that will allow the City of Barre to address flood risks, clean up environmental contamination and redevelop a central part of its downtown known as Enterprise Aly.  read moreRead more

July 24, 2014

Gov. Shumlin announces spending reduction for current fiscal year

MONTPELIER – July 24, 2014 -- Gov. Peter Shumlin and Administration Secretary Jeb Spaulding said today that Vermont continues to recover from the deepest recession since the Great Depression. read moreRead more

July 23, 2014

Gov. Shumlin, anti-hunger advocates highlight summer meals programs for kids

WATERBURY – July 23, 2014 -- As more than 50 local children enjoyed a free lunch at the Waterbury Recreation Department, Gov. Peter Shumlin and anti-hunger advocates applauded summer food programs, urged families whose children need nutritious meals in the summertime to participate, and reminded business and Vermonters of the opportunity to volunteer at meal sites. read moreRead more

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