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August 19, 2014

Shumlin Selects Leadership Team for Department of Human Resources

MONTPELIER – Aug. 19, 2014 -- Gov. Peter Shumlin announced today the appointment of a new leadership team for the Vermont Department of Human Resources.  read moreRead more

August 19, 2014

Six Vermont Communities to Benefit from Certified Local Government Grants

Preservation, protection and education lead the list of initiatives that six Vermont towns will soon embark upon due to federal grants recently received. The Vermont Division for Historic Preservation and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation have awarded Certified Local Government (CLG) matching grants totaling $41,000 to support community-based preservation initiatives. Read more

August 19, 2014

Gov. Shumlin and Director Flynn: Vermont Communities Should Prepare for Disaster Relief Funding Changes

MONTPELIER – Aug. 19, 2014 -- Gov. Peter Shumlin and Joe Flynn, Director of Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security, today urged communities to prepare for new criteria related to state disaster relief funding that will go into effect in October.  read moreRead more

August 19, 2014

Primary Election Date Fast Approaching

With the Primary Election a week away, Secretary of State Jim Condos would like to remind all Vermonters about the importance of voting. Please see the important upcoming deadlines below: Read more

August 18, 2014

Department of Libraries August 2014 Newsletter

Department of Libraries August 2014 Newsletter   We invite you to spread the word to others so they can add their names to our email subscription list.   Previous editions can be found in our Newsletter Archive.  Read more

August 18, 2014

Lt. Governor Phil Scott Issues Statement on Passing of Sen. James Jeffords

August 18, 2014 - Lt. Governor Phil Scott issued the following statement on the passing of former Senator James Jeffords: read moreRead more

August 18, 2014

Lt. Gov. Phil Scott's remarks on Bennington Battle Day

Lt. Gov. Phil Scott delivered this speech in the form of a letter at the 50th Bennington Battle Day Parade on August 17, 2014 in Bennington. read moreRead more

August 14, 2014

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Announces Berlin Pond Decision

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation announced its decision today to grant the City of Montpelier’s petition to restrict use of Berlin Pond, in part, and to deny the Citizens to Protect Berlin Pond petition. Read more

August 14, 2014

Vermont Tourism Calendar of Events: September

The state is primed to celebrate late summer with a harvest season full of charm, festivals and Fall Deals that beckon leaf-peepers and value-seekers alike. There’s much to do - with 80 events in the VermontVacation.com Travel Planner over Labor Day weekend alone. Read more

August 14, 2014

Vermont’s Migratory Bird Hunting Seasons Are Announced

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Board approved the 2014 migratory bird hunting season dates at its August 13 meeting in Montpelier. Read more

August 14, 2014

FY 2015 Rescission Plan

On August 13, 2014, the Joint Fiscal Committee approved the FY 2015 rescission plan as presented and subsequently modified by the Administration of Governor Peter Shumlin. Rescission documents are available on the Executive Budget Recommendations page.Read more

August 14, 2014

Send Your Kids Back to School with Vaccines Up to Date

To celebrate the importance of immunizations throughout life, the Vermont Department of Health is joining with partners nationwide in recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month (#NIAM14). Read more

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