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November 25, 2014

Vermonters Encouraged to Prepare for Winter Driving

A snowy forecast for Wednesday and Thursday could create challenges for those travelling on the Thanksgiving holiday. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Bennington and Windham counties and Winter Storm Watches for other areas of the state. Significant snowfall is possible in much of the state. Read more

November 25, 2014

State Board Seeks Public Comment on Strategic Plan

The Vermont State Board of Education is seeking public input as they draft a statewide strategic plan for the coming five years. Read more

November 25, 2014

Vermont Muzzleloader and 2nd Archery Deer Seasons, Dec. 6-14

Vermont’s hunters will get one final chance for a deer this year during the muzzleloader deer season and the second part of the archery deer season. The two seasons run at the same time -- December 6-14. Read more

November 24, 2014

Applications Are Now Being Accepted for the 2015 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence

Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence. The annual awards recognize resource conservation, environmental protection, pollution prevention, and sustainability efforts taken by Vermonters. Read more

November 24, 2014

Sec'y of State Announces Completion of Successful Election Audit

Secretary of State Jim Condos announced the completion of the 2014 General Election audit, which took place late Wednesday morning and lasted four hours. The audit represented a 50 increase in towns over previous years. Read more

November 24, 2014

Three Vermont Salmonella Cases Part of Northeast Investigation Associated With Bean Sprouts

An outbreak of Salmonella illnesses in the northeastern United States, including three cases in Vermont, has been associated with bean sprouts. This is the finding from an investigation by the Vermont Department of Health along with other state health departments, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Read more

November 20, 2014

State Treasurer Pearce Announces Successful Bond Sale

Bond buyers responded positively to this week’s Vermont bond sale. State Treasurer Beth Pearce announced today that $110 million in bonds were successfully sold in three different offerings. Vermont has maintained the highest overall bond rating of all New England states -– two triple-A ratings and one double-A plus rating -– since early 2010. Read more

November 20, 2014

Kingdom Heritage Lands Management and Access Plans Now Available

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources has completed an updated plan for the Kingdom Heritage Lands, which includes changes to the management plan for West Mountain Wildlife Management Area and the public access plan for the Plum Creek Timberlands. Read more

November 20, 2014

Gov. Shumlin Thanks Searles for Years of Service, Appoints Minter as Transportation Secretary

Gov. Peter Shumlin announced on Tuesday that he will appoint Sue Minter to lead the Agency of Transportation effective January 1, 2015. Minter, who currently serves as Deputy Secretary, will take over from Secretary Brian Searles who has been planning to retire and will do so at the end of the year. Chris Cole, currently Director of Policy, Planning and Intermodal Development at VTrans, will replace Minter as Deputy Secretary. Read more

November 20, 2014

Vermont Tourism Calendar: December 2014 Holiday, Sports and Shopping Events

Downtowns and ski villages are all decked out for the holiday season. Choose from slopeside events and special offers at ski resorts, plus festive holiday lodging deals at inns statewide. Several towns host holiday events and sales that ensure a jolly good time for shoppers filling hard-to-stuff stockings! Here’s a sampler of upcoming events in the VermontVacation.com Travel Planner. Read more

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