» Governor Scott Encourages Participation in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 27
26/04/19 05:05 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
At a press conference Thursday, Governor Phil Scott urged Vermonters to take advantage of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 27. This statewide event provides the opportunity to safely dispose of unused and unwan...
» Governor Phil Scott Announces School Safety Planning and Training Contract as Part of State's School Safety Strategy
25/04/19 07:36 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
Governor Phil Scott and Commissioner of Public Safety Thomas Anderson announced that the Department of Public Safety (DPS) will partner with Williston company Margolis Healy, to provide school safety planning, training and exercise assis...
» Do Your Part: Drop Off Unwanted Medication on Take Back Day this Saturday
24/04/19 11:26 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
Saturday, April 27 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, and Vermonters can once again do their part to safely dispose of unused and unwanted prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
» Governor Phil Scott and the Agency of Transportation Announce Recipients of $2.2 Million in Federal Transportation Grants
22/04/19 10:37 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
Governor Phil Scott announced the recipients of nearly $2.2 million in federal funds for municipal grant projects under the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) for stormwater quality improvements across Vermont.
» Agency of Agriculture Releases Proposed Vermont Hemp Rules
22/04/19 10:28 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) has released a set of proposed rules that set the stage for growing the Vermont hemp industry and the state's economy. The Agency filed the rules with the Interagency Committee on...
» Agency of Natural Resources Secretary to Host Community Meeting on the Status of Vermont's Wetlands
19/04/19 11:08 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) Secretary Julie Moore invites the public to join her on April 30 from 4:00-5:00 pm to discuss a variety of environmental topics, including the status of Vermont's wetlands. The Secretary will engage atte...
» Governor Phil Scott Appoints Kim Gleason and Jenna O’Farrell to the State Board of Education
18/04/19 11:07 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
Monday, Governor Phil Scott appointed Kim Gleason of Essex and Jenna O'Farrell of St. Johnsbury to the State Board of Education. Gleason and O'Farrell will fill the vacancies of outgoing Board members Mark Perrin and Stacy Weinberger, wh...
» Mud Season is Here: Help Protect Fragile Trail Environments
17/04/19 03:33 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
The Green Mountain Club (GMC), the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (FPR), and the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) call on Vermonters and recreational tourists to be wary of the return of mud season to the Green Mountain...
» Vermont Public Utility Commission Seeks Input to Facilitate the Review of Net-Metering Projects
17/04/19 03:17 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
The Vermont Public Utility Commission opened a proceeding to consider ways to facilitate the review of net-metering systems, including net-metered solar projects. The goal is part of the Commission's ongoing effort to clarify and streaml...
» Businesses, Organizations and Individuals Encouraged to Apply for the Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence
11/04/19 02:57 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is now accepting applications for the Vermont Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence. The annual award recognizes leaders from across the state, celebrating the actions they have ...
» Vermont Produce Growers Awarded $60K to Make Food Safety Improvements
08/04/19 02:54 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) awards $60,000 to 13 Vermont produce growers making on-farm improvements that prevent or reduce produce safety risks. VAAFM's Produce Program issued a third round of Vermont Produ...
» Three Vermont Towns Receive "Better Connections" Transportation & Community Development Grants
03/04/19 03:09 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
The Better Connections program, a nationally-recognized grant program from the Agency of Transportation (AOT) and Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD), today announced that three Vermont towns will receive project funds to...
» Governor Phil Scott Appoints Jason Broughton as Vermont State Librarian
02/04/19 10:08 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
Governor Phil Scott today announced the appointment of Jason Broughton as Vermont state librarian, effective April 1, 2019. Broughton will lead the Department of Libraries within the Agency of Administration and will be the first African...
» Department Monitoring Delays in BCBSVT Payments to Healthcare Providers
25/03/19 06:39 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
The Department of Financial Regulation (DFR) is actively monitoring the circumstances relating to healthcare provider payment delays that appear to have resulted from implementation of BlueCross BlueShield of Vermont's (BCBSVT) new claim...
» Working Lands Enterprise Board Announces FY19 Grantees
22/03/19 05:32 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
For 2019, the Working Lands Enterprise Board deployed $823,000 in grants and contracts, to (18) Agriculture and Forestry businesses and service providers around the State. Part of the strategic plan for this year was the creation of Indu...
» Governor Scott Appoints Kevin Gaffney as Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Financial Regulation's Insurance Division
20/03/19 03:26 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
Governor Phil Scott and Financial Regulation Commissioner Michael Pieciak announced the appointment of Kevin Gaffney as deputy commissioner of the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation's (DFR) Insurance Division.
» Governor Phil Scott Announces Appointment of Heather Pelham as Department of Tourism and Marketing Deputy Commissioner
19/03/19 10:13 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
Governor Phil Scott today announced the appointment of Heather Pelham as the deputy commissioner of the Department of Tourism and Marketing. Pelham joins the marketing team responsible for promoting Vermont as a top tourism destination a...
» Governor Phil Scott Announces VOREC Community Grant Program Winners
14/03/19 11:25 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
Governor Phil Scott and the Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative (VOREC) today announced that the Town of Randolph and the City of Newport are the first two recipients of the VOREC Community grants to help grow their local e...
» Clean Water Lecture Series to Highlight Vermont’s Clean Water Act Implementation
14/03/19 03:42 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) just announced its Spring 2019 Clean Water Lectures series schedule. The lecture series is open to the public and offers a glimpse into DEC's clean water efforts to protect public health...
» St. Albans Pilot Program Aims to Make Water Testing Easier
11/03/19 09:54 from Vermont.gov News and Press Releases
The Department of Health is making it easier for Vermonters who live in Franklin and Grand Isle counties to make sure their well water is safe to drink.