Public comment requested on health insurance rate increase

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont and MVP Health Care have requested price increases this year. The Green Mountain Care Board wants to hear from Vermonters who will be impacted by this increase. Learn more and submit your public comment at www.bit.ly/SubmitAPublicComment or join the public hearing on Tuesday, July 23 from 4:30pm-6:30pm at Montpelier City Hall. …

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Boots to business program for Veterans

A free entrepreneurship program is being held for service members and veterans (and their family members) at the Vermont National Guard Installation on Saturday July 27,  2019. This is a national program partnering the Department of Defense and the U.S. Small Business Administration and is only open to current and former military members and their families. The 1-day …

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$1.5 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR VERMONT SCHOOL SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS

GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT ANNOUNCES $1.5 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR SCHOOL SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS   Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced an additional $1.5 million in funding to further enhance school safety and security. The Department of Public Safety is now accepting applications for grants to further build school security infrastructure.   This second …

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New Windham County Sheriff and Statement on Vermont Bond Rating

Mark Anderson Appointed new Windham County Sheriff   Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced the appointment of Mark Anderson as Windham County Sheriff.   Anderson fills the vacancy left by his predecessor, Sheriff Keith Clark, who retired June 30 after 12 years as sheriff. Anderson brings more than 15 years of law enforcement experience …

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Sibilia: Final report of the 2019 Vermont Legislative Session

Some may know my father passed away last month. As a result, I missed several votes at the end of the session which I will discuss below. Speaker of the House Mitzi Johnson confers with Republican Leader Patti McCoy, Assistant Republican Leader Rob LeClair, Progressive Leader Robin Chesnut-Tagerman and independent Ben Jickling as the House …

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Deerfield Valley DIY Home Efficiency & Dessert June 25th

The Wardsboro Energy Committee will be hosting our first  “Dessert and Learn; entitled: Do it Yourself Home Efficiency Improvements” on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 at the Wardsboro Town Hall; starting at 7:15PM.  Dessert donations to share are welcome but not necessary.  The event is free and open to all.  Just come join some friends and neighbors to discuss no-cost and low-cost …

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