Vermont Business Magazine Tuesday afternoon long-time Republican Activist and beloved friend Mark Candon of Rutland passed away in an automobile crash. VTGOP Chairman Paul Dame issued the following statement. “It has been a difficult morning for many Vermont Republicans who knew Mark Candon and have heard of his passing.
Vermont Business Magazine In a new poll released today by the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Vermont and the Flavors Hook Kids Vermont Campaign, 68% of Vermonters say they support legislation pending in the state legislature to end the sale of flavored tobacco products.
Vermont Business Magazine The Board of Trustees of the Vermont State Colleges today announced that Dr. Elizabeth Mauch will become the next chancellor of the system effective January 1, 2024. The Vermont State Colleges system is comprised of Community College of Vermont and Vermont State University. She will succeed Sophie Zdatny. Dr.
Vermont Business Magazine Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont’s internet service provider, Lumen, experienced a storm-related outage and fire. Lumen is working diligently to lay new fiber and have internet and phone systems back up and running as soon as possible.
Vermont Business Magazine Today, Campaign for Vermont Prosperity (CFV) announced that they had commissioned a bipartisan, scientific public opinion poll of Vermonters.
Vermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott and the Department of Buildings and General Services announced today the dates of two annual events that help usher in the holiday season in Vermont: the annual State House Christmas tree lighting on Monday, December 4 at 5:00 p.m., and State House menorah lighting on Tuesday, December 12 at 5:00 p.m.
Vermont Business Magazine Chill Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit youth development organization is partnering with Burton Snowboards on a five-day giving campaign launching on November 29th to raise support for a new era of programming for Chill that focuses on helping young people build careers in the outdoor industry.
Vermont Business Magazine The MINT, Rutland's Makerspace, is once again settling into downtown Rutland this holiday shopping season. Located at 72 Merchants Row, The MINT Downtown Holiday Pop-up Shoppe is filling up fast with local wares and hands-crafted gifts. Ceramics, jewelry, furniture, paper goods, and more are available for purchase at the shop.
Vermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott and Agency of Digital Services (ADS) Secretary Denise Reilly-Hughes today announced the appointment of Andrea DeLaBruere as the new deputy secretary of the ADS, effective December 18, 2023.
by Timothy McQuiston, Vermont Business Magazine COVID-19 cases were up and hospitalizations were down last week, but overall, they have remained steady since late summer. There were 6 fatalities reported by the Vermont Department of Health last week, for a pandemic total of 1,061, as of November 18 (the most recent data available).
Vermont Business Magazine State Treasurer Mike Pieciak joined Governor Scott today to announce a $15 million program to support flood-impacted municipalities. Through the 10% in Vermont local investment program, the Treasurer’s Office has awarded $15 million to the Vermont Bond Bank to create the Municipal Climate Recovery Fund (MCRF).
Vermont Business Magazine Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) staff and leaders gathered this month to honor employees who embody the organization’s values and mission. Each year SVMC, a member of Dartmouth Health, presents one award for each of the organization’s five core values: quality, empathy, stewardship, teamwork and safety.