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Max Misch arraigned on charge of violation of condition of release

Tue, 06/01/2021 - 4:23pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The Attorney General’s Office today announced Max Misch, 38, of Bennington, Vermont, was arraigned in the Criminal Division of the Vermont Superior Court in Bennington for violating a condition of release previously ordered by the Court in an ongoing criminal proceeding, State of Vermont v. Max Misch. Misch is currently being prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office for allegedly violating Vermont’s ban on large capacity magazines.

BMH now part of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s Pathway Network

Tue, 06/01/2021 - 3:52pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine With a shared goal of providing greater access to care in southwestern New Hampshire, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire and Brattleboro Memorial Hospital announced the hospital has joined Anthem’s Pathway Network of health care providers serving consumers in the individual health insurance marketplace as of today, June 1.

VCF grants $10,000 to CVOEO's Voices Against Violence and Growing Money programs

Tue, 06/01/2021 - 1:37pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Community Foundation has granted $10,000 through the Vermont Women’s Fund to fund a partnership between Voices Against Violence and Growing Money, two programs of the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO). Through the partnership, survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Franklin and Grand Isle Counties will learn financial skills to increase their confidence and to become self-sufficient. 

Treasurer names winners of Reading is an Investment financial education program

Tue, 06/01/2021 - 1:34pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine State Treasurer Beth Pearce today announced the names of twenty Vermont students who won this year’s prize drawing for the Treasurer’s Office’s Reading is an Investment financial education program. The winners were drawn from 2,419 K-6 students who completed all steps of the financial literacy curriculum, entitling them to the drawing for one of twenty $250 college savings accounts.

SBA closes Paycheck Protection Program

Tue, 06/01/2021 - 11:39am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Today, US Small Business Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman issued a statement on the closure of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to new loan guaranty applications, which has provided over $798 billion in economic relief to small businesses and nonprofits across the nation, keeping employees employed and helping businesses come back stronger than ever.

Many walk-in clinics available across state

Tue, 06/01/2021 - 10:44am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Vaccines are available without an appointment while the supplies last. A list of state-run walk-in clinics is listed below. However, many pharmacies across the state also offer walk-in vaccinations through the federal program, some of whom offer the Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine. The number of spots are an estimate. The best way to guarantee your vaccine is to make an appointment.

Fatal car crash in Cambridge

Tue, 06/01/2021 - 9:13am -- tim

Vermont State Police On Sunday night the Vermont State Police responded to a reported single vehicle crash on Rt 109 by McNally Rd in the town of Cambridge. When Troopers arrived on scene they found the operator, Marie Ann Perreault deceased.  The initial investigation revealed that the involved vehicle was traveling west on Rt 109 when it left the roadway and struck a tree. State Police were assisted by Cambridge Fire and Cambridge Rescue.

McClaughry: When should juveniles become adults?

Tue, 06/01/2021 - 4:08am -- tim

by John McClaughry Governor Phil Scott’s only veto of the 2021 session is of a bill (S107) that would raise from 19 to 20 the age before which the identity, arrest and criminal charge of young adults must be kept confidential. The governor opposes the bill because it would “raise the age of accountability for crimes and afford young adults protections meant for juveniles, without adequate tools or systems in place for access to rehabilitation services and other supports needed both to hold these young adults accountable and help them stay out of the criminal justice system in the future.”

Mt Ascutney Hospital offers survey on major health needs in region

Tue, 06/01/2021 - 4:01am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Mt Ascutney Hospital and Health Center want to know what you believe are the most pressing community health needs. Hearing from you will help MAHHC prioritize those needs and work to address them over the next several years. The Mt Ascutney Hospital only conducts this survey once every three years.

Middlebury celebrates 2021 Commencement

Mon, 05/31/2021 - 11:00am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine On a cool, sunny Saturday afternoon, the Middlebury College community gathered to celebrate a historic Commencement for 481 members of the Class of 2021. Graduates and their guests assembled at six separate outdoor venues to comply with pandemic health and safety regulations, each with a stage and large video screen. At an event that was hard to imagine just a few months ago—and one that required careful planning without the benefit of a rehearsal—joyful bursts of applause and cheering could be heard all over campus.

Virtual community for entrepreneurs here to stay, free to join

Mon, 05/31/2021 - 10:43am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Since launching in October 2020, the Vermont Startup Collective has seen unexpectedly strong engagement and rapid growth. With a focused virtual space to advance business ideas, learn new skills, and connect with the community, entrepreneurs are able to get the support they need, when they need it most. With over 750 members today, the online community is becoming a center of gravity for entrepreneurs, startups, remote workers, small business owners, freelancers, investors, and mentors in Vermont.

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