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Vermont Agriculture Hall of Fame Awards Announced

Thu, 08/28/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Agriculture Hall of Fame Awards Announced
WHAT: 6th Annual Vermont Agriculture Hall of Fame Awards Brunch
The Agriculture Hall of Fame Awards honor outstanding farmers, industry supporters and others dedicated to the success of our agricultural community. Farming is an integral part of the fabric and history of Vermont and these individuals are being honored for their commitment to promoting the economic and environmental stability of agriculture.
This year's recipients are:
Senator Patrick Leahy
Dean Merrill
Senator Justin Smith Morrill

Route 2 Moretown/Middlesex Bridge Now Open

Wed, 08/27/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Route 2 Moretown/Middlesex Bridge Now Open
MONTPELIER (August 28, 2008) The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) today opened a one-lane temporary bridge along Route 2 that spans the Winooski River and connects the towns of Middlesex and Moretown.
The temporary bridge was installed following the May 30 closure of an 80-year-old truss bridge that was deemed unsafe after an inspection. Transportation crews removed the old bridge, and in its place erected a one-lane temporary bridge that will remain in place until a new, permanent bridge can be constructed.

Governor Announces 'Next Generation' Internship Grants

Tue, 08/26/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Governor Announces 'Next Generation' Internship Grants
Internship program connects hundreds of students with job opportunities
Castleton, Vt. - At Hubbardton Forge today, Governor Jim Douglas announced 14 Next Generation grants that will allow nearly 500 high school and post-secondary students to participate in career development internship programs.

Tom Peters is guest speaker at the 170th VHS Annual Meeting, September 13, 2008

Sun, 08/24/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

In Search of Excellence: The Vermont Way
Tom Peters is guest speaker at the 170th VHS Annual Meeting, September 13, 2008
MONTPELIER: The Vermont Historical Society welcomes Tom Peters as the keynote speaker at the 170th Annual Meeting at the Pavilion Building in Montpelier, September 13, 11:30 am. Admission is free, open to public. The Pavilion building is located next to the State House.

Vermont Small Business Development Center names Linda Rossi State Star

Sun, 08/24/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Small Business Development Center names Linda Rossi State Star
VtSBDC State Director, Lenae Quillen-Blume, announced that Linda Rossi has been selected as the 2008 State Star of Vermont Small Business Development Center.
Linda Rossi, is the Assistant State Director for VtSBDC and responsible for state-wide marketing and public relations as well as strategic projects.

Vermont Tourism Extends Annual 'Vermont Fuels Your Vacation' Promotion Through Foliage Season

Sun, 08/24/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Tourism Extends Annual 'Vermont Fuels Your Vacation' Promotion Through Foliage Season
MONTPELIER, Vt. - The Vermont Department of Tourism & Marketing is extending its popular fuel giveaway promotion through the fall foliage season to encourage visitors and Vermonters to explore the state.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is Offering Free Vaccine DVD's

Sun, 08/24/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is Offering Free Vaccine DVD's

Berlin, VT Are you concerned about the safety of vaccines?

Have you decided not to get your child a particular vaccine because you worry about the safety of immunizations? Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) would like to send you a free DVD about vaccines. The DVD contains two videos produced by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia:

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