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Vermont Democratic Party hires new executive director

Josh Massey said he became involved in politics, and moved to Vermont, because of health care.

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-07-17 14:59:00

These 5 Vermont birds were likely saved by the 100-year-old Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Is your imagination active? Picture yourself walking along a Burlington street in 1918, meeting fashionably dressed ladies wearing the most stylish hats graced with plumes of great blue herons and egrets. A dash of color is seen on the hats, perhaps from feathers of scarlet tanagers, robins or Balti

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-07-17 14:45:00

Vermont awarded $2 million grant to fight youth homelessness

"The youth homelessness demonstration program" includes range of interventions, including rapid re-housing, permanent housing, transitional and host homes.Research shows there was more than 660 homeless youth in the state this past year.

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-07-17 13:42:46

Lose Weight Or Die In Vermont, An AI Story - Obstacle Racing Media

In recent years an AI programwrote a novelthat made it past the first round of a Japanese literary competition, and a newHarry Potter novel, created with the Botnik learning machine made waves in literary circles. While predictive text generators struggle with plot, dialogue, and overall sensibility

OBSTACLERACINGMEDIA.COM - 2018-07-17 12:00:31

The promise of millions EB-5 brought to Vermont is dead, 200 investors at risk

That dream vanished with the revelation of what investigators said was a massive Ponzi-like scandal orchestrated by Quiros and Stenger. The pair were alleged by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to have misused more than $200 million in EB-5 investor funds, including at least $50 million "

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-07-17 11:45:00

Vermont reducing opioid prescriptions

Vermont Business MagazineVermont has one of the highest opioid use disorder rates in the nation, but also has seen one of the steepest declines in opioid-based prescriptions as a means of combating it. A new study from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association found that the number of prescriptions for

VERMONTBIZ.COM - 2018-07-17 11:44:39

Vermont's Christine Hallquist Could Become First Trans Governor

Christine Hallquistis running against three other candidates to become the Democratic nominee for Vermont governor, and if she’s successful, she’ll face a popular Republican incumbent. But, as she puts it, “It’s not the biggest challenge I’ve ever faced.”

ADVOCATE - 2018-07-17 08:39:22

Vermont Medical Center nurses fight low pay and understaffing

In a June 13 vote, nurses overwhelmingly supported the strike call with 1,311 of the 1,800 union members voting 96 percent in favor of a walkout. The two-day strike began July 12 after last-minute talks failed to bring about an agreement. The action received widespread support from workers across th

WORLD SOCIALIST WEB SITE - 2018-07-17 05:00:00

Global Rail Systems Market 2018 – Vermont Railway, SPX FLOW Inc, Hitachi

TheRail Systems Market2018-2023 report presents a widespread and fundamental study of Rail Systems industry along with the analysis of subjective aspects providing key business insights to the readers. The Rail Systems Market research report offers an analytical view of the industry by studying key

THEAUTOMARKETNEWS.COM - 2018-07-17 00:00:00

Vermont Authors Publish Children's Dog Book

The Life of Lily, a new book by Bethany Stack & Christina Mattsson, has been released by RoseDog Books.

PR LEAP - 2018-07-17 00:00:00

Restored Truck, Vermont Painting Drive Duane Merrill’s Sale

WILLISTON, VT. – Duane Merrill and Company Auctioneers & Appraisers’ June 30 and July 1 sale had a good assortment of material from regional estates. There were numerous paintings, early furniture, good jewelry, weathervanes, some Asian items that produced a few surprises and a restored 1931 Dodge B

ANTIQUES AND ARTS WEEKLY - 2018-07-17 00:00:00

This Vermont Diner In The Middle Of Nowhere Is Downright Delicious

Vermont has plenty of options when it comes to great dining, but sometimes the best food is found in the Green Mountain State’s small towns. When you’re craving tasty comfort food in a friendly setting, and you don’t mind going off the beaten path a bit, check out Country Girl Diner in the little to

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-07-17 00:00:00

Lake Monsters to play game as Vermont Maple Kings

The only professional sports team in the state of Vermont, the Single-A Vermont Lake Monsters, is paying homage to the state’s syrupy heritage with a one-game rebrand later this season. The team will take the field as the Vermont Maple Kings, the latest entry in the trend of minor league baseball te

SPORTSLOGOS.NET - 2018-07-17 00:00:00

Henry Coe & Chris Jacobs: Northeast Kingdom can't continue as Vermont's dump - VTDigger

All other Vermont landfills have closed. In addition to all of Vermont’s garbage, an increasing proportion of Coventry Landfill waste comes from contaminated sources from out of state. No samples of waste are required to be taken from trucks before they are dumped. Who really knows what is in Covent

VTDIGGER - 2018-07-16 23:05:48

CT Tigers Take Series with 2-1 Win Over Vermont

In the top of the ninth, Stalsberg (Win, 1-0) stranded the tying run at second base by striking out

MILB.COM - 2018-07-16 23:05:00

Making it through tough times – together | | The Vermont Standard

The same generosity was very much in action on Monday morning in Woodstock, as community members stepped in to help those impacted by the gigantic Central Street fire that hit the historic building that contains Pi Brick Oven Trattoria, The Vermont Standard and Collective-the Art of Craft.

THEVERMONTSTANDARD.COM - 2018-07-16 22:38:49

Vermont woman gets severe blisters from plant commonly found on side of road

"I kind of was just in a panic almost, like how could this happen so fast?" said Charlotte Murphy of Essex, Vermont.

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-07-16 22:35:00

Vermont won $2M federal grant to fight youth homelessness

MONTPELIER, Vt. —Vermont's Agency of Human Services has won a $2 million federal grant to try to end youth homelessness in the state.The grant is one of only 11 awarded nationwide by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.AdvertisementIt will focus new resources on the 16 to 24 year ol

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-07-16 22:30:00

Vermont Pride Theater's eighth annual summer festival July 20 through 29

Aunt Jack,presented July 20 and 28 at 7:30 pm:In S.P. Monahan’s screwball comedy, Norman’s grown a little distant lately. After a sudden series of anxiety attacks, he broke up with his long-time boyfriend Ian and moved clear across the country, leaving his fathers George and Jack in a tizzy. With Ge

VERMONTBIZ.COM - 2018-07-16 22:09:34

Caught on camera: Vermont campaign sign stolen

The poster poaching happened about 1:15 a.m. Friday. It was caught on the home security camera of one of Bock's supporters. This is the second time he's been the victim of campaign sign theft. Bock is running as a Democrat to be a Vermont state representative. Bock said back in 2016, around 20 campa

MYNBC5.COM - 2018-07-16 21:45:00