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RUTLAND REGION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging

Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging (SVCOA), which provides essential services to older Vermonters and younger disabled individuals throughout Bennington and Rutland counties, has implemented the following programmatic changes as precautionary measures to protect agency clients, staff, volunteers, contractors etc., as well as the greater community, from potential exposure to novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

STATE OF VERMONT: State of Emergency Declared, Mitigation Strategies Ordered in Response to Covid-19

On March 13, 2020, Governor Phil Scott issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency in Vermont in response to the novel Coronavirus, commonly known as COVID-19.

RUTLAND REGION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Xfinity Wins Real Rutland Feud

Congratulations to Xfinity who won top honors at the Real Rutland Feud held on February 22nd.

STATE OF VERMONT: Governor Phil Scott Details Development of COVID-19 Task Force

At the direction of Governor Phil Scott, Vermont Emergency Management has assembled an interagency task force to support the overall public health response being led by the Vermont Department of Health and further prepare for the likelihood of COVID-19 cases in Vermont.

CASTLETON UNIVERSITY: Martin Represents Castleton, Early Childhood Center in Washington

Heather Martin, director of the Castleton University Early Childhood Center, recently returned from representing the University at the nation's capital.

Vermont Introduces Term Limits on Congress Resolutions

Senator Debbie Ingram has introduced senate resolution JRS 42 and the companion house resolution JRH 2 has been introduced by Rep. Robert Helm calling for Vermont to participate in a national initiative for the states to propose a congressional term limits amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

STATE OF VERMONT: New Grant Program Supports Permitting Costs for Value-Added Forest Products Businesses

The Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (FPR) announced the availability of a new grant program to support businesses engaged in adding value to forest products with costs related to permitting.

ADDISON COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Addison County Chamber of Commerce Hires Events/Tourism Manager

Rob Carter, President of the Addison County Chamber of Commerce, shared the following announcement, “It is my great pleasure to share with you the hiring of Sarah M.

CENTRAL VERMONT CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Family Center of Washington Co. Business After Hours Reception

The Family Center of Washington County Vermont hosted a wonderful Business After Hours reception on Thursday, February 20!

ADDISON COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Counseling Service of Addison County Revives Beloved Bocce Tournament

The Counseling Service of Addison County (CSAC) is once again hosting its much-beloved bocce tournament.

STATE OF VERMONT: Brownfield Clean-up Underway for St. Albans Housing Project

The Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) and the Northwest Regional Planning Commission (NRPC) have partnered to fund needed brownfield clean-up at the Congress and Main project in downtown St. Albans.

RUTLAND REGION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Great Life Skills Shared at The Learning Center

Ever wish there was a place where you could learn practical life skills, ask questions, be heard, and develop relationship skills in a friendly, safe environment?

CASTLETON UNIVERSITY: Castleton and Counseling Service of Addison County Partner to Create CSAC Grant

Castleton University and Counseling Service of Addison County are partnering to make college education more accessible and affordable for CSAC employees through Castleton’s new CSAC Grant.

RUTLAND REGION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Great Economic Indicator for Rutland Region as County Real Estate Market Booms

With strong sales across the region in all price ranges and rapid sales of affordably priced homes, Rutland County’s real estate market is poised for a strong 2020 after its best year in more than a decade in 2019, regional marketing and real estate officials say.

STATE OF VERMONT: Governor Phil Scott Announces Action on H. 107, Details Progress Towards Voluntary Paid Family and Medical Leave

Governor Phil Scott today announced he will move forward with his voluntary paid family and medical leave program, and vetoed H.107, a bill which levied a $29 million payroll tax on Vermont workers to fund a mandatory paid leave program.

CASTLETON UNIVERSITY: Castleton Participates in "Choose Vermont" Scholarship

Castleton University is one of 13 Vermont colleges to be partnering with the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development and Vermont Student Assistance Program for the Choose Vermont Scholarship program.

UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT: Tiny Price Gaps Cost Investors Billions

Imagine standing in the grocery store, looking at a pile of bananas.

STATE OF VERMONT: New Report Highlights Positive Impact of Public Investment on Water Quality in Vermont

A newly released report from the Agency of Natural Resources shows water quality improvement in Vermont as a result of public investment over the past four years.

LAKE CHAMPLAIN REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: BYP January Meet-up: Kestrel Coffee Roasters

Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on.2020 is here and ready to help you network.

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