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STATE OF VERMONT: Governor Phil Scott and the Agency of Transportation Announce Recipients of $2.2 Million in Federal Transportation Grants

Governor Phil Scott announced the recipients of nearly $2.2 million in federal funds for municipal grant projects under the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) for stormwater quality improvements across Vermont.

MARATHON HEALTH: Employer Pharmacy Solutions and Savings

Drug prices continue to be the fastest growing cost in healthcare, with brand medication prescriptions increasing by 98.2% since 2011.

Analysis: Which college volleyball program grossed the most in Vermont

Middlebury College, Norwich University and Lyndon State College top the list of highest grossing college volleyball programs in Vermont in 2016

Analysis: University of Vermont business school ranked nation’s 99th best

University of Vermont's business school ranked in a tie for 99th among U.S. colleges offering master of business administration programs, according to a new study by U.S. News that examined 367 schools.

Average tax refund in Vermont ranks 2nd lowest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Vermont ranked 49th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

STATE OF VERMONT: Businesses, Organizations and Individuals Encouraged to Apply for the Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is now accepting applications for the Vermont Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence.

U.S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF VERMONT: U.S. Attorney Kicks Off Elder Fraud Prevention and Response Network Convening

U.S. Attorney Christina Nolan served as the keynote speaker for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Elder Fraud Prevention and Response Network Convening in Burlington, Vermont. Speaking last week to an audience comprised of Federal, State, Local and Private Sector stakeholders, U.S. Attorney Nolan emphasized the commitment of her office to protecting the elderly from any kind of abuse, financial or physical.

Post-Irene Vermont planning project earns APA's Resilience Award

Two Rivers-Ottaquechee Regional Commission of Vermont was honored today with a Silver Achievement Award for Resilience at the American Planning Association’s (APA) national conference in San Francisco.

Analysis: Which college outdoor track program grossed the most in Vermont

Green Mountain College, Lyndon State College and Middlebury College top the list of highest grossing college outdoor track programs in Vermont in 2016

Vermont posts 6th highest property tax rate in new national study

Vermont ranked 45th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

STATE OF VERMONT: Vermont Produce Growers Awarded $60K to Make Food Safety Improvements

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) awards $60,000 to 13 Vermont produce growers making on-farm improvements that prevent or reduce produce safety risks.

RUTLAND REGION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Rutland Appliance..New Name…Same Great Store

Rutland Appliance and Parts (formerly Appliance Depot) offers new, reconditioned and scratch and dent appliances at great prices.

Analysis: Lamoille County has fastest growing local economy in Vermont

Lamoille County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Vermont in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Vermont rank 5th highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Vermont ranked fifth in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

NORWICH UNIVERSITY: Symposium to Address Economic Diversity, Built Environment

Norwich University’s School of Architecture + Art will host a symposium on economic diversity and the built environment with a multidisciplinary group of panelists and distinguished scholars and practitioners on Friday, April 5, at 3 p.m.


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Vermont ranks 22nd highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Vermont finished 22nd in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 05091 in Woodstock has 2,082nd highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 05091 zip code area was 59 in the third quarter of 2018, a two-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

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