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  • Happy Vermonters: Skincare Creator Susan Shashok Makes Caroline’s Dream a Reality
    by Erica on June 9, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    When the warmer weather arrives, Susan Shashok can be found pedaling her cargo e-bike around town delivering jars of skin cream or tubes of lip balm to customers. Shashok, of East Middlebury, is the owner of Caroline’s Dream, a handcrafted skincare company she runs out of her home on Church Street. She launched the business […] The post Happy Vermonters: Skincare Creator Susan Shashok Makes Caroline’s Dream a Reality appeared first on . […]

  • 12 Vermont Cafes Serving Up Local Flavor and Loads of Charm
    by Erica on May 30, 2019 at 11:25 pm

    For a small state, Vermont offers an impressive selection of cafés. Whether you’re looking to grab a cup of coffee to go or want to settle in for a cozy lunch with friends, there are countless cafés to choose from in Vermont. So many excellent Vermont cafés offer traditional favorites like breakfast sandwiches, BLTs, and […] The post 12 Vermont Cafes Serving Up Local Flavor and Loads of Charm appeared first on . […]

  • WESTON PLAYHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY TO RECEIVE GRANT FROM THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS
    by Press on May 29, 2019 at 12:32 pm

    National Endowment for the Arts has approved an Art Works grant of $10,000 to WESTON PLAYHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY The post WESTON PLAYHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY TO RECEIVE GRANT FROM THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS can be found on BrattBeat. […]

  • 11 Outdoor Vermont Farmers Markets to Visit in 2019
    by Erica on May 17, 2019 at 2:45 am

    The start of the outdoor farmers market season is an annual rite of spring in Vermont. From Burlington and Brattleboro to Craftsbury and Dorset, you will find town greens, local parks, and parking lots transformed into pop-up marketplaces offering locally grown produce, handmade jewelry, craft beer, grass-fed beef, and more. When farmers markets first started […] The post 11 Outdoor Vermont Farmers Markets to Visit in 2019 appeared first on . […]

  • Governor Scott Encourages Participation in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 27
    on April 26, 2019 at 1:05 pm

    At a press conference Thursday, Governor Phil Scott urged Vermonters to take advantage of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 27. This statewide event provides the opportunity to safely dispose of unused and unwanted prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Read More Spread the love    1   The post Governor Scott Encourages Participation in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 27 can be found on BrattBeat. […]

  • Governor Phil Scott Announces School Safety Planning and Training Contract as Part of State’s School Safety Strategy
    on April 25, 2019 at 3:36 pm

    Governor Phil Scott and Commissioner of Public Safety Thomas Anderson announced that the Department of Public Safety (DPS) will partner with Williston company Margolis Healy, to provide school safety planning, training and exercise assistance to Vermont schools. This partnership marks the second phase of a school safety strategy announced by the Scott Administration in February […] The post Governor Phil Scott Announces School Safety Planning and Training Contract as Part of State’s School Safety Strategy can be found on BrattBeat. […]

  • Do Your Part: Drop Off Unwanted Medication on Take Back Day this Saturday
    on April 24, 2019 at 7:26 pm

    Saturday, April 27 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, and Vermonters can once again do their part to safely dispose of unused and unwanted prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Read More Spread the love        The post Do Your Part: Drop Off Unwanted Medication on Take Back Day this Saturday can be found on BrattBeat. […]

  • Happy Vermonters: Charlie Emers Bakes with Curiosity and Purpose
    by Erica on April 24, 2019 at 12:58 pm

    Charlie Emers never planned on becoming a baker. The owner of Patchwork Farm & Bakery in East Hardwick grew up in Providence, Rhode Island. After relocating to Vermont three decades ago, his career path took a circuitous route from lamp maker to vegetable farmer to bread baker. Emers says he stumbled into baking one winter while […] The post Happy Vermonters: Charlie Emers Bakes with Curiosity and Purpose appeared first on . […]

  • Governor Phil Scott and the Agency of Transportation Announce Recipients of $2.2 Million in Federal Transportation Grants
    on April 22, 2019 at 6:37 pm

    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. Read More Spread the love        The post Governor Phil Scott and the Agency of Transportation Announce Recipients of $2.2 Million in Federal Transportation Grants can be found on BrattBeat. […]

  • Agency of Agriculture Releases Proposed Vermont Hemp Rules
    on April 22, 2019 at 6:28 pm

    The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) has released a set of proposed rules that set the stage for growing the Vermont hemp industry and the state’s economy. The Agency filed the rules with the Interagency Committee on Administrative Rules (ICAR), which begins the rule making process in Vermont. The Agency will hold […] The post Agency of Agriculture Releases Proposed Vermont Hemp Rules can be found on BrattBeat. […]

  • Agency of Natural Resources Secretary to Host Community Meeting on the Status of Vermont’s Wetlands
    on April 19, 2019 at 7:08 pm

    Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) Secretary Julie Moore invites the public to join her on April 30 from 4:00-5:00 pm to discuss a variety of environmental topics, including the status of Vermont’s wetlands. The Secretary will engage attendees in a conversation about the role of wetlands, wetlands legislation, and the Agency’s role in regulatory and […] The post Agency of Natural Resources Secretary to Host Community Meeting on the Status of Vermont’s Wetlands can be found on BrattBeat. […]

  • Governor Phil Scott Appoints Kim Gleason and Jenna O’Farrell to the State Board of Education
    by BrattBeat on April 18, 2019 at 7:07 pm

    Monday, Governor Phil Scott appointed Kim Gleason of Essex and Jenna O’Farrell of St. Johnsbury to the State Board of Education. Gleason and O’Farrell will fill the vacancies of outgoing Board members Mark Perrin and Stacy Weinberger, whose terms expired in March. “It’s never easy to step up for public service, so I appreciate Kim […] The post Governor Phil Scott Appoints Kim Gleason and Jenna O’Farrell to the State Board of Education can be found on BrattBeat. […]

  • Mud Season is Here: Help Protect Fragile Trail Environments
    on April 17, 2019 at 11:33 am

    The Green Mountain Club (GMC), the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (FPR), and the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) call on Vermonters and recreational tourists to be wary of the return of mud season to the Green Mountains and to respect associated trail closures and advisories. Read More Spread the love1       The post Mud Season is Here: Help Protect Fragile Trail Environments can be found on BrattBeat. […]

  • Vermont Public Utility Commission Seeks Input to Facilitate the Review of Net-Metering Projects
    by BrattBeat on April 17, 2019 at 11:17 am

    The Vermont Public Utility Commission opened a proceeding to consider ways to facilitate the review of net-metering systems, including net-metered solar projects. The goal is part of the Commission’s ongoing effort to clarify and streamline the review process wherever possible, while also ensuring that the Commission and all stakeholders can review the potential impacts of […] The post Vermont Public Utility Commission Seeks Input to Facilitate the Review of Net-Metering Projects can be found on BrattBeat. […]

  • Businesses, Organizations and Individuals Encouraged to Apply for the Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence
    by Press on April 11, 2019 at 10:57 am

    The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is now accepting applications for the Vermont Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence. The annual award recognizes leaders from across the state, celebrating the actions they have taken to advance environmental sustainability. DEC encourages Vermonters to nominate a business, school, community, or entrepreneur for a sustainability project they took on […] The post Businesses, Organizations and Individuals Encouraged to Apply for the Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence can be found on BrattBeat. […]

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