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Policy Leaders are Listening to Vermont Businesses

By Betsy Bishop, President, Vermont Chamber of Commerce Prevailing post-adjournment reports have sidelined the praise both the Legislature and the Administration deserve for their contributions to Vermont’s economy. While it is tempting to continue debating the 2019 political turmoil, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce instead chooses to celebrate som...

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Towns in Six Vermont Counties Now Eligible for Federal Aid for Flooding Damage

Governor Phil Scott today announced that President Donald Trump has declared a Major Disaster for Bennington, Essex, Orange, Rutland, Washington and Windsor counties. Those counties suffered substantial damage during severe storms and flooding on April 15 of this year. A Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) by the Federal Emergency Management Agency...

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Chair Announces Interim Appointment at Central Vermont Chamber

Edward Larson of Montpelier has been named interim president of the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce and will begin work at the Chamber on July 1. The appointment was announced today by Board Chair Joseph L. Choquette III, president of Mark III Public Affairs LLC. Larson will take over for current President and CEO William D. Moore, who will be...

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2019 ATHENA Leadership Awards® 

Comments by Kody Lyon Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce June 18, 2019 Kody Lyon, a member of the ATHENA Award Committee of the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce, announced that the Central Vermont Chamber has partnered with ATHENA International® in order to bring this exciting program to Vermont. “We will be presenting two internationally recog...

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Running With Beto

HBO Documentary   **1/2   Why the heck would a rich guy want to run for office? You’ll be out on the road for months, begging for money from people who have way less than you. You’ll be immediately disliked by approximately half of your state. “Running With Beto” showed me that a politician sacrifices even more than I had imagined when he choo...

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Summer Street Mural Unveiled

Barre Rotary’s Summer Street Mural project was completed on a lovely summer Saturday on June 8th.  After more than two years of design, planning, fundraising and collaboration, the Mural Wall installation went off without a hitch before interested members of the public and many of those who had worked on the project. Spearheaded by Barre Rotary,  t...

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WGDR Pledge Drive

Dear Editor, WGDR is the soundtrack of social justice, environmentalism, multiculturalism and responsible community action in Central Vermont. By being a listener, and contributing to this courageous broadcast, you become part of this transformative action. WGDR gives voice to cultures of rigorous inquiry, collaboration and life-long learning. When...

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Birds, Bees, and Dandelions

By G. E. Shuman So, several days ago my nearly three-year-old granddaughter Nahla and I went on a great explore up the sidewalk of a nearby street. We do this often on sunny spring and summer days. Nahla dons her bunny, which is a stuffed toy that she wears on her back. The bunny has little straps that buckle at Nahla’s front and a long one with a...

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Central Vermont Council on Aging

As Americans, we believe in justice for all. Yet we fail to live up to this promise when we allow older members of our society to be abused or neglected. Older people are vital, contributing members of American society and their maltreatment diminishes all of us. Just as we have confronted and addressed the social issues of child abuse and domestic...

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Cutler Memorial Library Thank You

To the Editor: Friends of the Cutler Memorial Library in Plainfield recently conducted an extremely successful Plant and Book Sale.  We want to thank the following area businesses, who generously contributed plants, shrubs, and/or horticultural supplies:  Amanda’s Greenhouse, Cate Farm, East Hill Tree Farm, Littlewood Farm, Peak Hydroponics, Plainf...

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