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Five Washington County Afterschool Initiatives Receive 2022 Grants

Montpelier, Vt. - Governor Phil Scott, and Senator Bernie Sanders, in partnership with Vermont Afterschool, have announced the recipients of the Afterschool & Summer Expanding Access Grant program for the summers of 2022 and 2023 and the 2022–2023 school year. A total of $4.23 million was awarded to 39...
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The Valley Reporter

The state’s timeline for PCB testing in schools

Beginning this month, the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation will test for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in every school in the state that was built prior to 1980, some 300 schools, including six schools in the Harwood Unified Union School District (HUUSD), along with GMVS (which is a private school in Fayston).
BURLINGTON, VT
The Valley Reporter

Volunteer with Mad River Watch this summer

Friends of the Mad River is now recruiting volunteers for this summer’s Mad River Watch program. Mad River Watch volunteers spread out across the watershed through the summer and make careful observations about the health of the river, streams, and natural communities of the Mad River Valley. The Mad...
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Rory Thibault discusses run for Vermont Attorney General

On May 5th, Vermont Attorney General Democrat T.J. Donovan announced he would not run for re-election. The next day, Washington County State’s Attorney Rory Thibault announced he would run for Attorney General. Thibault, who like Donovan is a Democrat, previously served as an Army JAG officer and later worked...
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montpelierbridge.org

Heard on the Street, 5.11.22

COVID is Up — Washington County 2nd Highest in Vermont. Washington County had 578 new COVID-19 cases in the past 14 days, according to healthvermont.gov. This is the second highest case count next to Chittenden County at 1,545 cases. Washington County has a population of 58,409 (2019) compared with Chittenden’s 163,774 (2019).
MONTPELIER, VT
montpelierbridge.org

At Least Five Democrats Vie for State Senate Seat

At least five Democrats are vying for three Vermont Senate seats in the Democratic primary on August 9. Anne Watson, Jared Duval, and Jeremy Hansen recently announced their candidacies and incumbents Ann Cummings and Andrew Perchlik are expected to seek reelection. Incumbent Sen. Anthony Pollina is not running for another term.
MONTPELIER, VT
VTDigger

The World newspaper celebrates 50 years

The World, a community newspaper serving Washington and Orange counties celebrates 50 years on May 11, 2022. Story and photo available. VTDigger press releases are provided by submitting organizations and may include mention of VTDigger staff, family and trustees. Promoting a business, organization, or event?. Use our self-service Press Release...
ORANGE, VT