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VERMONT- The Small Business Administration is accepting applications for the 2021 Vermont Emerging Leaders Program, which will be held virtually and is slated to begin in the spring.  
Emerging Leaders is an intensive executive-level series intended to accelerate the growth of high-...

A screen shot from a previous puppet-making workshop.
BENNINGTON-  Jackie Marro and Kyra Fitzgerald are hosting free puppet-making and storytelling workshops for students in grades K-6. This is part of spring break programming from the Bennington Center for Performing Arts.
Tune in live on Zoom from April 12 to 16 from 10 to 11 am to learn...
VERMONT-  The Governor’s Institutes of Vermont is looking for passionate and motivated high school students from all across the state. Applications have just opened up for GIV’s fun and intensive summer 2021 online immersion programs in arts, engineering, entrepreneurship, environmental science...
VERMONT- The Department of Environmental Conservation is asking Vermonters to report when lakes and ponds lose their ice cover, also known as the “ice-out date.”
Once a lake or pond is completely free of ice from shore to shore, DEC scientists can begin their spring water-quality sampling...
VERMONT- The annual School Breakfast Scorecard, released by the Food Research & Action Center, found that Vermont ranks second in the nation, behind only West Virginia, for the ratio of low-income students eating breakfast to those eating lunch.
Vermont and West Virginia were the only...
VERMONT- The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program has released its 2021 call for partnership grants.
The Partnership Grant program funds projects that work in direct partnership with farmers to encourage innovative solutions to current sustainability challenges...
VERMONT-  Gov. Phil Scott announced that Vermont businesses will see another rate decrease in workers’ compensation insurance in 2021. This is the fifth straight year workers’ compensation rates have decreased, and, when combined with decreases from 2017-2020, Vermont employers will pay an...
HALIFAX- Friday, March 19, is the senior meal held at the Halifax Community Hall at 20 Brook Road.  
It is still pick-up only.  Pick-up is between 11 am and 1 pm. Menu includes New England boiled dinner, corned beef, cabbage, carrots, potato, onion, turnip, Irish soda bread, and dessert. A...
WINDHAM COUNTY- “PenPal Your Neighbor,” a project in connecting residents through the written word, is launching this month.
The project will connect Windham County residents with a pen pal from within the county. Participation is free. Participants will receive the name and mailing...
VERMONT- To celebrate the power of youth in changing the future, Military Kids Vermont and University of Vermont Extension 4-H have teamed up to sponsor a poetry contest for children ages 5 to 18.
The contest is being held in conjunction with April as the Month of the Military Child, an...

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