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Lisman to run for Vermont governor

Vermont-native Bruce Lisman announced his candidacy for governor of the State of Vermont, pledging to lead the state toward "a brighter future and work to make Vermont an even better place to live, work and raise a family."

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Paid Sick Days Bill gains supporters in Vermont

Several Vermont business and political leaders called for the Paid Sick Days Bill to become law in 2016 in Burlington, Aug. 26. The group gathered to celebrate Women’s Equality Day and set a priority to take a step closer to women’s equality with the Paid Sick Days Bill.

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New study compares tax bills for selected firms in Vermont

Businesses in Vermont face different effective tax rates depending on their industry and how long they have been located in the state.

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Woman cited for retail theft

On Aug. 25, the Vermont State Police was notified that an individual had been caught shoplifting at the Hannaford Supermarket, located on U.S. Route 7, in Rutland Town.

Enviro group doesn’t want gas pipeline

The activist group “350Vermont” submitted an amicus brief in July urging the Vermont Public Service Board to reconsider the Certificate of Public Good for the Addison Natural Gas Project, according to the group’s coorinator Meave McBride.

Promotions at the Vermont Hard Cider

Bridget Blacklock, marketing director of Vermont Hard Cider Company, handcrafters of Woodchuck Hard Cider, announced the following promotions at the firm:

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Local newspaper says it's not associated with Addison County historical map sales calls

Have you ever heard of the Addison County Historical Map? Neither has the Addison County Chamber of Commerce.

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HVDC project will impact New Haven, Ferrisburgh, lake

Town of New Haven officials are gearing up for what promises to be a spirited public meeting about yet another local, alternative-energy project. The meeting will be held, tentatively, at the town office building on Monday, Aug. 24, at 7 p.m.

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Vermont Watchdog Report: Economic “fallout” from closed Vermont Yankee plant to continue for years

As the consequences of closing Vermont Yankee materialize in southeastern Vermont, residents are discovering the dangerous fallout from the plant is turning out to be economic, not nuclear.

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Addison County community leaders support gas pipeline project

Community leaders from Addison County joined Vermont Gas today for a project briefing and status update. Participants expressed local support for the pipeline project and urged Vermont Gas to continue progress.

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No nukes = no jobs: Brattleboro housing market dives as Vermont Yankee exits region

Vermont Watchdog Report

Home sales in Brattleboro are down dramatically over the past year, according to recent housing data. The decline coincides with the exit of the region’s largest employer, Vermont Yankee.

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Vermont’s Farm-to-Ballet project spotlights conservation

Ballerina Megan Stearns dancesthe lead role of the farmer in Vermont’s Farm to Ballet project

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Green Mtn. Power partners with Rutland Women’s Shelter

Green Mountain Power officials announced that the utility has partnered with the Rutland County Women’s Network & Shelter to help the organization become more energy efficient.

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Rutland City wins national SBA Award

The City of Rutland Vermont was awarded a national prize from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in recognition of the Vermont community's recent pledge to streamline and automate its business licensing and permitting process

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Vermont petrol price slide reaches 20 days

Current price is $2.64 per gallon

Vermont’s current price is $2.64 per gallon, which is five cents lower than one week ago, and one dollar and three cents ($1.03) lower than one year ago. New Hampshire’s current price is $2.60 per gallon, which is five cents lower than one week ago and 97 cents lower than one year ago.