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Recent News Releases - Past 7 Days

August 26, 2015

Controlled Waterfowl Hunt Application Deadline is Sept. 14

Applications are available for controlled waterfowl hunting permits to be used at two Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department wildlife management areas. Read more

August 26, 2015

State Treasurer Pearce Receives Transparency Award

State Treasurer Beth Pearce this week was named a recipient of the President's Award from the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers, or NASACT, at their annual conference held this year in Chicago. Read more

August 25, 2015

Governor Shumlin Marks Recovery Milestones in Waterbury

WATERBURY - August 25, 2015 – Standing at the intersection of State Drive and Main Street, Gov. Peter Shumlin today congratulated the community of Waterbury on the opening of South Main Apartments and beginning construction of the Hunger Mountain Children’s Center. At the conclusion of the event, he handed keys to a family moving into one of the new affordable homes. The projects each were supported by $1 million grants of Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery funds from the Agency of Commerce and Community Development. read moreRead more

August 25, 2015

DCF Seeks Public Comments: Proposed Regulations for Child Care & Preschool in Vermont

The Department for Children and Families' Child Development Division (CDD) is updating the state regulations for family child care homes and center-based child care and preschool programs in Vermont. There are currently 1,347 home and center-based programs in Vermont with the licensed capacity to serve up to 25,636 children. Read more

August 24, 2015

Vermont Statewide Assessment Results Released

Today, Secretary of Education Rebecca Holcombe announced statewide results for the 2014-15 Smarter Balanced Assessment. This new, computer adaptive test provides the first test results aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Over time, these tests will provide teachers and parents with a more reliable and accurate snapshot of how their kids are performing in English Language Arts and Mathematics.Read more

August 24, 2015

Seminars Announced for First-Time Deer Hunters

Few connections between the land and food are more authentic than hunting. But if you lack friends or family who hunt or the skills to butcher a deer, the solo path from woods to table can be intimidating. To make this journey easier, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is sponsoring four "Getting Started in Deer Hunting" and four "Venison: Field to Table" seminars throughout the state this September. Read more

August 24, 2015

Vermont's Migratory Bird Hunting Seasons Are Announced

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Board approved the 2015 migratory bird hunting season dates at its August 12 meeting in Montpelier. Read more

August 24, 2015

Rowley Fuels, Inc., Discharged Kerosene to Lake Champlain; Agrees to Pay $11,250 Penalty

A Rowley Fuels employee delivered 222 gallons of Kerosene to an improperly installed tank on the shore of Lake Champlain in South Hero, VT. As a result the kerosene left the tank and migrated under the building's foundation and into Lake Champlain. Read more

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