Tag Archives: Governor Phil Scott

State News
August 23, 2018

239 Vermont schools to receive $4 million in grants for safety

Governor Phil Scott recently announced 239 Vermont schools have been awarded school safety grants totaling $4 million, which will fund infrastructure upgrades designed to improve school safety.

This funding is possible through a $5 million funding package proposed by Scott and passed by…

State News
January 17, 2018

Sen. Leahy, Gov. Scott endorse police chief to Marshals Service

U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy and Governor Phil Scott have recommended Essex Police Chief Brad LaRose to President Trump to become Vermont’s next U.S. Marshal.

If nominated and confirmed, LaRose would oversee all U.S. Marshals Service operations in Vermont. With offices in Burlington, Rutland, and Brattleboro,…

State News
January 10, 2018

FEMA: Funds for windstorm recovery headed to Vermont

Governor Phil Scott today announced that President Donald Trump has signed a Public Assistance declaration for Addison, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orange, Orleans, Washington, and Windham counties. Those counties suffered substantial damage during wind and rain storms on Oct. 29-30, 2017.

A Preliminary…

Local News
December 27, 2017

$3.5 million in grants allocated for housing and downtown redevelopment

Governor Phil Scott joined local, state and federal partners Wednesday, Dec. 20 to announce over $3.5 million in community development grants to eight communities. Brownfield clean-up in Rockingham, downtown redevelopment in Springfield and funding for home repair programs statewide are among the projects receiving more…

Spartan Stadium to be renamed in honor of ex-pres. Dave Wolk
December 7, 2017

Spartan Stadium to be renamed in honor of ex-pres. Dave Wolk

CASTLETON—The Vermont State Colleges System (VSCS) Board of Trustees announced Friday, Dec. 1, that Castleton University’s Spartan Stadium will be renamed Dave Wolk Stadium in honor of his 16 years of visionary service as University President.

Governor Phil Scott was on hand to read the official VSCS…

Local News
October 25, 2017

REDC to celebrate Rutland County successes

RUTLAND—Rutland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) has announced the agenda for its 80th annual meeting, set for Thursday, Nov. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Casella Theater at Castleton University. Governor Phil Scott will provide the keynote address.

“Through collaboration with many partners, our…