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State News
June 7, 2017

Vt. universities awarded $1.3 million in grants

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded more than $1.3 million in grants for Vermont universities, according to an announcement Thursday, June 1, made by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vt.).

The grants, awarded through the Upward Bound…

Local News
May 17, 2017

Rutland awards $2 million pool contract

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

A Rutland City panel has sealed $2 million for new outdoor swimming, with one voice of dissent.

The city board of finance on Wednesday, May 10, awarded the pool construction contract to Russell Construction of Rutland, the lowest of four…

Rutland pool bids top $2 million, but in budget
Local News
May 10, 2017

Rutland pool bids top $2 million, but in budget

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND — Plans for a new city pool have cleared a big financial hurdle, with bids coming in at prices that will allow the more than $2 million project to get done.

“It was a challenging process,” Rutland Recreation Superintendent…

State News
January 4, 2017

USDA invests $225 million in innovative conservation partnerships

On Tuesday, Jan. 3, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that 88 high-impact projects across the country will receive $225 million in federal funding as part of the USDA’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). In addition, partners have proposed to contribute up to an additional $500…