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grant http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/458/all en Educators say small school subsidies have a place in Vermont http://addisonindependent.com/201503educators-say-small-school-subsidies-have-place-vermont <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-29348" style="width: 126px;"><a href="/201503educators-say-small-school-subsidies-have-place-vermont"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Collins head shot.thumbnail.jpeg" alt="Collins head shot.jpeg" title="Collins head shot.jpeg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="126" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> RNESU SUPERINTENDENT JEANNE COLLINS </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Lee J. Kahrs </div> </div> </div> <p> ADDISON AND RUTLAND COUNTIES &mdash; As the Vermont Senate Education Committee continues its work on an education funding reform bill this week, small schools are once again under scrutiny as lawmakers consider the proposition that school and district consolidation equals cost savings.</p> <p> Now, a new report names specific small schools in Addison and Rutland counties as examples of what&rsquo;s wrong with Vermont&rsquo;s school districting system.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/29349">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201503educators-say-small-school-subsidies-have-place-vermont" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County brandon Collins Featured grant legislature Otter Valley RNeSU Shumlin small schools Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:39:15 +0000 Zach Despart 29349 at http://addisonindependent.com Feds promise $16 million in grants for lake http://addisonindependent.com/201501feds-promise-16-million-grants-lake <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28042" style="width: 89px;"><a href="/201501feds-promise-16-million-grants-lake"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Leahy.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Leahy.jpg" title="Leahy.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="89" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SEN. PATRICK LEAHY </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> MONTPELIER &mdash; The federal government on Wednesday announced $16 million in funds to help Vermont and New York clean up their greatest shared resource &mdash; Lake Champlain.</p> <p> The initiative, titled the Regional Conservation Partnership Program, will be administered by the federal government over the next five years to fund conservation efforts aimed at eliminating agricultural runoff into watersheds that feed into the lake, which is among the nation&rsquo;s largest bodies of fresh water.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28043">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201501feds-promise-16-million-grants-lake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County cleanup Featured grant Lake Champlain Leahy NRCS pollution USDA Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:21:28 +0000 Zach Despart 28043 at http://addisonindependent.com Grant provides stability for Ferrisburgh slaughterhouse http://addisonindependent.com/201412grant-provides-stability-ferrisburgh-slaughterhouse <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; A recently awarded state grant will help a Ferrisburgh slaughterhouse stay in business and preserve its dozen jobs while it seeks to expand into a new, larger plant in Middlebury, said Middlebury Business Development Director Jamie Gaucher.</p> <p> The Ferrisburgh selectboard this summer agreed at Gaucher&rsquo;s suggestion to apply for a $25,000 Regional Economic Development Grant from the Vermont Department of Buildings and General Services. Those economic development grants are intended to improve infrastructure to help a business in a town.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27492">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201412grant-provides-stability-ferrisburgh-slaughterhouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh grant Middlebury slaughterhouse Vermont Livestock Slaughter Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:32:31 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 27492 at http://addisonindependent.com Middlebury technology firm lands $1M award to spur solar http://addisonindependent.com/201410middlebury-technology-firm-lands-1m-award-spur-solar <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; A homegrown cloud software company specializing in data analysis has landed a major federal award.</p> <p> Faraday &mdash; which incubated in the former county courthouse building in Middlebury&rsquo;s court square &mdash; on Wednesday received a $1 million U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative award. The funding will help Faraday develop the software service it sells to the solar power industry.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26426">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201410middlebury-technology-firm-lands-1m-award-spur-solar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury grant solar Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:58:35 +0000 Addison Independent 26426 at http://addisonindependent.com Council OKs funds for bus stop, sets forum http://addisonindependent.com/201409council-oks-funds-bus-stop-sets-forum <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">VERGENNES &mdash; In addition to <a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201409city-eyes-vues-playground-site">discussing a proposed toddler park</a>, Vergennes aldermen this past Tuesday also:</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/25837">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201409council-oks-funds-bus-stop-sets-forum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes ACTR Bus stop City council grant vergennes Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:42:52 +0000 Zach Despart 25837 at http://addisonindependent.com Vergennes schools net $767,000 grant for afterschool, summer programs http://addisonindependent.com/201404vergennes-schools-net-767000-grant <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">VERGENNES &mdash; Although hurdles must still be cleared, the Vermont Department of Education has jointly awarded Vergennes Union elementary and high schools a five-year, $767,426 grant to establish an afterschool program at VUES, preserve and enhance the VUHS afterschool and summer school programs, and enhance the VUES summer school program.</span></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/22926">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201404vergennes-schools-net-767000-grant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes Featured grant VUES VUHS Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:17:51 +0000 Zach Despart 22926 at http://addisonindependent.com Bristol clinic lands $812,500 grant to expand service to the needy http://addisonindependent.com/201311bristol-clinic-lands-812500-grant-expand-service-needy <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-20031" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201311bristol-clinic-lands-812500-grant-expand-service-needy"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/MountainHealth0162.thumbnail.jpg" alt="MountainHealth0162.jpg" title="MountainHealth0162.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SOME OF THE staff at Mountain Health Center in Bristol pose in the lobby at their location in the Bristol Works complex. Mountain Health was awarded a federal grant last week that will enable the clinic to offer more health services to low- and moderate-income residents in the area. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20px;">BRISTOL &mdash; A six-figure federal grant announced last week will enable a Bristol medical clinic to expand its services, particularly to low- and moderate-income residents in Addison County.</span></p> <p> The Five Town Health Alliance was awarded $812,500, which will be put toward expanding services at the Mountain Health Center in BristolWorks complex. It was one of three practices in Vermont that were designated as &ldquo;community health centers.&rdquo;</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/20032">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201311bristol-clinic-lands-812500-grant-expand-service-needy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol bristol clinic Featured Five Town Alliance grant Sanders Mon, 11 Nov 2013 17:44:47 +0000 Zach Despart 20032 at http://addisonindependent.com Grant is key to new city playground http://addisonindependent.com/201310grant-key-new-city-playground <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20px;">VERGENNES &mdash; The proposed Vergennes toddler playground has a few hurdles to clear before it can be built near the city pool this spring. The project depends on whether the city receives a $25,000 state grant, aldermen heard at their Oct. 8 meeting.</span></p> <p> Alderman and city recreation committee head Joe Klopfenstein and City Manager Mel Hawley updated the council on the proposed toddler park at that meeting.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/19535">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201310grant-key-new-city-playground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes grant playground vergennes Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:54:12 +0000 Zach Despart 19535 at http://addisonindependent.com Ecology classes hit the water http://addisonindependent.com/201309ecology-classes-hit-water <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20px;">FERRISBURGH &mdash; An $18,000 federal grant awarded to the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum will allow museum staff to offer the region&rsquo;s teachers free hands-on, on-the-water training, and the materials they need to in turn offer that same outdoor ecology education to their students over the next two years.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/19203">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201309ecology-classes-hit-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Featured Ferrisburgh grant LCMM Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:49:43 +0000 Zach Despart 19203 at http://addisonindependent.com $9 million grant to upgrade western Vermont railroad tracks http://addisonindependent.com/2013099-million-grant-upgrade-western-vermont-railroad-tracks <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; Ongoing efforts to upgrade Vermont&rsquo;s Western Corridor rail line for the resumption of passenger rail traffic got a big boost last week in the form of a $9 million federal grant that will fund 7 miles of welded rail and other projects between Rutland and Middlebury.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18832">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/2013099-million-grant-upgrade-western-vermont-railroad-tracks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont grant rail Vermont Mon, 09 Sep 2013 16:04:46 +0000 John McCright 18832 at http://addisonindependent.com ACTR nets $100K college grant http://addisonindependent.com/201206actr-nets-100k-college-grant <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Middlebury College recently awarded Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) a $100,000 grant. These funds are a contribution toward the 20 percent local matching requirements of a $2.85 million federal grant previously awarded to ACTR for the construction of its Community Transportation Center, which will be located off of Creek Road next to the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) maintenance facility.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12304">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201206actr-nets-100k-college-grant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury ACTR grant Middlebury College Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:08:33 +0000 Lauren Davidson 12304 at http://addisonindependent.com Federal grant to help Vergennes hire another police officer http://addisonindependent.com/201109federal-grant-help-vergennes-hire-another-police-officer <p> VERGENNES &mdash; The city of Vergennes has been awarded a federal Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Grant worth $133,313 that will fund a sixth full-time member of the city&rsquo;s police department for the next three years.</p> <p> City Manager Mel Hawley said a condition of the grant is that Vergennes must agree to retain the position for at least one more year, meaning that the city force will expand for at least four years.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/9389">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201109federal-grant-help-vergennes-hire-another-police-officer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes grant law enforcement Vergennes Police Department Thu, 29 Sep 2011 16:03:17 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 9389 at http://addisonindependent.com Granville fetes completion of town hall, office renovation http://addisonindependent.com/201107granville-fetes-completion-town-hall-office-renovation <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-8521" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201107granville-fetes-completion-town-hall-office-renovation"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/granvilleoffice005.thumbnail.jpg" alt="granvilleoffice005.jpg" title="granvilleoffice005.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GRANVILLE HELD AN opening celebration last Wednesday for its renovated town hall and new town offices. The project was funded by a USDA grant. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> GRANVILLE &mdash; Since the 1960s, Granville&rsquo;s tiny town office has been on a small plot of land with no running water.</p> <p class="Bodycopy"> Last Wednesday, Granville celebrated the grand opening of its renovated town hall and new town office, located in the town&rsquo;s former schoolhouse. Town officials said Sen. Patrick Leahy was instrumental in landing the low-interest loans and grants that allowed them to complete the project, and though Leahy was in Washington at the time, Marcelle Leahy, his wife, spoke on his behalf at the ceremony on Route 100.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/8512">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201107granville-fetes-completion-town-hall-office-renovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Granville grant renovations Mon, 11 Jul 2011 16:00:24 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 8512 at http://addisonindependent.com Child care provider wins Playlab grant http://addisonindependent.com/201104child-care-provider-wins-playlab-grant <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-7629" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201104child-care-provider-wins-playlab-grant"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/childcaregiver3247.thumbnail.jpg" alt="childcaregiver3247.jpg" title="childcaregiver3247.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MARY CRAM, AN early childhood caregiver for the Addison County Parent-Child Center in Middlebury, has received national recognition and a grant to build a new play space for the children she serves. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Mary Cram has long been looking to upgrade the small play structure at the Addison County Parent-Child Center&rsquo;s Playlab. Putting an idea down on paper was pretty easy, but getting the paper money to put the idea into motion has been tough.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/7618">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201104child-care-provider-wins-playlab-grant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury education grant Thu, 14 Apr 2011 18:00:24 +0000 Andrew Stein 7618 at http://addisonindependent.com