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funding http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/813/all en Shumlin cites costs, quality as reason to reform school funding system http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503shumlin-cites-costs-quality-reason-reform-school-funding-system <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-29346" style="width: 72px;"><a href="/201503shumlin-cites-costs-quality-reason-reform-school-funding-system"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/StoneCutters5503.thumbnail.jpg" alt="StoneCutters5503.jpg" title="StoneCutters5503.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="72" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GOV. PETER SHUMLIN talks with Stonecutter Spirits co-owner Sas Stewart during a visit to the Middlebury production facility Monday morning. 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> VERGENNES &mdash; Gov. Peter Shumlin on Monday called on lawmakers to help him contain what he called one of the state&rsquo;s top cost-drivers &mdash; education&mdash; in an effort to make Vermont more fiscally solvent and attractive to job creators. He also made a pitch for efforts to slow the growth of spending on health care (see related story).</p> <p> Shumlin made his remarks before a crowd at the Vergennes American Legion hall during a legislative luncheon sponsored by the Bridport Grange and Addison County Farm Bureau.</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/29347">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201503shumlin-cites-costs-quality-reason-reform-school-funding-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Featured funding Shumlin small schools Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:36:32 +0000 Zach Despart 29347 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Bristol votes to close landfill at end of 2016 http://www.addisonindependent.com/201411bristol-votes-close-landfill-end-2016 <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> BRISTOL &mdash; The Bristol selectboard on Monday voted to close the town landfill when its current certification expires at the end of 2016.</p> <p> The decision came after what Town Administrator Therese Kirby called a productive meeting between town and state Agency of Natural Resources officials to find ways to fund the landfill&rsquo;s closure.</p> <p> &ldquo;They understand the plight of Bristol residents and are trying to help us avoid bonding, look for money, and find an alternative (landfill) cover,&rdquo; Kirby said.</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/27132">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201411bristol-votes-close-landfill-end-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bristol ANR closure funding Landfill Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:32:21 +0000 Zach Despart 27132 at http://www.addisonindependent.com State awards ANwSU funding, cites progress http://www.addisonindependent.com/201408state-awards-anwsu-funding-cites-progress <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; After a recent meeting with Addison Northwest Supervisory Union officials, the Vermont Agency of Education has agreed, with conditions, to restore grant funding to ANwSU that has been withheld from the Vergennes-area school district because of accounting and reporting problems.</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/25014">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201408state-awards-anwsu-funding-cites-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes ANwSU funding Glassberg Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:18:49 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 25014 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Town leaders look for way to continue Ferrisburgh Day http://www.addisonindependent.com/201405town-leaders-look-way-continue-ferrisburgh-day <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;">FERRISBURGH &mdash; At the suggestion of Ferrisburgh Historical Society member Gail Blasius, the Ferrisburgh selectboard on May 6 voted to take over sponsorship and organization of the town&rsquo;s annual Ferrisburgh Day celebration.</span></p> <p> Blasius told the board the day, modeled after the town&rsquo;s former &ldquo;Good Neighbor Days&rdquo; from the 1950s through 1970s, did not really fit into the society&rsquo;s mission and also stretched its organizational ability.</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/23328">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201405town-leaders-look-way-continue-ferrisburgh-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ferrisburgh Ferrisburgh Day funding Thu, 15 May 2014 13:46:56 +0000 Andy Kirkaldy 23328 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Eric Davis: Bill seeks income tax to fund schools http://www.addisonindependent.com/201404eric-davis-bill-seeks-income-tax-fund-schools <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> Eric L. Davis </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">The House Education Committee&rsquo;s bill to eliminate approximately 80 percent of Vermont&rsquo;s school districts by consolidating their number from 273 to about 50 has been the subject of considerable debate in recent weeks in the Statehouse, in the education community, and in the press.</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/22761">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201404eric-davis-bill-seeks-income-tax-fund-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion funding income tax legislature school taxes Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:14:33 +0000 Zach Despart 22761 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Cuts possible for Planned Parenthood http://www.addisonindependent.com/201207cuts-possible-planned-parenthood <p> MIDDLEBURY &ndash;&ndash;Planned Parenthood has drawn more attention on the national stage over the past few years, largely due to concerns about the organization&rsquo;s provision of abortion care.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12625">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201207cuts-possible-planned-parenthood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured funding health Planned Parenthood Thu, 26 Jul 2012 15:23:22 +0000 Kaitlyn Kirkaldy 12625 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Middlebury Center focused on primary care http://www.addisonindependent.com/201207middlebury-center-focused-primary-care <p> MIDDLEBURY &ndash;&ndash; Planned Parenthood is a national reproductive health care provider, which is divided into regional affiliates. The Middlebury Health Center is one of 10 sites that comprise Planned Parenthood of Northern New England (PPNNE).</p> <p> Planned Parenthood provides a variety of reproductive health services to men and women, explained Jill Krowinski, director of Vermont public affairs for PPNNE.</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/12612">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201207middlebury-center-focused-primary-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury funding health Planned Parenthood Thu, 26 Jul 2012 14:56:27 +0000 Kaitlyn Kirkaldy 12612 at http://www.addisonindependent.com HOPE plan for housing not funded http://www.addisonindependent.com/201108hope-plan-housing-not-funded <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Helping Overcome Poverty&rsquo;s Effects (HOPE) officials, unable to secure key federal grants, have had to scuttle a plan to transform the office building at 61 Court St. into a boarding house for low-income residents.</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/8799">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201108hope-plan-housing-not-funded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury boarding house funding HOPE Mon, 08 Aug 2011 16:00:25 +0000 John Flowers 8799 at http://www.addisonindependent.com