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July 20, 2018

Vermont Department Of Economic Development Awards GW Plastics With Workforce Development Grants

Lincoln Peak Vineyard wine setup.

June 29, 2018

New Lake Champlain Tasting Trail Start of International Culinary Route

March 26, 2018

National, State and Local Speakers Confirmed for The National Outdoor Recreation Conference in Burlington, VT

January 18, 2018

Vermont to Host National Beer Marketing & Tourism Conference in March

January 12, 2018

Governor Phil Scott today announced the Vermont at-par lodging promotion for passengers who travel from Toronto to Burlington aboard Toronto-based Porter Airlines

August 24, 2017

The Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative (VOREC) steering committee will host a series of public forums to gather input from Vermonters on how to leverage and strengthen the State’s outdoor recreation assets to grow the economy.

August 17, 2017

Bennington, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today joined local, state and federal partners to announce a $1 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to the Town of Bennington. The federal grant will help redevelop the historic Putnam Block, which will include six properties and more than four acres, in downtown Bennington.

July 25, 2017

Governor Scott announced that Bennington’s NSK Steering Systems America Inc has received a $208,753 Vermont Training Program Grant from the Vermont Department of Economic Development. The grant will create a Manufacturing Center of Excellence that will broaden the capabilities of current and future employees.

June 30, 2017

The State of Vermont has launched a “Welcome” communications campaign in Canada to reassure Canadians that Vermont greatly values their friendship, tourism and trade. The campaign launch coincides with Canada Day on July 1 and includes 15-second and 30-second video spots in French that are running throughout Quebec.

March 31, 2017

Governor Phil Scott and Agency of Commerce and Community Development Secretary Michael Schirling today announced the appointment of Wendy Knight as Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing.

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