State News

Single-use plastic ban begins July 1

By Elizabeth Gribkoff/VTDigger While plastic bag bans in some parts of the country have been rolled back during the pandemic, Vermont’s single use bag prohibition will still go into effect next week. Starting July 1, stores and food service establishments will […]

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Composting becomes law, July 1

Staff report Vermont state law bans food scraps from the trash starting July 1. The state defines food scraps as “Parts of food items that are typically discarded rather than eaten: peels, rinds, cores, eggshells, seeds, pits, bones, coffee grounds (and […]

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Food box delivery extended through summer

Vermont Congressional delegation announces two-month extension of Farmers To Families Food Box program, now lasts through summer U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders, along with U.S. Representative Peter Welch announced Wednesday, June 17, that two Vermont-based entities, the Abbey […]

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A gift of learning

Vermont high school graduates gifted a free CCV course As school districts across the state said good-bye to the Vermont high school class of 2020, the McClure Foundation announced a graduation gift for every member of that class. Every graduating […]

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