Chittenden County

Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission 05/18/2016

The Chittenden County Regional Planning Organization (CCRPC) promotes cooperation among the 19 municipalities of the Chittenden County region.

The Yellow Minions - A Visit From The Bridging Program 05/16/2016

Emily Anderson, coordinator of the CCS Bridging Program, introduces us to student participants, The Yellow Mininons, and community projects they created with Dan Higgins as part of their bridging program, 'connecting to the community,' alongside a longer interview with student Joe Saunders on what the program does and their upcoming gala event. 

Essex Town and Village Joint Update 05/05/2016

Essex Town Selectboard Chair Max Levy and Village President George Tyler share information and insights on Town and Village initiatives and follow up on the recommendations of the Working Group Members of the Thoughful Growth in Action, a committee looking at shared governance for planning functions in the Town of Essex and Village of Essex Junction. The recommendations have been presented to both the Village Trustees and the Town Selectboard.

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Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce: Ban the Box 05/04/2016

Tom Torti, President & CEO of the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Suzi Wizowaty, Executive Director of Vermonter for Criminal Justice Reform, discuss “Ban the Box” legislation and changes to our criminal justice sentencing structure that are good for communities and good for business.
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Partnership for Change: Burlington High School Partner Teacher Program 05/03/2016

Partnership for Change Executive Director Hal Colston talks with Burlington High School math yeachers Gordana Pobric and Norm Tremblay.

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Vermont United Reckless Rail Rally 05/01/2016

A march and rally to halt the construction of an industrial freight and trucking complex on the banks of the LaPlatte River nature area in Shelburne, Vermont.

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KidSafe Collaborative Awards 2016 04/28/2016

Each year KidSafe Collaborative has the privilege of honoring a number of outstanding individuals and groups in our community who have made a significant contribution to improving the safety and welfare of children in Chittenden County by having the Annual KidSafe Collaborative Awards.

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Chittenden Solid Waste District 04/27/2016

Chittenden Solid Waste District's mission is to provide efficient, economical, and environmentally sound management of solid waste generated by residents and businesses within its member towns and cities of Chittenden County.

Essex Junction and Essex Joint Recreation Governance Study Committee Meeting 04/25/2016

The Recreation Governance Study Committee Meetings are all held at the Essex Junction Recreation & Parks Offices at 75 Maple Street in Essex Junction, in the conference room. The public is always welcome, and the meetings start promptly at 6:00 PM. If special accommodations are needed please call 802-878-1375. 

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