This past summer, Farhad and Amtul Khan fulfilled a lifelong dream and a spiritual obligation: they completed their pilgrimage to Mecca. To learn more about their journey, the public is invited to attend “Hajj: A Spiritual Journey” on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Lawrence Memorial Library from 7-8:30 p.m. This event is sponsored by One World Library Project. It is free and handicapped accessible.
Winooski voters will decide on Town Meeting Day whether to invest in a second municipal parking garage to reduce competition for spots in the city’s $200 million redeveloped downtown.
The new five-level garage would cost $9.7 million and accommodate roughly 300 vehicles. It would be built on what is now a dirt parking area along Abenaki Way, adjacent to the Community College of Vermont building. The city-owned lot is just seven-tenths of an acre.
John Beecy of Stowe and Nathan Raymond of Johnson were named to the fall president’s list at the Community College of Vermont in Montpelier. Named for student honors: Brandi Dybala and Racquel Miller of Stowe.
John Beecy of Stowe and Nathan Raymond of Johnson were named to the fall president’s list at the Community College of Vermont in Montpelier. Named to the fall dean’s list: Cassey Kellner-Bourdeau of Hyde Park and Spencer Morrissey of Morrisville. Named for student honors: Heather Cyr of Johnson, Krysta Luzietti of Eden and Lynda Morin of Eden Mills.
The Community College of Vermont will receive $350,000 thanks to Vermont Student Assistance Corp’s $31 million, seven-year federal GEAR UP grant awarded in October.
The grant allows CCV, a longtime state partner with VSAC, to reach young Vermonters with information and opportunities for education and training after high school through a variety of initiatives, including dual enrollment, Introduction to College & Careers, middle school Access Days and a variety of service and work-based learning programs.
The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of VT (GFWC-VT) is offering scholarships for Vermont women seeking to further their education or training or to upgrade their skills in preparation for advancing in the work place.
Gov. Phil Scott says supporting higher education is a key priority of his administration.
The Vermont State Colleges System — a group that includes Castleton University, Northern Vermont University, Vermont Technical College and the Community College of Vermont — has asked Scott to back up that commitment by nearly doubling their state funding.
Copley Health Systems officials discussed finances and outlined goals for the upcoming year during the organization’s annual meeting.
About 40 people gathered at the Charlmont Restaurant and Pub on Monday night to hear presentations related to Copley Health Systems, which includes Copley Hospital, Copley Woodlands, Copley Terrace and the Health Center Building.
Author Rick Winston will present “Red Scare in the Green Mountains: Vermont in the McCarthy Era 1946-1960,” the second of nine lectures sponsored by the Lamoille Valley Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the Commodores Inn on lower Main Street, Route 100 South in Stowe.