January 18, 2017

Contests, scholarships, grants 

Green Up poster contest

It’s time! This month marks the annual K-12 poster and writing contest for Green Up Vermont submission period. All entries must be in by Jan. 31. One poster is picked to be the official Green Up Day 2017 poster, promoting Green Up Day, the state’s tradition of cleaning up trash in parks and roadsides on the first Saturday in May.

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Sanders’ college plans picked up by New York State

Photo courtesy of New York governor’s office Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., gestures during an appearance with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at LaGuardia Community College in the Queens borough of New York on Tuesday morning.

Photo courtesy of New York governor’s office
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., gestures during an appearance with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at LaGuardia Community College in the Queens borough of New York on Tuesday morning.

By Jasper Craven

For Vermont Digger

On the invitation of Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., visited LaGuardia Community College in Queens Tuesday to help unveil the governor’s free public college education program, which closely mirrors what Sanders pitched during his presidential run. [Read more…]