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Governor Phil Scott to Attend Vermont Day at The Big E, As the State Promotes More Than Just Its Products

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On Saturday, September 23, Governor Phil Scott will attend Vermont Day at the Big E, New England's largest fair, in Springfield, Mass. Vermont Day and the Vermont Building exhibits provide the state an opportunity to highlight its products, culture and heritage for more than 1 million attendees each year. This year, the state has expanded its offerings beyond products, with the Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets teaming up with the Department of Tourism and Marketing to showcase how Vermont is a great place to live, work and do business.

Vermont Department of Taxes Follows IRS for Tax Relief to Disaster Areas

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In an effort to provide some relief to those impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Vermont Department of Taxes has announced it is extending filing deadlines to Jan. 31, 2018, for filers living in hurricane disaster areas. The affected individuals and businesses may file returns and pay any taxes that were originally due during this period by the new due date.

State Urges Septic System Owners to Learn About and Maintain Septic Systems

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The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be promoting Septic Smart Week and will encourage homeowners and communities to learn more about and properly maintain their septic systems. Governor Scott signed a formal proclamation to declare September 18-22 Septic-Smart Week in Vermont.

Fall Foliage Colors Emerging in Vermont

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Vermont's annual fall foliage show has begun and although it is still early, there is already some great fall color in every region of the state. Some individual trees throughout Vermont are already on full display in front yards; on town greens; along country roads, rivers, and streams; in cemeteries, and around ballfields and parks.

Hunter Access Seminar for Vermont Landowners

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Hunting can be a valuable tool for private land conservation but managing hunters can be intimidating, particularly if you are not familiar with hunting or experienced problems with hunters in the past. To help, the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is holding a free seminar this summer for landowners interested in learning more about hunting and managing hunter access.

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