As a little girl, I fondly remember watching my dad open scores of charitable solicitations some containing gifts of greeting cards or address labels, others with a simple request to help their cause. This […]
Under the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, credit freezes are free of charge to anybody, regardless of whether or not they are victims of identity theft. This new law requires […]
As a state, we learned about the importance of storm preparedness in the wake of Irene. We are fortunate not to experience such disaster regularly. We express heartfelt concern for those devastated by the e […]
August marks the close of the summer with school days just around the corner. For many, this means a lot of shopping must be done. From school supplies to sizing-up clothes, it’s back to school and retail sh […]
We’ve had some nice days here in Vermont. Though most people may not greet a sunshiny day with concern about ultraviolet (UV) protection, it is something we must be mindful about. UV radiation comes from the sun […]
Last Friday, on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, our office made an important announcement: we launched a new unit focused on protecting older Vermonters. It’s called the Elder Protection Initiative, or EPI. […]
Last week our office sent out the first scam alert through the VT Alert System to warn Vermonters about an active utility disconnection phone scam (listen to the alert here).
This exciting program started three […]