Posts tagged "vermont"

Vermont High School Cancels The Rest Of This Year’s School Dances Because Kids Were Grinding

Stowe High School in Stowe, Vermont, canceled its remaining three school dances this year to punish students for grinding at past dances. The three dances that got the kibosh included a Halloween dance, which was cancelled just days before it was supposed to happen. Prom, fortunately, has not been cancelled. However, Principal Jeff Maher told…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 12, 2013

Ben & Jerry’s Launches “Hubby Hubby” Ice Cream In Support Of Marriage Equality

Ben & Jerry's is showing their support for marriage equality by changing their iconic ice cream flavor "Chubby Hubby" to "Hubby Hubby" as of today. Sept. 1 is the first day gay couples can marry in the state of Vermont, where Ben & Jerry's is based. The brand is celebrating the occasion by partnering with…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 1, 2009

Give It Up For Vermont! The Green Mountain State Legalizes Gay Marriage

First Iowa, now Vermont -- it's been a big week for gay marriage advocates! The Vermont House of Representatives voted with a two-thirds majority to overturn the Governor's veto of the gay marriage bill -- this makes Vermont the first state in the union where lawmakers passed a gay marriage law instead of the courts.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 7, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: The Healthiest City In the U.S.

Burlington, VT, is America's healthiest city. [LiveScience] Jennifer Aniston's appearance on "30 Rock" didn't do anything for the show's ratings -- they were the lowest this season. [E! Online] A study in the Journal of Consumer Research found that people with high levels of individualism tend to consume greater levels of alcohol. [EurekAlert]…

By: Catherine Strawn / November 17, 2008