• Teen pregnancy program gets grant
    February 15,2013
     

    MONTPELIER — A local nonprofit organization has received a grant from the March of Dimes to help teens with a high-risk pregnancy.

    The Washington County Youth Service Bureau/Boys and Girls Club’s Teen Parent Program was given $3,800 as part of the March of Dimes chapter community grants program to promote healthy outcomes in teen pregnancies. The goal is to decrease premature births and aid in the delivery of healthy birth weight babies.

    The Teen Parent Program provides social services and emotional support while helping pregnant and parenting teens access community resources. The program assists about 30 pregnant and parenting teens and their children each year. The program also targets the importance of dental care with teen parents on an ongoing basis.

    MORE IN Central Vermont

    The Vermont Contemporary Music Ensemble presented two unusual, challenging and compelling... Full Story

    Music Review: New music unsettling but satisfying

    BENSON — Athletes gave hugs or lifted logs as penalties, and one wore a clown mask... Full Story

    Benson hosts winter extreme race
    More Articles
  •  
     
    • MEDIA GALLERY 
    • VIDEOS
    • PHOTOS