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NCSS Executive Director Ted Mable to retire in June

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 5:10am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Ted Mable, EdD, the Executive Director of Northwestern Counseling & Support Services (NCSS) has announced his retirement for June 2017. His near 20 year role at NCSS is the culmination of a career spent in service to the people of Vermont. Mable took the helm of the Franklin-Grand Isle Mental Health Agency in late 1997.  At that time, the Agency had fewer than 100 staff and limited outreach.

Bradford Psychiatric Associates opens to help reduce opioid treatment waits

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 5:06am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Bradford Psychiatric Associates (BPA) has assumed management of the former Green Mountain Family Medicine Clinic in White River Junction and Rutland. The two locations join the BPA office in Bradford providing office-based outpatient treatment (OBOT) services in three key geographical Vermont locations. The BPA OBOT clinic provides medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for patients seeking recovery from opioid use disorder.

Point in Time homeless count January 24

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 4:13am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Coalition to End Homelessness (Balance of State) and the Chittenden County Homeless Alliance Continua of Care are again joining efforts for the eleventh statewide Point in Time Count on Tuesday, January 24. The Continua are comprised of local homeless, housing & human service organizations that strive to make homelessness in our communities rare and brief. These efforts will be supported by the Agency of Human Services and the Vermont State Housing Authority.

Janet Hunt to lead Agencies on Aging

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 3:22am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Association of Area Agencies on Aging (V4A) has announced the hiring of Janet Hunt as Executive Director. In this role, Hunt works in conjunction with the five area agencies on aging to enhance the public understanding of the area agencies’ role, resources and expertise. Hunt will work to address statewide needs through systems advocacy, legislative representation and visibility, and will advocate on behalf of Vermont’s seniors with policy makers and other stakeholders on promoting policies to support healthy aging.

Champlain College, city celebrate collaboration on student apartment project

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 4:44pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Champlain College and the City of Burlington today celebrated their collaboration to bring the Eagles Landing student housing project to the city. Speaking against a backdrop of work on the foundation for the new $36 million project, Champlain College President Donald J Laackman and Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger highlighted the community benefits of the project.

VEDA approves $15.2 million in latest round of financings

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 2:56pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) has approved $15.2 million in economic development financings, supporting manufacturing, agricultural, energy and small business projects throughout Vermont. Included in the financings are Autumn Harp, Inc, Essex; Rutland Mental Health Services, Inc., Rutland; Global Values, Inc., Barre; Champlain Orchards, Inc, Shoreham; Catamount St. Albans II; and Green Mountain Distillers, LLC, Morrisville.

Seven Days promotes Dan Bolles, Jordan Adams new music editor

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 2:38pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Seven Days, Vermont’s free, independent weekly newspaper, has promoted its longtime music editor Dan Bolles to assistant arts editor. After 10 years as frontman of Seven Days’ popular music section, Bolles has passed the mic to his assistant, Jordan Adams. Bolles joined Seven Days as music editor in 2007. He is one of just four people to have held the title since Pamela Polston and Paula Routly created the publication in 1995.

GMP prepares for potential outages from winter storm to hit Monday and Tuesday

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 11:22am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Forecasters are calling for a snowstorm to start this afternoon that could bring 4 to 7 inches of snow and strong winds, and continue through Tuesday with possible freezing rain.  Green Mountain Power has been tracking the storm and forecast since Friday, and is prepared to ensure customer safety and reliability throughout the storm.

State House Report: Inauguration week

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 9:06am -- tim

Leonine Public Affairs Last week at the State House there has been as much focus on what is happening nationally as there has been here in Vermont. With the swearing in of Donald Trump as our nation's 45th President, many in Montpelier discussed the ramifications his administration may have on Vermont. Many fear President Trump’s actions will significantly impact the state’s budget and are concerned that his cabinet appointees have agendas that run contrary to Vermont’s policy goals.

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