Current News

-A A +A

Vermont Downtown Projects Honored at State Conference

Wed, 10/15/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Downtown Projects Honored at State Conference
Bennington, Burlington, Montpelier, Morrisville, Newport, Poultney, St. Johnsbury, and Waterbury are Winners
MONTPELIER, Vt. - Several of Vermont's local downtown revitalization groups have been honored by the state for their work in making the state's downtowns vibrant places to live, work, and shop.

Vermont Milk Commission will hold a deliberative meeting on October 16

Wed, 10/15/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Montpelier, Vt - The Vermont Milk Commission will hold a deliberative meeting on October 16, 2008, in the Second Floor Conference Room of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Market, 116 State St. Montpelier, VT beginning at 10:00 a.m. The Commission will deliberate final issuance of the proposed Order to establish a retail fluid milk premium, based on the record developed during the recently completed hearing process on the proposed Order.

Champlain's Emergent Media Center Plans Open House

Tue, 10/14/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Innovators throughout the business and education worlds are increasingly seeking ways to harness the untapped potential of electronic games and social media as powerful learning tools. The Emergent Media Center (EMC) at Champlain College has led the way in exploring this exciting new territory. Now that pioneering journey takes its next step as the EMC moves into new quarters at Winooski's historic Champlain Mill.

Snyder Homes Builds Vermont's First NAHB-certified Green Home

Mon, 10/13/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Snyder Homes Builds Vermont's First NAHB-certified Green Home
MIDDLEBURY, VT- Chris Snyder, Executive Vice President, announced that Snyder Homes is the first company to attain an NAHB (National Association of Home Builders)-certification for a Green Home in Vermont. The Snyder-built home is located at 32 Fields Road in Middlebury. An open house event is scheduled for Sunday, October 19 from noon to 3pm. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the builder, representatives from Efficiency VT and the NAHB verifier.

Solar Works, Inc. and SolarWrights, Inc. Join Forces to Create Largest Solar Integration Company in Northeast

Mon, 10/13/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Solar Works, Inc. and SolarWrights, Inc. Join Forces to Create Largest Solar Integration Company in Northeast

Riverside Partners invests in the merger of the region's two
leading residential and commercial solar integrators

Boston, MA - October 14, 2008 - Riverside Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm, announced today the acquisition and merger of Solar Works, Inc (with an office in Montpelier) and SolarWrights, Inc. into the largest solar energy integrator in the Northeast.

National Life Group names Mehran Assadi as next CEO

Mon, 10/13/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Mehran Assadi has been designated the next president and chief executive officer of National Life Group (NLGroup), the company's Board of Directors announced on Tuesday.
Assadi, currently president of NLGroup's life and annuity division, will succeed Thomas H. MacLeay, who is retiring Dec. 31 as president and CEO. MacLeay will remain as Chairman of the Board.
David Coates, the lead independent director on the board and chairman of the search committee, said Assadi has been instrumental in developing and executing a strategy of success for the life and annuity division.

Pomerleau Announces New Property Management Client

Sun, 10/12/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Pomerleau Real Estate, a Commercial Development, Property Management and Commercial Brokerage firm in Vermont, is pleased to announce their appointment as Property Manager for Kilburn & Gates Industries, Kilburn Street, Burlington, VT. Pomerleau's Property Management takes the hassle out of being a commercial property owner. They currently manage office, industrial, multi-family and shopping center properties. Their experience, attention to detail and expertise can make your property ownership more profitable and seamless. Call Brian Waxler at 802/863-8217, ext.

Williston's Newest Daycare Center Now Enrolling!

Sun, 10/12/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Ready, Set, Go is dedicated to providing the highest quality developmental care for each child in a stimulating, secure, and caring, learning environment. The staff establishes positive personal interaction, nurturing each childs growth and education. Individuality is acknowledged and respected as each child explores a child-centered environment at his or her own pace. Our teachers implement a cue-based or child-centered philosophy to create a program that is responsive to all children in the group.

Vermont's September Revenue Figures Exceed Target for the Month

Thu, 10/09/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont's September Revenue Figures - General Fund, Transportation Fund and Education Fund - Exceed Target for the Month
Montpelier, VT (October 10, 2008) - Secretary of Administration Neale F. Lunderville has released General Fund revenue results for the
month of September, the third month of Fiscal Year 2009. General Fund revenues totaled $127.44
million for September 2008, +$13.84 million or +12.19% above the $113.60 million consensus
revenue forecast for the month. Cumulatively, General Fund revenues year to date were $294.03

Pages