Brattleboro has a lively downtown
filled with bookstores, antique stores, fine restaurants and cafes,
upscale clothing shops, exotic import stores, hair salons and home
furnishings stores. It has a hotel and an art movie theater. But up to
now, it has suffered from its reputation as a town with no parking.
All that is about to change. The new $9.6 million Brattleboro
Transportation Center is getting ready to open in the heart of downtown,
providing over 300 new parking spaces at affordable prices and
Brattleboro has a lively downtown
University of Vermont Extension natural resources specialist Lisa Chase
recently received a grant to study rural recreation and tourism. Partners
in the collaborative study are Roel Boumans of the Gund Institute for
Ecological Economics; Todd Comen of the Institute for Integrated Rural
Tourism; Dick Foster of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and
Markets; and Bruce Lauber of Cornell University's Department of Natural
The “Participatory Modeling of Recreation and Tourism in the Northern
A new report issued today by the Office of Advocacy details patterns in small business financing. Drawn from the Federal Reserve’s latest Survey of Small Business Finance, the report features over 400 statistical tables comparing the borrowing patterns of various small business subgroups.
Chittenden Corporation (NYSE: CHZ) announced that Paul A. Perrault, Chairman, President and
Chief Executive Officer, and Kirk W. Walters, Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer, will be speaking at the RBC Capital Markets financial
institutions conference on Thursday, September 18, 2003. The conference will
be held at The Harbor View Hotel on Martha's Vineyard. Chittenden is
scheduled to make its presentation at 9:45 a.m.
RBC Capital Markets has established an audio web link to enable all
The University of Vermont and Northfield Savings Bank
announced a partnership this week to assist Vermont family businesses with
transition, succession, and financial planning issues. Northfield Savings
Bank, joins Gallagher, Flynn and Company, and Gravel and Shea, both of
Burlington, as part of the Vermont Family Business Initiative (VFBI). The
VFBI, along with its partners, works with family and closely held
businesses throughout Vermont in identifying challenging issues and
developing successful strategies for navigating the complexities
Vermont Toner Recharge announces the release of the Super Yield toner cartridge for the Hewlett-Packard Laserjet 1000, 1200, and 3300 series laser printers. This cartridge extends the page yield to 7500 pages, triple the page yield of the HP C7115A standard yield toner cartridge. The cartridge is available for immediate delivery and is priced at $100.
Vermont Toner Recharge remanufactures toner cartridges for laser printers, FAX, and copier machines and offers free delivery. Contact Vermont Toner Recharge at 864-7637 or vermonttonerrecharge.com.
Cambium Group, LLC, a leading web site development firm specializing in innovative web site designs and content management systems has developed a nationally recognized web site for Telephone Credit Union (TCU) of Manchester, New Hampshire. The Telephone Credit Union site, www.tcu.org, recently received two individual awards for web site design and production.
Washington Electric Cooperative (WEC) announced that it intends to develop a renewable energy project. The Co-op will build a plant that will generate electricity from the landfill gas (LFG) being produced and collected at the state’s largest landfill in Coventry, Vermont. The landfill is owned and operated by New England Waste Services of Vermont (NEWSV), a wholly owned subsidiary of Casella Waste Systems of Rutland.
The 5x5x5 Growth Awards celebrates the top 5 fastest growing Vermont businesses in each of 5 categories: Technology, Contracting, Retail, Wholesale and Manufacturing.
The event is moderated by Lisa Ventriss, president of the Vermont Business Roundtable, and will feature presentations by the presidents and CEO's of Connor Contracting, Inc.; Vermont Pure Holdings, Inc.; Hubbardton Forge Corporation; Gardener's Supply Company; and Chroma Technology, Inc.
The Vermont Council for Quality is now accepting applications for the Excellence in Action Award.
The Excellence in Action Award was established to generate performance
excellence among all Vermont organizations and drive higher levels of
quality in Vermont services and products.
a.. Receive a comprehensive review and a written feedback report giving
you expert insight into the strengths of the practice or process.
b.. Receive recognition at the VCQ Annual Awards Conference on February 18,
The Vermont Credit Union League
Services Corporation, a subsidiary of the Vermont Credit Union League, has
signed an agreement with John M. Floyd & Associates, Inc. (JMFA) of
Houston, naming the profitability-consulting firm as its "Preferred
Business Partner" for the JMFA OVERDRAFT PRIVILEGESM program.
The League (VCUL), founded in 1947, is a statewide, full
service, financial trade association representing 37 Vermont credit
unions with 243,000 members and assets of more than $1.3 billion at the
Tim and Diane Mueller, owners of
Okemo Mountain Resort are pleased to announce staff promotions and
additions at Okemo Mountain Resort.
Michael Kraatz has been named Director of Planning and
Permitting. In his new position, he will oversee all aspects of Okemo's
real estate planning and development. Michael came to Okemo in 1985 and
was formerly Manager of Rental/Repair and oversaw Okemo's retail and food
and beverage operations. Michael will also serve as a Division Manager at