NRG Systems, manufacturer of wind measurement equipment and long-time proponent of healthy workplaces, received the silver Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Worksite Wellness Award yesterday at the annual Worksite Wellness Conference held in Burlington. NRG Systems’ wellness program, called NRGize Your Life, was recognized for its healthy workplace and wellness initiatives that encourage “people to engage in physical fitness activities and eat nutritiously, both on and off the job.”
Excavation work began today on lower Church Street as part of a $1.6 million project which will significantly re-design pedestrian and streetscape elements of lower Church Street and Saint Paul Street.
The Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC) has teamed up with Purdue University’s Technical Assistance Program to offer Green Generalist Online training, an interactive and educational online course that provides awareness of the key environmental issues facing companies and ways to redesign their business practices using environmentally friendly te
Draker Labs, a provider of high performance turnkey monitoring systems for large commercial and utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, has been selected by Ray Angelini Services, Incorporated (RAI), to monitor 11 solar projects located throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Seven of the projects have been commissioned and the remaining ones are currently under development. The projects include a mix of commercial sites and educational institutions.
Utility Risk Management Corporation (URMC) today announced the introduction of new thermal imaging technology – Thermal Direct™ – capable of enhancing the reliability and efficiency of the nation’s electric grid.
Saint Michael’s College associate professor of physics, Dr Alain Brizard, learned this month that he will be the recipient of a grant from the Department of Energy for $33,000 each of the next three years to support his research. The funding comes from the DOE’s office of Fusion Energy Sciences of the Office of Science.
On Tuesday, March 29, NOFA Vermont joined dozens of farmers, seed producers, agricultural businesses and non-profit organizations across the country and Canada, as plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed against Monsanto Corporation. The suit challenges the validity of the chemical giant’s patents on a number of its genetically engineered (GE) crops. It also asks the court to prevent Monsanto from continuing its unwarranted and damaging patent infringement lawsuits against farmers and others for alleged patent inf
by Anne Galloway vtdigger.org March 29, 2011 Darcie Johnston, a political campaign consultant for GOP candidates, is galvanizing support – and money – for a campaign to kill the universal health care bill that just passed in the House.
Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc (Nasdaq: BHLB) and Rome Bancorp, Inc (Nasdaq: ROME) today announced the preliminary results of elections made by Rome Bancorp, Inc stockholders as to the form of merger consideration to be received in the pending merger of Rome Bancorp with and into Berkshire Hills Bancorp. The election deadline for Rome Bancorp stockholders to have made merger consideration elections in connection with the proposed merger expired at 5:00 p.m., EDT, on March 18, 2011.