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Vermont Company Announces Partnership

Mon, 05/21/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Computer Connection, a division of Datamann, Inc., located in Vermont, and Epoch Software Solutions, located in New Jersey, have announced their partnership for the sale and support of CounterPoint software.
CounterPoint is a retail management and point of sale software manufactured by Radiant Systems in Memphis, Tennessee, and is only available through authorized business partners.

Three Named to Cathedral Square Corporation Board

Thu, 05/17/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Cathedral Square Corporation, celebrating 30 years of service to Vermonters, is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles Smith, Marvin Klikunas, M.D. and Paul Van de Graaf to its Board of Directors. Cathedral Square welcomes the expertise each of the new directors brings to its Board.
Charles P. Smith is currently President and CEO of The Snelling Center for Government. Previously, he served in the Douglas Administration as Secretary to the Agency of Human Services and Secretary of Administration.

EXPO 2007 Registration

Wed, 05/16/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Today, Thursday, May 17 is the deadline to register for FREE for the Vermont Business and Industry EXPO 2007!If you have not yet registered, please don't miss your opportunity to do so for FREE.
After May 17, a $10 fee will be charged online and at the door.

CVPS seeks 4.46 percent rate increase in 2008

Tue, 05/15/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

May 15, 2007
CVPS seeks 4.46 percent rate increase in
RUTLAND, Vt. – Driven largely by increased transmission
and power costs and reliability improvements, Central Vermont Public Service
(NYSE-CV) today filed for a 4.46 percent rate increase to take effect next
Under the
proposed change, a residential customer
using 500 kilowatt-hours per month would see an increase from $71.46 to $74.65.
Similar customers elsewhere in New England pay over $100.
“Our increased costs relate

Hospitality Council of the Vermont Chamber of Commerce salutes tourism industry

Tue, 05/15/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Welcome to National Tourism Week! This week the hospitality industry and communities across the nation celebrate travel to and within the United States.
Vermont Hospitality Council Vice President Vicky Tebbetts noted, "Vermont's hosts work around the clock to help make each visit to Vermont memorable. The travel and tourism industry provides substantial employment opportunities and generates considerable tax revenue for the state's general fund. Vermont hospitality workers are incredibly dedicated to Green Mountain State visitors and our robust tourism economy."

Vermont Guardian to cease publication

Tue, 05/15/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Vermont Guardian, which earlier this year became the state's only exclusively online newspaper, will cease publication this month.
The move comes three months after the Guardian dropped its print format as a way to cut costs and better reach its growing readership on the Internet. That move drew significantly more readers topping more than 8,000 readers per day (with more than 20,000 page views) and 150,000 readers per month.

New scholarship at Champlain College celebrates 200 years of teaching by Accounting faculty

Tue, 05/08/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

On the evening of Tuesday, May 8, Champlain College announced the launch of an Accounting Excellence Scholarship Fund. The new endowment fund celebrates decades of teaching excellence by Champlains distinguished Accounting faculty.
The fund will annually support two Accounting students who demonstrate both academic merit and financial need. Alumni and community members have rallied in support of the fund, placing it well on its way to raising an initial goal of $100,000 for the permanent endowment.

Coretomic Inc. and Champlain College announce GreenUpBiz

Wed, 05/02/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

SOUTH BURLINGTON, VERMONT - Coretomic Inc. announced today the launch of GreenUpBiz "Reducing Energy & Improving Corporate Competitiveness," a partnership between Coretomic, a global leader in eBiz software development, Champlain College, a private, professionally focused college in Vermont, and member US businesses to implement, educate and empower businesses to GreenUp with eBiz tools, processes, knowledge and teamwork.

Distributed Energy Systems Now Using Corporate Name

Wed, 05/02/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

WALLINGFORD, CT, May 2, 2007 -- Distributed Energy Systems Corp. said today it is now officially using the Distributed Energy Systems name as its brand throughout the company, in part reflecting the reorganization it announced earlier this year.
By universally adopting the Distributed Energy Systems name, todays announcement officially marks the combining of its two subsidiaries Northern Power Systems and Proton Energy Systems.

Mary Nowlan New Editor of Vermont Life Magazine

Wed, 05/02/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Mary Nowlan Named New Editor of Vermont Life Magazine
Former Eating Well Magazine Editor Becomes State Magazines Seventh Editor
Mary Hegarty Nowlan succeeds Tom Slayton, who retired in February after 23 years at the helm of the states official quarterly publication that celebrates Vermonts people, places, and heritage.
In her position, Nowlan will be responsible for oversight of all the editorial functions of the award-winning magazine under Publisher Tom Kelly.