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Jobless claims down from last week, up from last year

Wed, 07/09/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Jobless claims down from last week, up from last year
There were 772 new regular benefit claims for Unemployment Insurance last week, a decrease of 139 from the week before. Altogether 6,949 new and continuing claims were filed, 11 less than a week ago and 811 more than a year earlier.
To view graph and table of statistics go to:
Jobless Table

Albert C. DeCiccio Named Provost at Southern Vermont College

Mon, 07/07/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Albert C. DeCiccio, former Academic Dean of Rivier College in Nashua, N.H.,

Named Provost at Southern Vermont College

(Bennington, Vt.) -- Southern Vermont College has selected Albert C. DeCiccio, the former Academic Dean of Rivier College, a Catholic liberal arts college in Nashua, N.H., to fill the newly created post of Provost. He assumed the position as the college's Chief Academic Officer on July 7.

groSolar Acquires Chesapeake Solar

Mon, 07/07/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

groSolar Acquires Chesapeake Solar
North American Solar Energy Leader Strengthens Mid-Atlantic Base
July 8, 2008 - White River Jct., VT - groSolar, North America's premier provider of solar energy solutions, announced today the acquisition of Chesapeake Solar, a leading installer of solar energy systems in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Merchants Bank Announces Sale/Lease-Back Agreement of Headquarters

Sun, 07/06/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Merchants Bank Announces Sale/Lease-Back Agreement of Headquarters
SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT-Michael R. Tuttle, President and CEO of Merchants Bank has announced that the Bank entered into two agreements, effecting the sale and lease-back of its principal office, located at 275 Kennedy Drive in South Burlington, Vermont.

Brock announces for Franklin County Senate

Tue, 07/01/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Brock announces for Franklin County Senate
Swanton, Vt., July 1 -- Former State Auditor Randy Brock has announced that he will be a candidate for State Senator from Franklin County.
"Now more than ever, we need new, energetic leadership in the Legislature to deal with some of the most serious fiscal challenges that Vermont has ever faced," said Brock. "I am ready to roll up my sleeves to help tackle these issues, and I believe I have the track record of working across party lines to solve real problems."

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