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Apple Hill Design~Build adds new members to their Team

Wed, 06/18/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Apple Hill Design~Build, Inc. proudly announces the addition of three new members to the Apple Hill Team. Pam Swatkins joined Apple Hill as a Project Manager/Estimator in late October. With over 28 years of experience in her field, Pam is able to turn an Apple Hill client's visual dream for a new home, or a home improvement project into reality. Peter Bicknell joined Apple Hill's Team in mid-January as a Lead Carpenter. Peter's 20 years of experience in our industry assures each project is performed with attention to time, detail and quality.

Coalition of Northeastern Governors Urge Congress to Appropriate $5.1 Billion for LIHEAP

Wed, 06/18/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Governor Douglas and Coalition of Northeastern Governors Urge Congress to Appropriate $5.1 Billion for LIHEAP in FY09
Waterbury, VT (June 18, 2008)-The Coalition of Northeastern Governors (CONEG) has urged House leaders to support $5.1 billion for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in the FY2009 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill.

Twincraft Continues Their Commitment to Minimize Environmental Impact

Tue, 06/17/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Twincraft Continues Their Commitment to Minimize Environmental Impact
WINOOSKI, VT - Twincraft Soap invested over $20,000 to replace the manufacturing facilities' metal halide fixtures and older technology fluorescent fixtures with energy-efficient high performance fluorescent fixtures and lamps. The investment will save Twincraft an estimated $10,000 per year in electricity costs.

Vermont Announces Annual Summer 'Vermont Fuels Your Vacation' Promotion

Sun, 06/15/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Announces Annual Summer 'Vermont Fuels Your Vacation' Promotion
MONTPELIER, Vt. - Governor Jim Douglas has announced that the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing will kick off its third annual fuel-themed tourism promotion to encourage visitors and Vermonters to explore the state this summer.

Pinnacle Properties Expands Service Offering

Sat, 06/14/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT Matthew Cohen the owner of Pinnacle Properties, a landscape installation and maintenance services company located in South Burlington, has announced that Chad Ransom has joined the growing company. Chad brings over 10 years experience in masonry craftsmanship allowing Pinnacle Properties to add hardscape installations to its already wide range of landscaping services. The company previously offered the installation of trees, shrubs, planting beds and various other commercial and residential property maintenance services.

VEPC responds to auditor's VEGI report

Thu, 06/12/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

 
June 12, 2008
 
Contacts:             Karen Marshall, VEPC Chair (802) 343-3740
     Fred Kenney (802) 828-5256
 
Official Statement of VEPC Board Chairwoman Karen Marshall on Auditors VEGI Report
 

The Auditors report is largely favorable and the Vermont Economic Progress Council generally agrees with its facts; however we would take issue with many of the conclusions reached.
 

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