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PCC Ranked Number One in Survey of Healthcare Technology Vendors

Sun, 01/08/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

PCC Ranked #1 in Survey of Healthcare Technology Vendors
(Winooski, VT) Physicians Computer Company (PCC) has received the highest overall score earned by any company in any category in the 2005 rankings of healthcare information technology (HIT) vendors published by industry-leading research firm KLAS Enterprises (www.healthcomputing .com). PCCs scores were almost 20 points higher than the average of other vendors.

LOVEJOY Tool Company, Inc. Introduces our NEW XTRF Xtreme Series with OECH inserts!

Sun, 01/08/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Springfield Vermont January 5, 2006 LOVEJOY Tool Company, Inc. introduces a new series of products to make it easier for a manufacturer to select the proper milling tools to solve their machining needs and machine a variety of materials with this all purpose tooling!
Applications: The XTRF Xtreme Series Face Mills use the OECH style inserts for the maximum in cutting edges acheiving 8 times the insert life!

Revet Long Term Care offering insurance to business

Wed, 01/04/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Revet Long Term Care Agency, LLC has added to their individual offerings by adding a new product to help business owners protect their company. Using pretax dollars you can own a long term care policy that will protect you and your company against the cost of long term care.
With the roll out of this new product line we are offering a free consultation and needs analysis for you and your business. Learn how you can save up to 40% off the price of your long term care insurance policy.

State of the State Address

Wed, 01/04/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

State of Vermont
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
2006 State of the State Address
MAKING VERMONT AFFORDABLE FOR VERMONTERS
The Governor’s Affordability Agenda
Mr. President, Madame Speaker, Members of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, fellow Vermonters:

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont announces expansion of benefits for nicotine replacement Products

Tue, 01/03/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF VERMONT ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF BENEFITS FOR NICOTINE REPLACEMENT PRODUCTS
State's Largest Insurer Leads New Tobacco Cessation Effort
Berlin, Vt. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) announced today that it will extend access to low or no cost nicotine replacement products to all its members in an expanded effort to encourage smokers to quit.

Green Mountain Power rate increase approved

Tue, 01/03/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

GREEN MOUNTAIN POWER 0.9 PERCENT RATE INCREASE APPROVED
COLCHESTER, VT...Green Mountain Power (NYSE:GMP) received approval from the Vermont Public Service Board to increase its rates by 0.9 percent for electricity used beginning January 1, 2006. This is the final part of a three-year rate stabilization agreement between the State and Green Mountain Power, which included a rate freeze in 2004, a 1.9 percent increase in 2005 and the 0.9 percent increase in 2006.

Governor Douglas Announces Downtown Tax Credits

Thu, 12/29/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

For Immediate Release
December 30, 2005
Contact: David Mace
Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development
(802) 828-5229
GOVERNOR DOUGLAS ANNOUNCES TAX CREDITS FOR BUILDING REPAIRS IN BRATTLEBORO, BENNINGTON
MONTPELIER Governor Jim Douglas announced today that the Vermont Downtown Development Board has awarded $265,000 in tax credits to make building improvements in Brattleboro and Bennington.

Governor Douglas Announces First Brownfields Grant

Thu, 12/29/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 29, 2005
Contact: David Mace
Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development
(802) 828-5229
GOVERNOR DOUGLAS AWARDS OVER $301,000 TO CITY OF MONTPELIER FOR BROWNFIELDS CLEANUP AND HOUSING PILOT PROJECT
MONTPELIER Governor Jim Douglas announced over $301,000 in Community Development Program grants to the City of Montpelier, including the first grant designed to help clean up and develop contaminated property.

Gubernatorial Appointments

Thu, 12/22/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

Gubernatorial Appointments
> Made in September and October
> Montpelier, Vt.- Governor Jim Douglas today released the list of
> appointments made in September and October, 2005.
> Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council
> David O'Brien, Bennington
> Patrick Martin, Rutland
> Vermont Board of Architects
> Janet Stackpole, Burlington
> Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities
> Harriet Hall, Newport
> Vermont Enhanced 911 Board
> Heather Dale Porter, North Hyde Park

New, online MBA launched at Champlain College

Wed, 12/21/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt.--This winter, Champlain College is launching an online MBA that turns the traditional MBA curriculum on its ear.
While many institutions are scrambling to incorporate real-world applications into their MBA curricula, the Champlain MBA was designed from the ground up on the following premise: the challenges faced at work are truly intertwined with what is learned in class. This intentional integration is at the heart of Champlains innovative program, according to program director Dr. Don Haggerty.

Honorees Named At Vermont Travel Industry Conference

Tue, 12/13/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

Cabot Creamery, Hartford Chambers Ottmann Take Top Industry Awards
MANCHESTER, Vt. A total of 312 attendees came away from the 2005 Vermont Travel Industry Conference (VTIC) with new knowledge, new contacts and new strategies for marketing their businesses. In addition, Cabot Creamery received the first ever Governors Award for Tourism Marketing Excellence and industry veteran Gayle Ottmann of the Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce was honored as the 2005 Vermont Travel Person of the Year.

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