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Valley Vista is hiring and holding job fair Friday

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 2:59am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Valley Vista, an 80-bed inpatient alcohol and chemical dependency treatment center is hiring for a number of openings on its clinical services team. The facility will holding a job fair this coming Friday, October 14, 2016 from 10:30 – 11:30 am and then again from 1:30 – 3:30 pm at the Turning Point Center of the Upper Valley, located at 200 Olcott Drive, White River Junction. There is no fee to attend and the job fair is open to the public.

Vermont State Police updates report in case of five high schoolers killed on I-89

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 9:39pm -- tim

Vermont State Police This is a further update to the press release, identifying Operators, Occupants and Vehicle information involved in the secondary crashes that occurred on the evening of October 08, 2016. Information related to Case 15A105171, in which five high school students died on Interstate 89, is further below. Updated 1:10 am October 10, 2016. 

Vermont companies recognized for workplace safety

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 6:27am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Several Vermont companies were recognized yesterday for their strong commitment to effective workplace safety at the Annual Vermont Safety & Health Council Meeting held in Stowe. The Governor’s Award for Outstanding Workplace Safety is the highest honor given by the State of Vermont to recognize an employer’s commitment to excellence in workplace safety and health policy and practice. These awards recognize specific companies that are committed to effective workplace safety and health.

Gubernatorial candidate panel on early childhood to take place Oct 14

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 5:18am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine A panel discussion focused on early childhood issues with gubernatorial candidates Sue Minter and Phil Scott will take place on October 14 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM in the Davis Center at the University of Vermont in Burlington. The panel discussion, hosted by Let’s Grow Kids and the Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children (VAEYC) with co-presenting sponsor The Media Factory, will be moderated by WCAX News Anchor Darren Perron. The event is being sponsored by more than a dozen regional and statewide organizations.

Encore Renewable Energy commissions two 1.4 MW solar projects

Sun, 10/09/2016 - 3:33pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Encore Renewable Energy has commissioned of two separate 1.4 MW solar arrays for the Town of Stowe Electric Department and Village of Hyde Park Electric Department, respectively. Both projects were financed with low interest debt under the US Treasury Department’s Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (CREBs) program. The low cost of capital associated with the CREBs financing, along with cost savings afforded by the concurrent development and construction of the two projects, will allow both municipal electric departments to own these assets at generation costs well below market rates for Purchase Power Agreements for similarly sized third-party owned projects.

7th Annual Champlain Valley Buddy Walk Sunday Oct 9 at noon

Sat, 10/08/2016 - 4:48pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The 7th Annual Champlain Valley Buddy Walk will take place at Burlington's Battery Park on Sunday, October 9, starting at noon. More than 200 people are expected to attend the event, which is one of over 250 Walks across the country this fall to raise awareness and funds for programs that benefit people with Down syndrome and their families. It’s a wonderful, heartwarming event that celebrates the many abilities and accomplishments of people with Down syndrome.

Vermont police get grants to buy bulletproof vests

Sat, 10/08/2016 - 3:49pm -- tim

vermont Business Magazine Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) on Friday announced that grants will be coming to Vermont to support the purchase of lifesaving protective vests for Vermont law enforcement officers, under the Leahy-authored Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program. The funding includes $68,400 to help 29 local police and sheriff departments buy more than 175 new bulletproof vests for their officers.

Hall Communications Radio Group names Senior Vice President Dan Dubonnet to oversee northeast stations

Sat, 10/08/2016 - 7:57am -- Denise Sortor

Vermont Business Magazine President Arthur J Rowbotham and Chairman of the Board Bonnie Hall Rowbotham are pleased to announce that Senior Vice President Dan Dubonnet will assume additional responsibilities for Hall Communications, following the passing of Executive Vice President Bill Baldwin, earlier this past month. "Dan has been with Hall Communications for 31 years as manager of the Burlington, Vermont cluster; WOKO, WKOL, WJOY, WIZN and WBTZ,” said Hall Communications President Arthur Rowbotham.