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Dealer.com digital ads approved for GM iMR turnkey participation

Fri, 11/25/2016 - 8:57am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Burlington-based Dealer.com has announced that its Digital Advertising Solution has been approved by General Motors as an in-Market Retail (iMR) Turnkey Product. The certification allows GM dealers to purchase Dealer.com's Advertising product and receive co-op reimbursement from GM for their investment.

From fair trade farmers to flavor gurus, Ben & Jerry's gives thanks

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 2:07pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine While recognizing the tremendous challenges we face as a global community, Ben & Jerry's can wholeheartedly get behind a holiday that celebrates good food and giving thanks. We have an almost overwhelming list of things for which we are thankful; first among them are the people who have worked with us to create linked prosperity and a more just society. Here, in no particular order, are some of the partnerships that have helped us address justice in all its many flavors.

Phil Scott names Jason Gibbs chief of staff

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 12:23pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Governor-elect Phil Scott today announced the first four appointments to his senior staff. Scott will appoint longtime aide Rachel Feldman as Senior Director of Boards, Commissions and Public Service. Brittney Wilson will be appointed to the Constitutional Office of Secretary of Civil and Military Affairs. Kendal Smith will serve as Director of Policy Development and Legislative Affairs. Finally, Scott has selected Jason Gibbs to serve as his Chief of Staff.

How the wild turkey contributed to Thanksgiving

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 10:12am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine One of our native wildlife species historically played an important role on Thanksgiving Day. North America’s native wild turkeys were the ancestors of the Thanksgiving turkey on our dinner table. Originally found only in the wild, turkeys now exist as meat-producing domesticated derivatives -- the broad breasted white, broad breasted bronze, white Holland, bourbon red, and a host of other breeds – all of them descended from our native wild turkey. 

Nedde Real Estate brings solar to Pine Street

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 7:54am -- Denise Sortor

Vermont Business Magazine Nedde Real Estate has completed a 150 kW solar project at their new location at 747 Pine Street, Burlington. The grid is situated on the roof top of the building and will serve current tenants including Nedde Real Estate, Burlington Furniture Company and Body Resolution. Encore performed the consulting on the project and Peck Electric installed the panels.

Thanksgiving: A time for reflection and renewed commitment

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 7:40am -- tim

by US Senator Patrick Leahy In our family, as in homes across Vermont and the nation, this Thanksgiving will be a time of especially deep and emotional reflection. After a bitterly contested election that tested our civility and fanned the flames of intolerance, we now move into a period that may further test our national character and our institutions.

GlobalFoundries works to enhance power quality and reliability

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 6:41am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Anbaric Microgrid, and Exelon have announced an agreement to identify opportunities for improving power quality and reliability at the company’s Fab 8 semiconductor manufacturing facility in Saratoga County, N.Y. through a series of power quality studies. Uninterrupted, high-quality power is essential for operating the plant’s sensitive manufacturing equipment and for continued growth of the high-tech advanced manufacturing economy in New York’s Capital Region.

Vermont to host meeting to highlight updates to regional carbon market program Nov 29

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 6:14am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine An informational meeting covering proposed updates to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) program will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 for Vermont businesses and organizations. The meeting will be a follow-up to a regional webinar being held on November 21 for all participating states.

Fall presents deer hunters with bird watching

Thu, 11/24/2016 - 4:01am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine For many Vermonters, late fall means time spent in the woods hunting deer. Yet, while sitting patiently in deer stands, or sneaking silently through the woods, hunters also see plenty of other wildlife, including a variety of birds. John Buck is Vermont Fish & Wildlife’s bird biologist and an avid deer hunter. Although many of Vermont’s birds have migrated out of the state by November, many species remain and can still be observed during the late fall. 

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