Vermont Business Magazine Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) has been named to the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium (NCPC) as part of a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced earlier this month.
Vermont Business Magazine Today, Vermont Attorney General William H Sorrell launches a sweeping effort to address the growing problem of illegal and predatory online lending. “Online lenders are taking advantage of thousands of low and moderate income Vermonters. They offer illegal short-term, very high-interest loans via the internet.” said Attorney General Sorrell. “These predatory loans are designed to entrap consumers in long-term debt.
Vermont Business Magazine Governor Peter Shumlin and Vermont Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Joe Flynn today asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to conduct a damage assessment in areas of Vermont impacted by flooding from April 15-18. The assessment is to determine if counties in the state qualify for federal Public Assistance disaster funds to help repair public infrastructure damaged in the floods.
by John Herrick vtdigger.org A rival fuel dealer’s opposition to the construction of a gas station at the Costco big box store in Colchester is winning friends in the environmental community. Retail giant Costco is proposing a gasoline station at its Colchester location that it says would lower gas prices in the area. But since the project was first proposed in 2007, a competing gas station owner has been fighting the project on environmental grounds.