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Unicel expands cell coverage in southern Vermont

Thu, 12/04/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

UNICEL ADDS CELL SITE IN JAMAICA,

ENHANCES MAGIC MOUNTAIN AND BROMLEY COVERAGE

Latest Technology, Improved Coverage for Area Wireless Customers
Colchester, VT - Unicel customers in northern Windham County can now benefit from better coverage and signal strength, a larger calling area, better voice quality and access to high-speed data transfer and other features.

VA Opening New Outpatient Clinic In Brattleboro

Thu, 12/04/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

VA Opening 31 New Outpatient Clinics
World-Class Health Care Brought Closer to More Veterans
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veterans will have easier
access to world-class health care under a Department of Veterans Affairs
(VA) plan to open 31 new outpatient clinics in 16 states.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. James B. Peake today announced VA
will establish new clinics in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida,
Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota,

Is Your Business A Century Old?

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Is Your Business A Century Old?
If Yes, Then The Secretary of State Is Looking For You!
Program Honors Vermont's Centennial Businesses
Montpelier. Secretary of State Deb Markowitz has put out a call for nominations for the 2009 Vermont Centennial Business Awards. This program, a joint project of the Secretary of State's office, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, and the Vermont Business Magazine, honors businesses that have operated in Vermont for at least 100 years.

YEAR-END TAX TIPS FOR BUSINESSES

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

YEAR-END TAX TIPS FOR BUSINESSES

Six Tax-Optimizing Tactics to Consider Before January 1
Montpelier, VT-With 2008 fast coming to a close, many area businesses are actively working on preparing tax filings for what has been an economically volatile year. This year, Congress has enacted important changes to the tax laws that provide opportunities for businesses to reduce their income tax burden for the year. Now is the time to review some possibilities for action before year-end.

Casella Waste Reports Second Quarter Revenues Up, Profits Down

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2009 Results
RUTLAND, VT, Dec 03, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CWST), a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, today reported financial results for the second quarter of its 2009 fiscal year.
Highlights of the quarter include:
-- Free cash flow* for the quarter was up $8.2 million over the same
period last year;
-- Operating income for the quarter was up 1.3 percent over same period

Cornell Nutritional Expert, Vermont Baby Formula Company Urge Parents Not to Dilute Formula

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Cornell Nutritional Expert, Vermont Baby Formula Company Urge Parents Not to Dilute Formula with Extra Water
GEORGIA, Vt., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to press reports of parents diluting baby formula in this difficult economy, a nutritional expert and a leading manufacturer of infant formula are urging parents to breastfeed or use formula responsibly by following the instructions on the can.

First Year of New Economic Incentive Program Successful

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

MONTPELIER, Vt. The numbers are in, and the state's new job creation incentive program had a strong rookie season, creating 265 new jobs and generating nearly $600,000 in new tax revenues for Vermont in 2007.

A final report released by the Vermont Economic Progress Council and the Vermont Department of Taxes, which jointly administer the Vermont Employment Growth Incentive program, shows that the seven companies approved for activity during its first year created $10 million in new payroll.

Public Comment period extended to Dec. 15: Burlington Waterfront Access

Tue, 12/02/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Public Comment period extended to Dec. 15:

Burlington Waterfront Access North Transportation Improvement Project
The City of Burlington will extend the deadline for public comment on the alternative designs focused on access to the Waterfront until Dec 15, 2008. For further details go to http://www.cedoburlington.org/waterfront/waterfront_access_north_project...
The proposed alternative designs include:

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