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VEDA approves $8.3 million in business development financing

Tue, 07/01/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

VEDA APPROVES $8.3 MILLION IN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FINANCING
Montpelier, VT (June 30) - The Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) has approved $8.3 million in business development financing to support commercial, agricultural and small business projects throughout Vermont. The approved projects total $22.8 million.
"We are pleased to help leverage a significant amount of private financing through the Authority's investment in these business development and expansion projects," said VEDA's Chief Executive Officer Jo Bradley.

Arnie Gundersen and Peter Bradford to Vermont Yankee Public Oversight Panel

Mon, 06/30/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Senate Pro Tem Shumlin and Speaker Symington appoint Arnie Gundersen and Peter Bradford to Public Oversight Panel
Montpelier, Vt (July 1, 2008) - Senate Pro Tem Peter Shumlin and Speaker Gaye
Symington today made their appointments to Public Oversight Panel for
the Comprehensive Vertical Inspection of Vermont Yankee. Senate Pro Tem
Shumlin appointed Arnie Gundersen of Burlington, Vt and Speaker
Symington appointed Peter Bradford of Peru, Vt.
The Oversight Panel was established by the legislature to ensure

Green Mountain Power's SolarGMP Approved by Vermont Public Service Board

Mon, 06/30/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Green Mountain Power's SolarGMP
Approved by Vermont Public Service Board
New solar incentive takes effect July 1
COLCHESTER, Vt. (July 1, 2008) --- Green Mountain Power's groundbreaking new approach to accelerate the adoption of solar energy by Vermont homes and businesses has been approved by the Vermont Public Service Board. The program became available July 1, 2008.

Heritage Flight Adds Non-Stop Service to West Coast, Caribbean, Europe

Mon, 06/30/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Charter Company Expands Fleet,
Adds Non-Stop Service to West Coast, Caribbean, Europe
Longer Routes Continue to be Popular
BURLINGTON, VT (July 1, 2008) - Heritage Flight has added another, larger jet to its fleet, enabling the Vermont-based charter airline and aircraft management company to expand its menu of non-stop destinations.

Jay Peak sold to investment group

Mon, 06/30/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Jay, VT (July 1, 2008) - After nearly 25 years of leading Jay Peak as President and Chief Operating Officer, Bill Stenger, along with a group of private investors, has purchased the northern Vermont Resort-located just a few miles south of the Canadian border.
"The sale of Jay Peak is a very positive transition-not only from the perspective of our employees and guests, but from that of the entire community of Jay Peak stakeholders. Our entire ownership and management team is very excited to move Jay Peak forward toward a higher level of service and quality." said Stenger.

Burlington Electric hires EnerNOC to run demand response program

Mon, 06/30/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

EnerNOC Signs Contract with Burlington Electric Department
Demand Response Program Provides Pricing Stability for Vermont Ratepayers
BOSTON, MA, July 1, 2008 - EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), a leading developer and provider of clean and intelligent energy solutions, today announced that it has signed a contract with Burlington Electric Department to deliver up to 10 megawatts of demand response capacity. This capacity will help provide wholesale electricity market pricing stability that will benefit all Burlington ratepayers.

Governor, Retailers, Grocers and Foodbank to Announce Unprecedented 'Holiday' Food Drive

Sun, 06/29/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Governor, Retailers, Grocers and Foodbank to Announce Unprecedented 'Holiday' Food Drive
Barre, Vt. -- Governor Jim Douglas, the Vermont Retail Association, the Vermont Grocers' Association and the Vermont Foodbank are joining forces for unprecedented 'holiday' food drive during Vermont's upcoming Sales Tax Holiday weekend, July 12-13.

Vermont Businesses Recognized for Outstanding Efforts to Employ Individuals with Disabilities

Sun, 06/29/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Businesses Recognized for Outstanding Efforts to Employ Individuals with Disabilities
Waterbury, VT-At this month's 5th Governor's Summit for the Employment of People with Disabilities, eight businesses were recognized by the Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities (GCEPD) for their efforts to promote the employment of Vermonters with physical, mental, emotional and/or other disabilities.

Vermont Officials to Celebrate Quebec City's 400th Anniversary

Sun, 06/29/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

 
Vermont
Officials to Celebrate Quebec City’s 400th Anniversary
Gov.
Douglas, Sen. Leahy, Dignitaries and Officials to Attend Lois McClure Reception
and Dedication of Vermont and New England Monuments
 
WHO:             
Governor Jim Douglas, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, Honorary Chairperson of the Franco-American
Heritage Committee Marcelle Leahy, Vermont Tourism and Marketing Commissioner
Bruce Hyde and Burlington Mayor Bob Kiss
 
WHAT:           
Lois McClure Reception and Monument Dedication
 

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