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Brattleboro Firm Well Represented at National Green Building ConferenceBrattleboro Firm Well Represented at National Green Build

Sat, 11/20/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Brattleboro Firm Well Represented at National Green Building Conference

Brattleboro-based BuildingGreen, Inc. was well represented at the 2004 Greenbuild Conference held November 10-12 in Portland, Oregon. Seven employees of the company, which publishes the highly respected monthly newsletter Environmental Building News, made the trek to the U.S. Green Building Councils largest-ever national gathering, attended by more than 6,000 people from throughout North America and dozens of other countries.

THOMAS W. CRAPO ELECTED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Tue, 11/16/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, VT-Thomas W. Crapo, Vice President of Operations for Vermont Federal Credit Union (VTFCU), has been elected to the Board of Directors of Onion River Cooperative for a 3-year term.
Tom has over 20 years of combined management experience with co-operative institutions, including; operations, lending, finance, compliance and policy. Tom holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Vermont and is currently enrolled in the Master of Science Administration program at St. Michaels College.

WHY VERMONT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION:

Vt CEOs see mixed economic future: sales up, jobs flat

Tue, 11/16/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Roundtable Releases Fourth Quarter, 2004 CEO Economic Outlook Survey
Results
So. Burlington, VT - Results from the Vermont Business
Roundtable's (Roundtable) Fourth Quarter, 2004 CEO Economic Outlook
Survey, show that over three quarters of responding CEOs are expecting
increases in company sales in the coming six months, which is a six
percent increase over the last quarter. Projections for capital spending
are down by a similar percentage and employment levels are flat when
compared to the previous quarter.

Hammerhead Sled Release to public

Mon, 11/15/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Hammerhead sled is a re-design of the traditional snow sled i.e. the famous Flexible Flyer. This sled was brought into the 21st century using top-notch styling while performance and safety were priorities for the design team. Materials include aircraft-grade (6063) aluminum frame, suspension fabric seating and high density polyethylene for extremely fast skis. The sled weighs in at 8.7 lbs with skis on- making it the lightest of any performance sled. This sled also features precise steering and suspension.

Okemo opens for season; plans for Thanksgiving

Sun, 11/14/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

OKEMO PLANS TO OPEN FOR THE SEASON ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12 WITH TOP TO
BOTTOM TERRAIN!
Ludlow, VT - The Okemo snowmaking team has been blowing snow non-stop in
preparation for opening day of the season on November 12, 2004.
Fantastic snowmaking temperatures have enabled Okemo's snowmaking team to
really powder the slopes at every opportunity. That's great news for
Okemo
skiers and riders! Okemo will have top to bottom skiing on at least 7
trails, with 4 lifts in operation to whisk skiers and riders to some great

FiberMark announces reorganization, third quarter results

Sun, 11/14/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

FiberMark - Specialty Fiber-based Materials

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Expo Expansion to Bring Bigger Events to Essex Jct.

Thu, 11/11/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

CVE, Nordic Spirit Soccer Club Partner Again to Expand Indoor Facilities
ESSEX JUNCTION A new 45,000 square-foot facility for special events, trade shows, conventions and indoor soccer should be completed in January 2005 at the Champlain Valley Exposition (CVE).
The $2.5 million building will be similar and adjacent to the Robert E. Miller Expo Centre built in 1999. As was the case in six years ago, a long-term lease commitment by the Nordic Spirit Soccer Club is the impetus for this expansion, explained David Grimm, CVEs general manager.

Boulder Hill: Worth the Wait

Wed, 11/10/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Shelburne, VT. November 1, 2004. The much-awaited second and final phase of a unique Shelburne neighborhood, Boulder Hill, begins this week. Located off Webster Road, Boulder Hill is a product of Sterling Construction, a local and award-winning custom home construction company.

Business groups challenge stormwater ruling

Wed, 11/10/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

GBIC & LAKE CHAMPLAIN CHAMBER ANNOUNCE INTENT TO CHALLENGE WATER RESOURCES BOARD DECISION ON STORMWATER
BURLINGTON - On behalf of the business community in northwestern Vermont, GBIC will appeal the October 14th Water Resources Board (WRB) ruling that requires the unprecedented application of the federal Clean Water Act and NPDES program to stormwater discharges from impervious surfaces in impaired waterways.

Consumer and Employer Leadership Explored at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Issues Conference

Wed, 11/10/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Consumer and Employer Leadership Explored at
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Issues Conference
Burlington, VT -- Employee health incentives, better management of chronic illnesses, new provider payment structures, and integration of mental and medical health care were among a variety of strategies proposed Wednesday by a panel of national experts who met in Burlington to discuss ways to improve health care and at the same time hold down health care costs.

Conway joins Russell Industrial Services

Wed, 11/10/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Jay Conway Joins Russell as Industrial Business Development Manager
Jay Conway joins Russell Industrial Services as the Industrial Business
Development Manager. This new position at Russell focuses on developing
relationships and securing industrial repair, maintenance and metal
fabrication business in various industries. Jay has 25+ years industrial
sales experience most recently with NES Rentals where he managed the
Industrial Sales Department for the Northeast. Jay holds a Bachelor of
Arts degree from Ricker College.

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