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Vermont Chamber of Commerce to Release the 2007/2008 Legislative Report Card

Mon, 09/08/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Chamber of Commerce to Release the 2007/2008 Legislative Report Card
Duane Marsh, President and Mike Belyea, Legislative Director at the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, will hold a press conference Wednesday September 10, 2008, to release its 2007/2008 Legislative Report Card. The conference will begin at 10 am in the Cedar Creek Room at the State House.

$800,000 In State Grants Available For Planning Projects

Sun, 09/07/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

$800,000 In State Grants Available For Planning Projects
Municipal Grants Program Now Administered Entirely Online
MONTPELIER, Vt. - The state is making more than $800,000 in grants available to communities across the state for municipal planning and other special projects.
Officials at the Vermont Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) announced the Municipal Planning Grants of up to $15,000, which can be used for a variety of planning projects.

Dr Roger Young elected to national board for March of Dimes

Sun, 09/07/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

DR. ROGER YOUNG ELECTED TO NATIONAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES
OF MARCH OF DIMES
Burlington, Vermont - Roger C. Young, MD, PhD, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and Director of Vermont Perinatal Care at Fletcher Allen Health Care, has been elected to the national Board of Trustees of the March of Dimes Foundation, during their annual summer meeting.

Food Network's Neelys broadcast Vermont stories Tuesday

Sun, 09/07/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Food Network's Neelys broadcast Vermont stories Tuesday
Food Network's favorite new husband and wife team - Pat and Gina Neely of the hit show Down Home With the Neelys - take to the road on a cross-country search for the best local, hand-crafted foods on their new primetime Road Tasted with the Neelys, which premiered Tuesday, July 22nd. Next stop? VERMONT! Pat and Gina are an awesome couple who have been instantly embraced by Food Network's audience, and this episode highlights some great places they visited while in your backyard.

Groundbreaking for Moretown waste-to-energy facility Tuesday

Sun, 09/07/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Governor Douglas Announces Landfill Gas To Energy Project at Moretown Landfill
Moretown, Vt. September 9, 2008 - A new landfill gas to energy project that will provide renewable energy, create new jobs and enhance the environment began construction in Moretown today, announced Governor Douglas, Interstate Waste Corporation, PPL Renewable Energy and Green Mountain Power.

AcroBible(TM) for iPhone(R) Provides Fingertip Access Anywhere

Sun, 09/07/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

COLCHESTER, Vt. -- AcroDesign Technologies today announced the release of their downloadable, native, NIV iPhone bible. The feature rich AcroBible costs $28.99 and is a download rather than an online, annual-fee based Bible. This means that users pay just once, and can access the bible anywhere, on planes, busses, etc. AcroBible is an offline Bible and needs no Wi-Fi connection. Special features of the AcroBible include the ability to search for words or phrases, create bookmarks, attach notes to any verse, and highlight verses in up to six colors.

Noyes Named Acting Commissioner of Housing and Community Affairs

Thu, 09/04/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Noyes Named Acting Commissioner of Housing and Community Affairs
MONTPELIER, Vt. - The former Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Economic Development has been named the acting Commissioner of Housing and Community Affairs.
William Noyes will take charge of the department when acting Commissioner Molly Dugan steps down later this month, according to Commerce and Community Development Secretary Kevin Dorn.
Dugan, who has been deputy housing commissioner since 2006, has been filling the top slot since former housing commissioner John Hall stepped down this spring.

Vermont Milk Commission Issues Proposed Order to Establish a Retail Fluid Milk Premium

Thu, 09/04/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Milk Commission Issues Proposed Order to Establish a "Retail Fluid Milk Premium"

Hearing Scheduled for September 9, 2008
The Vermont Milk Commission has issued a proposed Order to establish a Retail Fluid Milk Premium, and scheduled a hearing on the proposed Order for September 9, 2008, 9:00 a.m. The hearing will be held in Room 11 of the Vermont State House.
The formal Notice of the proposed Order includes the following summary statement:
Summary Statement of the Matters at Issue:

Growing asicNorth Chooses Arizona

Wed, 09/03/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Growing asicNorth Chooses Arizona
Semiconductor design service provider asicNorth of South Burlington has ended its global search, choosing Arizona to expand its operations. The company is currently hiring experienced engineers, with plans to grow its new Tempe, AZ, operation over the next few years.
"asicNorth is growing into new markets," said President Mike Slattery "After surveying many cities it was apparent metro-Phoenix was the best choice to provide the new business opportunities and skilled workforce needed for our expansion."

Snelling Center for Government Is Announces Vermont Leadership Institute Class of 2009

Wed, 09/03/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Snelling Center for Government Is Announces Vermont Leadership Institute Class of 2009
September 4, 2008 - - The Snelling Center for Government is pleased to announce the members of the 2009 Vermont Leadership Institute. VLI recruits Vermont's best and brightest from the private, public, and non-profit sectors, creating lasting networks to benefit Vermont. The members of this year's class include:

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