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Walsh & Monaghan announce new law partnership

Wed, 03/18/2009 - 6:46am -- tim

Thomas G. Walsh and Brian P. Monaghan announce their new law partnership and practice, Walsh & Monaghan, LLP. With offices in Burlington and St. Albans, Walsh & Monaghan serves residential, commercial and public sector clients with legal representation in areas that include environmental and land use matters, government and municipal law, real estate transactions, business law, and estate planning.

Dairy farmers to host Northeast Dairy Summit Friday in Burlington

Wed, 03/18/2009 - 5:49am -- tim

Dairy Farmers Working Together (DFWT) is hosting a Northeast Dairy Summit to address the crisis facing dairy farmers in our region and across the nation. Governor Douglas will give opening remarks.  Dairy farmers and leaders from across the nation, government officials and industry representatives will be in attendance.

Governor Douglas hosts regional White House forum on health reform

Tue, 03/17/2009 - 11:10am -- tim

The second in a series of Regional White House Forums on Health Reform took place today in Burlington, Vermont.  The forum was hosted by the University of Vermont and was moderated by Governor Jim Douglas of Vermont and Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts. Nancy-Ann DeParle, Director of the White House Office of Health Reform, represented the Obama administration.   

Farm Life Ecology: A Field & Table Intensive at Green Mountain College

Tue, 03/17/2009 - 11:08am -- tim

On a mid-summer day, the sun rises pretty early over Green Mountain College's Cerridwen Farm. That's good - because there's a lot of work to be done. During GMC's summer Farm Life Ecology Intensive May 18-August 14, students plow the fields, milk the cows, and plant the crops while taking classes and conducting research on topics like organic agriculture and farm systems.

House panel report critical of Vermont Yankee

Tue, 03/17/2009 - 10:43am -- tim

The Public Oversight Panel’s report created by Act 189 of the Vermont General Assembly was released today.  The panel was charged with providing information about the comprehensive vertical audit and reliability assessment of the Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee nuclear plant to the legislature as it determines whether the plant should be authorized to operate beyond the expiration of its current license.  The Public Oversight Panel’s report is critical to the legislature’s decision regarding whether or not to approve the continued operation of Vermont Yankee. announces enterprise solutions division

Tue, 03/17/2009 - 10:32am -- tim (, the leading provider of online marketing solutions for the automotive industry, today announced the full-scale launch of the Enterprise Solutions Division, a specialized group devoted exclusively to meeting the needs of OEM and large dealer group clients. The development of the division began over a year and a half ago and has since grown into a unique team that provides OEMs and large dealer groups unmatched flexibility, scalability, speed to launch, network reliability and proven success.

State provides $360,000 in low-cost home repair loans for low-income homeowners

Tue, 03/17/2009 - 10:26am -- tim

Governor Jim Douglas has presented a $360,000 grant to the Town of Williston and Champlain Housing Trust to provide 1%-3% loans tohhomeowners with lower incomes for essential home repairs. The Champlain Housing Loan Fund was created in 1997 and recently expanded into Chittenden County, with the Town of Williston s support as the grant applicant. The announcement will take place at the Williston Town Hall on No. Williston Road.

Engineering Ventures announces expansion

Tue, 03/17/2009 - 10:23am -- tim

Engineering Ventures, Inc., based in Burlington, Vermont is pleased to announce the expansion of their operations into Saratoga Springs, New York. The new office, Engineering Ventures, P.C., located at 18 Division Street, will augment the services provided by the firm from their Burlington, Vermont and Lebanon, New Hampshire locations. The expansion is seen as a way to provide the same innovation and dedication to sustainable design, to New York clients from a closer location.

NRG Systems and Leosphere announce global partnership

Tue, 03/17/2009 - 10:20am -- tim

NRG Systems, of Hinesburg, a leading manufacturer of wind measurement equipment, and Leosphere, leading specialist in lidar (laser radar) for atmospheric observations, today announced the formation of a global partnership to expand the use of remote sensing with lidar in the wind energy industry. The first product of the partnership is the WINDCUBE ¢ lidar wind measurement system, a remote sensor used in site assessment and wind farm performance monitoring.

Douglas to announce Williston and Colchester housing grants of $400,000

Mon, 03/16/2009 - 11:35am -- tim

Governor Jim Douglas to announce $360,010 Community Development Block Grant to the Town of Williston and $49,795 grant to the Town of Colchester to assist in the development of affordable housing. Tuesday, March 17, 2009 4 pm. Williston Town Hall meeting room.