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Brock announces for Franklin County Senate

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

Brock announces for Franklin County Senate
Swanton, Vt., July 1 -- Former State Auditor Randy Brock has announced that he will be a candidate for State Senator from Franklin County.
"Now more than ever, we need new, energetic leadership in the Legislature to deal with some of the most serious fiscal challenges that Vermont has ever faced," said Brock. "I am ready to roll up my sleeves to help tackle these issues, and I believe I have the track record of working across party lines to solve real problems."

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.

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