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Nominate Vermont's Outstanding Businesses for the Deane C. Davis Award

Mon, 01/16/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Nominations are now being accepted for the Sixteenth Annual Deane C. Davis Outstanding Business of the Year Award, co-sponsored by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and Vermont Business Magazine. The winner will be unveiled at the May 24, 2006, opening ceremony of the regions largest business-to-business trade show, the annual Vermont Chamber of Commerce Business and Industry EXPO. Three award finalists will be profiled in the May issue of Vermont Business Magazine.

Vermont Lodging and Restaurant Association Merges with Vermont Chamber of Commerce

Mon, 01/16/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce is very pleased to announce plans to merge the activities of the Vermont Lodging and Restaurant Association (VLRA) into the Vermont Chamber of Commerce.
The Vermont Chamber was chosen by the VLRA Board of Directors through a competitive bid and interview process involving a number of candidate organizations.
Vermont Chamber Chairman of the Board Jim Pratt stated, This joining of forces is good for Vermont Chamber members, good for VLRA members, and good for Vermont business.

Sales tax affect on Vermont retail versus New Hampshire

Sun, 01/15/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

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PCC Ranked Number One in Survey of Healthcare Technology Vendors

Sun, 01/08/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

PCC Ranked #1 in Survey of Healthcare Technology Vendors
(Winooski, VT) Physicians Computer Company (PCC) has received the highest overall score earned by any company in any category in the 2005 rankings of healthcare information technology (HIT) vendors published by industry-leading research firm KLAS Enterprises (www.healthcomputing .com). PCCs scores were almost 20 points higher than the average of other vendors.

LOVEJOY Tool Company, Inc. Introduces our NEW XTRF Xtreme Series with OECH inserts!

Sun, 01/08/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Springfield Vermont January 5, 2006 LOVEJOY Tool Company, Inc. introduces a new series of products to make it easier for a manufacturer to select the proper milling tools to solve their machining needs and machine a variety of materials with this all purpose tooling!
Applications: The XTRF Xtreme Series Face Mills use the OECH style inserts for the maximum in cutting edges acheiving 8 times the insert life!

Revet Long Term Care offering insurance to business

Wed, 01/04/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Revet Long Term Care Agency, LLC has added to their individual offerings by adding a new product to help business owners protect their company. Using pretax dollars you can own a long term care policy that will protect you and your company against the cost of long term care.
With the roll out of this new product line we are offering a free consultation and needs analysis for you and your business. Learn how you can save up to 40% off the price of your long term care insurance policy.

State of the State Address

Wed, 01/04/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

State of Vermont
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
2006 State of the State Address
MAKING VERMONT AFFORDABLE FOR VERMONTERS
The Governor’s Affordability Agenda
Mr. President, Madame Speaker, Members of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, fellow Vermonters:

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont announces expansion of benefits for nicotine replacement Products

Tue, 01/03/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF VERMONT ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF BENEFITS FOR NICOTINE REPLACEMENT PRODUCTS
State's Largest Insurer Leads New Tobacco Cessation Effort
Berlin, Vt. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) announced today that it will extend access to low or no cost nicotine replacement products to all its members in an expanded effort to encourage smokers to quit.

Green Mountain Power rate increase approved

Tue, 01/03/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

GREEN MOUNTAIN POWER 0.9 PERCENT RATE INCREASE APPROVED
COLCHESTER, VT...Green Mountain Power (NYSE:GMP) received approval from the Vermont Public Service Board to increase its rates by 0.9 percent for electricity used beginning January 1, 2006. This is the final part of a three-year rate stabilization agreement between the State and Green Mountain Power, which included a rate freeze in 2004, a 1.9 percent increase in 2005 and the 0.9 percent increase in 2006.

Governor Douglas Announces Downtown Tax Credits

Thu, 12/29/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

For Immediate Release
December 30, 2005
Contact: David Mace
Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development
(802) 828-5229
GOVERNOR DOUGLAS ANNOUNCES TAX CREDITS FOR BUILDING REPAIRS IN BRATTLEBORO, BENNINGTON
MONTPELIER Governor Jim Douglas announced today that the Vermont Downtown Development Board has awarded $265,000 in tax credits to make building improvements in Brattleboro and Bennington.

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