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Datamann Founder receives Award

Wed, 05/30/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Datamann founder John Mann was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at Vermont / New Hampshire Direct Marketing Groups annual conference on May 3, 2007. In its near twenty year existence VT / NH Direct Marketing Group has presented this award only four previous times. Presenting the award, Bill LaPierre, Vice President - Catalog Brokerage for Millard Group, spoke of Manns personal and professional accomplishments.

Dr. Gary Scudder earns Champlain College faculty award

Tue, 05/29/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Champlain College Professor Dr. Gary Scudder has been awarded the Edward Phelps Lyman Professorship. The Professorship is awarded annually to a senior faculty member who-through a strong record of service, excellence in teaching and advising, and work on faculty and College committees-has been dedicated to students and to Champlain College.

Stowe, Vermont to Host USA vs. Russia Fed Cup Semifinal

Thu, 05/24/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Stowe, VT - The United States Tennis Association has announced that the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Semifinal between the United States and Russia will be held at Topnotch Resort and Spa in Stowe, Vermont, July 14 15. The event is being organized in association with Grand Slam Tennis Tours.
"Grand Slam Tennis Tours (GSTT) has recently partnered with the USTA to become 'An Official Travel Partner of the USTA'," says Andrew Chmura, President of GSTT. "We are thrilled to bring Fed Cup competition to our home town of Stowe."


Wed, 05/23/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Berlin, Vt - Trustees at Central Vermont Medical Center have announced the appointment of Judy Tarr of Damariscotta, Maine, as the new President and Chief Executive Officer. The appointment will be effective September 10, 2007, according to John Nicholls, Chair of the CVMC Board of Trustees. She will be replacing Daria V. Mason, who will be retiring at the end of June, after nearly thirty years of service at CVMC.

Vermont Company Announces Partnership

Mon, 05/21/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Computer Connection, a division of Datamann, Inc., located in Vermont, and Epoch Software Solutions, located in New Jersey, have announced their partnership for the sale and support of CounterPoint software.
CounterPoint is a retail management and point of sale software manufactured by Radiant Systems in Memphis, Tennessee, and is only available through authorized business partners.

Three Named to Cathedral Square Corporation Board

Thu, 05/17/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Cathedral Square Corporation, celebrating 30 years of service to Vermonters, is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles Smith, Marvin Klikunas, M.D. and Paul Van de Graaf to its Board of Directors. Cathedral Square welcomes the expertise each of the new directors brings to its Board.
Charles P. Smith is currently President and CEO of The Snelling Center for Government. Previously, he served in the Douglas Administration as Secretary to the Agency of Human Services and Secretary of Administration.

EXPO 2007 Registration

Wed, 05/16/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Today, Thursday, May 17 is the deadline to register for FREE for the Vermont Business and Industry EXPO 2007!If you have not yet registered, please don't miss your opportunity to do so for FREE.
After May 17, a $10 fee will be charged online and at the door.

CVPS seeks 4.46 percent rate increase in 2008

Tue, 05/15/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

May 15, 2007
CVPS seeks 4.46 percent rate increase in
RUTLAND, Vt. – Driven largely by increased transmission
and power costs and reliability improvements, Central Vermont Public Service
(NYSE-CV) today filed for a 4.46 percent rate increase to take effect next
Under the
proposed change, a residential customer
using 500 kilowatt-hours per month would see an increase from $71.46 to $74.65.
Similar customers elsewhere in New England pay over $100.
“Our increased costs relate

Hospitality Council of the Vermont Chamber of Commerce salutes tourism industry

Tue, 05/15/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Welcome to National Tourism Week! This week the hospitality industry and communities across the nation celebrate travel to and within the United States.
Vermont Hospitality Council Vice President Vicky Tebbetts noted, "Vermont's hosts work around the clock to help make each visit to Vermont memorable. The travel and tourism industry provides substantial employment opportunities and generates considerable tax revenue for the state's general fund. Vermont hospitality workers are incredibly dedicated to Green Mountain State visitors and our robust tourism economy."

Vermont Guardian to cease publication

Tue, 05/15/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Vermont Guardian, which earlier this year became the state's only exclusively online newspaper, will cease publication this month.
The move comes three months after the Guardian dropped its print format as a way to cut costs and better reach its growing readership on the Internet. That move drew significantly more readers topping more than 8,000 readers per day (with more than 20,000 page views) and 150,000 readers per month.