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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.

New scholarship at Champlain College celebrates 200 years of teaching by Accounting faculty

Tue, 05/08/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

On the evening of Tuesday, May 8, Champlain College announced the launch of an Accounting Excellence Scholarship Fund. The new endowment fund celebrates decades of teaching excellence by Champlains distinguished Accounting faculty.
The fund will annually support two Accounting students who demonstrate both academic merit and financial need. Alumni and community members have rallied in support of the fund, placing it well on its way to raising an initial goal of $100,000 for the permanent endowment.

Coretomic Inc. and Champlain College announce GreenUpBiz

Wed, 05/02/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

SOUTH BURLINGTON, VERMONT - Coretomic Inc. announced today the launch of GreenUpBiz "Reducing Energy & Improving Corporate Competitiveness," a partnership between Coretomic, a global leader in eBiz software development, Champlain College, a private, professionally focused college in Vermont, and member US businesses to implement, educate and empower businesses to GreenUp with eBiz tools, processes, knowledge and teamwork.

Distributed Energy Systems Now Using Corporate Name

Wed, 05/02/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

WALLINGFORD, CT, May 2, 2007 -- Distributed Energy Systems Corp. said today it is now officially using the Distributed Energy Systems name as its brand throughout the company, in part reflecting the reorganization it announced earlier this year.
By universally adopting the Distributed Energy Systems name, todays announcement officially marks the combining of its two subsidiaries Northern Power Systems and Proton Energy Systems.

Mary Nowlan New Editor of Vermont Life Magazine

Wed, 05/02/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Mary Nowlan Named New Editor of Vermont Life Magazine
Former Eating Well Magazine Editor Becomes State Magazines Seventh Editor
Mary Hegarty Nowlan succeeds Tom Slayton, who retired in February after 23 years at the helm of the states official quarterly publication that celebrates Vermonts people, places, and heritage.
In her position, Nowlan will be responsible for oversight of all the editorial functions of the award-winning magazine under Publisher Tom Kelly.

North-Link Construction to Begin

Wed, 05/02/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Northern Enterprises is pleased to announce the commencement of the North-Link network on Friday, May 4th, 1:45 pm at the Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital.
Senator Patrick Leahy and other dignitaries will be on hand to formally launch construction of this fiber optic high-speed network.
The fiber optic system will serve as a backbone for broadband access throughout the Northeast Kingdom where major areas have been sidelined from high speed internet access.

"Online Marketing Boot Camp" set for June at Champlain College

Sun, 04/29/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Champlain College's Workforce Development Center has formed a partnership with EpikOne, an online strategy firm in Williston, Vt., and with the support of Google Analytics will deliver training in Web analytics, social networking and online visibility and marketing.
An "Online Marketing Boot Camp" will be offered June 11-14 on the Champlain College campus in the S.D. Ireland Center for Global Business & Technology.
Participants can register for two-hour, four-hour or daylong sessions, or the entire four days of boot camp.

Justin T. Martin joins Pomerleau Real Estate's Commercial Brokerage Team

Tue, 04/24/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Justin T. Martin, a Commercial Sales Specialist and licensed Real Estate Salesperson, has recently joined the Pomerleau Real Estate Commercial Team. Justin is a board member of the Chittenden Commercial Real Estate Association (CCREA), member of the Essex Rotary Club, Board Member of the VT Sports and Events Council, and a University of Vermont graduate.
His strong business background and community involvement make him a great fit with the Pomerleau Commercial Team!

Kristin Cain joins Pomerleau Real Estate Commercial Team as Broker/Marketing Assistant

Tue, 04/24/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Kristin Cain, a licensed Real Estate Salesperson, has recently joined the Pomerleau Real Estate Commercial Team as a Broker and Marketing Assistant.
Kristin's 10 plus years of experience in residential real estate, organizational skill and positive energy make her the perfect complement to our Commercial Brokerage Team. We are thrilled to have her on board!