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Norwich Firm to Assist Governments and Non-Profits

Wed, 02/09/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

JB PHILLIPS CONSULTING, LLC, a Vermont-based public finance advisory firm, has been established to serve the capital needs of smaller government and non-profit entities in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
As municipalities, school districts, and non-profits (including hospitals, independent schools and museums) assess the need for improvements, renovations and building projects, alternative funding sources may be considered to avoid deferring facility upgrades.

UK Architects to Lead Renovation of Two Claremont Mills

Tue, 02/08/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

Hanover, NH, February 9, 2005 - UK Architects, PC, has finalized a contract with the Sugar River Redevelopment Company, LLC, to be the Architect of Record for the rehabilitation of the Peterson and Wainshal Mill Buildings in Claremont, New Hampshire. UK Architects will be working in collaboration with the Design Collective, an architectural firm from Baltimore, Maryland. The Design Collective will provide master planning and schematic design services for the project, and UK Architects will be responsible for implementing the design and overseeing the construction.

Champlain College hospitality program introduced in India

Sun, 02/06/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Champlain Colleges Hotel Management program is now being offered at the Colleges satellite campus in Mumbai, India. The program joins the Software Engineering and Business programs, which were established there previously.
Peter Straube, director of the hospitality management program, reports the hotel industry is growing by leaps and bounds in Mumbai--formerly known as Bombay--as evidenced by new upscale properties including Marriott, Sheraton, Royal Meridien and Leela Kempinski hotels near the airport.

Wilson

Sun, 02/06/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

Wolf Multimedia Studio of Jericho, Vermont has recently completed a video DVD entitled Wilson "Snowflake" Bentley, Snowflakes in Motion. With Musical contributions by Vermont musicians The Samples and Stowe musician Bill Bischak, and narrations by Jericho residents Wayne Howe and Dick Squires, this DVD takes the viewer into the life of Wilson Bentley.

New Biz for Brattleboro

Fri, 02/04/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

LSI will provide new custom built computers, with a large number of cases to choose from for your own colors and style you need. They will be dealing with New and Used or Refurbished systems as well. Parts and upgrades for there customers and anyone wanting to upgrade or trade in for a larger one.

Ulf is Named AIA Upjohn Fellow

Thu, 02/03/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently named M. Hunter Ulf, AIA, as a Richard Upjohn Fellow. He accepted the honor from the Institutes President at a gathering of AIA leadership in Washington, DC. The Richard Upjohn Fellowship is reserved for members of the AIA who serve on the Institutes National Board of Directors. Ulf just finished a three-year term as the Director representing the New England Region for the 73,000-member organization.

CCTA bus fares to rise

Tue, 02/01/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

CCTA Board of Commissioners Establish New Bus Fares
Commissioners Vote Unanimously to Increase Passenger Fares
Burlington, Vermont: Members of the Chittenden County Transportation Authority (CCTA) Board of Commissioners adopted a new fare structure on Wednesday night, a move that is designed to generate an additional $171,280 per year in fare box revenues for CCTA.
The following new fares will take effect on February 21, 2005:
Adult cash fare: $1.25

Adult 31-day pass: $42.00

Adult 10-ride ticket: $10.00
Discounted cash fare: 60 cents

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