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School of Small Business initiates incubator space program

Mon, 04/02/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

The School of Small Business Practice, located on Route 100B a mile or so from I 89, Exit 9, has initiated a new incubator space program. This program provides low cost private and shared rental accommodation with high speed Internet, copier, scanning and fax accessibility for early or start-up small businesses. The program also offers learning support services crafted to match each clients early business needs.

Anderson takes Brooks' seat in House

Thu, 03/29/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Friday, March 30, 2007
Contact:  Jon
(802) 229-5412
Appoints Jon Anderson to Montpelier
House Seat
Montpelier, Vt. Governor Jim
Douglas has appointed longtime Montpelier Democrat Jon
Anderson to fill a vacancy created by the retirement of longtime Montpelier representative
Francis Brooks.  Brooks retired to become the State House Sergeant-at-Arms.

Vermont Chamber Business And Industry EXPO 2007 Announces Keynote Speaker

Tue, 03/27/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

On May 23 and 24, business leaders from across Vermont, New England, New York and Canada will congregate at Northern New England's largest business-to-business trade show, the Vermont Business & Industry EXPO.
This 23rd annual exposition of business resources and networking opportunities will take place at the Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center in Burlington, VT.
One of the new events this year is the KPMG / Northfield Savings Bank Business Breakfast, kicking off the two-day festivities.

PSB approves sale of GMP to Gaz Metro

Mon, 03/26/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

PSB approves acquisition of GMP by Gaz Metro subsidiary
The Vermont Public Service Board (PSB) Monday issued its approval of Green Mountain Power Corporation's (NYSE: GMP) proposed agreement and plan of merger with Northern New England Energy Corporation (NNEEC) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Northstars Merger Subsidiary Corporation. The decision is the final regulatory approval necessary for the transaction, which is expected to close in the second quarter of 2007.

Vermont named KeyBank district of the year

Mon, 03/26/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Green Mountain Team Earns KeyBank's District of the Year Vermont may be the smallest state served by KeyBank but in 2006 it acted like the biggest.

The Vermont District has been named the 2006 District of the Year among KeyBank NA's 23 districts nationwide. The award recognizes the highest ranking district based on overall financial performance, service to clients and commitment to community.

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Vermont Joins National Workplace Fitness Effort

Sun, 03/25/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Joins National Workplace Fitness Effort.
Employees Will Join Thousands of Americans for
National Walk @ Lunch DaySM on April 18, 2007
Berlin, Vermont - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont and its 350+ employees will join Blue plans across the country in hosting the first annual National Walk @ Lunch DaySM on April 18, 2007.

GMP files annual report

Thu, 03/22/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

GMP Employee
GMP Employee
Green Mountain Power Corporation
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Clifford of Vermont to Supply Fiber for North-Link Network.

Wed, 03/21/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Clifford of Vermont Selected to Supply Fiber for North-Link Network.
The network will promote economic development in rural Vermont communities
St. Albans, VT (March 19, 2007) Northern Enterprises, Inc., a 501(C)3 non-profit organization is pleased to announce that a Vermont Company, Clifford of Vermont, will be awarded a fiber optic cable purchase agreement for the Northeast Kingdom portion of the North-Link network.

Champlain College to confer honorary degrees on Lola Aiken and Marc vanderHeyden

Tue, 03/20/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Champlain College will confer honorary degrees on two prominent Vermont residents at its 129th Commencement on May 5, 2007. The Board of Trustees of Champlain College selected retiring Saint Michael's College President Marc A. vanderHeyden and Champlain College Trustee Emeritus Lola P. Aiken for this honor.
Aiken and vanderHeyden will be awarded honorary doctoral degrees from the private, professionally focused college.
Additionally, vanderHeyden will deliver the Commencement Address at Champlain College's ceremony.

Vermont Contractors Win Prestigious Building Awards

Mon, 03/19/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Bethel, ME - Sunday River Ski Resort - March 2007 At this year's Package Industries Builder Conference, Vermont contractors G.P.I. Construction of Brattleboro and Connor Contracting of St. Albans win prestigious building awards.
G.P.I. Construction won best of category for Most Unusual Building for Cersosimo Lumber of Brattleboro and Connor Contracting was awarded Silver Level Package Industries Buildership.
Package Industries was founded in 1962. Since then, they've become the #1 manufacturer of high quality steel buildings in New England.

Michael Reese joins Central Vermont law firm

Sun, 03/18/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

is pleased to announce that
has joined the firm's transactional practice.
Michael brings experience to real estate transactions, estate planning, and business law.
He advises commercial and residential clients in all types of real property proceedings and transactions.
He also works with individuals and families to structure their estate plans to protect their assets and maximize the benefits of a lifetime of hard work.

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Announces New Deputy Director

Thu, 03/15/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Montpelier - The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund ( announced today that Janice St. Onge has been named its new Deputy Director.
Ms. St. Onge replaces Ed Delhagen who served as the organization's Deputy Director for 7 years and who recently joined the staff of the Asia Foundation to work on a special project in Mongolia. Ms. St. Onge will begin her duties on Monday, March 19.