Status of Vermonters Report Tracks Public Health Successes & Challenges
Vermont Celebrates Public Health Week April
7-13 with Real-Life Stories, Events
Montpelier, Vt. — April, 3, 2008. Gov. Jim Douglas and Health Commissioner Sharon
Moffatt, RN, MSN today released The Health
Status of Vermonters — a report by the Vermont Department of
Health that tracks progress on key public health measures related to illness
and disease, clinical preventive services, health insurance, access to medical
Stride Creative Group, a graphic design and marketing firm in Burlington, announced the hiring of Terry Fallon as graphic designer.
Fallon has been a self-employed designer in Vermont, and was with the Chicago Tribune and KPMG in Chicago. He brings 25 years of print, web and media experience to the Stride team.
Stride Creative Group creates graphic design and marketing solutions for businesses and organizations throughout Vermont and beyond. Clients include CCTA, Darn Tough Vermont, Spruce Mortgage and WowToyz.
Gov. Douglas Urges Congress to ‘Thoroughly’ Investigate
Fuel Prices & Take Action
Vt. – Governor Jim Douglas
today praised the U.S. Congress for holding hearings on skyrocketing oil
prices, but urged lawmakers to conduct a “real, thorough
Governor Douglas on several occasions has urged the U.S. Congress to begin
a bipartisan investigation of escalating fuel prices. The Governor and a
bipartisan group of 21 of his colleagues had called for a similar investigation
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 31, 2008) FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NYSE:FRP) today closed its previously announced transaction in which FairPoint merged with Northern New England Spinco Inc. (Spinco), an entity which owned Verizon Communications landline and certain related operations in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. FairPoint is the surviving company in the merger.
"Our customers consistently tell us that providing reliable power is the
most important thing we do, and in 2007 we had fewer customer hours without
power, despite significant storms hitting our service territory," said Mary
Powell, senior vice president and chief operating officer. "Major
investments in tree-trimming and other system upgrades have had a direct
effect on improving system reliability."
An analysis of the causes of all the outages in Green Mountain Power's
system during 2007 shows that outages caused by tree branches within the
As of March 1, 2008, ownership of Mad River Family Practice, located on Old County Road in Waitsfield, was transferred to Central Vermont Medical Center.
The day to day function of the office will be unchanged. Dr. Fran Cook and Family Nurse Practitioners Susanne Heinzerling and Debbie VanDyke will continue in full time practice, as will as the entire staff. Mad River Family Practice will be utilizing lab, X-ray and supportive services of CVMC more than in the past and CVMC will be assuming management of administrative and billing services.
REPRO DIGITAL/ CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PRINTING ACQUIRES NEW HASSELBLAD CAMERA SYSTEM
Winooski, Vermont- Repro Digital/Champlain Valley Printing today announced the purchase of the new Hasselblad H3D II 31 megapixel medium format camera for its Photographic Studio located at 450 Weaver Street in Winooski, Vermont.
Roth "T" Tall Named Governor Deane C. Davis Green Up Citizen of the Year 2008
Montpelier: Green Up Vermont named Roth "T" Tall as the Governor Deane C. Davis Green Up Citizen of the year, 2008, with tribute presented at Green Up's recent Annual Awards Banquet.
For the second time in two months, effective April 1, 2008, the Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA), will lower its interest rates for commercial financing. VEDAs variable rate for taxable borrowers will drop to 3.5%, and the Authoritys variable rate for tax-exempt borrowers will drop to 3%. In February, 2008, the same rates went from 6.5% to 5%, and from 5.5% to 4.5%, respectively.
Copley Hospital Named EMS Hospital of the Year
Burlington Emergency & Veterinary Specialists, popularly known to locals as BEVS, has added another 24 hour day, Friday, to its previous schedule. Local veterinarians and pet owners may now avail of services at Vermont's premier veterinary emergency center 24 hours from Thursday 5pm to Tuesday 8am, as well as 5pm to 8am on Tuesday and Wednesday.
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One Main Street
Winooski, VT 05404
Contact: Charlotte Edwards
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Coaching Center of Vermont Announces New Partner
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