Lake Champlain Chocolates (LCC), a gourmet Vermont chocolatier and maker of a gourmet line of organic chocolates was selected as "Best Milk Chocolate" in a taste test of more than a dozen varieties of organic chocolates.
MONTPELIER, Vt. - Officials from the agencies of Agriculture, Food and Markets and Natural Resources announced today joint funding of $700,000 over the next three years to help draw down a $14 million backlog in federal funding for on-farm projects that will improve water quality and accelerate efforts to address phosphorus pollution in Lake Champlain.
Technology Project Unveils New Website
ConnectVermont Project Includes Fiber optic, Wireless,
– The project responsible for bringing wireless Internet access to
highway welcome centers; putting tourism information online; and bringing
motorists road condition reports now has its website.
the ConnectVermont program’s new website at www.connectvermont.com
According to a recent study by the Corporation for National and Community Service, volunteering among college students has increased by 20 percent in recent years. A renewed spirit of civic engagement is evident as more students demonstrate their compassion, commitment, and creativity by serving others all across the country, including the Green Mountain State.
MONTPELIER - The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) today announced that it will dip further into its dwindling road salt reserves to loan salt to municipalities for the remainder of the winter, which has been a particularly severe and has strained both state and local salt supplies.
South Burlington, Vt. - (Feb. 13, 2008) - The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 300 recently announced an intensive construction foreman's training session for its members.
Bill Brady, President of the McLure Group of Essex Jct., VT, was the recipient of numerous awards for McLure Moving & Storage, given at the Arpin Van Lines 2007 Convention, held in Tucson, AZ.
Mclure Moving and Storage has over 90 years of Local, National and International moving history. But in their first full year of service in the Arpin Van Lines Family they were honored as the "Best New Prime Agent".
Bill Brady also received the "Greatest COD Sales Volume award in his class as well as the Arpin International "Domestic Booking Agent of the Year".
Cong. Delegation announces funding for White River VA expansion
WASHINGTON (Monday, February 11) – Vermont’s Congressional Delegation – Sen. Patrick Leahy (D), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I), and Rep. Peter Welch (D) – announced today that the White River Junction VA Medical Center has been awarded $900,000 for designing a new imaging center and expanding its radiology services. The medical center will be eligible for an additional $6 million for construction next year.
Vermont Chamber of Commerce Endorses
Verizon/FairPoint Communication Transaction
The Montpelier, VT The Vermont
Chamber of Commerce announced February 11, 2008, its endorsement of the FairPoint/Verizon
transaction. The Vermont Chamber of Commerce supports the agreement
recently reached between the two companies, and looks forward to the Vermont
Public Service Board (PSB) approval in the near future.
The Vermont Chamber of Commerce
has been monitoring the proposed Verizon sale of its land line assets to
As Foreclosure And Affordable
Housing Crisis Spreads&
Leahy Announces $1.2 M.
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Leahy Helped Create 1st NeighborWorks Organization In Vermont In 1993
WASHINGTON (Thursday, Feb. 7) Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.)
announced Thursday that Vermonts five NeighborWorks organizations are
getting $1.2 million in NeighborWorks America grants. According to
BURLINGTON, Vt. Leandro A. Vazquez of Charlotte has been named to the Board of Trustees of Champlain College.
Vazquez is an investment manager specializing in the commodity hedge fund business and structured financial products. He works mainly with European markets.
Vazquez is married to Amy P. Vazquez and they have two sons, Leandro Jr., 9, and Santiago, 6. Both attend Charlotte Central School.
Vazquez attended the University of Vermont and is an alumnus of Lynn University. He is an active Vermonter who enjoys cycling, skiing, hiking, hunting and fishing.
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