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Dale Carnegie Training Announces Launch

Sun, 01/30/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

ESSEX, VT (January 31, 2005) -- The local Dale Carnegie Training® office, Vermont Training Solutions, Inc., announces the launch of their newest workplace series Get Down to Business. Consisting of 6 bi-monthly sessions, these free 90-minute workshops focus on topics and tools to increase communication and productivity in the workplace.

LibertyQuest and Ameribank to Form Joint Mortgage Venture

Sun, 01/30/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida and WILLISTON, Vermont, January 31, 2005 & Greg Hahr, President/ CEO of LibertyQuest Mortgage and Lou Dunham, President/ CEO of Ameribank, are pleased to announce the execution of a letter of intent to create a joint venture, named Ameribank Mortgage. The new company will become a subsidiary of Ameribank upon regulatory approval.

Northgate Apartments One Step Closer to Resident Control

Thu, 01/27/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

[Burlington, VT] Representative Bernie Sanders joined Northgate residents and funders today to commemorate a major accomplishment in advancing the long term preservation of Vermonts largest resident-controlled rental housing complex. Fannie Mae (FNM/NYSE), an investor in multifamily housing, donated its ownership stake in Northgate Apartments to one of the nonprofit owners, greatly reducing the cost of transferring the complex to the residents.

David J. Provost named vice president at Champlain College

Wed, 01/26/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

BURLINGTON, Vt.--David J. Provost of Shelburne, Vt., has been named vice president of finance and administration at Champlain College. He will be a member of the Presidents Council and will be responsible for the Colleges finance, human resources and physical plant. Provost replaces Lawrence J. Veladota, who retired from the College after 35 years of service.
Mr. Provost has rich experiences in a number of different positions--from serving as a CPA, CFO and CEO--which will strengthen our senior management team, said President Roger H. Perry.

Renowned Healer of Addictions Relocates to Vermont

Sun, 01/23/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

BENSON, VT Rhonda Lenair, a renowned energy healer and medical intuitive, has relocated her practice from Massachusetts to Benson, VT. Ms. Lenair established her practice in Massachusetts in 1987 and has assisted over 30,000 clients, attracted from around the world, for a wide array of addictions. Alcoholism is her specialty; smoking, stress-related problems and physical issues are also effectively addressed. She decided to relocate to Vermont in order to open a new chapter of her work - writing and teaching - in addition to growing her proprietary method of healing.

German company buys Waitsfield's CEC

Wed, 01/19/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

Controlled Energy Corporation Acquired by BBT Thermotechnik,
Subsidiary of The Bosch Group
Vermont Company Operations to Remain In State
Waitsfield, Vt.-Mary Moffroid, President of Controlled Energy Corporation
(CEC,) has announced that the company is being acquired by the Bosch
Group, Germany. The Bosch Group is an international industrial company
with 230,000 employees and worldwide annual sales of $41 billion in 2003.
CEC will be integrated into the international organization of Bosch´s

Blue Spruce Farm begins generating CVPS Cow Power

Tue, 01/18/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

Blue Spruce Farm begins generating CVPS Cow Power
BRIDPORT - Fifteen-hundred Bridport dairy cattle of all ages, from first-calf heifers to mature milk cows, have become the newest generators in Vermont. Blue Spruce Farm has begun producing electricity by burning waste methane gas for CVPS Cow Power(tm), a first-in-the nation program directly linking CV customers, farm generation and the environment.

Plan would close six DET offices

Wed, 01/12/2005 - 8:00pm -- tim

Montpelier.... Patricia A. McDonald, Commissioner of the Department of
Employment and Training (DET) has announced that the Department is
proposing to implement a new delivery system that would allow DET to be
more responsive to the changing business climate and labor market while
continuing to operate within the constraints of declining federal funds.
DET's new strategy will make full use of its field staff by deploying them