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Auction Fire Introduces Want Lists

Sat, 07/12/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

To assist collectors, Auction Fire has added Want Lists to its' free online auction service offerings.
A Want List enables a registered user to set up keywords whereby they will
receive email notification should a new auction listing match their specified criteria.
So for instance, if someone collects Harry Potter trading cards, they can set up a keyword phrase: "Harry Potter Card"
so that they are notified every time one goes up for auction.

Hypervivid Solutions to collaborate with CATA and the Canadian Government

Fri, 07/11/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Hypervivid Solutions is pleased to announce that has Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) to be one of the many businesses to assist in the creation of this country's first "Directory and Report on the Advanced Security Industry in Canada." The goal of the project is to help raise awareness of security's important role in the economic sector of Canadian and foreign markets.

Consolidated Freightways To Sell Distribution Facility

Tue, 07/08/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

As part of the largest real
estate sale in transportation history – 220 total properties with an
appraised value over $400 million – Consolidated Freightways announced
that it is placing its Rutland distribution facility located at 7 Randbury
Rd. for sale to the highest bidder, through an open auction process
scheduled for July 17, 2003.
The Rutland property is an 11-door cross-dock distribution
facility situated on 5.0 acres and has been closed to operations since
September 3, 2002 when the 74-year-old company filed for bankruptcy

UPS to Help Birkenstock Shorten Order Time, Increase U.S. Product Offering

Mon, 07/07/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Birkenstock Footprint Sandals Inc., the 100 percent employee-owned company and U.S. importer and distributor of Birkenstock footwear from Germany, will shorten special-order handling time by weeks and increase its product offering in U.S. retail stores through an agreement with UPS Supply Chain Solutions.
A new distribution program developed by UPS will manage special orders to the U.S. fulfilled by Birkenstock manufacturing centers in Germany. Special orders that once took months to ship to the U.S. now will take days.

Griswold Purchases Ready Mix Company Assets

Wed, 07/02/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Griswold and Company is pleased to announce the purcahse of the assets of Acro Redimix, located in Waterford, VT. With five ready mix locations, Griswold and Company now services the ready mix needs of Northern Vermont.
Griswold and Company, though associated mainly with ready mix concrete, does concrete form work and produces a variety of concrete products including pavers, block, pipe, steps, manholes, septic tanks, architectural precast, and Sakrete for home and commercial use.

"Topping-Out" Ceremony Signals Milestone for DHMC Expansion Project

Sun, 06/29/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Construction crews working on Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical
Center's expansion "topped out" the steel framework for the last of the
project's new structures on Friday, June 27, 2003. As is traditional, the
placing of the last piece of steel was marked with the installation of a
tree atop the building.
This was the 4th and last topping-out ceremony in the "Project for
Progress" and celebrated the completion of the steel framework for
Building 2, the new Diagnostic and Treatment Center. The DHMC expansion,

The Chittenden Commercial Real Estate Association Elects Board

Sun, 06/29/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Chittenden Commercial Real Estate Association (CCREA) has announced
the election of this year’s Board of Directors. Chairperson and Treasurer
is Linda Letourneau of Redstone Commercial Group; Hillary Mead of J.L.
Davis Realty is Vice-chair; Charlie Poulin of Pomerleau Real Estate is
Secretary; Barb Suprenant, of Investors Corporation of Vermont, is
outgoing chairperson; and Tony Blake, of V/T Commercial, is Director of
The CCREA is Northwestern Vermont’s largest commercial real

Hinesburg Author/Business Leader Wins Writing Contest

Wed, 06/25/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

Bill Schubart of Hinesburg, Vermont, is the
winner of the 2003 Ralph Nading Hill, Jr. literary prize awarded annually
by Green Mountain Power and Vermont Life magazine.
Schubart's winning entry, a true humorous essay entitled "The
Black Bug," captures Vermont life in the 1950s as it tells of a prank
played by local Morrisville residents on the town's newest flatlander. Tom
Slayton, one of the judges and editor of Vermont Life commented, "Writing
humorously is an art. Bill Schubart's piece, "The Black Bug," is one of

WCAX-TV Wins Two Awards

Wed, 06/25/2003 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Creative Services Department of WCAX-TV in Burlington, Vermont has been awarded two first place honors for Public Service and Promotion in the 2003 New York State Broadcasters Association Awards. The awards were presented at a ceremony in Lake George, New York on June 24, 2003.
The New York State Broadcasters Association conducted its 38th Annual Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting at the Sagamore Resort Hotel.