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State Seeks Partners In Major Marketing Venture

Tue, 08/10/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

State Seeks Additional Partners In Major Marketing Venture
MONTPELIER, Vt. - A total of 15 Vermont businesses and the Vermont
Department of Tourism & Marketing (VDTM) are making plans to head south
to
tap into one of the world's most lucrative consumer venues and they are
looking for more partners to join them.
Beginning October 1 and running through November 15, these businesses
will
display their products and services at the 9th Annual Epcot
International

Vermont Sees Mixed Results, Positive Indicators From DNC

Mon, 08/09/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Sees Mixed Results, Positive Indicators From DNC
MONTPELIER, Vt. - Unpredictable weather appears to have had a dampening
effect on the expected surge of visitors from the Boston area to Vermont
during the Democratic National Convention (DNC), but state officials say
there are many positive indicators showing that the Vermont message was,
and
continues to be, well received.
"Weather has clearly been a factor all summer, and has particularly
impacted
those events and attractions that are weather dependent and we suspect

Downtown development grant program announced

Sun, 08/08/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM ANNOUNCED
Municipalities to Compete for Remediation Assessment Funding
MONTPELIER Vermont municipalities seeking to study the feasibility of
restoring property located in a town or village center may apply for
grants up to $10,000 under a new grant program announced by the
Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Activities may include environmental assessments, building
conditions analysis, corrective action planning, cost

VBR Releases Third Quarter Survey Results

Thu, 08/05/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

VBR Releases Third Quarter, 2004 CEO Economic Outlook Survey Results
So. Burlington, VT- Results from the Vermont Business Roundtable's (VBR)
third quarter, 2004 CEO Economic Outlook Survey, show that, compared to
the previous quarter results, more of our member CEOs are planning
increases over the next six months in two important measures: capital
spending and employment. While projections for company sales are
optimistic, compared to the previous quarter results, a higher percentage

CVPS reports second quarter earnings

Wed, 08/04/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Central Vermont reports second quarter earnings

RUTLAND - Central Vermont Public Service (NYSE: CV) has reported consolidated second quarter earnings of
$3.5 million, or 27 cents per basic and diluted share of common stock. This compares to second quarter
2003 earnings of $5.1 million, or 40 cents per basic and diluted share of common stock.

CVPS's Cow Power links farmers, customers

Wed, 08/04/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

CVPS Cow Power" links farms, renewables and customers
Central Vermont Public Service customers who want to support renewable energy and Vermont dairy farms have a new energy choice -- CVPS Cow Power". The Vermont Public Service Board has approved CVPS Cow Power", which is intended to help promote development and reliance on renewable energy in Vermont by creating a market for energy generated by burning methane from cow manure.

Phish concert to get Verizon's COW

Wed, 08/04/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

"COW" FOLLOWS PHISH TO COVENTRY,
VERMONT CONCERT DATES
Verizon Wireless Network Prepared to Accommodate Concert Crowds
BURLINGTON, VT ­ When Phish fans gather to welcome the Vermont-based rock
band back home at the final shows of the band¹s Summer 2004 Tour, Verizon
Wireless will be on hand with a "COW," a portable cell site called "Cell
On Wheels," which is used to increase network capacity for special events
where significant cell phone usage is anticipated. The Phish concerts are

Charest and Douglas discuss shared concerns

Tue, 08/03/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

Premier Charest and Governor Douglas review
Progress on Agreements and shared concerns
Burlington, August 3, 2004-Québec Premier Jean Charest and Vermont
Governor Jim Douglas met Tuesday at ECHO at the Leahy Center for Lake
Champlain in Burlington, Vermont, to review progress made under the
Cooperation Agreement Between the Government of Québec and the
Government of the State of Vermont and discuss shared concerns including
security, environmental issues surrounding lakes Champlain and

GMP reports increase in earnings

Tue, 08/03/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

COLCHESTER, Vt., Aug 3, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Green Mountain Power Corporation (NYSE: GMP) has announced consolidated earnings of $0.34 per share of common stock, diluted, for the second quarter of 2004, compared with $0.22 per share, diluted, for the same period in 2003. Earnings for the first six months of 2004 are $1.06 per share, diluted, compared with $1.01 per share, diluted, for the same period in 2003.

Regional public transportation district recommended

Tue, 08/03/2004 - 8:00pm -- tim

REGIONAL PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT RECOMMENDED
Proposal would change funding of public transportation in Vermont
SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT -- A task force of the Chittenden County Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO) has recommended a new Regional Public Transportation District for Chittenden County as part of a proposal that would change the way public transportation in Vermont is funded and governed.

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