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Logic Supply offers fanless NUC with latest Intel motherboard

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:26am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine For more than 14 years, Logic Supply (www.logicsupply.com) has been developing highly reliable computer hardware for demanding applications. The South Burlington company pioneered the use of Intel's Next Unit of Computing (NUC) motherboard within industrial PCs, and today has announced their latest fanless NUC, the ML100G-31. This brand new system joins Logic Supply's ML100 Series of fanless NUC computers, and is powered by Intel's new Dawson Canyon motherboard, enabling 7th generation Core processing in a chassis that fits in the palm of your hand.

Proceeds from Ben & Jerry's One Sweet World to benefit a new Poor People's Campaign

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:18am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Ben & Jerry's co-founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfieldtook the stage at the Howard Theater last night with Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis to announce the ice cream makers' support of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. A portion of the proceeds from Ben & Jerry's new One Sweet World limited batch flavor will benefit the campaign's efforts to promote economic and racial justice. After the announcement, Aloe Blacc, Maxwell, Sweet Honey in the Rock, JPeriod, Yara Allen, Gina Belafonte and Van Jones headlined the "We are Here" concert presented by Sankofa.org in support of the campaign.

D-H opioid study presents new guidelines after surgeries

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 5:48am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine A new study by Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Chief of Surgery Dr Richard Barth offers surgeons specific guidelines for post-surgery prescriptions for pain-relieving opioids. The study, published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, recommends that patients who have major abdominal surgery should be able to control their pain at home by taking the same number of opioids they took the day before they were discharged.

Vermont Hospitals push for health insurance

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 4:21am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The number of people with health insurance has increased significantly in recent years, with more than 20 million Americans gaining health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act. Vermont has some of the lowest uninsured rates in the country, and now, during the Open Enrollment period for Vermont Health Connect, is the time to build on this progress. 

Champlain College Online enhances cybersecurity program

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 3:43am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Champlain College Online, designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security, has announced a new chair of cybersecurity programs. Kathleen Hyde, MCIS, MBA, will help equip Champlain’s adult students with the business and technical skills to solve some of the nation’s most complex information security challenges.

Chimney Savers adds matching gift to Gifford’s Giving Tuesday food drive

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 3:31am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Randolph Chimney Saver’s gave an extra boost to Gifford’s Giving Tuesday Employee Food Drive this year, matching a dollar for every pound of food collected on the Randolph campus. Gifford staff presented 1,198 pounds of food and Chimney Savers Co-Owner Paul Bianco presented a matching check to the Randolph Food Shelf’s Jo Busha on Tuesday, November 28.

Iora Health's Dartmouth Health Connect now participating with UnitedHealthcare

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 2:22am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Iora Health and UnitedHealthcare have established a new network relationship, giving New Hampshire and Vermont residents enrolled in UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans access to physicians at Iora Health's Dartmouth Health Connect primary care practice in Hanover, NH. "Iora was founded on the belief that relationships heal, and we have built our teams and approach to care around this foundation," said Duncan Reece, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Iora Health.

Lake Sunapee Bank reports food drive results

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 2:06am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Bar Harbor Bankshares concluded their annual “Food for Good” community food drive on November 17, 2017. This year the event took place in Maine at 14 Bar Harbor Bank & Trust branches as well as in New Hampshire and Vermont at 35 branches of Lake Sunapee Bank, a division of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.  More than 6,400 food items and over $5,900 were collected and delivered to local food pantries prior to the Thanksgiving holiday.  “On behalf of the Bank, I would like to thank everyone who gave a gift of healthy food to our neighbors in need by

McClaughry: The more things stay the same in Ed spending

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:25am -- tim

by John McClaughry On December 18 Governor Phil Scott will convene an Education Summit, to address “the crisis of affordability and how it impacts the opportunities we are able to provide our children.”  In his letter announcing the Summit to “education leaders” – apparently referring to the public school establishment – the governor wants long-term cost containment in the public school system.

Sanders talks to high school kids about their future

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 9:10pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine US Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) visited Peoples Academy in Morrisville Monday morning to have an open conversation with students about their aspirations and goals after graduating high school. “It’s important that we understand how students see their options as they prepare to graduate high school,” said Sanders, who serves on the Senate education committee.

Miro Weinberger statement on Carina Driscoll and Infinite Culcleasure entering mayor's race

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 4:52pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Mayor Miro Weinberger released the following statement today in response to the announcements of Carina Driscoll and Infinite Culcleasure: "I welcome Carina Driscoll and Infinite Culcleasure to the mayor's race. Burlingtonians deserve healthy democratic debate and real choice at the ballot box..."

Vermont Electric Cooperative rates unchanged for fourth consecutive year

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 3:55pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) will not seek a rate increase for January 2018, marking the fourth consecutive year that VEC has kept rates flat. Earlier in the year, VEC anticipated that a rate increase would be necessary, but VEC staff worked hard to identify savings in power supply and transmission as well as in other areas.

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