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New Interactive Website and West Coast Office Mark Northern Power Systems Growth

Wed, 12/18/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

Northern Power Systems has launched a
new interactive website:
and established a west coast presence to
support its rapid growth as a leading provider of state-of-the-art power
solutions. Serving commercial, industrial, and government audiences, the
new site is a resource for information about
on-site power, integrated power, renewable energy and isolated utility
power. In addition, the company announced it has opened a new office space

Sugarbush Acquires Blue Tooth and adds World Cup Freestyle Skier Babic

Wed, 12/18/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

Sugarbush Resort announced that it has acquired the Blue Tooth, a Warren restaurant and bar located on the Sugarbush Access Road.
Formerly owned and operated by Hobs Moyer for more than 20 years, the Blue Tooth was built by Tom Storrs in 1963. Once named one of the top ten ski resort nightclubs in the country, the Blue Tooth has a rich history as part of the Mad River Valley apres-ski scene of the 1960’s through 1980’s.

New England Innkeepers Association Elects New Officers and Directors

Thu, 12/12/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

The New England Innkeepers Association (NEIA) elected the new officers and Board of Directors
for 2002-2003.
The new officers are as follows: Paul Ronty Jr. (Chairman of the Board)
of The Mount Washington Hotel & Resort, Bretton Woods, NH; Michael Downing
(President) of The Johnson & Wales University Hotel, Seekonk, MA; Jim
Lamberti (1st Vice President) of the Inn at Essex, Essex Junction, VT; Bob
Smith, (2nd Vice President) Sebasco Harbor Resort, Sebasco Estates, ME and

New Partner Joins Gallagher, Flynn

Wed, 12/11/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

Michael Flynn, managing partner of the Burlington, VT CPA and consulting firm, Gallagher, Flynn & Company, LLP, is pleased to announce that Brian J. Monbouquette joined the firm as a partner. Brian will direct the firm's tax practice, in addition to consulting with clients about taxes, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, and raising capital.

Vermont Telephone (VTel) Selects Turin Networks For Optical Backbone Upgrade

Tue, 12/10/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

Turin Networks, Inc., a leading developer and supplier of multiservice optical transport platforms for network service providers, announced that Vermont Telephone Company, commonly known as VTel, has chosen Turin Networks’ Traverse™ Platform to build a high-capacity optical backbone for delivering broadband data services as well as traditional voice services to their customers.

Hubbardton Forge names five to key positions

Thu, 12/05/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

Over the past several years Hubbardton Forge has experienced steady
growth and developed a reputation for quality and design excellence in the
lighting industry. 2002 has been a year dedicated to building a team to
manage the continuing growth and the resulting change that growth
inevitably brings. The team building is nearing completion, with the
appointments over the last six months of the following individuals to key
positions: Martin T. Quigley, Operations Manager; Terry

Upcoming VTPA Meeting

Tue, 12/03/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Vermont Tax Practitioners Association (VTPA) will hold its next regular meeting on Tuesday, December 10th from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the Best Western Hotel (formerly the Holiday Inn) just off Exit 10 of I-89 in Waterbury, Vt.
The morning session will be presented by a representative of the Internal Revenue Service and will examine new tax changes for the upcoming tax season.
The afternoon session will be by the Vermont Department of Taxes and will also preview the 2002 tax year, with a special emphasis on the new tax forms and changes to the Act 60 process.

Green Mountain Power Increases Quartely Dividend

Mon, 12/02/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

Directors of Green Mountain Power Corporation
(NYSE:GMP) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.19 per share on
the utility's Common Stock, payable December 31, 2002, to holders of
record at the close of business on December 14, 2002. The new indicated
annual dividend rate is $0.76, an increase over the previous indicated
annual rate of $0.55. The increased dividend payment is contingent on the
successful issuance of long-term debt, which is expected to be completed
on or about December 16, 2002.

Retreat Healthcare Announces Program Expansions

Mon, 11/25/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

Retreat Healthcare announced the expansion of two of its key treatment programs for children and adolescents; The Tower
Program and the Child-Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Services. Both
programs are moving from their former locations near the main Retreat
Healthcare campus to Linden Lodge, with expanded capacity, staffing and
resources, in order to better serve the growing needs of this population.
The Tower Program is an alternative education program for students who
may be at risk of dropping out or of being asked to leave school due to

Paul Frank & Collins Welcomes Associates to Firm

Sun, 11/24/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

Paul, Frank & Collins, attorneys at law, is pleased to announce that Rebecca van Doren has joined the firm as an Associate. Ms. van Doren was admitted to the Vermont Bar on November 19, 2002, and will be concentrating her practice on general trial work, with a focus on intellectual property, including patent, copyright and trademark litigation, product liability, commercial litigation, and anti-trust matters.
Ms. van Doren is a 1985 graduate (Dean’s List) of Arizona State University and a 1998 graduate of Arizona State University, College of Law (cum laude).

GMP Announces

Wed, 11/20/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

GREEN MOUNTAIN POWER CORPORATION (NYSE: GMP) announced the preliminary results of its successful modified "Dutch Auction" self tender offer, which expired at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on November 19, 2002.