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Mon, 12/17/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Rigby, ID December 17, 2007Life for new parents just got a little easier, and customer communication just improved at Broulims supermarket. The Idaho based chain launched its new web site ( in May 2007, including thousands of recipes, a weekly circular, Fresh Ideas and specials. In addition, Broulims has just added to their online family as of December 17, 2007.

Chris Dutton to retire from GMP, Mary Powell named CEO

Mon, 12/03/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

----- CEO Chris Dutton to retire August 2008 ----
COLCHESTER, VT.December 4, 2007.. Mary G. Powell, 47, will become Green Mountain Power's next
President and Chief Executive Officer in August 2008 when CEO Chris Dutton retires after 11
years leading the Vermont electric utility, it was announced today.
"We are extremely pleased that Mary Powell will succeed Chris Dutton as Green Mountain

McKelvey Foundation taps Champlain College

Mon, 12/03/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

McKelvey Foundation taps Champlain Colleges BYOBiz program
to co-promote entrepreneurial scholarships

--Entrepreneurial scholarship applications due January 15--

BURLINGTON, Vt.--The McKelvey Foundation of New York City has selected Champlain Colleges BYOBiz program as a partner in the McKelvey Entrepreneurial Scholarship program. Through its innovative entrepreneurial program for college students, Champlain College will help promote the McKelvey scholarships to young college-bound entrepreneurs.

Welcoming a New Addition to the Winegar

Sun, 12/02/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Bountiful, UT December 3, 2007Life for new parents just got a little easier, and customer communication just improved at Winegar's supermarket. The Utah based chain launched its new web site ( in October, including thousands of recipes, a monthly "Fresh Ideas" circular, weekly ads and specials were added. In addition, Winegar's has just added to their online family as of December 3, 2007. MyBaby is a grocery social networking site provided by MyWebGrocer, located in Colchester, Vermont.

CVPS, DPS agree on 2.3 percent rate increase

Thu, 11/29/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

CVPS, DPS agree on 2.3 percent rate increase
RUTLAND, Vt. (November 29, 2007) - Central Vermont Public Service (NYSE-CV) and the Vermont
Department of Public Service today agreed to a 2.3 percent rate increase to take
effect with bills rendered in February. CVPS filed for a 4.46 percent rate
increase in May. The settlement must be approved by the Vermont Public Service
"This settlement will provide CVPS with modest but adequate funds to improve
customer service and reliability, while maintaining extremely competitive rates

Green Mountain Power Renewable Energy Rate Revised

Thu, 11/29/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

COLCHESTER, VT... (November 30, 2007) The Vermont Public Service Board today approved revisions to Green Mountain Power's renewable energy rate, called GreenerGMP. The revisions allow Green Mountain Power to use all the proceeds from the customers purchasing energy under GreenerGMP to purchase Vermont renewable energy projects as they become available, rather than renewable resources elsewhere in New England.

Chittenden stockholders approve merger with People's United

Tue, 11/27/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Chittenden Corporation (NYSE: CHZ) announced today that Chittenden stockholders voted to approve the Agreement and Plan of Merger providing for the acquisition of Chittenden by People's United Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq: PBCT) at Chittenden's special meeting of stockholders held on November 28, 2007. The number of shares of Chittenden common stock voting to approve the merger agreement represented approximately 97% of the shares voted and 74% of the total number of outstanding shares.

Kindred Design Studio Awarded Gold and Silver Creativity Awards

Sun, 11/25/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Kindred Design Studio of Hinesburg, Vermont was awarded 2 Gold and 1 Silver Creativity Award, along with 2 other awards of merit as it was recognized by and accepted into the Creativity #37 Annual published by HarperCollins and due out in Summer 2008.

Design work completed for The University of Vermont and TDK Medical, out of Chicago, IL. garnered the Golds, while Kindred Designs own promotional Creative Work Book received the Silver. Merit awards went out to work done for Magic Hat Brewery and VASA, Inc. out of Essex Junction, VT and manufacturer of the VASA Swim Trainer.


Mon, 11/19/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Colchester, VT- November 20, 2007 Delivering the easiest and most hassle-free online shopping experience was only one item on the list for MyWebGrocer. The nations number one Web Service provider to the Retail Grocery Industry has also experienced rapid growth in its new Grocery Ad Network. And so, seeking to deliver a quicker, more powerful and more integrated advertising and shopping experience to its e-commerce customers, MyWebGrocer has announced a relationship with DoubleClick, a world leader in digital marketing.