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The City of Burlington, CCTA and Church Street MArketplace kicks off the Holiday Season with FREE Parking and FREE Bus Rides!

Thu, 11/15/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

The City of Burlington, CCTA and Church Street Marketplace kicks off the Holiday Season with FREE Parking and FREE Bus Rides!

IT is SO convenient to enjoy the Holiday Season in Downtown Burlington!

CCTA offers FREE SHUTTLE passes to new riders in Downtown Burlington

Burlingtons municipal parking garages and Burlington Town Center garage also offer two hours free parkingv
ALL of the parking meters are free during holiday weekends.

Macro International Inc. welcomes Omland

Wed, 11/14/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Kristian Omland has joined the Statistical Services Group at Macro International, Inc. The Statistical Services Group is based in the companys downtown Burlington office. Omland blends statistical and ecological expertise and will complement Macros existing strength in fisheries and other natural resources surveys. He has an MS from UVM and a Ph.D. from UConn.

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery 25 Years in Business

Tue, 11/13/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery in Shelburne is celebrating their 25th year of business in Vermont as artisan picture framers and restorers of antique frames. An art gallery became an additional part of the business beginning in 1991.

Brad Sourdiffe and Joan Furchgott met in Vermont in 1975, and left for 6 years before returning in 1982. At that time they initially set up a frame restoration business operating out of their then home in Buel's Gore.

Vermont Chamber Hosts Chinese Small Business Delegation

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

The itinerary, with open press availability, includes:

10:00 - 10:45 a.m. ECHO at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
1:30 - 2:20 p.m. Vermont State House, Montpelier
2:45 - 3:30 p.m. Ben & Jerrys, Waterbury
3:40 - 4:30 p.m. Cold Hollow Cider Mill, Waterbury

Vermont is the Shanghai Small Enterprises Trade Development Service Center (SSETDSC) delegations first stop on a 14-day tour of 8 other destinations. Many of these stops include high profile tourism destinations around the country, but here in Vermont, their visit is all business.

Intelligent Asset Tracking

Thu, 11/08/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Hilversum, Netherlands - Nov 9th 2007

Tergooi hospital, a 330 000 sq-ft medical center in northern Holland, has adopted a Wi-Fi based tracking infrastructure that is assisting them in locating infusion pumps. Installed and integrated by Ship2Save, an RFID solution provider, in collaboration with École Polytechnique, a Montreal based University; the system uses Aeroscout asset tags to monitor movement and usage of intravenous pumps across various locations in the hospital.

Circ-Williston DEIS Comment Period Extended to November 21

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

MONTPELIER The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) in coordination with the Federal Highway Administration is extending the public comment period associated with the Circ-Williston Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Section 4(f) Evaluation.

The original deadline for filing comments about the Circ-Williston Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) was November 8. That deadline has been extended to November 21, 2007. The Circ-Williston DEIS has been publicly available since August 10, 2007.

Does Your Organization Need More Innovative Thinkers?

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

For Immediate Release
Contact: Bruce Seifer, Assistant Director for Economic Development, 865-7179

Does Your Organization Need More Innovative Thinkers?

Burlingtons Community and Economic Development Office is sponsoring a free workshop hosted by Forward Leap Consulting.

Five Ways to Unleash the Creative Potential Within Your Organization

When: Friday, November 9, 2007
Where: City Hall, conference room 12
Coffee and refreshments served

Steve Paddock Named As State Star

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

VtSBDC State Director, Lenae Quillen-Blume, announced that Steve Paddock has been selected as the 2007 State Star of Vermont Small Business Development Center.

I am pleased to make this announcement, and to recognize Steve for extraordinary contributions to businesses throughout Vermont. Steve Paddock, is the business advisor in Addison County and statewide Agricultural Program Director.

Vermont Joins Emissions Lawsuit Against Bush Administration

Wed, 11/07/2007 - 8:00pm -- tim

Untitled Document
Vermont Joins Emissions
Lawsuit Against Bush Administration

States Seek Authority
to Implement Auto Emission Standards

Montpelier, VT (11/8/07)
Vermont will join a California lawsuit that contends the EPA has unreasonably
stalled a decision that would force automakers to produce vehicles with cleaner
emissions, Governor Jim Douglas announced today.