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Green Mountain Power's SolarGMP Approved by Vermont Public Service Board

Mon, 06/30/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Green Mountain Power's SolarGMP
Approved by Vermont Public Service Board
New solar incentive takes effect July 1
COLCHESTER, Vt. (July 1, 2008) --- Green Mountain Power's groundbreaking new approach to accelerate the adoption of solar energy by Vermont homes and businesses has been approved by the Vermont Public Service Board. The program became available July 1, 2008.

Heritage Flight Adds Non-Stop Service to West Coast, Caribbean, Europe

Mon, 06/30/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Charter Company Expands Fleet,
Adds Non-Stop Service to West Coast, Caribbean, Europe
Longer Routes Continue to be Popular
BURLINGTON, VT (July 1, 2008) - Heritage Flight has added another, larger jet to its fleet, enabling the Vermont-based charter airline and aircraft management company to expand its menu of non-stop destinations.

Jay Peak sold to investment group

Mon, 06/30/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Jay, VT (July 1, 2008) - After nearly 25 years of leading Jay Peak as President and Chief Operating Officer, Bill Stenger, along with a group of private investors, has purchased the northern Vermont Resort-located just a few miles south of the Canadian border.
"The sale of Jay Peak is a very positive transition-not only from the perspective of our employees and guests, but from that of the entire community of Jay Peak stakeholders. Our entire ownership and management team is very excited to move Jay Peak forward toward a higher level of service and quality." said Stenger.

Burlington Electric hires EnerNOC to run demand response program

Mon, 06/30/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

EnerNOC Signs Contract with Burlington Electric Department
Demand Response Program Provides Pricing Stability for Vermont Ratepayers
BOSTON, MA, July 1, 2008 - EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENOC), a leading developer and provider of clean and intelligent energy solutions, today announced that it has signed a contract with Burlington Electric Department to deliver up to 10 megawatts of demand response capacity. This capacity will help provide wholesale electricity market pricing stability that will benefit all Burlington ratepayers.

Governor, Retailers, Grocers and Foodbank to Announce Unprecedented 'Holiday' Food Drive

Sun, 06/29/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Governor, Retailers, Grocers and Foodbank to Announce Unprecedented 'Holiday' Food Drive
Barre, Vt. -- Governor Jim Douglas, the Vermont Retail Association, the Vermont Grocers' Association and the Vermont Foodbank are joining forces for unprecedented 'holiday' food drive during Vermont's upcoming Sales Tax Holiday weekend, July 12-13.

Sea Change Investment Fund Invests $2.35 Million In Putney Pasta

Sun, 06/29/2008 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

 Sea Change Investment Fund Invests In Putney Pasta   SAN FRANCISCO, CA., JUNE 30, 2008 - The Sea Change Investment Fund, LLC, a venture capital fund focused on environmentally-preferable seafood, in conjunction with existing company investors CEI Community Ventures Fund and The CDVCA Central Fund, today announces a $2.35 million investment in Vermont-based The Natural Pasta Company d/b/a/ Putney Pasta.

Vermont Businesses Recognized for Outstanding Efforts to Employ Individuals with Disabilities

Sun, 06/29/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Businesses Recognized for Outstanding Efforts to Employ Individuals with Disabilities
Waterbury, VT-At this month's 5th Governor's Summit for the Employment of People with Disabilities, eight businesses were recognized by the Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities (GCEPD) for their efforts to promote the employment of Vermonters with physical, mental, emotional and/or other disabilities.

Vermont Officials to Celebrate Quebec City's 400th Anniversary

Sun, 06/29/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

 
Vermont
Officials to Celebrate Quebec City’s 400th Anniversary
Gov.
Douglas, Sen. Leahy, Dignitaries and Officials to Attend Lois McClure Reception
and Dedication of Vermont and New England Monuments
 
WHO:             
Governor Jim Douglas, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, Honorary Chairperson of the Franco-American
Heritage Committee Marcelle Leahy, Vermont Tourism and Marketing Commissioner
Bruce Hyde and Burlington Mayor Bob Kiss
 
WHAT:           
Lois McClure Reception and Monument Dedication
 

EW! VT's Holly Lane honored by the Vermont Children's Trust Foundation

Wed, 06/25/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Everybody Wins! Vermont's Holly Lane was awarded the Lynne Von Trapp Award by the Vermont Childrens Trust Foundation (VCTF)at their luncheon on June 18.

This award is given annually to a staff person of a Vermont Children's Trust Foundation grant site who was a driving force in establishing or moving the program or organization forward, was responsive to and accurate in meeting the requirements of the VCTF, was a good ambassador for the VCTF and was a positive and optimistic colleague to all.

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