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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Honored by America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) for the Voices Project

Mon, 03/13/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

For Immediate Release: Contact: Kathy Parry, BCBSVT
March 14, 2006 (802) 371-3205 or Mohit Ghose, Americas Health Insurance Plans: (202)778-8494
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
Honored by Americas Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
For The Voices Project
Berlin, VT - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) was honored last week with a prestigious national award, presented by the health insurance industrys largest trade association, for the Plans Voices Project teen outreach program.

GMP creates new risk management position

Wed, 03/08/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

COLCHESTER, VT… Green Mountain Power (NYSE:GMP)
has announced that on March 20, 2006, Robert Griffin, who has been with Green
Mountain Power since 1982 and served as Vice President and Chief Financial
Officer for the past three years, will take on the new position of Vice
President, Power Supply and Risk Management. This position was created to help

Cloud 9 Caterers celebrates 16th year of business with launch of new website

Mon, 03/06/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

South Burlington, VT -- March 7, 2006 Celebrating their 16th year of creating unforgettable weddings, private parties, and corporate events in Vermont, Cloud 9 Caterers has launched a new website (, developed by local wedding marketing company, Injoy Marketing ( The new website showcases the beauty and allure of Cloud 9's outstanding food and impeccable service, which has distinguished Cloud 9 as Vermont's premier catering company.

Dufresne-Henry employee named VTC student engineer of the year

Mon, 03/06/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Mike Becker, a senior at Vermont Technical College and a Dufresne-Henry employee, has recently been named Student Engineer of the Year by the college.
VTC selects one student each year for this honor as part of National Engineers Week. Becker was selected based on his grade point average, performance on projects, and overall willingness to learn and assist his fellow students. He was recently honored at an awards banquet hosted by the Vermont Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies at the Sheraton in South Burlington.

Academic Studies Abroad wins design award

Tue, 02/28/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Boston, MA - February 24, 2006 - Academic Studies Abroad, a leading study abroad company, was awarded a DesignFirmsTM Design Awards for their website
"This award further illustrates our commitment to not only having a website that is easy to navigate and user-friendly, but also graphically exciting, said Programs Director Lee Frankel. My hat goes off to Heidi Finn, our Graphic Artist, who once again showed how valuable her skills are to us and our customers."

Vermont Electronics Recycler expands

Mon, 02/27/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Good Point Recycling of Middlebury, Vermont, has announced the recycling of its ten millionth pound of electronics. While other states debate, legislate, and ponder the safe management of used computer and TVs, Good Point has quietly established Vermont as the second highest per-capita recycler of electronics in the nation.

Truex Cullins & Partners selected for international facility study

Thu, 02/23/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Truex Cullins & Partners Architects was recently selected to perform a Facility Study for the International School of Prague (ISP) in the Czech Republic. Truex Cullins & Partners Architects was selected out of several international architecture firms who submitted proposals for this project.
"With our extensive K-12 school experience throughout Vermont, and our firms history of international work, this exciting project is the natural outgrowth of our expertise in two strategic areas, said David Epstein, Partner-in-Charge of the project.

Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom selects New Hampshire vendor for next generation broadband equipment

Thu, 02/23/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom (WCVT) announced that it has selected Portsmouth, New Hampshire based Pannaway Technologies as its hardware vendor to deliver next-generation broadband services to its 21,000 subscribers. WCVT is deploying Pannaways award-winning IP Packet-based Service Convergence Network (SCNTM) products in 18 remote switching sites with 35 additional sites to follow. This will allow WCVT to upgrade its network with ADSL2+ technology that offers increased reliability and even faster Internet speeds to subscribers.

Choice One Communications and CTC Communications merge

Wed, 02/22/2006 - 8:00pm -- tim

Waltham, MA and Rochester, NY February 10, 2006 CTC Communications and Choice One Communications today announced their agreement to enter into a merger of equals, creating one of the largest competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs) in the United States, and the largest privately held CLEC in the Northeast. Post merger, the combined entity is expected to generate over $550 million in annual revenues by serving over 100,000 customers by way of over 1,000,000 access line equivalents. The companies combined network will consist of 7,000 route miles of fiber connecting 630 collocations.