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State Awards $40,000 to Town of Hartford for Growth Planning

Wed, 10/29/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

State Awards $40,000 to Town of Hartford for Growth Planning
Hartford Receives Growth Center Award To Plan For Future Development

WHITE RIVER JCT., Vt. - The state has awarded a $40,000 grant to the Town of Hartford to help the town plan for Growth Center designation, a move that would help streamline future development and create jobs and housing opportunities.

Unemployment benefit claims up again

Wed, 10/29/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Week Ending October 25, 2008
There were 1,190 new regular benefit claims for Unemployment Insurance last week, an increase of 389 from the week before. Altogether 6,905 new and continuing claims were filed, 363 more than a week ago and 2,009 more than a year earlier. In addition, the Department processed 1,161 claims for benefits under Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008, a decrease of 36 from last week.
The Unemployment Weekly Report can be found at: http://www.vtlmi.info/

Champlain Housing Trust Receives Grant from TD Charitable Foundation

Tue, 10/28/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Champlain Housing Trust Receives Grant from TD Charitable Foundation
October 29, 2008 - Burlington, VT - On the opening day of the Champlain Housing Trust's annual Community Campaign, the organization and the TD Charitable Foundation announced a $15,000 grant award. Now in its third year, the "Housing for Everyone" grant competition made a total of $1.5 million in donations to 48 affordable housing groups from Maine to Florida, including three grants in Vermont.

Entergy Reports Third Quarter Earnings Increase

Tue, 10/28/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Entergy Reports Third Quarter Earnings

New Orleans, La. (October 28, 2008) - Entergy
Corporation (NYSE:ETR) today reported third quarter 2008 as-reported earnings of
$470.3 million, or $2.41 per share, and operational earnings of $487.3 million,
or $2.50 per share, compared with as-reported and operational earnings of $461.2
million, or $2.30 per share, for third quarter 2007.

Consolidated
Earnings Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Measures

Third Quarter
and Year-to-Date
2008 vs. 2007

Vermont Life Named Among Most Improved Magazines

Tue, 10/28/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Life Named Among Most Improved Magazines

Coveted honor among three awards presented to Vermont Life by International Regional Magazine Association
MONTPELIER - A revitalized Vermont Life magazine has been named among the most improved magazines in the United States and Canada by the International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA).

Judges for the 45-member association called Vermont Life "much improved in design and in editorial, but most significantly in its focus. Throughout there is a palpable sense of the readers' interests and concerns."

Competitive Computing Awarded GSA Schedule 70 Contract

Mon, 10/27/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Competitive Computing Awarded GSA Schedule 70 Contract
Award
COLCHESTER, VT - Competitive Computing (C2), a recognized leader in strategic
IT solutions for business, government and higher education institutes, has announced that they
were awarded a Schedule 70 contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the
procurement arm of the federal government. The GSA Schedule is the preferred vehicle for
government buyers; product and service providers who have contracts on the GSA Schedule are

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