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Premier Charest and Governor Douglas Announce Details of Oct. 6th Meeting

Thu, 10/02/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Premier Charest and Governor Douglas Announce Details of Oct. 6th Meeting
Focus on Economic Growth and Environmental Protection
MONTPELIER, Vt. - (October 3, 2008) Governor Jim Douglas and Québec Premier Jean Charest today announced the details of their Oct. 6th meeting in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.

PSB approves CVPS alternative regulation plan

Thu, 10/02/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

PSB approves CVPS alternative regulation plan

Provides for automatically adjusting rates on a quarterly basis to reflect fluctuating power purchase prices

RUTLAND - The Vermont Public Service Board has approved a Central Vermont Public Service (NYSE-CV) alternative regulation plan designed to better link customer and investor interests, improve efficiency and help control costs.

Regional Partnerships for the Vermont Nursing Home Diversion Project Begins

Thu, 10/02/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Agency of Human Services' Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living Announces Regional Partnerships for the Vermont Nursing Home Diversion Project
Waterbury, VT-- (October 3, 2008) Vermont's Nursing Home Diversion Project (NHDP), a demonstration project funded by the federal Administration on Aging, is fully underway, Secretary of the Agency of Human Services Cynthia D. LaWare announced today.

Unicel adds new cell sites

Thu, 10/02/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

UNICEL ADDS CELL SITES IN WAITSFIELD AND ACROSS VERMONT
Waitsfield, Vt.; Oct. 3, 2008 - Unicel has added five new cell sites in the past few months, bringing the total number of Unicel cell sites in Vermont to 126. The wireless services company plans to add as many as 12 more cell sites this year, providing Vermont residents, business people and travelers with the benefits of its advanced network.
Unicel announced its most recent cell sites today with Gov. Douglas at the Waitsfield Inn, the historic home to one of Unicel's latest cell sites.

NSA Continues Strong Growth Trend

Wed, 10/01/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Despite the national and state economic slowdown, one of the largest private employers in the Northeast Kingdom remains strong, said Steve Patterson, executive director of the Northeast Vermont Economic Development Association.

NSA Industries, LLC of Lyndonville is one of the fastest growing manufacturing industries in the region; more than 40 new employees were hired in the last 12 months, pushing the total workforce to over 300 employees.

Statement from Department of Mental Health Commissioner Michael Hartman

Wed, 10/01/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Statement from Department of Mental Health Commissioner Michael Hartman on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Decision Regarding Certification of Vermont State Hospital
We all know that Vermont State Hospital has faced its share of challenges in the past few years as the State, legislators, advocates, mental health clients and other stakeholders have worked to rethink, reform and revitalize Vermont's system of mental health care to best serve our state's most severely mentally ill.

Vermont Celebrates Champlain' named Top 100 Event in US

Wed, 10/01/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

The American Bus Association (ABA) announced that the 'Vermont Celebrates Champlain,' and 'Hudson 400th Celebration of Discovery' are the winning US events, respectively, as ABA released its 2009 list of the
'Top 100 Events in North America.'

The year 2009 will mark the 400th anniversary of when French explorer Samuel de Champlain traveled by canoe up the Richelieu River and came upon a lake spanning 120 miles in length and 12 miles in width.

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