Union Bank announces new Danville Office
Danville VT, August 14, 2008 - Union Bank has announced the official opening of its new Danville office, located in the Marty's 1st Stop complex, Route 2 in Danville. A grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting was held on Saturday, August 9th for both the new Union Bank office and the newly-expanded Marty's 1st Stop store.
Union Bank announces new Danville Office
Woodbury College, Champlain College Announce Merger
BURLINGTON, Vt. (Aug. 14, 2008) - The leaders of Champlain College and Woodbury College announced today that they have signed a letter of intent to merge and create The Woodbury Institute at Champlain College beginning fall 2008.
"We have found a wonderful partner whose culture, infrastructure, and support will allow us to capitalize on numerous and significant opportunities," said Woodbury College President Larry Mandell.
On Thursday, June 5, 2008, Engineering Ventures, Inc. was awarded the Grand Award for Structures from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Vermont, for their structural work at the Dudley H. Davis Student Center, at the University of Vermont.
Secretary of Administration Michael K. Smith today released General Fund revenue results for the month of July, the first month of Fiscal Year 2009. General Fund revenues totaled $96.66 million for July 2008, +$8.07 million or +9.11% above the $88.58 million consensus revenue forecast for the month and year-to-date.
There were 713 new regular benefit claims for Unemployment Insurance last week, a decrease of 138 from the week before. Altogether 7,181 new and continuing claims were filed, 148 less than a week ago and 1,861 more than a year earlier. In addition, the Department processed 2,310 claims for benefits under Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008, an increase of 757 from last week.
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Draker Laboratories (Draker) announces a series of partnerships and the securing of a significant investment today. These partnerships and investment greatly improves Draker's ability to grow the company's position in the renewable energy monitoring industry.
Food Industry Veteran Rick McKelvey Appointed President
of Putney Pasta
Vermont Congressional Delegation to Take Part in
Lyndon State College Ground Breaking
Lyndon Center, Vt. - Vermont Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders along with Representative Peter Welsh will all take part in ground breaking for the new academic and student activity building at the college August 12 at noon. The ceremony will take place in front of the Vail Center, followed by a reception in the Vail Student Center.
Search engine marketing company @Web Site Publicity, announced today the signing of a new client, 800response, a leading provider of vanity 800 phone numbers and call tracking solutions based in Burlington, VT. @Web Site Publicity will support the 800response website with search engine marketing strategies, specifically search engine optimization consulting. The goal is to make 800response's informative Web content and online services even more accessible to the businesses that use the major search engines to find the best resources to support their marketing initiatives.
New Jersey Edges New York for Nation's Highest State-Local Tax Burden
Washington, D.C., August 7, 2008 - New Jersey taxpayers bear the heaviest state-local tax burden in 2008, and Alaskans have the lightest tax burden, according to a new report from the Tax Foundation.
In Tax Foundation Special Report, No. 163, "State-Local Tax Burdens Dip As Income Growth Outpaces Tax Growth," senior economist Gerald Prante computes each state's combined state-local tax burden, accounting for taxes paid out of state.
CVPS provides $50,000 grant for solar project
BURLINGTON, Vt (August 6, 2008)&America's oldest and most renowned flour company, King Arthur Flour, has named Kelliher Samets Volk as its agency of record, according to Tim Volk, president of the independent advertising agency. The account, previously handled by Digital Flannel in Woodstock, Vermont, was awarded after a quiet national review of agencies. Billings for the account were not revealed.