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Early Education Program for Children

Thu, 03/06/2008 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

At Future Einsteins we believe that the building a better future starts with preparing today's young children with the skills they will need to be successful in school and later in life. Our program is not only about teaching children technology skills, our Imagine Tomorrow Classes are enriched with critical learning experiences designed to build literacy and understanding.

Aviatron to announce $6.2 million contract Friday

Wed, 03/05/2008 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

Aviatron to announce $6.2 million contract today
Governor to promote aviation industry
Will urge Legislature to make permanent a tax exemption for aircraft parts
Montpelier, Vt. -- Governor Jim Douglas today will congratulate a Vermont aviation firm -- Aviatron of South Burlington -- for landing a $6.2 million aircraft maintenance contract. The governor will urge lawmakers to make permanent a tax exemption on aircraft parts to encourage additional job creation in this economic sector.
ANNOUNCEMENT

Governor Releases Report on Meeting Renewable Energy Goal

Wed, 03/05/2008 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

Governor Releases Report on Meeting Renewable Energy
Goal
Administration seeks 25% Renewable
Energy from Farms, Forests by 2025
 
Montpelier, Vt.
– Governor Jim Douglas on March 6, 2008, released an advisory report showing that Vermont can meet the
goal of generating 25 percent of its total energy from renewable sources,
principally from farms and forests, by 2025.
 
Under Governor Douglas’ direction, Vermont
became the 14th state to join the 25 X ’25 Alliance in 2006, a coalition of more than

Vermont Quadricentennial Commission Endorses Events for 2009

Wed, 03/05/2008 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

Vermont Quadricentennial Commission Endorses Events for 2009
MONTPELIER, Vt. -- The Lake Champlain Quadricentennial Commission Events Committee has given the green light to more than 40 event proposals for the 2009 celebration that will honor the anniversary of Samuel de Champlain's arrival to the lake in 1609. Application review and approval is ongoing with even more events anticipated to be added over the next several weeks and months.

Economic Development Department launches new Web site

Tue, 03/04/2008 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
CONTACT: David Mace (802) 828-5229
 
March 4, 2008
State Launches New Economic
Development Web Site
 
Revamped Site Will
Make It Easier To Use For Businesses, Entrepreneurs
 
MONTPELIER, Vt. – The state has launched a newly
overhauled website for economic development that officials say will make it
easier for people who want to do business in Vermont.
 
The Department of Economic Development’s new Thinkvermont.com

General Dynamics Armament invests in Maine production site

Tue, 03/04/2008 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

General Dynamics Armament invests in Maine production site
Arlington, VA based General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products is investing over $50,000 in production equipment and hiring 60 to 90 new employees to accelerate its enterprise-wide focus on Lean/Six Sigma-based process improvements at its Saco, ME, gun manufacturing facility. The site serves as General Dynamics' core production site for single- and multi-barrel aircraft and crew-served weapon systems.

Dave Provost to Become New Deputy Commissioner of Captive Insurance

Sun, 03/02/2008 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

Breaking News

Dave Provost to Become New Deputy Commissioner

Dear Friends,

Dave Provost, CFE has been named the successor to Len Crouse as Deputy Commissioner of Captive Insurance. Dave is an Assistant Chief Examiner within
the department and is a veteran of the captive industry having spent 18 years in both the private and regulatory sector.

Champlain College and HRSentry Headquartered in Colchester deliver online HR workshops

Sun, 03/02/2008 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

For more information contact: Melissa Hersh, (802) 865-5402
BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Champlain College's Workforce Development Center has formed an alliance with HRSentry, an online human resources management and compliance service, to deliver online workshops in human resource management, using HRSentry's 6,000 plus resources as the virtual textbook for each workshop.

Charles Davis leaving Merchants' board

Tue, 02/26/2008 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

Merchants Bancshares, Inc. Announces Director's Resignation
SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT - The Board of Directors of Merchants Bancshares, Inc. announced February 27, 2008, that Charles A. Davis has given notice of his departure as a director of Merchants, in order to decrease the number of public company boards on which he currently serves.

Leap Year 2008: 29 Reasons Vermont Is the Place to Spend that Extra Day

Tue, 02/26/2008 - 8:00pm -- Anonymous

This month's gift of a tucked-away day only comes once every four years. Here are 29 things to do in Vermont this Friday!

"Ring in the 29th and watch it go with the Leap Year Special overnight stay at the Mountaintop Inn & Resort in Chittenden (www.mountaintopinn.com).

"Browse 29 books by Vermont authors at the independent Flying Pig Bookstore in Shelburne (www.flyingpigbooks.com).

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