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Equipe Sport Welcomes New Manager to Mt. Snow Location

Mon, 04/21/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Wilbur Rice, owner of Equipe Sport, is pleased to announce that Tom Byrnes has taken the management reins of the Equipe Sport and Mtn. Riders shop at Mount Snow.
Tom Byrnes is a passionate skier, rider, biker and fly fisherman with more than twenty years of experience in outdoor sales and retail management, and has held positions at the Alpine Shop in Saratoga Springs, New York, the L.L. Bean location in West Lebanon, New Hampshire, and, most recently, at the Killington Resort Shop.

Feds say patient care improved at state hospital

Mon, 04/21/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

DOJ Releases Fourth VSH
Compliance Report
Marked Improvement In Patient Care, Safety
Waterbury, Vt.--The U. S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently issued
their fourth compliance report for the Vermont State Hospital (VSH), based on an
on-site review of the facility conducted in early March, 2008.  The DOJ
report shows that VSH is compliant with the key components of the agreement made between the federal
government and the State in July 2006.  The report evaluates the progress the

Speaker will assess worldwide progress in reducing poverty & disease at St Mike's

Mon, 04/21/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Speaker will assess worldwide progress in reducing poverty & disease UN coordinator of $3.2 billion portfolio to speak at Saint Michael's on UN Millennium Development Goals Dr. Bisrat Aklilu, executive coordinator of the United Nations Multi-Donor Trust Fund, will speak at Saint Michael's College on Monday, April 28, at 3:30 p.m. in St. Edmund's Hall Farrell Room (3rd floor). Dr. Bisrat, an economics professor at Boston University before joining the UN, will speak on the topic

The United Nations and the Millennium Development Goals: Challenges and Opportunities.

Vermont Tourism Reports Strong Winter Season

Mon, 04/21/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Tourism Reports
Strong Winter Season
MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont is wrapping up one of its best winter
seasons in recent memory, thanks to an ideal combination of significant and
persistent snowfall that drew millions of visitors here to enjoy a variety of
recreational activities. 
According to the Department of
Tourism and Marketing, tax revenue collected for Rooms and Meals is showing
that this year’s snowy winter has been a good season for Vermont’s

Democrats, Republicans split over Douglas' stimulus plan

Sun, 04/20/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Governor announces Vermont economic stimulus package
Governor Jim Douglas announced a $214 million dollar economic stimulus package in hopes of making Vermont the first state to bounce back from the national recession. His 15-point plan, which would cost the state $3 million in spending but generate more than $70 million alone in its first year, has caused a rift between Republican and Democratic leaders who are scrambling to review it before the session comes to a close in two weeks.

Everything Equine Coming April 26-27

Sun, 04/20/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

"Unbridled Enthusiasm" for Everything Equine
Horses big and small featured at Exposition's Horse Show
Horses big and small will be the focus this weekend at Everything Equine - one of New Englands largest equine educational events.
Everything Equine and Horses 2008 show runs Saturday and Sunday (April 26-27) at Champlain Valley Expositions Robert E. Miller Expo Centre. The annual show, spotlights the impact horse owners have on the state's economy and the many ways horses are used from sport to work.

Vermont Golf Association Opens State Day Tournaments

Sun, 04/20/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Golf Association State Day Tournaments Slated for
Rutland and Vermont National Country Clubs
(Rutland, VT) - The Vermont Golf Association will hold one-day State Day Tournaments at Rutland and Vermont National Country Clubs during the week of May 5. Rutland Country Club ( will take place on Tuesday, May 6 while Vermont National Country Club ( State Day will compete on Thursday, May 8.

Unemployment rate up three-tenths

Thu, 04/17/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

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Bergquist to take over from Russell as legislative counsel

Wed, 04/16/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont Legislative Council Announces New Director and Chief Council

(April 17) The Vermont Legislative Council has announced that Emily
Bergquist will become the new Director and Chief Counsel of the
Legislative Council on July 1, 2008. Bergquist was selected
following a national search to lead the Office of the Legislative
Council, which assists the legislature in drafting bills, providing
research and analysis of legislative and policy issues, and supporting
legislative committee work.