First Night Burlington announces that J. Patrick Burns, of the Entrepreneur's Source, now leads the Board of Directors as Chair. Burns, who joined the First Night Burlington Board of Directors in 2005, brings many years of experience as a business consultant to the position and will continue to seek opportunities to expand the non-profit's commitment to the community and to the arts.
Interrobang Design Collaborative, Inc., The Office of Mark and Lisa Sylvester, has launched their new web site. Covering the studio's core capabilities, and displaying in-depth portfolio sections for Identity, Packaging, Print, Typefaces and Design Management, the site gives potential clients and existing collaborators thorough insight into the studio's work and mindset.
The Machine Operators Skills Training Program (M.O.S.T.) is a pilot training program designed to prepare displaced, unemployed workers for careers as machine operators in advanced machine shops. Candidates selected for this free program participate in an intensive, two-week training process. Starting wages for CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) machine operators can range from $10 to $15 per hour.
Stantec adds to US
East operations with addition of Dufresne-Henry
EDMONTON AB, NORTH
SPRINGFIELD VT (April 17, 2006) TSX:STN;NYSE:SXC
successfully closed today the previously announced acquisition of multidiscipline
design firm Dufresne-Henry. The addition adds over 270 employees and 12 office
locations to Stantec in the New England states, New York,
April 14, 2006
FOR 11.95 PERCENT INCREASE IN RATES;
POWER COSTS PRINCIPAL FACTOR
BOSTON, April 14, 2006 The Hannaford Bros. Co. supermarket chain has selected The Pohly Company to publish its customer magazine, Diana Pohly, president of The Pohly Company, announced today. Burlington is one of Hannaford Bros.'s major markets.
The Pohly Company will re-position and re-design Hannaford Brothers bi-monthly magazine called Hannaford Fresh. The Pohly Company will be responsible for publication strategy development, distribution analysis and refinement, editorial content, graphic design, and print production for the publication.
JAMES H. DOUGLAS
State of Vermont
purchase of Rochester Electric Light & Power
Vermont Public Service will purchase the assets and franchise territory of
Rochester Electric Light and Power under a deal announced today, which will
reduce rates for the smaller companys customers, and allow CVPS to spread fixed
costs over a larger customer base.
owners, Tom and Sandy Pierce, have agreed to sell their utility property and Rochesters share of the Hydro-Quebec contract to
CVPS. If approved by the Vermont Public
Williston, Vt. Vermonts only home-away-from- home for cancer patients has received good news from the states largest banking institution: a major pledge to build a bigger, more functional building.
Recently, the Campaign for a New Hope Lodge gained a pledge of $40,000 from the Chittenden Bank Community Fund. The pledge comes on the heels of notification that the campaign is eligible to receive a $400,000 challenge grant from The Kresge Foundation.
BURLINGTON, Vt.--Jeffrey Hollender, president and chief regeneration officer of Seventh Generation, will address graduates at Champlain Colleges 128th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 6.
Hollender is a well-respected leader in the socially and environmentally responsible communities. He has led Seventh Generation from humble beginnings to its current position as the nations leading brand of natural home and personal care products, and an authority on issues related to making a positive difference in the health of the planet and its inhabitants through everyday choices.
Colchester, Vt. Unicel has expanded its GSM wireless network with new and enhanced cell phone coverage in many ski areas across Vermont. The expansion is part of the companys $45 million investment over the past year in its Northeast operating area, including enhancements along the Vermont Interstates, in the Champlain Islands and throughout the Upper Valley.
Unicel recently has added or enhanced cellular sites to its GSM network in or near the following ski areas in Vermont:
" Grafton Ponds Nordic Ski Center
" Jay Peak
" Mount Snow