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Clean Technology Wood Boilers Presented by EPA at Vermont Event

Mon, 10/20/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Clean Technology Wood Boilers Presented by EPA at Vermont Event
When: Thursday, October 23, 2008
Public Open House: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Speaker Program: 10:30 am
What: Clean technology outdoor wood boilers will be on display at an event hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. These agencies are encouraging people to replace old, dirty-burning wood boilers with more efficient heaters, like those manufactured by Greenwood Technologies.

VEDA, Efficiency Vermont launch $1 million business energy efficiency loan program

Mon, 10/20/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

VEDA, IN COOPERATION WITH EFFICIENCY VERMONT, LAUNCHES NEW BUSINESS ENERGY EFFICIENCY
LOAN PROGRAM
$1 Million in Low-Interest Loan Funds Available
Montpelier, VT - Effective immediately, the Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA), in cooperation with Efficiency Vermont (EVT), is accepting applications from eligible Vermont businesses for loans to fund the cost of energy conservation projects certified as cost-effective by EVT. Up to $1 million is available in the new, low-interest Vermont Business Energy Conservation Loan Program.

Employers Receive Awards for Wellness at Work

Mon, 10/20/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Employers Receive Awards for Wellness at Work
Burlington A record 48 Vermont work sites received awards this month for their work site wellness programs. The awards, given annually by the Vermont Governors Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, honor employers that support staff access to physical fitness activities and promote good health on and off the job. The council and Governor Jim Douglas presented the awards at a Work Site Wellness Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Burlington on October 7.

groSolar Signs Exclusive North American Distribution Agreement With Leading PV Inverter

Sun, 10/19/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

groSolar Signs Exclusive North American Distribution Agreement
With Leading PV Inverter Manufacturer Motech Industries
San Diego, CA- groSolar, North America's premier provider of solar energy solutions, has announced an agreement with Motech Industries, Inc. of Taiwan. The agreement provides groSolar with the exclusive right to distribute Motech's industry-leading PV inverters to their expansive network of premium solar dealers across North America.

Chittenden Bank parent People's United Financial Reports Third Quarter Earnings

Thu, 10/16/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

People's United Financial Reports Third Quarter Earnings of $46 Million or $0.14 Per Share

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League of Conservation Voters Releases 2008 National Environmental Scorecard

Thu, 10/16/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

League of Conservation Voters Releases 2008 National Environmental Scorecard
Full Scorecard Available at http://www.lcv.org/scorecard
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The League of
Conservation Voters, which works to turn environmental values into national
priorities, today released the 2008 National Environmental Scorecard. For
30 years, the non-partisan National Environmental Scorecard from LCV has
been the nationally accepted yardstick used to rate Members of Congress on

Merchants Bancshares, Inc. Dividend Declaration and Earnings Release Calendar

Thu, 10/16/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Merchants Bancshares, Inc. Dividend Declaration and
Earnings Release Calendar
SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT-Merchants Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBVT), the parent company of Merchants Bank, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of 28 cents per share, payable November 13, 2008, to shareholders of record as of October 30, 2008. Merchants plans to release earnings on or about October 30, 2008.

Women's Economic Opportunity Conference Saturday

Thu, 10/16/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Registration has begun for U.S. Senator Patrick Leahys annual Womens Economic Opportunity Conference, to be held on Saturday, October 25, on the campus of Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center. The conference is free and includes lunch and childcare. To register today for this free conference go to Senator Leahy's homepage at www.leahy.senate.gov.

2008 Governor's Award Goes to Rob Mermin, Founder of Circus Smirkus

Wed, 10/15/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

2008 Governor's Award Goes to Rob Mermin, Founder of Circus Smirkus
Montpelier, VT - Governor James H. Douglas and the Vermont Arts Council are pleased to announce that Rob Mermin, circus arts performer and founder of Circus Smirkus, will receive the 2008 Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts. The ceremony, which is open to the public, will take place on Friday, October 17th at the State House in Montpelier.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Climbs Forbes' "200 Best Small Companies in America" List

Wed, 10/15/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Climbs Forbes' "200 Best Small Companies in America" List

WATERBURY, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) has been named by Forbes as one of the "200 Best Small Companies in America" for the seventh time since 2000. The Company was ranked 55th on the list, up from 88th in 2007.

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