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Solar Works, Inc. and SolarWrights, Inc. Join Forces to Create Largest Solar Integration Company in Northeast

Mon, 10/13/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Solar Works, Inc. and SolarWrights, Inc. Join Forces to Create Largest Solar Integration Company in Northeast

Riverside Partners invests in the merger of the region's two
leading residential and commercial solar integrators

Boston, MA - October 14, 2008 - Riverside Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm, announced today the acquisition and merger of Solar Works, Inc (with an office in Montpelier) and SolarWrights, Inc. into the largest solar energy integrator in the Northeast.

National Life Group names Mehran Assadi as next CEO

Mon, 10/13/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Mehran Assadi has been designated the next president and chief executive officer of National Life Group (NLGroup), the company's Board of Directors announced on Tuesday.
Assadi, currently president of NLGroup's life and annuity division, will succeed Thomas H. MacLeay, who is retiring Dec. 31 as president and CEO. MacLeay will remain as Chairman of the Board.
David Coates, the lead independent director on the board and chairman of the search committee, said Assadi has been instrumental in developing and executing a strategy of success for the life and annuity division.

Pomerleau Announces New Property Management Client

Sun, 10/12/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Pomerleau Real Estate, a Commercial Development, Property Management and Commercial Brokerage firm in Vermont, is pleased to announce their appointment as Property Manager for Kilburn & Gates Industries, Kilburn Street, Burlington, VT. Pomerleau's Property Management takes the hassle out of being a commercial property owner. They currently manage office, industrial, multi-family and shopping center properties. Their experience, attention to detail and expertise can make your property ownership more profitable and seamless. Call Brian Waxler at 802/863-8217, ext.

Williston's Newest Daycare Center Now Enrolling!

Sun, 10/12/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Ready, Set, Go is dedicated to providing the highest quality developmental care for each child in a stimulating, secure, and caring, learning environment. The staff establishes positive personal interaction, nurturing each childs growth and education. Individuality is acknowledged and respected as each child explores a child-centered environment at his or her own pace. Our teachers implement a cue-based or child-centered philosophy to create a program that is responsive to all children in the group.

Vermont's September Revenue Figures Exceed Target for the Month

Thu, 10/09/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont's September Revenue Figures - General Fund, Transportation Fund and Education Fund - Exceed Target for the Month
Montpelier, VT (October 10, 2008) - Secretary of Administration Neale F. Lunderville has released General Fund revenue results for the
month of September, the third month of Fiscal Year 2009. General Fund revenues totaled $127.44
million for September 2008, +$13.84 million or +12.19% above the $113.60 million consensus
revenue forecast for the month. Cumulatively, General Fund revenues year to date were $294.03

Twenty-Year Marketing Professional Launches Firm

Wed, 10/08/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

(South Burlington, VT) Starr Jewell, a twenty-year veteran of the northern Vermont communications industry, has announced the launch of Starr Jewell Marketing Services, and a new concept for organizations needing marketing assistance. Jewell has partnered with experienced professionals who have their own independent practices brand strategists, graphic designers, marketing planners, copywriters, web developers, sales consultants, public relations experts, market researchers, coaches, and media specialists enabling businesses and non profits to find and work with the best talent available.

Vermont Butter and Cheese Company wins 5 awards at world competition

Wed, 10/08/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim


Websterville, VT - October 2, 2008 - Vermont Butter and Cheese Company, wins 5 awards at the World Cheese Awards held in Dublin Ireland. The winners include Vermont Chevre, Vermont Fresh Crottin, Vermont Creamy Goat Cheese, Vermont Quark and our Signature Aged Cheese Bijou.

Economic Resurgence in the Northern Forest Strategy Plan Released Today

Tue, 10/07/2008 - 8:00pm -- tim

A Strategy for Economic Resurgence in the Northern Forest
Plan Released today by the Sustainable Economy Initiative
(September 8, 2008) The Sustainable Economy Initiative (SEI) today released Economic Resurgence in the Northern Forestthe first-ever, 4-state strategy for sustainable economic development in the Northern Forest. The Northern Forest comprises the northern reaches of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York.