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Six Langrock Sperry & Wool Attorneys Named as “Best Lawyers in America”®

Sun, 11/03/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

Six lawyers in the law firm of Langrock Sperry & Wool, LLP, with offices in Burlington and Middlebury, Vermont, have been named in the 2003-4 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America”®. The Best Lawyers in America ® is considered the pre-eminent guide to the legal profession in the United States. The “Best Lawyers” lists are compiled through an exhaustive peer review survey in which thousands of the top lawyers in the United States confidentially evaluate their peers.

Northern New England Planners Announce Annual Awards

Sun, 10/27/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Northern New England Chapter of the American Planning Association (NNECAPA) announced the recipients of their 2002 Awards Program at their annual meeting held recently in Providence, RI. The following northern New England planners and projects were recognized for their hard work and dedication to the field of land use planning and the communities of northern New England:
“2002 Professional Planner of the Year” – Gregory Brown, Commissioner, VT Dept. of Housing & Community Affairs.

National Awards for Burlington's Main Street Landing Company

Wed, 10/23/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

The Main Street Landing Company, located in Burlington, VT, is preventing pollution at a profit. And for their efforts, the company has won a national 2001 ENERGY STAR® for Small Business Award, presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The ENERGY STAR for Small Business Awards recognize small businesses that effectively reduce their operating costs by increasing the energy efficiency of their business. EPA regional representatives are coordinating local awards ceremonies.

Grant Moneys for Farm Experiments

Tue, 10/22/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

Vermont farmers have always been eager to try new crops and ways to
produce them. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Sustainable Agriculture
Research and Education program (SARE), wants to help by providing funds to
assist with on-farm experimentation by farmers.
This year, there are two groups of grants available from SARE that are
aimed at helping farmers explore new ideas. The Farmer/Grower Grant
program awards funds directly to producers to test new crops, practices,

Green Mountain Power Begins 'Dutch Auction'

Mon, 10/21/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

Green Mountain
Power Corporation (NYSE: GMP) announced today that it has commenced a
"Dutch Auction" self tender offer to purchase up to 800,000, or 14%, of
its common shares (including the associated common stock purchase rights).
Under the terms of the offer, Green Mountain Power shareholders may offer
to sell to Green Mountain Power all or a portion of the shares they own
within a price range of $17.00 to $21.00 per share in cash. The offer
begins today and will expire at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on

Record Quarterly Earnings at Banknorth

Mon, 10/21/2002 - 8:00pm -- tim

Banknorth Group Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG)
announced record quarterly net income of $76.9 million, or 51 cents
per diluted share, for the three months ended September 30, 2002, an
increase of 24% from net income of $62.2 million, or 45 cents per diluted
share, for the same quarter a year ago. Exclusive of special charges,
third quarter earnings were $78.3 million, or 52 cents per diluted share,
up 26 % from $62.2 million, or 45 cents per diluted per share, for the
same quarter a year ago.