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Putney business featured in Google’s annual U.S. Economic Impact Report

News Release — KSE Partners July 22, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Even in tough economic times, small businesses and nonprofits throughout the United States are benefiting from the continued expansion of the ecommerce industry, according to an annual Economic Impact Report released last week by Google. “We’ve all had the experience of searching on Google […]

House passes Welch tourism promotion bill

News Release — Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt. July 23, 2014 By a vote of 347-57, the House of Representatives last evening passed the Welch-authored Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2014 (H.R.4450) which reauthorizes the successful Brand USA tourism promotion program for five additional years. His bill passed with an overwhelming bipartisan vote in […]

VEC issues a ‘Peak’ alert & encourages members to conserve energy

Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC) is encouraging its members to conserve energy on Wednesday, July 23 between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. when demand for electricity is expected to spike as a result of weather conditions that are producing high temperatures in northern Vermont and throughout New England.

New Graduate Institute to house Goddard MA degrees

Goddard College today announced the creation of the Goddard Graduate Institute, which will house three of its master’s degree programs.

VITL offers free VITLDirect webinar on July 29

To enable health care providers to securely send clinical information for the patients they are treating, Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) has launched VITLDirect, a messaging system that electronically sends and receives patient data.

Dr. John D. Birkmeyer joins Dartmouth-Hitchcock leadership team

John D. Birkmeyer, MD, an internationally recognized leader in outcomes research and quality improvement, has been named to the position of Executive Vice President for Enterprise Support Services across the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system.

Chill Foundation sells Golden Tickets to Burton 2014 Annual Summer Sale

he Chill Foundation is now selling Golden Tickets to Burton’s Annual Summer Sale, which draws thousands of visitors from all over New England.

Windham County Democrats to host candidate forum

he Windham County Democratic Committee will host four State Senate candidate forums, open to the public, leading up to the Primary Election on Tuesday, August 26th.

U.S. News & World Report names Fletcher Allen a “Best Regional Hospital’

For the 4th year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has designated Fletcher Allen as a “Best Regional Hospital” after a thorough review of quality indicators and a national survey of specialists.

2014 Do Good Fest raises nearly $11,000 for cancer patient fund

The inaugural Do Good Fest hosted by National Life Group over the weekend raised nearly $11,000 for Branches of Hope, the Cancer Patient Fund at Central Vermont Medical Center’s National Life Cancer Treatment Center.

Merchants Bank announces several employee appointments

Kelley Jordick, Division Manager of Community Banking for Merchants Bank announced three appointments.

Pier 1 holds grand opening in South Burlington

Pier 1 Imports is officially serving up style in all 50 states with its grand opening in South Burlington on July 22, 2014.

Lt. Governor Phil Scott’s public appearance schedule

Lt. Governor Phil Scott’s public appearance schedule.

Trout Unlimited and The Nature Conservancy team up for Otter Creek

The Central Vermont Chapter of Trout Unlimited has joined forces with The Nature Conservancy and Redstart, Inc., a private consulting firm, to determine where fish such as brook trout may have a hard time getting around in the Otter Creek watershed.

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