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Goss event brings joy to Vermont girl's life

With the help of RAM Trucks, Earl’s Cyclery and Fitness, the University Mall of South Burlington and the public, a South Burlington car dealer was able make a little girl’s dream come true last weekend.

Murray, Ramsay appointed to District Board

Following up on the nominations entered into the official record at the Middlebury Select Board’s March 25 meeting...

Addison County Planning Commission votes “yes” to gas pipeline phase 2

Addison County Regional Planning Commission representative David Hamilton, reported that the ACRPC would continue work toward establishing its formal position on Phase II of the Addison-Rutland Natural Gas Project at the Commission’s April 9 meeting.

Maplefields tops $75,000 goal for children’s hospital

For the fourth year in a row, Maplefields raised money to support their local Children’s Hospitals. For several weeks in February and March Maplefields stores throughout the region collected donations, sold charity pledge cards and held numerous events aimed at raising money to support Vermont Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock

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Bristol attorney Vince joins Pease firm

Michael T. Russell, Esq. of Pease Mountain Law announced that George R. Vince Esq. of Bristol has joined Pease Mountain Law, PLLC, of counsel.

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Sorrell addresses Congress on patent trolling issue

Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell (D), at the request of Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vermont), testified before a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce this week to urge Congress to take steps to address the growing issue of unfair and deceptive patent demand letters.

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GMP begins streetlight pilot project

Continuing to pilot new and emerging technologies in Rutland for the benefit of customers across Vermont, Green Mountain Power’s Energy Innovation Center has kicked off a streetlight pilot aimed at improving efficiency, streetlight repairs and public safety.

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Free CCV course for supervisors

The Community College of Vermont in Middlebury is offering a free, three-credit undergraduate course, "Principles of Supervision", on Tuesday evenings, May 20–Aug. 5, 5– 8:15 p.m. Employers and employees are invited.

New York vs. Vermont governors on saving jobs

In contrast to the lack of apparent direct action taken by Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) in several similar recent situations, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), through direct engagement and proactive effort, has rescued jobs that were announced to be lost two months ago.

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Got work? Addison County Job Fair

The Vermont Department of Labor is pleased to announce that the Middlebury Office is once again coordinating the Addison County Job Fair which will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the American Legion Post 27, 49 Wilson Rd. in Middlebury. This event is free to all employers and attendees.

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Claims against Irving Oil settled

Canadian-owned Irving Energy.

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Small Vermont farms in EPA’s crosshairs

Ethan Allen Institute

The Vermont Sate Legislature is now seized with an important issue that must be addressed to the satisfaction of the Obama administration in the next couple of months, or the state will find itself in Washington’s enforcement crosshairs.

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Middlebury to conduct retail-market analysis

South Carolina firm to conduct survey

The Better Middlebury Partnership (BMP) and the Town of Middlebury have launched a retail market study in partnership with an out-of-state firm. Arnett Muldrow & Associates is an economic development and marketing based in Greenville, S.C.

Guest Viewpoint: Solidarity in Vermont CCTA strike

On March 17, CCTA bus drivers represented by Teamsters Local 597 went on strike. This would be the first strike in the history of The Chittenden County Transportation Authority.

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Vermont uninsured may have to pay Obama Care penalty this year

Vermont Health Connect

For most people, the Affordable Care Act—aka Obama Care—has no effect on the 2013 income tax return they are filing in 2014. However, some people may need to make important decisions by the March 31 deadline for open enrollment.