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2011-08-22 10:00:00

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national vice president of perioperative services search for Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vt. The top executive search firm in the healthcare market and the industry leader in specialized executive placements, including perioperative care, emergency services, case management and obstetrics, B. E. Smith placed more than 600 healthcare executives...

2011-07-21 09:02:00

BURLINGTON, N.J., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 11 the American Red Cross announced that it has donated nearly $245 million to its Japan Disaster Response and distributed almost 90 percent of those funds to Japan, including money raised by Burlington Coat Factory and its customers. Burlington Coat Factory announced today it donated $505,051 to the American Red Cross to help those impacted by the March 11th Japan earthquake and Pacific tsunami. Burlington began an in-store donation...

2011-07-11 13:49:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to significant recent growth in its x-ray medical supply business, Burlington Medical Supplies of Newport News, Virginia has announced several changes to its sales and marketing operations. Steve Porter has joined the radiation protection distributor and supplier in the newly created position as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, based out of Newport News headquarters. Porter has had experience as a division sales manager and...

2011-06-28 14:20:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Burlington Medical Supplies, headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, has introduced a new product into its inventory. The Single Swing-Arm Drape attaches to a medical procedure table's arm extension and protects the worker from any scattered beams of radiation during patient x-rays and computed tomography (CT) scans. The black vinyl drape is 39-and-a-half inches wide by 28 inches long. The non-absorbent drapes are made of .5 mm lead....

2011-05-27 13:47:00

BURLINGTON, Wash., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Outlet Shoppes at Burlington is excited to announce that they have installed Level II chargers for electrical vehicles. Electric vehicle drivers will be able to top off their batteries while shopping at dozens of stores. The shopping center is the first business in Burlington, WA to install the chargers. This new service complements the state's role in the West Coast Green Highway partnership, a three-state effort to develop...

2011-03-25 00:00:29

Draker Labs, a provider of high performance turnkey monitoring systems for large commercial and utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, is moving into new, larger offices on April 1, 2011. Burlington, VT (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 Draker Labs, a provider of high performance turnkey monitoring systems for large commercial and utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, is moving into new, larger offices on April 1, 2011. The company's new offices will be located in the Maltex building...

2011-03-04 09:32:00

BURLINGTON, N.J., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The cold winter months are notoriously difficult for those in need, but thanks to the annual partnership of Burlington Coat Factory, ABC's Good Morning America (GMA), and the national non-profit organization, One Warm Coat, struggling Americans were gifted a new or gently-worn winter coat to brave the weather in comfort. The fourth installment of the Warm Coats and Warm Hearts Drive began on October 29, 2010 and concluded on February 13,...

2011-03-01 05:18:00

BURLINGTON, Vt., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Bruegger's announced that it will donate approximately $90,000 to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals - largely the result of its "Bottomless Mug" campaign, which ran October 27, 2010 through January 31, 2011. Throughout the campaign, the fast casual leader donated a portion of proceeds from sales of the bakery's popular Bottomless Mugs and asked generous guests to donate spare change (and more) during its first-ever Free Coffee Day in...

2011-02-10 13:08:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau today released more detailed 2010 Census population totals and demographic characteristics to the governor and leadership of the state legislature in Vermont. These data provide the first look at population counts for small areas and race, Hispanic origin, voting age and housing unit data released from the 2010 Census. The official 2010 Census Redistricting Data Summary File can be used to redraw federal, state and...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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