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2008-07-28 15:00:56

Incoming Green Mountain Power CEO Mary Powell announced today a broad plan to drive the development of renewable energy sources, to combat climate change, to spur a green energy economy in Vermont and to maintain our competitive electricity pricing advantage in the region. Ms. Powell, who will succeed outgoing CEO Chris Dutton on August 1, said the proposal emphasizes the aggressive development of renewable energy sources for the state. It is also intended to encourage discussion among...

2007-11-07 18:00:53

Melissa Stark, television host and anchor, hosted the 33rd Annual FREDDIE Awards, MediMedia's black-tie gala honoring the best in the year's health and medical productions, it was announced today. Known as the "Oscars of Health and Medicine," the 2007 ceremony was held at Philadelphia's elegant Crystal Tea Room. In addition to the 31 awards bestowed for excellence in a variety of categories, The FREDDIE Awards presented their prestigious 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award, the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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