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2013-10-04 12:21:00

Chartwells promotes launch of new sustainable, associate-focused, bicycle transportation program at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education conference. RYE BROOK, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading U.S. foodservice provider, Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services, will announce a new bicycle usage program aimed at improving associates' health, wellness, and the environment on college campuses. Chartwells is exhibiting at the 2013...

2013-08-15 12:22:49

? POULTNEY, Vt., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sierra magazine has placed Green Mountain College among the top schools in the country for environmental programming and operations. GMC is ranked sixth in the nation in the magazine's seventh annual "Coolest Schools" list, which recognizes colleges and universities that are creating tangible change in all categories of greenness - from what's served in dining halls to what's taught in lecture halls to what's powering the...

2013-04-16 16:21:17

POULTNEY, Vt., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College continues to earn accolades as one of the greenest colleges in the country. GMC received a perfect "99" green rating in the 2013 edition of The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges released today. Created by The Princeton Review in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the Guide to 322 Green Colleges is a comprehensive guidebook profiling higher education institutions that...

2012-12-06 16:21:03

POULTNEY, Vt., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most long-range plans developed by educational institutions center on brick and mortar projects, new curricular initiatives and fundraising goals. Green Mountain College's new eight-year master plan, Sustainability 2020 includes these goals. It also commits the College to another ambitious milestone: meeting all of its energy needs with 100% renewable energy by the year 2020. Sustainability 2020 embodies GMC's educational vision for the...

2012-03-04 08:00:00

Kathleen LeSage, who owns New Life Hiking Spa in Killington, Vermont with her husband, Jimmy LeSage, M.S., has become a certified Health Coach. Ms. LeSage is now certified to teach solutions for healthy living to families, expecting moms and adults/seniors wishing to make healthy changes in their lifestyle. Ms. LeSage will be holding workshops and coaching sessions at New Life Hiking Spa in Killington, Vermont and in Southwest Florida. Killington, Vermont (PRWEB) March 04, 2012 Kathleen...

2011-10-28 17:10:00

Roughly two months after tropical storm Irene damaged the Northeast, Killington Resort opens for early season skiing and riding Killington, VT (PRWEB) October 28, 2011 Vermont is open for business! Killington Resort welcomes skiers and riders back to the slopes for the kick-off of the 2011-12 winter season on Saturday, October 29, 2011, nearly nine weeks after tropical storm Irene devastated the Northeast. Thanks to Mother Nature, Killington received nine inches of natural snow in the last...

2009-06-16 18:23:00

RUTLAND, Vt., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont and the Boston Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) stated that today during an enforcement action led by ATF, nine persons were arrested for firearm or drug crimes and presented for their initial appearances in United States District Court in Rutland. Defendants were each charged with a single count contained in individual...