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2013-07-24 12:26:40

X1 transforms traditional TV into an Entertainment Operating System - complete with apps, personalization and social media tools, second-screen integration and more BERLIN, Conn., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast, one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information, and communications products and services, today announced the launch of the X1 Platform from Xfinity across Connecticut, Western Massachusetts and Vermont, making the technology available throughout...

2013-07-24 08:26:28

Club plans to host tournament in November for this growing year-round sport QUECHEE, Vt., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Quechee Club has begun the permitting process and will soon begin construction on two paddle tennis courts that will offer a year-round opportunity for the entire Quechee community to enjoy this growing sport. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130724/MN50911) The courts will also include an 800-square-foot observation deck and a...

2013-07-17 08:23:01

CRAFTSBURY COMMON, Vt., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling College, an environmentally focused, liberal arts institution located in Northern Vermont, is pleased to announce that they have completed the divestment of its endowment from the fossil fuel industry. As of July 1, 2013, the college's endowment is invested in a fossil fuel free portfolio at Trillium Asset Management in Boston, MA. President Matthew Derr said, "Sterling College is an institution that lives by its core...

2013-07-15 16:25:24

More than 31,000 Hours Were Logged by Nearly 700 Participants in the Third Phase of Reward Volunteers CABOT, Vt., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cabot Creamery Cooperative, the New England and upstate New York farm-family owned dairy cooperative widely known as the maker's of the "World's Best Cheddar," is announcing the Grand Prize winners of Reward Volunteers 3.0. This comes at the end of the most recent phase of Reward Volunteers, which began on January 28 of this year....

2013-07-12 23:22:21

New Life Hiking Spa, one of North America’s top destination spas, is offering an all-inclusive Labor Day Weekend Special for two at a price of $999. This is a $435 discount off regular rates. Killington, VT (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 New Life Hiking Spa in Killington, Vermont, is one of the oldest and most established destination spas in the country. Founded in 1978, New Life has been set in the Green Mountains for over three decades and is celebrating the 35th Anniversary this year. Long...

2013-07-05 23:16:48

SolarFest celebrates the 19th Annual SolarFest Sustainable Living Festival July 12th, 13th and 14th at Forget-Me-Not Farm in Tinmouth, Vermont. SolarFest is the only event of its kind in the Northeast where a traditional sustainable living fair blends harmoniously with a music and arts festival and this unique mix, plus new exciting events like the first SolarFest Mini Maker Faire® and 350.Org Climate Camp is what keeps people coming back year after year. Tinmouth, VT (PRWEB) July 05,...

2013-07-01 23:18:52

Premium Verizon wireless retailer opens fourth location in Vermont. Burlington, VT (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Cellular Sales, the nation’s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, is announcing the grand opening of a new store at 60 Merchants Row in Williston. The location occupies a newly constructed building, and it is the first full-service Verizon Wireless store in Williston. The store is expected to bring 12 jobs to the area. “We’ve seen a lot of growth in New England this...

2013-06-27 23:48:49

A brilliantly simple yet brilliant solution to taking control of managing a ski a resort’s infrastructure, ski lifts, snow groomers, snowmaking systems, trails and facilities has come to North America. SEC Ges.m.b.H of Bad Hofgastein, Austria, a successful Austrian software developer with a background in rope-ways technology, announced at InterAlpin in Innsbruck that Steep Management of Warren, Vermont will be charged with introducing MountainOffice to the North American ski industry....

2013-06-25 23:26:50

Top Pianist & Composer Danny Wright will perform at Raue Center in Illinois this Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 7 p.m. in conjunction with the second annual National Piano Conference at Raue Center. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Danny Wright's gift for capturing a life or love story in music has become one of his many recognized talents over the years. Today, the popular composer, pianist and producer releases a double album that includes his latest original music as well as a...

2013-06-25 12:27:47

Senator Sanders Supports Senate Immigration Bill Giving 11 Million Illegal Aliens Work Permits, Despite Millions Of Americans Still Looking For Work BURLINGTON, Vt., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NumbersUSA Action has launched an online ad blitz across the state of Vermont asking what Senator Bernie Sanders is getting in exchange for selling out on amnesty for 11 million illegal aliens. The ads launched today and will continue until the Senate votes on the "Gang of Eight"...


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Lake Memphremagog claimed home of Memphre
2014-01-22 10:15:54

Memphre is a lake monster said to inhabit Lake Memphremagog in Quebec, Canada. The 30-mile-long lake sits between the towns of Newport, Vermont and Magog, Canada. The creature is believed to live in a cave at the base of Owl’s Head Mountain. Memphre was named by Jacques Boisvert, a dracontologist (cryptozoologist) and prominent diver. He personally has never seen the creature but worked together with Barbara Malloy, the head of Memphremagog Historical Society of Newport, who has claimed...

Green Mountain National Forest
2013-11-25 14:44:48

Green Mountain National Forest is a national forest in Vermont, a forest area that is typical of the New England/Acadian Forests ecoregion. The forest supports various wildlife, including moose, coyote, black bear, beaver, and white tailed deer. It also supports abundant varieties of bird species, such as ruffed grouse and wild turkey. The forest, as it is situated in Vermont’s Green Mountains, has been referred to as the “granite backbone” of the state. The forest was established in...

Champ
2013-09-26 09:13:24

Champ is a cryptid within the lake monster, sea serpent class of cryptozoology. It is claimed to reside in Lake Champlain, which is partially located in the states of New York and Vermont of the United Sates, plus it extends into Quebec, Canada. The lake is 125 miles long, 14 miles across, approximately 400 feet deep, and covers a 490-square-mile area. There have been over 300 reported sightings of Champ, but there is no scientific evidence that this cryptid exists. The Iroquois and...

2012-06-14 10:56:53

Symbol: RUVE5 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   RUAB5 Rubus abbrevians Blanch.   RUDE10 Rubus deaneanus L.H. Bailey   RUMA16 Rubus malus L.H. Bailey   RUMI6 Rubus miscix L.H. Bailey   RUMU7 Rubus multilicius L.H. Bailey   RUPE17 Rubus peculiaris Blanch.   RUPE16 Rubus perdebilis L.H. Bailey   RUQU2 Rubus quebecensis L.H. Bailey  ...

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