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2014-07-23 08:26:07

NEWARK, N.J., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSEG Solar Source today announced that it will acquire the ERWR Whitcomb Farm Solar project from juwi solar (JSI). The facility, which will now be known as the PSEG Essex Solar Energy Center, has a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Vermont Electric Power Producers (VEEP), Inc., as part of the Vermont Sustainably Priced Energy Enterprise Development (SPEED) program. During JSI's ownership of the project, it advanced the development...

2014-07-17 16:24:51

Three-Year Old Program Identified As Leader in Graduate Design Education MONTPELIER, Vt., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PRINT Magazine, an influential trade publication covering the design industry, has named the MFA in Graphic Design at Vermont College of Fine Arts one of the top graduate design programs in the country. In its August issue, VCFA's MFA in Graphic Design is listed alongside design programs at institutions such as Yale University and the Rhode Island School...

2014-07-17 12:23:20

Local CITGO Marketer Gives Back to Loyal Customers RUTLAND, Vt., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and local CITGO Marketer Sherman V. Allen/Mac's Markets are giving back to their customers and communities by hosting five customer appreciation days at CITGO locations across Vermont and New York. Throughout July and August, customers will receive discounts off every gallon of fuel from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at each event. The first 50 customers who sign up for the CITGO...

2014-07-10 23:06:53

South Burlington’s Dr. Aubry Tager, DC, will explore the symptoms, impact and drug-free treatments for thyroid conditions. South Burlington, VT (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The numbers don’t lie. Thyroid conditions are common, but many people are undiagnosed, misdiagnosed or even untreated. According to the National Women's Health Information Center, approximately one in 20 Americans have a thyroid problem and don’t even know about it. In looking at the prevalence of thyroid...

2014-07-08 08:27:55

Vermont Novelty Toaster Corporation Visits the City of Brotherly Love Delivering Philadelphia Folk Festival's New Banjo Face Logo Toasters. SAINT JOHNSBURY, Vt., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelty toasters toasting images on bread have been around for awhile now; but Vermont Novelty Toaster Corporation (VNTC) offers custom images, logos and photos on toast to regular folks, small businesses and organizations otherwise kept out of the market due to high fees and minimum orders...

2014-06-30 12:29:35

CABOT, Vt., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Independence Day, Cabot Creamery Cooperative, the farm family owned dairy cooperative widely known as the makers of the "World's Best Cheddar," invites you to celebrate our nation like a farmer. Two of our farm families, the Kemptons and the Chittendens, share their Fourth of July traditions, along with their favorite family recipes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120213/MM52737LOGO "Without a doubt, Independence Day is the...

2014-06-26 12:26:32

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The median age declined in seven states between 2012 and 2013, including five in the Great Plains, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released today. In contrast, the median age for the U.S. as a whole ticked up from 37.5 years to 37.6 years. These estimates examine population changes among groups by age, sex, race and Hispanic origin nationally, as well as all states and counties, between April 1, 2010, and July 1, 2013....

2014-06-19 23:08:05

Fletcher Allen Health Care - Vermont's academic medical center - and the four-hospital network it anchors in Vermont and New York have changed their names to reflect their deep connections to the University of Vermont. The change is being made to clarify that people throughout our region have access to a high-quality health network aligned with one of the top ten academic medical centers in the country. Burlington, VT (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Fletcher Allen Partners and The University...

2014-06-17 16:21:47

POULTNEY, Vt., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College announced today that it will offer the nation's first online Master of Science degree in Resilient and Sustainable Communities (MRSC). This two-year program, accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, will begin in February 2015 with a residency featuring Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature and climate-change activist. "If we have one need on this planet, it's for resilient...

First Comprehensive State-level Climate Assessment Released By Vermont
2014-06-11 03:19:17

By Joshua E. Brown, University of Vermont Fewer days for making maple syrup. Twenty-five years with more snow for skiing. Summer heat stress for dairy cows. These are a few of the forecasts from the Vermont Climate Assessment, the nation's first comprehensive state-level climate assessment, released on June 10. The Vermont report is partnered with the National Climate Assessment, presented by the White House in May. It is expected to be the first of many state-level efforts to...


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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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