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2014-03-17 23:21:20

Gain Insider Advice on Navigating the College Admissions Process, Chat Live with Admissions Officers from 190 Colleges at http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com and be Eligible to Win a $5,000 Scholarship Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 CollegeWeekLive, the popular online destination where more than a million students connect with colleges and admissions experts live online each year, today invited high school students to CollegeWeekLive All Access on Thursday March 20th between 10:00 am to...

2014-03-14 08:24:12

-- VCFA Alumna Vivian Dorsel Funds New Scholarship to Support Emerging Writers Pursuing Dreams of Writing Career -- MONTPELIER, Vt., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA), a national center for graduate education in the fine arts, and Vivian Dorsel '06, founder and publisher of upstreet literary magazine, announce the creation of the upstreet Scholarship Fund, a need-based grant for writers attending the MFA in Writing program. The $5,000...

2014-03-13 12:30:49

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Vermont will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of local events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual...

2014-03-12 12:32:28

Featuring Potluck Recipes from Cabot Creamery's Farm Families CABOT, Vt., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With St. Patrick's Day just a few days away, it's time to start making your preparations for the annual holiday that celebrates all things Irish. While the most popular modern rituals can make for a fun afternoon, for those with a little creativity, the holiday can be so much more than green shirts, line dancing, and pub-crawls. The potluck dinner is one tradition worth...

2014-03-07 00:24:15

Independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics® awards top spot to AT&T in National wireless network performance study MONTPELIER, Vt., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly released report shows AT&T* wireless customers in Vermont are enjoying a network experience ranked highest in a tie for combined/overall voice, data, and text performance by an independent mobile research and testing organization. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120612/DA23287LOGO Seattle-based...

2014-03-04 23:31:03

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on reports of high relapse rates for addicts in Vermont. According to reports, a state push to shorten the time that addicts stay in treatment facilities may be behind the surge in relapses. Stuart, Florida (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on an increased instance of relapses for patients in drug and alcohol treatment programs in the state of Vermont. According to a report from the...

2014-02-26 20:23:01

Automating the Calculation of Coverage Example Payments on Health Plan Summaries of Benefits and Coverage (SBCs) Yields Dramatic Time Savings COCONUT CREEK, Fla., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VUE Software(®), the leading provider of distribution and producer management solutions for the insurance industry, today announced that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) has gone live with the Coverage Example Calculator, an enhancement to VUE Benefit Summary Tool. The...

2014-02-26 08:23:37

Individuals and Businesses Could Get Money DOVER, N.H., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the law firm of Shaheen & Gordon. An $8.15 million Settlement, inclusive of costs, was reached in a class action lawsuit with Honeywell International Inc. involving its circular thermostats. The lawsuit claims that Honeywell used deception to obtain the trademark for its round thermostat, then used its dominant position in the market to overcharge customers....

2014-02-18 12:23:06

SOUTH PARIS, Maine, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and local CITGO Marketer C.N. Brown Company are proud to once again sponsor the "Buy A Shamrock" campaign to benefit the local chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Today through March 17, customers can purchase $1 green paper shamrocks or $5 gold shamrocks at any CITGO Big Apple Food store in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. Local community members can also get involved by "Liking" the C.N....

2014-02-16 23:03:19

Projects receive $2,500 grant and are in the running for grand prize -- fundraiser with Olympic Gold Medalist and U.S. Soccer Star Abby Wambach. Schenectady, NY (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 With nearly 100,000 votes cast, ten non-profit organizations from throughout New York and Vermont were named Top 10 finalists for MVP Project Go and will each be awarded a $2,500 grant for their healthy projects. In November, MVP Health Care launched the “post and vote” social media campaign Project...


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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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