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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...

2014-06-04 16:20:24

Clean Diesel Car Registrations Increase 30% Since 2010 While Overall Market Shows Just 3.7% Increase WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California, Texas and Florida lead the U.S. with the most registrations of fuel-efficient clean diesel and hybrid passenger vehicles according to a new analysis and data released today by the Diesel Technology Forum (http://www.dieselforum.org/index.cfm). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94368 The analysis is based on data that...

2014-06-02 08:31:03

Provides Urine Drug Monitoring Services and Solutions to MVP Plan Physicians BALTIMORE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today announced a new agreement with MVP Health Care(®) to provide urine drug monitoring services to MVP plan members in New York, Vermont and New Hampshire. Ameritox's services will be a covered benefit in all health plans offered by MVP, including Medicare and Medicaid. "Ensuring the safety and...

2014-05-29 12:25:30

Inaugural four-race season in New England & New York blends natural challenges, local environmental commitments and exhilarating summit finishes BOSTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new kind of race for runners, hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, the O2X Summit Challenge Series (www.O2X.com) will debut on Mt. Ellen at Sugarbush Resort on September 13-14, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140529/92228 A mountain running experience that blends trail running and creative...

2014-05-28 16:24:10

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announced today the appointment of 17 members to the Vermont State Advisory Committee, charging them to evaluate and report on civil rights concerns in the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110524/DC08224LOGO The Commission appointed: --Diane B. Snelling --Phayvanh Luekhamhan of Hinesburg (chair) of Montpelier --John H. Bloomer of --Terrance D. Martin of...

2014-05-20 16:28:05

POULTNEY, Vt., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College further advanced its reputation as a sustainability pioneer in higher education by graduating the nation's first cohort of online graduate students in food systems on May 17th. Launched in January 2012, the Masters in Sustainable Food Systems (MSFS) builds upon nearly a decade of bioregionally focused online education at Green Mountain College. The MSFS features a suite of interdisciplinary courses that...

2014-05-15 12:41:30

New Competitive Option Offers Secure, Scalable Bandwidth for Cloud Computing, Mobility, Online Backup and More to Businesses in 17 Local Communities RUTLAND, Vt., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Business today announced that its full portfolio of Ethernet services are now available across 17 communities in Rutland County, Vt. This builds on the company's 2013 expansion of these services across Chittenden County and marks the next step in its focus on the state by bringing access to a...

2014-05-15 12:26:04

Advantageous Location for Construction of Filling Station NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energtek Inc. (OTC: EGTK), a leader in hi-tech natural gas solutions and Adsorbed Natural Gas (ANG) technology, announced today that its subsidiary in the USA, Energtek North Country Inc. (NCI) has purchased land in Swanton, Vermont, for construction of its regional distribution facilities. "We are happy to announce that Energtek NCI has purchased land from the town of...


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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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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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