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2014-01-30 23:29:23

New Found Life of Delray Beach, a leading treatment and recovery center located in Florida, is now treating more patients for heroin use than for any other drug. An increase in heroin use has been documented across the country in recent months, with everyone from treatment centers to advocates to government officials, including the Governor of Vermont, focusing on this catastrophic epidemic. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 New Found Life of Delray Beach, a leading treatment and recovery center...

2014-01-27 23:26:57

Passages Malibu issues comments on the rising popularity of heroin & prescription opiates. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 In his 2014 State of the State address on January 8th, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin drew special attention to what he described as the state’s "full-blown heroin crisis." Gov. Shumlin presented a series of facts that painted an alarming picture of opiate proliferation in the Northeastern state. Shumlin reported that in Vermont, since the year...

2014-01-21 08:24:23

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The annual American Farmland Trust survey of state farm and ranch land protection programs shows a 19 percent increase in funding from 2011 to 2012, but funding levels are still 39 percent below where they were in 2008, according to Andrew McElwaine, President and CEO of AFT. "State budget cuts have hit agricultural land protection programs hard in the last five years, but our latest survey shows a very significant 19 percent...

2014-01-16 23:03:04

Aside from licensing its 1000th new captive insurance company, Vermont celebrated plenty of notable accomplishments in 2013. Montpelier, VT (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 It was a banner year as Vermont celebrated the 1000th new captive, but there were plenty of other notable accomplishments as 29 new captives were licensed, according to data released by the Vermont Captive Insurance Division. The new captives were made up of 16 pure captives, two industrial insured, three risk retention...

2014-01-15 23:26:56

Revision expects $21 million award to bring 43 jobs back to Newport, Vermont, where the helmets are manufactured. Essex Junction, VT (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Revision Military, a world leader in protective soldier solutions, wins a contract to supply the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) - Troop Support with 90,000 Advanced Combat Helmets (ACH). One of only two qualified and approved suppliers for the current ACH, Revision expects this $21 million award to bring 43 jobs back to Newport,...

2014-01-07 23:26:19

Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, located in Burlington, Vermont reported metered and calculated electrical savings of 65% using the Digi-RTU developed by Bes-Tech. Vermont Country Store; located in North Clarendon, Vermont reported metered and calculated electrical savings of 68% using the Digi-RTU developed by Bes-Tech. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Bes-Tech, developer of the Digi-RTU, the most innovative and energy efficient aftermarket rooftop HVAC unit control package on...

2014-01-07 23:01:54

37 states passed or introduced bills during 2012-2013 according to an updated National Farm to School Network report released today. Washington, D.C.; South Royalton, VT (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Twenty states passed farm to school-related legislation in 2012 and 2013, and 17 other states introduced legislation, reports an updated National Farm to School Network (NFSN) survey released today. Prepared by legal researchers at Vermont Law School’s Center for Agriculture and Food Systems...

2013-12-31 23:20:09

New Life Hiking Spa, an award-winning hiking and weight loss spa vacation located in the Green Mountains of Vermont, is currently offering New Year Early Booking Specials for the 2014 season for reservations booked by January 31, 2014. Discounted all-inclusive rates start at $169 per night per person. Killington, Vermont (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 New Life Hiking Spa, an all-inclusive destination spa located in the Green Mountains of Vermont, is offering a discount on the upcoming 2014...


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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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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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