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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...

2014-02-07 08:21:52

____________________________________________________________________ |HIGHLIGHTS | |____________________________________________________________________| | | -- $15.8 million in recurring net income, up | |Valener | $1.5 million (10.5%); | | | -- Seigneurie de Beaupré wind power projects 2 and 3 |...

2014-02-04 08:30:47

PORTSMOUTH, R.I., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five-time New York Times bestselling author Marie Force today released All You Need Is Love, the first of the Green Mountain series of books set in Vermont. The series is about the Abbott family, with ten siblings, that runs the Green Mountain Country Store. This is Force's first major mass market paperback release, published by Berkley Sensation, a division of Random House-Penguin. Berkley has bought the first five books of this series....

2014-02-03 20:22:33

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent analysis, released by Trust for America's Health (TFAH) in October, of state drug laws and policies found a majority of states do not have laws that can provide help to individuals during an overdose. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO) -- Good Samaritan Laws: Only 17 states and Washington, D.C. have laws in place to provide a degree of immunity from criminal charges or mitigation of...

2014-01-31 23:00:17

New Life Hiking Spa in Killington, Vermont will open for the 2014 season on May 15th and will run until the end of foliage season. Specials are being offered for early bookings during the month of February. Killington, Vermont (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The renowned New Life Hiking Spa – America’s longest-operating hiking spa located in the lush Green Mountains of Killington, Vermont – is offering early booking specials during the month of February. New Life Hiking Spa is open...

2014-01-31 12:27:20

ATLANTA, Jan 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that certain Private Non-Profit Organizations (PNP) in Vermont that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low interest rate disaster loans. These loans are available as a result of a Presidential disaster declaration for severe winter storms from Dec. 20 through Dec. 26, 2013. (Logo:...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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