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2013-10-17 12:26:51

CHARLOTTE, Vt., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mt. Philo Inn in Charlotte, Vermont has created a Museum Package to entice cultural visitors to the property during late fall and winter. The Museum Package includes a two-night stay in one of the inn's four spacious suites, complimentary admission to area museums, Thursday night History Happy Hour, and a chance to win a painting valued at $500 from Vermont artist, Tad Spurgeon. Museums near the Mt. Philo Inn include ECHO Science...

2013-10-14 20:21:14

State of Vermont supports collaborative efforts to retain top students and support technology companies COLCHESTER, Vt., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Vermont Secretary of Commerce and Community Development Lawrence Miller, Commissioner of Labor Annie Noonan, and Commissioner of Economic Development Lisa Gosselin joined leadership from the Vermont Technology Council in announcing the launch of an innovative web portal to match Vermont technology companies with open internships...

2013-10-14 16:24:50

VERGENNES, Vt., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DR Power Equipment, the maker of such iconic outdoor power equipment as the DR Trimmer Mower and the DR Field and Brush Mower, recently hosted students and community members at its manufacturing facility in Winooski, Vermont. Visitors enjoyed an inside look at the company's engineering, manufacturing, and shipping processes. They heard firsthand about how DR products are designed from the ground up by the engineering team, how each...

2013-10-11 08:22:24

Visit one of 49 farms to learn about "farm to fork" sustainability, try the "World's Best Cheddar," meet your local dairy farmers (and their cows) and more! NEW ENGLAND, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- If you've ever wondered why buying local is important, 49 farm families throughout New England and upstate New York who are member-owners of Cabot Creamery Cooperative, invite the public to celebrate local, sustainable dairy farming during "Open Farm Sunday," October 13, 2013, from...

2013-10-10 23:02:31

The State of Vermont announces the licensing of its 1,000th captive insurance company, Cassatt Insurance Group. The 1000th captive insurance company is a group of nine independent non-profit hospitals in southeastern Pennsylvania that share risk in providing medical liability coverage for 1,200 physicians. Montpelier, VT (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Governor Peter Shumlin announced today that the Department of Financial Regulation (DFR) has licensed Vermont’s 1,000th captive insurance...

2013-10-07 12:25:45

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report, Prescription Drug Abuse: Strategies to Stop the Epidemic finds that 28 states and Washington, D.C. scored six or less out of 10 possible indicators of promising strategies to help curb prescription drug abuse. Two states, New Mexico and Vermont, received the highest score receiving all 10 possible indicators, while South Dakota scored the lowest with two out of 10. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100204/TFAHLOGO)...

2013-10-04 12:21:00

Chartwells promotes launch of new sustainable, associate-focused, bicycle transportation program at the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education conference. RYE BROOK, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading U.S. foodservice provider, Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services, will announce a new bicycle usage program aimed at improving associates' health, wellness, and the environment on college campuses. Chartwells is exhibiting at the 2013...

2013-10-02 23:31:10

Moran will work closely with Founder and CEO Gerald Chertavian; role of President created to lead and manage Year Up’s continued growth and guide the organization to performance excellence Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Year Up announced today the appointment of Garrett Moran in the newly created position of President, effective October 28th. As President, Moran will report to Year Up’s Founder and CEO, Gerald Chertavian and will be directly accountable for all elements of Year...

2013-10-02 23:24:32

New website expected to enhance communications with internal and external partners. Montreal, QC (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 With the new school year just starting, Champlain Regional College has unveiled its newly redesigned website. The site features a striking fresh look that greatly simplifies navigation to each of its three campuses, while enhancing ease of access and user engagement. The attractive, contrasting black and white skin, interspersed with tastefully selected campus...

2013-10-02 23:01:09

UNE’s College of Dental Medicine, the first in northern New England, welcomed the inaugural class of 64 includes 24 students from Maine, representing 11 counties and more than 20 towns. There are also five students from New Hampshire, four from Vermont and other students representing 16 states in addition to Canada. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 University of New England celebrated the opening of the first dental school in northern New England on October 2, 2013 with a...


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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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