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Thursday, December 18, 2014

  • Posted at 11:00 AM
    FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP) today sent the following letter to Senator Leahy, Senator Sanders and Congressman Welch in response to their public letter dated December 16, 2014: Dear Senator Leahy, Senator Sanders and Congressman Welch: Thank you for your recent letter. It gives us an important opportunity to share with you the critical need to bring FairPoint's benefit costs into the mainstream. It is also an opportunity for us to share what we are doing to improve service and clear up ... read more

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

  • Posted at 9:00 AM
    FairPoint Communications, Inc. today sent the following letter to Governor Peter Shumlin in response to his public letter dated December 12, 2014: Dear Governor Shumlin, Thank you for the opportunity to clarify the facts surrounding FairPoint's negotiations with its unions, the critical importance of bringing FairPoint's benefit costs into the mainstream and what our company is doing to address recent service challenges. In order to provide the public and other leaders the opportunity to review these facts, this letter will be made public, ... read more

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

  • Posted at 11:51 AM
    Starting today, Comcast X1 customers in Vermont will be able to access their TV lineup on any connected screen in their home. Additionally, they will be able to download programs they have recorded on their digital video recorder (DVR) to watch on IP-enabled devices or stream them using an Internet connection, anytime and anywhere. The in-home streaming feature provides access to virtually the entire channel line-up and Xfinity On Demand programming on mobile devices and computers. The content is presented ... read more

Monday, December 8, 2014

  • Posted at 6:49 AM
    Vermont Information Consortium (VIC), the eGovernment partner for the State of Vermont, announced this week the launch of their 80th no-cost website for the state: A joint effort between VIC, the state’s Agency of Natural Resources, and the Department ... read more

Friday, December 5, 2014

  • Statement From Holiday Motel --- ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt., Dec. 5, 2014
    Posted at 9:04 AM
    On September 22, 2014, the Holiday Motel learned of potential unauthorized access to its computer systems. Upon discovering this issue, the Holiday Motel immediately launched an investigation into this matter and took steps to prevent any further unauthorized access. To assist with this investigation, independent computer forensic experts have been retained to review the Holiday Motel systems and to determine what information may have been accessed without authorization. Additionally, the Holiday Motel has been working with law ... read more

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

  • Posted at 5:40 AM
    In a new white paper, Superior Technical Ceramics (STC) has outlined the effects moisture, hydrogen and water can have on Yttria-stabilized Tetragonal Zirconia Polycrystal (YTZP) and discusses alternatives such as Ceria Stabilized Zirconia (CSZ) and Magnesia Stabilized Zirconia (MSZ). Photo - Logo - STC outlines different zirconias for different conditions; MSZ can be useful in high temperature, high stress applications, CSZ protects against low temperature degradation and YTZP can be manipulated to increase resistance to low temperature degradation. "Material selection ... read more

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Faraday, a data management platform that uncovers superior customer acquisition strategies for companies selling big-ticket purchases into households, has received a $1 million U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative award. The funding will support the development of the Faraday platform, which uses data analysis and visualization to improve conversion rates. Faraday's map-driven platform includes nearly a terabyte of data on 100 million U.S. households and leverages advanced machine learning algorithms to pinpoint households most likely to make specific investments. Solar installers, ... read more

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

  • Faraday Adds Data, Energy Luminaries to Boards --- MIDDLEBURY, Vt., Oct. 14, 2014
    Posted at 2:00 AM
    Faraday, a cloud software provider delivering better customer acquisition to the home improvement industry, announced today the addition of Keith Fagan, SVP and GM of Data Solutions at sovrn Inc., to the company's board of directors. Matt Golden, Principal of and nationally recognized energy efficiency expert, joins the company's advisory board. Mr. Fagan has been innovating at the intersection of marketing and technology for over twenty years. At sovrn, Mr. Fagan leads the group responsible for gleaning insights from ... read more

Monday, October 6, 2014

  • Posted at 9:26 AM, a Dealertrack Technologies solution (Nasdaq: TRAK), proudly announced it has been selected for the third time as one of OUTSIDE's Best Places to Work 2014. This year, the company ranked No. 84. Each year, OUTSIDE recognizes the top 100 companies in the United States that help their employees strike the ideal balance between work and play. These companies encourage employees to lead an active lifestyle, are eco-conscious, and prioritize giving back to the community. OUTSIDE noted's emphasis on ... read more

Monday, September 29, 2014

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Agencyport Software, the leading provider of web-based solutions for property and casualty insurers, announced today at their Annual Conference in Stowe, Vermont, the immediate general availability of AgencyPortal™5, a comprehensive insurance distribution automation solution for all lines of P&C insurance. ... read more
  • Largest Solar Farm of its Kind in North America Completed --- SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 29, 2014
    Posted at 5:00 AM
    AllEarth Renewables and Claire Solar Partners have announced the completion of a 2.2MW solar tracker farm in South Burlington, Vt. JA Solar provided multi-crystalline 260 watt PID resistant modules for the project. The project is the largest in North America to utilize distributed inverters and dual-axis trackers to maximize production. Claire Solar utilized 366 AllSun Trackers and highly efficient modules from JA Solar, to further maximize the farm's output. The ground-mounted pre-engineered solar trackers, which track the sun throughout the day, produce ... read more

Friday, September 26, 2014

  • Posted at 9:49 AM
    J.K. Adams invites retailers and consumers to explore its new website and E-catalogue. The new website,, has been designed to provide a user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality throughout, allowing home cooks and their families access to detailed product information and to view ideas for decorating their homes, entertaining and cooking. Created with the user experience firmly in mind, the website has been designed using the latest technology so the site is compatible with today's browsers and mobile devices ... read more

Thursday, September 25, 2014

  • Posted at 6:22 AM
    Cabot Creamery Cooperative, the farm family owned dairy cooperative widely known as the makers of the "World's Best Cheddar," is announcing the winners of yet another round of the Reward Volunteers program. More than 1,200 volunteer activities were logged during August, to the benefit of communities across America. This November, one lucky Reward Volunteers participant will be honored with an all-expense-paid Eastern Caribbean Cruise, as part of the Cabot Community Celebrity Award Cruise. The Reward Volunteers iPhone App and web widget ... read more

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

  • Posted at 9:52 AM
    Ai Squared, makers of ZoomText, the world's number one screen magnifier and screen reader for the visually impaired, continues its drive to help more Americans with disabilities by adopting SSB BART Group's (SSB) Accessibility Management Platform (AMP) for use within the company's Accessibility Services Division. AMP is a web-based platform that provides the infrastructure to facilitate all aspects of accessibility compliance. Ai Squared plans to use AMP's rich feature set to deliver high-quality and cost-effective solutions for organizations of all ... read more
  • Posted at 4:40 AM
    In a new white paper, Superior Technical Ceramics (STC) has outlined how Ceria Stabilized Zirconia (CSZ) is more resistant to low-temperature degradation than Yttria-stabilized Tetragonal Zirconia Polycrystal (YTZP) and Magnesia Stabilized Zirconia (MSZ). Photo - Logo - The key factor in favor that separates CSZ from other Zirconias is that there are no oxygen vacancies to make the tetragonal phase vulnerable in moist environments. No oxygen defects form in CSZ because the Tetravalent Cerium substitute the ... read more

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

  • AT&T 4G LTE Available In Rutland --- RUTLAND, Vt., Aug. 27, 2014
    Posted at 8:01 PM
    AT&T* has turned on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network** in Rutland, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology. Watch here to see several of the benefits AT&T 4G LTE provides, including: -- Faster speeds. LTE technology is capable of delivering speeds faster than many other mobile Internet technologies***. Customers can stream, download, upload and game faster than ever ... read more