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Monday, May 4, 2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    On Saturday, April 25, more than 250 local Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends and community partners will "make change happen" as they volunteer to improve four sites in Vermont as part of the 14(th )annual Comcast Cares Day. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150424/201526 Comcast Cares Day, which takes place each April during National Volunteer Month, is Comcast NBCUniversal's companywide celebration of their year-round commitment to service and the nation's largest single-day corporate volunteer effort in the country. Today around 250 Vermont volunteers will roll ... read more

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    The Vermont Department of Taxes today announced its 50,000th electronic property transfer tax (ePTTR) return since the online application first launched in 2011. Built at no cost to the state over a two-year period between 2009 and 2011 by the state’s eGovernment partner, Vermont ... read more

Monday, April 20, 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015

  • Posted at 4:30 PM
    The international campaign dubbed the "singing revolution for the planet" is preparing for the UN Climate Talks in Paris later this year. One Earth. One Voice. kicks off its 2015 campaign with a special event on Earth Day, April 22nd, from 4-6pm EST to reveal a new symbolic glass globe that will travel on foot to the talks. The globe was designed for the campaign by James Murray at Simon Pearce, an American company known for its handcrafted glass and ... read more
  • Posted at 7:56 AM
    After three successful years, Reward Volunteers, an online program that allows volunteers to track and share the time they spend volunteering, Cabot Creamery Cooperative is announcing the latest update to this powerful and rewarding resource. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120213/MM52737LOGO Between February 14, 2012 and February 14, 2015 more than 213,000 hours were logged by 3,180 selfless volunteers, to the benefit of more than 2,983 organizations using the Reward Volunteers platform. Reward Volunteers 6.0 seeks to expand that reach by delivering a fresh intuitive interface that ... read more

Friday, April 10, 2015

  • Botox Death Prompts Lawsuit --- BURLINGTON, Vt., April 10, 2015
    Posted at 6:00 AM
    Parents of Melinda Ann "Mandy" Fortuna of Shelburne, Vermont filed suit yesterday against Allergan, Inc., alleging that a series of off-label Botox overdoses were responsible for their daughter's death. Mandy Fortuna died in her sleep on September 25, 2014. An autopsy revealed no medical explanation for her death which was found to be as a result of "atypical pneumonia." Mandy Fortuna, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy early in life, underwent a series of off-label Botox injections ... read more

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

  • Posted at 1:33 PM
    The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded 14 Vermont high school seniors scholarships through its annual Leaders and Achievers(®) Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's signature community investment programs, recognizes students' leadership skills, academic achievement and commitment to community service. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150318/183063 Comcast, joined by Governor Peter Shumlin, recognized the students at a special event held at the Vermont State House today. The ... read more
  • Posted at 2:00 AM
    Maponics, a leading provider of spatial data, today announced the acquisition of Urban Mapping's Neighborhood product and related assets from Silicon Valley-based Urban Mapping, Inc. Urban Mapping is a geospatial web and data service company with more than 10 years of experience in precise mapping of neighborhood data. As part of the transaction the company will receive the complete Urban Mapping Neighborhood portfolio, including over 100,000 neighborhood boundaries spanning 40 countries; as well as the Urban Mapping trademark. The procurement ... read more

Monday, March 2, 2015

  • Ello Declares March "NSFW Month" --- BURLINGTON, Vt., March 2, 2015
    Posted at 8:00 AM
    Ello, the ad-free social network, names March "NSFW Month." Throughout the month, Ello will celebrate freedom of speech by highlighting the suppressive role that censorship plays in social media, government, and the arts. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150302/178655 Those who believe in a censorship-free internet are invited to sign-up for Ello at https://ello.co/freedom-of-speech. They will receive an immediate invitation to join Ello, with a call to post content that symbolizes a stand against censorship on the Internet. Throughout the month Ello will highlight and promote ... read more

Friday, February 27, 2015

  • Posted at 9:17 AM
    iSystems, LLC today announced the initial release of its new Evolution HCM software, the Company's next generation SaaS-based payroll and human capital management (HCM) technology platform. This is the first of many releases planned for the Evolution platform in 2015. iSystems is building upon Evolution's rock solid position as the premier payroll, tax management and service bureau software in the industry with its new cloud-based Evolution HCM platform. In addition to payroll and tax management, the new suite will include ... read more

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Kennedy Health, named one of the best hospitals in the country this year by U.S. News & World Report, has selected Mach7 Technologies’ vendor neutral archive (VNA), Enterprise Imaging Platform, and zero-footprint universal Clinical Viewer. The selection caps a yearlong intensive vendor evaluation. ... read more

Monday, February 23, 2015

  • Posted at 6:00 AM
    Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig) (NASDAQ:GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee, coffee makers, teas and other beverages with its innovative brewing technology, today announced that on February 21, 2015 it entered into an agreement to repurchase approximately 5.2 million shares of Keurig common stock beneficially owned ... read more

Thursday, February 19, 2015

  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Ello, the ad-free social network, today announced the hire of former MAMIVERSE CEO, to spearhead all company marketing efforts as CMO. Named as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Latinos by Hispanic Magazine among other honors, Alegria's life mission has been to transform the way diversity is leveraged in business, technology, and the media, aligning with Ello's manifesto to change the way a social network functions to promote creativity, innovative data transparency, and a personal sense of purpose. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150218/176455LOGO "Rene's ... read more

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

  • Parent Co. Is Building A Better Web For Families --- BURLINGTON, Vt., Feb. 17, 2015
    Posted at 6:00 AM
    Parent Co., formed in Summer 2014, builds technology for internet connected parents around the world, a market that is both massive and surprisingly underserved. After raising an initial seed round of $1.8 Million from private investment, the company acquired Notabli (www.notabli.com). The mobile-first app, which just launched on desktop today, allows parents to save, organize, and share their kids' most memorable moments (photos, video, audio, quotes and notes) with those who care most. "Right now there's a ton of attention ... read more

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

  • Posted at 6:15 AM
    Vibration Solutions North, the company behind Kin-Dex® balance tooling technology, is proud to announce that it has expanded its facility to accommodate a full balancing service division. This highly anticipated move allows all manufactures, who machine rotating components, to outsource their balancing requirements to one of the only BSQ/BRM-Master certified facilities in North America. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150209/174331 "We are very pleased to launch this service, and are prepared to serve manufactures and repair facilities across North America." Said Anderson ... read more