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News from Windham County

Omega Optical acquired by Artemis Capital Partners

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BRATTLEBORO — Omega Optical, a leading manufacturer of precision optical filters and coatings, recently announced that it has been acquired by Artemis Capital Partners (Artemis), a Boston-based private equity firm focused exclusively on partnering with differentiated industrial technology companies. Omega has been recognized as an innovator in precision optical filters and coatings since its founding

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Woman charged with excessive speeding on I-91, Westminster

WESTMINSTER — A 30-year-old woman from New York was charged with excessive speeding following an incident in Westminster on Sunday. Police say they observed a vehicle traveling northbound at a high rate of speed while monitoring traffic on I-91 at around 10:45 p.m. According to the report, the vehicle was traveling at 112 miles-per-hour in

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Regional

News from Bennington, Rutland, and Windsor counties

Single-vehicle crash in Pittsford

PITTSFORD — A 54-year-old East Wallingford man was involved in a crash in Pittsford early this morning. The single-vehicle crash took place on US Route 7 at around 4:43 a.m. Police were notified that the man was still in the vehicle, unconscious, with his foot on the throttle with the tires spinning. The driver was

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Omega Optical acquired by Artemis Capital Partners

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BRATTLEBORO — Omega Optical, a leading manufacturer of precision optical filters and coatings, recently announced that it has been acquired by Artemis Capital Partners (Artemis), a Boston-based private equity firm focused exclusively on partnering with differentiated industrial technology companies. Omega has been recognized as an innovator in precision optical filters and coatings since its founding

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Vermont

News from across the state

Vermonters in need will get grants for overdue mortgage payments

NEWPORT — When Kimberly Edgar was unable to work due to COVID-19, the new Mortgage Assistance Program offered her a path for keeping her home in Brattleboro. Funded by the federal CARES Act, the program provides qualified Vermont homeowners with grants for up to six months of overdue mortgage and property tax payments. By applying

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Weatherization campaign helps Vermonters invest in their homes

WINOOSKI – A coalition of Vermont utilities, weatherization agencies, regional development corporations, town energy committees, and nonprofit organizations convened recently for the virtual launch of this year’s Button Up Vermont weatherization campaign. To promote safety and help slow the spread of COVID-19, this year’s effort will rely on online workshops and events to help Vermonters

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