DEW Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

first_imgWilliston, VT – DEW Construction Corp. held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and Open House at its newly constructed LEED Registered Corporate Headquarters onsite at on September 18, 2008.”We’re happy to introduce our state-of-the-art green facility to both the public and those who helped bring this project to fruition,” said Don Wells, President. “DEW is proud to be the first Williston office building that is environmentally responsible and a healthy place to work.”Governor Jim Douglas was on hand to assist in the ribbon cutting. “We are delighted Governor Douglas joined our celebration. Our dream of constructing this facility was made possible in part by Governor Douglas and his support of all Vermont businesses,” said Don Wells, President. Williston Town Manager, Rick Maguire also spoke briefly at the ceremony, congratulating DEW and thanking them for keeping their business in Williston.DEWs portion of the 28,500 square foot building, (15,900 square feet) provides offices for a staff of 40, three conference rooms with Smart Technology, an interactive television in the lobby, and a 1300 square foot fitness center with locker rooms. Also located in the lower level is a large function room to facilitate company events and meetings.DEW Construction Corp. is one of Vermont’s largest General Contractors offering Construction Management, Design/Build and General Contracting services throughout Vermont, upstate New York and Northern New England.last_img read more

NZ Chlamydia rate climbs

first_imgReport reveals NZ children diagnosed with chlamydiaNZ Herald 21 January 2016An annual report reveals more than 28,000 Kiwis contracted the most common sexually transmitted disease, chlamydia, last year.Eighty-three children under the age of one were also reported to have contracted the disease, according to the Institute of Environmental Science and Research.The research revealed infants born to infected mothers could contract the disease during delivery.The report also revealed 83 per cent of chlamydia cases were most commonly diagnosed in females between the ages of 15 to 24 years.Maori females aged between 15 to 19 years old were reported to have the highest estimated rate of the disease — more than twice the national estimate.Gonorrhoea was found in 70 out of every 100,000 Kiwis.Maori females aged 15 to 19 years were reported to have the highest estimated rate — with 396 reported cases per 100,000 people.That was more than threes times the national rate.http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11577038Keep up with family issues in NZ. Receive our weekly emails direct to your Inbox.last_img read more