U.S. Ambassador to Canada Presents Annual Leadership Award to Vermont Lt.Governor(BOSTON, MA) – U.S. Ambassador to Canada Paul Cellucci introduced VermontLt. Governor Brian Dubie to a full house of 85 New England and Canadianbusiness leaders Friday morning (9/17)at the New England-Canada BusinessCouncil’s (www.necbc.org(link is external)) annual Leadership Award breakfast atthe Fairmont Copley Plaza.Dubie addressed the group about his experiences over the past 20 monthsreviving relationships between Vermont and Canada in the areas ofcommerce, the environment, energy, education, transportation and bordersecurity. He concluded his remarks to a standing ovation.Paul Raymond, senior vice president for the Canadian informationtechnology firm CGI Group, Inc., is president and CEO of the Council. Hejoined Dubie and Cellucci at the podium to present the award to Dubie,which reads, “In recognition of your exemplary achievements with regard tointernational trade between Canada and New England.””NECBC presents this award annually to an individual who has displayedexceptional leadership in promoting economic, political and culturalrelations between Canada and New England,” said Raymond.As Governor of Massachusetts, Cellucci was the first recipient of theaward in 1999. Other previous award recipients include Nova Scotia PremierJohn F. Hamm, former Canadian Consul General to New England Mary Clancy,former Maine Governor Angus King, and President & CEO of ManulifeFinancial, Dominic D’Alessandro.
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Michael FagenA Long Beach City councilman has been convicted of receiving unemployment benefits that he was not entitled to, although a Nassau County jury was unable to reach a verdict on some charges.Michael Fagen was found guilty Tuesday of petit larceny and 10 counts of offering a false instrument for filing. Jurors were undecided on charges of grand larceny and 20 other counts of offering a false instrument for filing.Prosecutors said the 56-year-old Democratic councilman received $405 weekly in New York State Unemployment Insurance Benefits despite his earning $19,828 annually upon his January 2010 inauguration.Fagen didn’t disclose to the state Department of Labor his employment with the city or as a salesman for a hotel membership benefits company while he received unemployment benefits. He falsely claimed to be unemployed.His defense attorney argued that Fagen was set up by his Republican political rivals.The councilman faces up to four years in prison when he is sentenced on April. His attorney reportedly plans to appeal the decision.
Donegal businessman Neil Blaney has officially ended his long association with the Milford Inn Hotel.The Milford Inn has been taken over again.The operating company managed by Mr Blaney will no longer continue to manage the Milford Inn Hotel and will cease operations at the popular venue.However, jobs at the hotel have been saved and the premises will remain open as investors have moved in to take over the running off the hugely popular hotel. Martin Kelly owner of Bluebird Care will take over the hotel while his wife Patricia will act as General manager.Mr Kelly has moved quickly to dispel any fears over pre-booked weddings and parties at the hotel and says all functions will go ahead as planned.He told Donegal Daily, “I invested in the company two years to try and save The Milford Inn from closure and we leased it to an operating company managed by Neil Blaney.“Regrettably the company can no longer continue to run and as a results the investors are taking over the running of the business from tomorrow onwards. “Neil Blaney wished the company well in the future.”The Milford Inn will be closed this Wednesday and Thursday but will re-open on Friday through to Bank Holiday Monday.The Milford Inn will be closed on Monday to Thursday for the rest of May.It will be open as normal every Friday to Monday.Kelly added, Any weddings or functions previously booked will go ahead as planned. “Wedding parties have already been contacted and reassured this morning.“Bingo on Tuesday nights will also go ahead as normal.”INVESTORS MOVE IN TO TAKE OVER MILFORD INN HOTEL was last modified: April 28th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:BusinessFeaturesnews