*+-A small satellite built and programmed at Vermont Technical College will be the first from a New England college to be launched from NASA’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in Virginia.
*+-The state has given the green light to a $200 million development project at Okemo Mountain. State officials granted the resort an Act 250 permit on Sept. 14. The developer, Timber Creek at Okemo, along with five partners, is planning to build South Face Village, which will connect to the existing Okemo ski resort in […]
*+-After two dead horses in Franklin County tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), the state veterinarian has urged all horse owners to vaccinate their animals against the mosquito-borne disease. This is the first time there has been evidence of EEE in Franklin County. EEE killed two Vermonters and two horses in Addison County in […]
*+-A newly released report ranks Burlington and South Burlington 40th among 386 U.S. metro areas in density of high-tech start-up companies. The report, released by the Kauffman Foundation and Engine last month, shows that the region’s density of high-tech companies surpassed some of the more prominent clusters such as San Jose and Seattle. Based on […]
*+-This summer’s first case of West Nile virus in humans was confirmed by the Vermont Department of Health on Wednesday. A Lamoille County resident fell ill with the virus in early August and has since recovered. As with the human cases of West Nile virus and Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) last year, the person was […]