Josh Allen of Bradford, one of the FairPoint workers who has been on strike since October, says that he’s been well-compensated for his work but says he’s earned every penny in a job that is both demanding and dangerous.
Business & Economy
House Speaker Shap Smith is soliciting education finance reform proposals from the public. Education spending and financing reforms are top priorities for Smith this legislative session. Smith wants ideas from all-comers, and he is encouraging Vermonters to send him proposals. “Vermonters value high quality public education, but the current delivery and funding systems have resulted […]
BURLINGTON — About 500 T-Mobile customers in Vermont may be eligible for a refund following a national consumer protection settlement totalling at least $90 million, the Vermont Attorney General announced on Friday. The cell phone carrier has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission over the placement of unauthorized charges on […]
Porter Airlines has resumed its direct flights between Burlington and Toronto. The Canadian airline offers seasonal flights from Dec. 14 to April 5 between Burlington International Airport and Billy Bishop Airport in Toronto. It is the fourth year of serving BTV, a news release said. “The City of Toronto is a perfect destination for both […]
Keurig Green Mountain last week extended and expanded its agreement with Caribou Coffee. The companies announced a 10-year deal in which Waterbury-based Keurig would continue to produce K-cup varieties of Caribou Coffee and add Caribou to its lineup of carafe-sized packs. Keurig’s new 2.0 and Bolt systems allow consumers to brew a single serving of […]