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IBM is hiring at its Essex Junction manufacturing plant. The Vermont Department of Labor will hold a job fair, in conjunction with International Business Machines Inc., from noon to 6 p.m. Friday at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center in South Burlington. About 100 positions are immediately available at the “fab,” as the semiconductor […]
The Burlington Free Press announced Thursday that President and Publisher Jim Fogler will leave the newspaper Oct. 1. Fogler, who became publisher of Vermont’s largest daily newspaper in August 2010, is leaving to take an executive position with the national party supply chain Party City, the Free Press said. Fogler will serve as vice president […]
The Vermont Attorney General’s Office is a accusing a traveling meat salesman of violating the state’s Consumer Protection Act. The complaint alleges that Matthew Terry of New York state misled customers in northwestern Vermont about the price per pound and cuts of meat they were to receive. The lawsuit also claims Terry did not notify […]
A Coventry dairy farmer will pay $33,000 for violating the state’s water pollution laws, the Vermont Attorney General’s Office said Tuesday. Richard M. Nelson admitted responsibility for farm runoff that entered a nearby stream, AG Bill Sorrell said in a news release. “Vermont’s laws and regulations relating to agricultural water quality help keep our state […]
Vermont’s unemployment rate increased to 4.1 percent in August, while the national average dipped to 6.1 percent. The state’s rate is the nation’s third-lowest. Nebraska, South Dakota and Utah, tied for second place at 3.6 percent. North Dakota has the lowest rate at 2.8 percent. The upswing in August to 4.1 percent from a 3.7 […]