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Business & Economy
BURLINGTON — The University of Vermont has reached a three-year contract agreement with the union representing its campus police and dispatchers, the college said Tuesday. The deal, with the Chauffeurs, Teamsters, Warehousemen and Helpers Union No. 597, includes wage increases of 2 percent for the fiscal year that began July 1 and each of the […]
Editor’s note: This article by Chris Mays was first published in the Brattleboro Reformer on Aug. 30, 2016. WILMINGTON — The Hermitage Club has agreed it will not sell property at Haystack Mountain until all money owed to an architectural group is paid back. “The Hermitage expects to pay them sometime shortly here,” said Bob […]
Federal, state and regional officials sat down with Vernon residents Monday to explore two projects that might help ease the pain of Vermont Yankee’s shutdown. But many questions remain.
The Manchester bookseller celebrates four decades with weekend of events Sept. 9-11.
An investigation by VTDigger confirms discrepancies between what the developers promised investors and what they actually built.
Storm Petrel LLC markets software designed to guide local governments through the maze of federal disaster funding regulations.
Eugene Fullam’s resignation email, sent to outgoing Commerce Secretary Patricia Moulton at 4:29 p.m. on the day he quit, was two sentences long.
The governor condemned Mylan for raising prices on its EpiPen but defended the company as a good Vermont employer.
Peak Resorts says a proposed $20 million deal will provide much-needed financial flexibility. The company faces cash constraints due to a lean winter and continued delays in Mount Snow’s $52 million EB-5 foreign investment program.
“We’re not even selling it at this point. It was an unsolicited offer,” said Michael Goldberg, who is overseeing the resort and other properties at the heart of the SEC’s fraud case against Bill Stenger and Ariel Quiros.
Vermont’s unemployment rate held steady at a seasonally adjusted 3.2 percent in July, once again giving the state one of the lowest rates in the country. The national jobless rate is 4.9 percent. The states with the lowest rates are New Hampshire (2.9 percent), and Nebraska and North Dakota (3.1 percent), according to the Bureau […]
Community access broadcaster seeks to provide in-depth coverage of news for Bennington County, and eventually implement citizen journalism, having residents gather and interpret news.
The outgoing commerce secretary told the Burlington Free Press that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has requested information about the office that oversees EB-5 projects.
With a decrease of just one meter of water clarity, Vermont lakeside communities would lose $16.8 million in economic activity, and approximately 200 full-time jobs.