Vermont’s unemployment rate held steady at 4.4 percent in October, according to a report released Friday by the Department of Labor. The leveling follows four consecutive months of increases in the seasonally adjusted jobless rate. The U.S. average unemployment rate ticked down one-tenth of a point to 5.8 percent. Nationwide, Vermont tied with Kansas for […]
Vermont’s congressional delegation today announced that Congress has passed a measure that will rename the post office in Danville after Thaddeus Stevens.
Gov. Peter Shumlin picked up the endorsement of all eight Vermont city mayors Tuesday. Seven of those mayors gathered at a Burlington news conference to praise Shumlin’s efforts on behalf of downtown development, according to a news release from the governor’s re-election campaign. Endorsing Shumlin were mayors Bill Benton of Vergennes; Liz Gamache of St. […]
On Saturday & Sunday, September 27 & 28, 2014 you are invited to the Union Arena on Route 4 in Woodstock, VT during Vermont’s beautiful foliage season.
For the second year in row, Vermont is one of only four states to exceed the Healthy People 2020 breastfeeding goals established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced legislation to improve the North Country Scenic Trail. The bill would extend the trail into Vermont, connecting it to the Appalachian Trail, allowing hikers to journey the entire 4,600 miles from North Dakota to Vermont.