The national rate is 6.2 percent. Vermont is tied with South Dakota for the third lowest unemployment rates. North Dakota tops the list at 2.8 percent, followed by Nebraska at 3.6 percent.
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.
Editor’s note: This article is by the Addison Independent, in which it was first published May 26, 2014. VERGENNES — Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has announced a new $6,723,732 Defense Department contract with UTC Aerospace Systems based in Vergennes to develop and test improved guidance systems for U.S. munitions, which would allow greater precision and […]
Vermonters are not gazing wistfully outside of our borders waiting for a CEO to come riding in on a white horse.
Free-ranging feral swine are on the move and a new national study looks to see if they have entered Vermont.
The American Lung Association’s “State of the Air 2014” report released today shows slight improvements in year-round particle pollution (soot) levels in two out of the three Vermont counties with particle pollution monitors compared to the 2013 report.