Several companies said they do not require their employees to get vaccinated against Covid-19, but that could change.
M&T Bank says it’s laying off 256 People’s United Bank employees. The announcement comes after M&T took over People’s United.
Many Vermont manufacturers report they’re having a hard time finding employees. Twincraft Skincare, with factories in Winooski and Essex, is not.
More than two dozen people testified at a sometimes emotional meeting on whether Stowe Cider should be allowed to host outdoor music.
Stowe Cider had a plan to survive the pandemic: Offer outdoor music. But some of the business’s neighbors cherish the quiet of the surrounding hills.
The announcement comes after a concerted campaign to get the brand to sell its ice cream in Israeli settlements in the West Bank.
Before the pandemic, the city’s retailers relied on their neighbors from beyond the northern border for an important part of their revenue. But this year, even without Canadians, shop owners report record sales.
Sen. Patrick Leahy’s fundraising is down from six years ago, the last time he was up for reelection. Meanwhile, Congressman Peter Welch — a likely candidate for Leahy’s seat should he retire — is accelerating his fundraising.
“We need to ask audiences what they want. We’re going to be learning and listening.”
The rapidly increasing cost of living in Stowe is one factor making it hard for contractors to hire carpenters.
“We might have put together the most perfect recipe for eliminating an entire pool of talent this year,” one restaurant owner said.