Essex Junction

GlobalFoundries lays off about a dozen in Vermont

The company said it had hoped to meet savings goals for its factories through a voluntary buyout program.

Blittersdorf spends $5M on rail cars, envisioning commuter train

The energy developer advocates a “Vermont way” of doing rail for less money, using refurbished secondhand equipment.

WATCH LIVE: Chittenden County Town Meeting Results

Channel 17 will broadcast live town meeting coverage starting at 7 pm on Tuesday.

Town meeting preview: Essex Town and Essex Junction

A challenger hopes to knock off one of two Selectboard members up for re-election as the town continues to consolidate services with the village of Essex Junction.

UPDATED: One person injured in Essex car-train crash

(This story was updated Nov. 10 at 4:45 p.m.) ESSEX — A driver was injured late Thursday morning after pulling in front of a train, which struck the car, police said. Jane Rowe, 54, of Essex Junction, was taken to a hospital with unknown injuries, according to Essex police. Rowe was the only person in […]

Vermont House Candidate Dylan Giambatista Receives Johnson State College Alumni Award

News Release — Dylan Giambatista Sept 19, 2016 Contact: Dylan Giambatista (802) 734-8841 Vermont House Candidate Dylan Giambatista Receives Johnson State College Alumni Award and the Recommendation of Vermont’s Top Educator Organization Essex Junction, Vt. – Democratic House Candidate Dylan Giambatista has received two important acknowledgements from members of Vermont’s educator and higher education communities, […]

GlobalFoundries to keep IBM plant in Essex going

IBM will pay GlobalFoundries $1.3 billion over three years to take its semiconductor manufacturing wing. The new owner says Vermont employees will keep their jobs.

Vermont Academy of Science and Engineering honors two Vermont science teachers

The Vermont Academy of Science and Engineering has named two teachers as Vermont’s Outstanding Science Teachers of the Year for 2015.

Dame outshines opponent by ‘funding local’

According to the October 1st campaign filing report, Paul Dame a Republican candidate for House in Essex Junction raised 100% of his large donor support from residents in his own district.

IBM to hold job fair Friday, looks to hire about 100 workers

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 […]

IBM’s potential suitor recruiting in Essex

The competitor, with hundreds of positions to fill in New York, has opened a recruitment office in Williston just miles from IBM’s Essex Junction plant.

IBM offered to pay GlobalFoundries to take chip division, Bloomberg reports

Talks between IBM and GlobalFoundries over Big Blue’s fabrication operations broke down because IBM was not willing to pay the potential buyer enough to take the under-performing unit, Bloomberg news reported Tuesday. According to Bloomberg, IBM offered GlobalFoundries $1 billion to take over its chip-making operations, but the Abu Dhabi-owner conglomerate wanted twice that much […]

Essex Junction to pay $22,625 in wastewater discharge settlement

The Village of Essex Junction has agreed to pay the state $22,625 in penalties for the release of nearly two million gallons of non-disinfected wastewater into the Winooski River last year. The Department of Environmental Conservation’s Compliance and Enforcement Division said the village wastewater treatment facility accidentally released a total of 1,954,853 gallons of treated, […]

IBM earnings shed little light on Vermont plant

Systems and Technology Group, which includes Essex Junction plant, continues to lose money, but not as much, company says.