John McClaughry: The benefits of ‘grotesque inequality’

In Sam Walton’s story, there is a lesson that the St. Johnsbury Academy students surely will never hear from Bernie Sanders.

Senator raises idea of requiring rooftop solar for big buildings

“We’ve got all these big box stores … with ugly roofs,” Sen. Claire Ayer said while calling for a study of whether those surfaces could generate electricity.

Industry heavyweights come to Vermont to oppose toxic chemicals bill

Even though it only applies to children’s products, IBM, the Toy Industry Association, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Burton Snowboards, Keurig Green Mountain and Wal-Mart protest Vermont’s plan.

Developer offers moratorium on Wal-Mart stores

Two environmental groups withdraw opposition to Derby Wal-Mart after developer, state offer money for trust, downtown tax credits.

VNRC, Bennington residents reach settlement with Wal-Mart developer

The Vermont Natural Resources Council (VNRC) together with Citizens for a Greater Bennington (CFGB), and individual Bennington residents have reached a settlement in several cases related to the proposed expansion of a Wal-Mart store in Bennington.

Welch takes issue with Log Cabin’s “all natural syrup”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, March 19, 2011 CONTACT: Scott Coriell Welch calls on nation’s grocers to defend real Vermont maple syrup from lookalikes BURLINGTON, VT – Rep. Peter Welch is again standing up for the integrity of real Vermont maple syrup and those who produce it. In a letter to seven national supermarket chains, Welch […]