According to a new economic
profile, more than half of Windham County's population is at or near retirement age. And the
region lags behind the rest of Vermont and New
England in wages and job opportunities,
especially opportunities for younger workers.
If there was ever a winter to
remind tourism officials that it's dangerous to bank on
snow, this is it. At Jay Peak Resort, developer Bill Stenger has already
built a water park to give his visitors
something to do, no matter the weather. Now he plans to do the same at Burke Mountain.