With tag: northeast_kingdom
Plans Moving Ahead For 'Tasting Center' In Newport
By Steve Zind
A West Charleston woman wants to bring many local food products
together in one place. Leger's idea took
a significant step forward recently when the limited liability corporation in
which she and her husband are investors, purchased a downtown Newport building that will
become the future site of the Northeast
Kingdom Tasting Center.
Northeast Kingdom Ponders Joining Byway Program
By Charlotte Albright
Vermont has nine scenic routes
called byways, and they're designed to make travelers linger at local
attractions. One runs along the Connecticut River and reaches into the Northeast Kingdom. But the state's scenic northeast corner otherwise hasn't developed a byway of its own. And local tourism officials fear that's putting the NEK at
Series and Specials
VPR presents a six-part series that looks at how the Northeast Kingdom is trying to set the stage for economic renewal and transform its economy into one where jobs are more plentiful and future is brighter.
Shaping Future Growth In The Kingdom
By Jane Lindholm
Northeast Kingdom business and education leaders look at a synergistic approach of integrating travel, education, agriculture and manufacturing to shape the future of the region. Plus, Robert Resnik provides suggestions for the perfect holiday music. And, we hear about a Vergennes metal worker who is restoring a 1950s Ferrari racing car.
Deal Finalized To Bring 200 Jobs To NEK
By Bob Kinzel
Governor Jim Douglas has finalized a deal that will help bring several hundred
new jobs to the Northeast Kingdom. Douglas made the announcement from Seoul,
South Korea, on the first stop on a multi-nation tour of the Far East.