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Brattleboro Retreat To Eliminate 31 Jobs
The Brattleboro Retreat
psychiatric hospital is cutting 31 jobs. The move comes two days after
unionized workers held an informational picket over what the union has
called deteriorating contract talks.
Vermont Unemployment Rate Rises for Fourth Month
unemployment rate rose last month for the fourth consecutive month. The Department of
Labor says the 5.4 percent level in September was up a tenth of a
point from August.
Brattleboro Votes Down Local Sales Tax
By Kirk Carapezza
representatives in Brattleboro voted over the weekend in favor of a $14
million upgrade of the town's police and two fire stations. But they
overwhelmingly opposed a tax to pay for it.
Barre Group Plans To Open Food Co-operative Downtown
of Granite City Grocery are
rolling out a membership drive this week to sign up 600 founding members by
next spring in an effort to help revitalize Barre's downtown.