all know the highest grade of maple syrup is called "Vermont Fancy." But that's not what other states and Canadian
provinces call their top quality syrup. That's
why, for the first time, a
standardized set of grades is being proposed for producers everywhere.
dispute over the use of words like "bank" and "banking" by the Vermont State Employees Credit Union has been
Five businesses and
organizations were loaned a total of $501,800 by the Vermont Community Loan Fund
during the third quarter of 2012.
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.
U.S. Labor Secretary was in Vermont Tuesday to highlight an education and training
program designed to prepare people for the farm jobs of the future. As
she toured the farm at Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center Labor Secretary Hilda Solis heard
about breeding heifers and managing herds.
When the President and
co-owner of the Jay Peak Ski resort announced last week a new economic plan for
the Northeast Kingdom, what really drew attention was the number of jobs he
said will be created if the initiative goes ahead.
When the flood hit Wilmington a year ago the local economy
was already on its knees. But just this month, with the help of a local
non-profit two new businesses are opening in the downtown and a once
flood-damaged building was sold.
The sale of $26.8 million dollars in Citizen’s Bonds available only to Vermonters was supposed to last from Monday morning until Wednesday. But the state treasurer’s office says the $1,000 bonds sold out by Monday afternoon. Citizen’s Bonds have been part of the state’s bond offerings since the 1990s. They’re general obligation bonds used to [...]
Vermont's Northeast Kingdom is expected to receive $500 million and 10,000 jobs through a
program that allows people from outside the United States to obtain U.S.
residency in exchange for investments.
The suspense is building over an announcement Thursday about big economic development plans in the Northeast Kingdom. At the center of the buzz is Jay Peak president Bill Stenger who’s playing it close to the vest until it’s time to make the details known. It appears Stenger will highlight a number of projects and that [...]