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A gentleman in every sense of the word: Mr Welch goes to Washington

Photo by Randolph T Holhut by Joyce Marcel Vermont Business Magazine There are two great threats to American democracy today and neither one are named Trump, said Vermont’s lone-ranger congressman, Peter Francis Welch (D-VT). “One is (the US Supreme Court decision) Citizens United and the immense am […]

Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum; 'Curious & Cool' exhibit opens December 1 with party

Vermont Business Magazine Unusual and seldom seen objects from Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum's eclectic collection will be unveiled at an Opening Party for 'Curious & Cool', a new exhibit opening on December 1st. Hundreds of items, many never displayed before, have been selected for the 'Curious […]

Vermont PBS to hold community forums for strategic planning

Vermont Business Magazine Vermont PBS has embarked on a strategic planning process to help us envision our future. The company is talking with members, viewers, partners, and industry experts as we look to enhance our service to Vermonters for the 21st century. As part of that effort, we’re visiting […]

Going up? Magic Mountain expands uphill offerings

Related Company: Magic Mountain Ski and Snowboard ResortVermont Business Magazine Hiking up a mountain just to ski down it used to be a necessity, but recently it's become fashionable. Ernest Hemingway reputedly said skiing was ruined with the invention of the ski lift, when in his day you needed se […]

Q&A: Joe Evans Executive Director Montpelier Development Corp

by Bruce Edwards, Vermont Business Magazine Q: How’s the local economy doing?  A: Pretty well, actually. We have a new company relocating to Montpelier, Caledonia Spirits (makers of the Bar Hill brand). That will improve net job creation by 30 or so persons. Enrollment in schools is up this year, we […]

Norwich strengthens region’s diverse economy

Related Company: Norwich Universityby Bruce Edwards, Vermont Business Magazine When the talk turns to the economy of Washington County and its major employers the usual names pop up: State of Vermont, Central Vermont Medical Center, Darn Tough, Keurig and National Life Group among others. But one ed […]

Washington County Economic Report: This time the rising tide is good news

Downtown Barre would see a significant boost if Thom Lauzon is successful in getting his $30-$40 million Park Center project off the ground. Courtesy photo by Bruce Edwards, Vermont Business Magazine With Montpelier as the state capital and a rebuilt state office complex in Waterbury, Washington Cou […]

Middlebury looks to turn manure, food waste into energy

Related Company: Middlebury CollegeThe Goodrich Family Farm in Salisbury will be the site of a new anaerobic digester that will produce renewable natural gas for the College. Vermont Business Magazine Middlebury College will significantly reduce its carbon footprint thanks to an innovative partnersh […]

Generator and LaunchVT team up to propel maker-entrepreneurs

Vermont Business Magazine Applications are now open for Generator Jump/Start, a free twelve-week intensive residency program combined with a public lecture series created in collaboration with LaunchVT. Jump/Start is designed to connect very early stage entrepreneurs with the resources and education […]

Organizations honored by EPA for reducing food waste sent to landfills

Vermont Business MAgazinea Two Massachusetts organizations were honored nationally by the US Environmental Protection Agency for their work keeping wasted food out of landfills and incinerators and putting it to better use. Another 24 organizations across New England received certificates recognizin […]