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Ski the trees, protect the forests

Angus McCusker backcountry skis in Brandon Gap’s Bear Brook Winter Access Area. Photo by Erica Houskeeper. by Christine McGowan Skiing backcountry terrain in Vermont is hardly a new idea. Originally a mode of transportation for Vermonters stranded by unpassable, snow-covered roads, skiing in the woo […]

UVM: The North Pole Was Here

Related Company: University of VermontUniversity of Vermont to host lecture and workshops on extreme climate—and the quest for communication impact on a warming planet Vermont Business Magazine After more than three decades writing about human-driven climate change and wider sustainability issues, f […]

Buildings as Batteries: Innovative energy storage for a cleaner, greener electric grid

Related Company: Dynamic Organics LLCMorgan Casella is finding innovative ways to store renewable energy in large commercial buildings, and decrease the load on the grid during peak times.Casella’s idea is to use the state’s biggest buildings, including the Brattleboro Retreat, as giant batteries. P […]

UVM entomologist: Naturally occurring fungi could curb moose tick plague

Related Company: University of Vermont Cheryl Sullivan, a Ph.D. student in UVM’s Entomology Research Lab, holds a dead adult moose tick engorged with blood and a container holding about 3,000 moose tick larvae, the size of a typical cluster. (Photos: Brian Jenkins) Vermont Business Magazine Cheryl S […]

Prime Manchester property goes on auction block Nov 22

Vermont Business Magazine The property that was known as the Mark Skinner Library for nearly 12 decades, located in beautiful Manchester, Vermont, is hitting the auction block on Friday, November 22 at 11 am. The public auction will be held on site at 48 West Road in Manchester Center. An open house […]

Champlain Orchards upgrades inventory management system

Related Company: Champlain Orchards IncVermont Business Magazine Champlain Orchards, a family-owned and ecologically managed farm, recently received more than $15,000 from the Vermont Training Program (VTP). Champlain Orchards recently upgraded its inventory management system and VTP monies will be […]

Tax revenues rebound in September

Vermont Business Magazine General Fund revenues were sluggish in August, but personal income taxes came roaring back in September to push GF revenues ahead of targets, as well as above year-to-date expectations and now are well over last year's numbers. September 30 marked the end of the first quart […]

Hotel finally coming to Exit 4 in Randolph

Related Company: Pomerleau Real EstateVermont Business Magazine Exit 4 in Randolph looks like it will get a new hotel after all. After many years of attempts to develop the exit, and recently with a vast mixed-use commercial development, a hotel has been permitted across Interstate 89 on the southea […]

Mt Ascutney Hospital awarded $450,000 to build prevention network

Vermont Business Magazine A Prevention Network Grant of $450,000 has been awarded to Mt Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) from the Vermont Department of Health, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs. MAHHC is the sole recipient of the grant, whose goals include reducing the prevalenc […]