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McClaughry: Single-member districts will strengthen democracy

by John McClaughry Kudoes to the Vermont Senate for passing a bill requiring that Senate districts “shall have a maximum of three members.” Interestingly, two of the three sponsors of S.11 (Sens. Ashe and Sirotkin) are elected from the Chittenden District, the only district with more than three memb […]

Leonine: Not necessarily the news

Leonine Public Affairs This week action in the legislature was dominated by extended House floor debate on H.57, which puts in statute a woman’s right to have an abortion. There were also elections by a Joint Assembly of the House and Senate to pick a new Adjutant General for the Vermont National Gu […]

POOL SHARK H2O receives Center for Disease Control certification

Vermont Business Magazine Bennington-based Pool Shark H2O Inc’s patented web application, which helps commercial pool managers ensure water quality, safety and compliance to health department regulations, has been awarded certification from the Center for Disease Control’s Council under their Model […]

No Swear Headwear

Related Company: NoSwear Headwear The NoSwear Headwear tan hat. NoSwear Headwear is a new Vermont business born from a life of hands-on hard work and educated at the school of hard knocks…frequently to the head! Peter Kelley was in the carwash business for over 30 years in the Barre Montpelier area. […]

Ben & Jerry's Cookie Dough ice cream goes vegan

Related Company: Ben & Jerry's Homemade, IncVermont Business Magazine Dairy-free fans: your chip has come in. Ben & Jerry's has created a vegan version of its #1 fan favorite, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. These decadent, vegan-certified flavors are boldly loaded with everything but the cow. Chocolat […]

City Market sells parcel to Petra Cliffs

Related Company: City Market/Onion River Co-op Vermont Business Magazine When City Market purchased just over 4.5 acres at 207 Flynn Avenue in Burlington’s South End, their plan was to subdivide the lot and work to sell the south parcel. The south parcel is 1.67 acres with an address of 75 Briggs St […]

Expungement clinic to be held Monday, February 25 in Windsor County

Vermont Business Magazine Attorney General TJ Donovan and members of the Attorney General’s Office will co-host an expungement clinic with Vermont Legal Aid and the Windsor County State’s Attorneys Office on Monday, February 25th, in White River Junction Vermont. This is the third in a series of exp […]

Vermont House gives final approval to H57, 'preserving the right to abortion'

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont House of Representatives gave final approval to H.57, “an act relating to preserving the right to abortion,” Thursday on a vote of 106-36.   “I believe that whether, when, and how a person becomes a parent is a deeply personal decision and that decisions about p […]

UVM Board of Trustees confirms new president

Related Company: University of Vermont Purdue University photo of Suresh Garimella by Brandon Arcari, Vermont Business Magazine In an email to the University of Vermont community, UVM Board Chair David Daigle announced that the board had voted to approve Suresh Garimella as the next UVM President. G […]

Weekly unemployment claims edge down, but higher than year ago

Vermont Business Magazine Weekly unemployment claims fell below 500 last week and continue to slowly decrease. For the week of February 16, 2019, there were 479 claims, 21 fewer than they were the previous week, but 67 more than they were a year ago.  Altogether 5,863 new and continuing claims were […]