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McClaughry: Emergency deregulation and mutual aid

by John McClaughry Vermont’s most recent disaster occurred in September 2011, when Tropical Storm Irene roared up the west side of the state. Fourteen hundred residences were damaged and their residents displaced; 34 state highway and 90 town bridges were washed out or closed; 531 state highway mile […]

PAI: What’s the cost of living and staying healthy?

by Jack Hoffman, Public Assets Institute Let’s all take a deep breath. Before we jump to the conclusion that $600-a-week federal unemployment checks on top of state benefits are going to destroy the work ethic and wipe out the labor force, let’s remember why we’re doing this. The intended consequenc […]

IRS stimulus checks coming

Related Company: Vermont State Employees Credit UnionVSECU Within the next three weeks, you should have a stimulus payment in your bank account. For many, this will offer much-needed financial relief and help you pay off some of those overdue bills. What can you expect to receive and how will you re […]

Community Health locations are open to serve you

Vermont Business Magazine Community Health’s network of health care centers in Rutland, Brandon, Shoreham, Castleton and West Pawlet are open and providing our community with full health care services, including Telehealth remote appointments. During this difficult time, when so much focus is on the […]

Localized call center for Central Vermont now operational

WNOC-RRCC established a volunteer-driven community-support Call Center to provide guidance and connect people to the resources they need to thrive during COVID-19 Call line: 802-636-2025 Vermont Business Magazine Washington and Northern Orange Counties – On Friday, April 3, the Washington and Northe […]

VDH Update: Biggest one-day increase of 71 cases, 3 more deaths from COVID-19

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Department of Health this afternoon reported the biggest one-day increase in the number of new COVID-19 illnesses, for a total of 461 (two of those cases were not previously reported). There were also three more deaths from Friday's report, for a total of 20 dea […]

Leonine transitions to the new normal

THE NEW NORMAL A NOTE FROM THE LEONINE TEAM Leonine Public Affairs  We are wrapping up week 12 of the 2020 legislative session but more appropriately we are in week three of what is for all practical purposes an entirely new legislative session. Because of the significant changes not only in the leg […]

Middlebury to host virtual panel as part of national climate teach-in

Related Company: Middlebury CollegeVermont Business Magazine On Tuesday, April 7, Middlebury will be Vermont’s lead college for a nationwide, virtual teach-in focused on local solutions to climate change. "Solve Climate By 2030," a project based at Bard College, will feature simultaneous, university […]

During COVID-19 emergency, open burning is not advised

Vermont Business Magazine It is strongly advised that the public postpone all outdoor burning through at least May 30, 2020. Open burning creates the risk of an escaped fire and puts pressure on emergency personnel. Given that Vermont is currently experiencing community-wide spread of COVID-19, ther […]

Use Tech to Connect: Coping with COVID-19 stress

Vermont Department of Health Living with uncertainty during the outbreak of COVID-19 is stressful for everyone. Health, financial and other concerns can increase anxiety. Things that were normal a few weeks ago are no longer the norm. Physical distancing (also called social distancing) makes it impo […]