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Most long term care costs down, but still high in Vermont

Vermont Business Magazine While the national annual median cost of long term care increased across the board this year, the cost of long term care services in Vermont was mixed as COVID-19 intensified providers' existing challenges in meeting the increasing demand for long term care, according to Ge […]

Global Campuses Foundation receives grant from the Ben & Jerry’s Foundation

Supports work facilitating equitable post-secondary education for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities Vermont Business Magazine Global Campuses Foundation (GCF) recently received a $5,000 Economic Justice Program grant from the Ben & Jerry's Foundation in support of its work faci […]

Ben & Jerry's raises the curtain on 'PUNCH LINE' with Netflix Is A Joke

Related Company: Ben & Jerry's Homemade, IncComedic hotline and funny new flavor dial up the laughs Vermont Business Magazine "What did the bourbon say to the almonds? Am I drunk or are you nuts?"  That is just one of the many jokes Wanda Sykes riffed when she learned about Punch Line, the newest Be […]

Sanders opposes 'morally and economically' wrong Manchin-Romney COVID19 proposal

Vermont Business Magazine Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) issued the following statement on the Manchin-Romney COVID19 legislative proposal: “Given the enormous economic desperation facing working families in this country today, I will not be able to support the recently announced Manchin-Romney […]

Federal UI benefit programs set to expire

Vermont Business Magazine The Department of Labor is reminding individuals receiving unemployment insurance benefits of the upcoming changes to a number of federal unemployment benefit programs, including Extended Benefits (EB), Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Pandemic Emergency Unemploym […]

VDH COVID-19 Update: Two more deaths for 77, take care of your mental health

Daily Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) December 4, 2020 New or updated information is in red and bold. This update is available online at healthvermont.gov/covid19 Click the “See the Latest Update” button. Please visit the Vermont Department of Health’s COVID-19 web and data pageshealthvermont […]

Walmart announces more than $370,000 in cash bonuses for Vermont associates

Related Company: WalmartCompany also extends associate COVID emergency leave policy to July 5, 2021 VBM file photo of Williston Walmart. Vermont Business Magazine Walmart today announced an additional $700 million in cash bonuses to its US-based associates bringing its total 2020 quarterly and speci […]

Weekly unemployment claims still trending up

by Timothy McQuiston, Vermont Business Magazine Weekly unemployment claims fell last week after the previous week's spike, but have been trending up consistently the last two months. After being near their lowest levels since the beginning of the pandemic, claims have increased beyond the usual seas […]

Burlington's COVID-19 wastewater monitoring spikes following Thanksgiving

Vermont Business Magazine On Wednesday evening, the City of Burlington received its first readings from the COVID-19 Wastewater Monitoring Program since the Thanksgiving holiday. The readings show a major increase in the marker of COVID-19 in wastewater across the city, indicating significantly high […]

Solar energy saved Vermont $17 million in 2019

New Report Quantifies Energy, Public Health, & Climate Cost Savings of Local Solar Vermont Business Magazine Newly available data demonstrates the enormous benefit of local solar power to everyone in New England. From 2014 to 2019, small-scale solar in New England saved utilities and their customers […]