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GMCB Board Meeting Schedule December 2021

Vermont Business Magazine Presenters and Board Members will be participating remotely through Microsoft Teams tentatively through January 1, 2022. Members of the public can attend all meetings at the physical location 144 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602, through the Microsoft Teams application, or vi […]

McClaughry: Vermont’s four plans to defeat climate change

by John McClaughry A year ago the Global Warming Solutions Act created a 23-member Vermont Climate Council to develop a Climate Action Plan strict enough to reduce carbon dioxide emissions 80% over the next 28 years. Such a dramatic reduction could conceivably be achieved by Plan A: an increasingly […]

SVMC launches website for emergency department renovation and expansion project

Related Company: Southwestern Vermont Health CareVermont Business Magazine A $25.8 million project to renovate and expand the Emergency Department and Main Entrance of Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), part of Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC), requires a lot of coordination and comm […]

Governor Scott relaunches Vermont Lights the Way

Calls on Vermonters to Decorate with Lights to Signal Optimism for a Bright Future Asks Vermonters to Nominate Neighbors for “Rays of Kindness” Recognition  Vermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott is again encouraging Vermonters to help show Vermont Lights the Way, an effort to literally brigh […]

Railroading: Challenges met, challenges ahead

Photo: Amtrak arrives at the Essex Junction station on July 19, as service resumed for the first time since the pandemic shut it down in March 2020. The resumption marked the single busiest day in the Vermonter's history. VBM Photo. by C.B. Hall, Vermont Business Magazine For the Green Mountain Stat […]

Schubart: Economic growth or strong families and communities?

by Bill Schubart  Robert Kennedy said in a 1968 speech at the University of Kansas: “Yet the gross national product does not allow for the health of our children, the quality of their education or the joy of their play.  It does not include the beauty of our poetry or the strength of our marriages, […]

Frustrated runner develops stroller accessory for hands-free running

​by Amanda Kuhnert “It all began about 13 years ago, the first time I tried running with a jogging stroller and hated it,” said Heather Hayes, founder and CEO of StrollRunner, LLC. She quickly abandoned the idea. But over the years, when she would see other parents awkwardly trying to jog with their […]

Gasoline prices remain high for the holidays

Vermont Business Magazine Vermont gasoline prices rose 1 cent per gallon since last week to $3.43/g. The are 7 cents higher than a month ago and $1.34 higher than a year ago. Meanwhile, Burlington gas prices have fallen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.46/g today, according to Gas […]

Home grown food on the rise as families deal with pandemic food insecurity

Related Company: University of Vermont New survey data from Vermont and Maine show food insecurity remains significantly above pre-pandemic levels with families producing more food at home. Vermont Business Magazine Pandemic food insecurity remains elevated in the Northeast – affecting over 27% of h […]