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Vermont Treasurer Pearce named president of national association

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 3:09pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) announced that it has elected Vermont State Treasurer Beth Pearce as its 2018 President during the association’s annual conference in Boston. Treasurer Pearce will succeed outgoing President Ken Miller, the State Treasurer of Oklahoma, on January 1, 2018.

Vermont Artisan Coffee moves, opens coffee bar to rave reviews

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 11:19am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine As Vermonters and visitors alike take to the roads to enjoy the fall  colors, they’ll notice a new addition along the Route 100 drive between Waterbury and Stowe. It is the  state-of-the-art, custom built 15,000 square foot big brilliant red barn with a shiny silver coffee silo,  new home to Vermont Artisan Coffee & Tea, Company and its sister companies, Coffee Lab International and  CLI’s School of Coffee. And they are open for business.

VSECU takes on the Point to Point to fight hunger in Vermont

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 7:50am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine One in four Vermonters struggles with food insecurity and today as part of Hunger Action Month, VSECU expanded their commitment to help meet the needs of hungry Vermonters by announcing their adoption of the Point to Point charity cycling event. VSECU, a member-owned cooperative and not for profit credit union, is accepting the leadership role from Harpoon Brewery in the popular fundraising event that has raised awareness and more than $1.5 million over 16 years for the Vermont Foodbank’s mission to fight hunger.

Vermont estate to sell to highest bidder Oct 5

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 3:47am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine A Vermont estate designed by award-winning architect Brad Rabinowitz will sell to the highest bidder at auction on October 5th through leading global auction firm Concierge Auctions. Set on more than 208 acres, 2295 Moretown Mountain Road is designed to seamlessly integrate with its surroundings, boasting floor to ceiling windows and panoramic nature views.

Scott and Leahy applaud President Trump's nomination of Christina Nolan to be Vermont's US Attorney

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 5:00pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott and Senator Patrick Leahy today issued the following statement on President Trump's nomination of Christina Nolan to be Vermont's next US Attorney. Leahy and Scott recommended the Burlington attorney to the president in June. 

Muzzleloader antlerless deer permit winners announced

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 3:34pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Deer hunters who applied for a Vermont muzzleloader season antlerless deer permit by the August 24 deadline can now go to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife website ( to see if they won a permit. Fish & Wildlife announced the winners on September 22, after conducting a randomized computer drawing. Permit winners are listed in two categories: regular lottery winners and landowners.

Weekly unemployment claims low and getting lower

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 2:39pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Weekly unemployment claims fell under 300 claims last week and remain at a historically low level. Claims have been falling steadily since early July. Claims also are lower than they were the same time last year, which has been the case for most weeks in 2017. For the week of September 16, 2017, there were 294 claims, 12 fewer than than they were last week and 56 fewer than they were a year ago.

Nurses at Porter Medical Center ratify new contract

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:14am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The University of Vermont/Porter Medical Center in Middlebury announced today a new, three-year contract with the union representing the Porter nursing staff that will run through September 30, 2020. The registered nurses of the Porter Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals voted on Thursday to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement, their second contract since organizing in 2013. The contract was reached after four months of negotiations.

BBA Summer Social event raises $700 for Howard Center Street Outreach team

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 10:18am -- Denise Sortor

Vermont Business Magazine The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is pleased to announce a successful fundraiser raised $700 for the Howard Center’s Street Outreach Team at its recent “Hang Ten” Summer Social. The Summer Social is an annual BBA event, where guests can network with members of the Burlington business community in a fun and relaxed setting.