Vermont Business Magazine Southwestern Vermont Health Care’s (SVHC) Medical Matters Weekly with Dr. Trey Dobson—a weekly interactive, multiplatform medical-themed talk show—will feature the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center’s Director of Emergency Nursing Jill Maynard, RN, on its September 15 program. The show will air at 12 p.m. She will share news about SVMC’s upcoming Emergency Department renovation and expansion.
Vermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott signed a proclamation designating September 15, 2021 as Procurement Technical Assistance Centers Day in Vermont, a collective campaign celebrating the contracting successes of the businesses who have benefitted from training and technical assistance from their local PTACs.
Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Department of Health on Monday reported 108 new cases of COVID-19 and one more death, which now stand at 288 statewide. There are 38 people hospitalized (up 5 from yesterday) and 9 in the ICU. Hospitalizations have remained relatively high but steady the last few weeks.
Vermont Business Magazine Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux, PhD, a faculty member in Geography and Geology at the University of Vermont and the State of Vermont Climatologist, will serve as an author for the national Water chapter of the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5). In 2016, Dupigny-Giroux was named regional lead of the northeast chapter of the Fourth National Climate Assessment.
Vermont Business Magazine Performer, healthcare clown, and Healthy Humor co-founder Deborah Kaufmann ’74 is the 2021 recipient of Bennington College’s Elizabeth Coleman Visionary Leadership Award. This annual award recognizes a distinguished Bennington graduate, faculty or staff member, or an individual from the larger Bennington College community whose innovative and inspirational leadership is advancing civic and cultural life and improving the lives of others.
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets If you operate a maple business here in Vermont, be sure to check out the free series of webinars from University of Vermont Extension that will offer expert advice on everything from business management and legal agreements, to tapping practices and land-use tax programs. The series covers a wide range of important topics designed to help Vermont's maple enterprises thrive by increasing profits and improving forest health.
by Joyce Marcel, Vermont Business Magazine From the Kool-Aid stand on his folks' front lawn 'til now, when he seems to be everybody's favorite commercial real estate broker, Bradford Worthen, the vice president of commercial and business brokerage for Burlington's Pomerleau Real Estate, has proved to be the consummate salesman.
by Olga Peters, Vermont Business Magazine “No one here has the bandwidth to talk with you,” said a Chittenden County contractor politely declining an interview. Contractors regularly spin multiple plates to take a project from design to completed build. This summer, the side effects of COVID-19 have heaped on additional ingredients. Extras like a backlog of projects rescheduled from last year’s industry shutdown as part of the state’s pandemic response.
Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Department of Health on Sunday is reporting 141 new cases of COVID-19 and three more deaths, which now stand at 287 statewide. There are 33 people hospitalized and 9 in the ICU. Hospitalizations have remained relatively high but steady the last few weeks.
Vermont Business Magazine Vermont’s tax revenues for July 2021 (General, Education, and Transportation Fund) have come in above target. However, the Personal Income tax, the state's most important General Fund revenue source, was below its target. The PI had been leading the way in Vermont’s revenue surplus over the last two years. Young indicated that while it’s too early to tell (July is the first month of the 2022 fiscal year), the PI is typically a reliable economic indicator.
Vermont Agency of Transportation This weekly report is a list of planned construction activities that will have traffic impacts on state highways throughout Vermont for the week of September 13. Please remember to drive safely in all work zones. Lives depend on it.
Vermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott today participated in the Vermont National Guard’s 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Camp Ethan Allen in Jericho, where he reflected on the twentieth anniversary of the September 11th attacks on our nation.