Vermont Business Magazine The April shower this week with another system moving through dropping four inches of snow Tuesday through Wednesday at Burke Mountain Resort. The 2018+19 season now holds the title for the largest snow accumulation (within the last 8 seasons ) of 232 inches recorded since opening day back in November, and may just hold the title for the longest season as well.
Vermont Business Magazine An important component of ReArch Company’s corporate mission is giving back to our communities. This philosophy is embodied in a portion of our Mission Statement, as follows: ReArch will be a recognized and well-respected leader, in the project development and construction industry, through supporting our communities by being involved, engaged and philanthropic.
Vermont Business Magazine Vermont Smoke & Cure, a Hinesburg-based maker of smoked meats and meat snacks in Vermont since 1962, was granted more than $15,000 in Vermont Training Program (VTP) funding. Vermont Smoke & Cure’s steady growth (30% annually) pushes toward the need for ten new hires as the company works to plan and create a second shift.
Vermont Business Magazine Investments in Vermont’s 529 college savings plan have reached another milestone, topping 22,000 accounts and $400 million in assets, according to Vermont Student Assistance Corp., which administers the Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan.
Vermont Business Magazine Weekly unemployment claims have been bouncing up and down this spring, but are at a typical level of around 500 now. Claims for the week of April 6, 2019, rose from a relatively low level of 397 the previous week to 519 last week. But claims were 104 fewer than they were at this time last year.
Vermont Business Magazine Marlboro College’s 72nd commencement will take place on the morning of May 12, 2019, when community members will gather to celebrate the accomplishments of both undergraduate and graduate students. Radio producer and Marlboro alumnus Sean Cole ’93 will give a commencement address, and renowned artists Emily Mason and Wolf Kahn will also receive honorary degrees.
Vermont Business Magazine One of the largest gatherings of tourism professionals in the state was held last Thursday and Friday at the Doubletree in South Burlington. Throughout the two-day event, keynote speeches and breakout sessions focused on the need for increased tourism marketing funding, the importance of industry collaborations, and how private-public partnerships can extend marketing resources.
Vermont Business Magazine Norwich University’s School of Nursing, in collaboration with the University’s College of Graduate and Continuing Studies (CGCS), has launched a new online bachelor’s degree completion program, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN), designed for licensed RNs who want to pursue their degree while balancing work and other life responsibilities. The program is set to begin its first trimester in August 2019.
Vermont State Police On 04/11/2019 at approximately 1307 hrs Troopers from the Vermont State Police New Haven Barracks, were detailed to a reported motor vehicle crash near 6552 VT Rt 125, Addison, VT. According to State Police Dispatch, a vehicle had gone off the roadway and was submerged in Lake Champlain.
Vermont Business Magazine WhistlePig, the No. 1 distiller in the fast growing, ultra-premium and luxury rye whiskey category, has announced that it received a $55 million revolving line of credit from JPMorgan Chase, extending the existing $40 million line with JPMorgan Chase, which was received in April 2018. The credit facility will provide the company with incremental funding to accelerate the production and aging of premium rye whiskey.
Vermont Business Magazine Tim Burke, of White + Burke Real Estate Investment Advisors, Inc in Burlington, is pleased to announce the signing of a long-term office lease of 60,000 square feet for Country Home Products, Inc. at 800 Hinesburg Road in South Burlington. Country Home Products, Inc is moving from Vergennes and will occupy the entire building in Spring 2019 after completing renovations.
Burke represented the tenant, Country Home Products, Inc., in the lease transaction. Pizzagalli Properties, LLC is the owner/landlord.
Vermont Business Magazine Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has joined Senators John Hoeven (R-N.D.) and John Boozman (R-Ark.), members of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, in introducing the Montgomery GI Bill Parity Act, legislation that would enable members of the Guard and Reserve to concurrently use GI Bill benefts and Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA) programs to fund their education.