Vermont Business Magazine Community Capital of Vermont is looking for an executive director. If you know how to run a non-profit and have financial, economic development, or small business experience, you might be Community Capital's next Executive Director. The application deadline is July 24.
Vermont Business Magazine Weekly unemployment numbers fell last week as claims recede after a steep spike, which is typical for the end of school. Summer usually then brings low claim levels. Initial claims for the week of July 6, 2019, totaled 538, down 65 from last week. Claims were 68 more than they were at this time last year.
Vermont Business Magazine Vermont’s Killington Resort, the largest ski and snowboard destination in Eastern North America and part of POWDR, announced the advancement of Amy Laramie as director of communications, events and special projects, Dave Beckwith as director of snow sports and Jordan Spear as director of marketing, sales and reservations. Amy, Dave and Jordan succeed Director of Sales & Marketing, Rob Megnin, and Director of Special Projects, Tracy Taylor - both recently retired. Amy, Dave and Jordan will lead their teams who are primarily responsible for driving growth in mountain sport participation and visits. They join the executive team in the midst major transformation at Killington and Pico, both of which are set to reimagine the guest experience.
Vermont Business Magazine Green Mountain Power President and CEO Mary Powell joined Governor Phil Scott, members of his administration and other energy leaders today at a news conference highlighting state efforts to expand the adoption of electric vehicles and further the electrification of Vermont’s transportation sector to reduce carbon. Powell issued the following statement in support of the state’s work:
Vermont Business Magazine Vermont State Treasurer Beth Pearce and Governor Phil Scott issued the following statement after Fitch Ratings, Inc. announced their decision on the State’s bond rating.
Vermont Business Magazine Vermont is the 14th best state to retire, according to a new Bankrate.com report.
Vermont Business Magazine Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) joined Governor Phil Scott at today’s press conference on vehicle electrification and offered the following statement.
“Recognizing the need for lower cost and carbon free transportation solutions, the Governor smartly proposed the State’s first incentive for electric vehicles and continued investments in necessary public charging stations. As one of the only states in New England without a statewide customer incentive for EVs, Vermont needed this to get back on track.
Vermont Business Magazine On Thursday, July 18, the Office of Advocacy of the Small Business Administration will host a roundtable in Burlington, Vt., at Hilton Burlington – 60 Battery Street. The event will be from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The purpose of this event is to gain valuable insight into which specific federal regulatory burdens present the biggest barriers to small business growth.
Vermont Business Magazine Meredith Corporation's (NYSE: MDP) Travel + Leisure has announced the World's Best Awards 2019, revealing the top travel destinations and companies in the US and around the globe. The Rabbit Hill Inn in Lower Waterford, Vermont, was rated the Best Resort Hotel in the Northeast. Results of this 24th annual readers' survey, in which discerning Travel + Leisure readers rated their experiences, are now featured on www.TravelandLeisure.com/worlds-best and span over 90 category lists, including worldwide rankings.
Vermont Business Magazine In June, Stone Environmental accepted an Engineering Excellence Merit Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Vermont (ACEC-VT) for an innovative green stormwater infrastructure design and implementation project for the Oak Street drainage area in St. Johnsbury, Vermont.
. . . Senators Demand To Know Whether Family Separations Will Occur During Upcoming Immigration Raids
Senate Appropriations Committee Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), joined by fellow Appropriators Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Senator Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) – who also serve as the Ranking Member of the Judiciary Committee and Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration, respectively – Thursday sent an urgent letter to the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement requesting confirmation whether family separations have been approved as part of the upcoming ICE raids.
Vermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott today detailed efforts to increase electric vehicle use in Vermont as part of the state’s emissions reduction goals.
“Electrifying the transportation sector will help clean the air and keep millions of dollars within our economy,” said Governor Scott. “While more work needs to be done, Vermont has taken strong steps toward a renewable transportation sector. Accelerating vehicle electrification will continue to be a priority of my Administration.”