Vermont ranks 13th highest in nation in retail theft impact. The legislature had a bill in 2022 that would have addressed the problem but was stalled because lawmakers feared it wouldn’t be enforced.
Vermont has the fourth lowest defense contractor spending in the nation, behind Idaho, Montana and Nebraska.
The building now has sections for woodworking, pottery, a variety of glasswork, textiles, metal machining, welding, printing and metal engraving.
Flood are especially unwelcome for a business with the word ‘Cellar’ in it.
“Is it the last of my nine lives I don’t know but maybe I have something else left to do,” Rick muses.
As the global captive insurance industry meets this week in South Burlington, Vermont can rightly claim: We’re #1!
There’s good money working with your hands or driving big vehicles in the forest.
“They’re still in debt. If they took out another loan, it would be like buying another house.”
With retail theft on the rise and often not investigated, some Burlington store owners are locking their doors and and scanning security video for potential thieves.
After fears of a “she-cession” during the pandemic, women have returned to the workforce at unprecedented rates.