Inflation in Vermont was bad last month – but even worse nationwide.
New Ben & Jerry’s employees must view four hours of Israeli-Palestinian social programming
Newly hired employees joining the Ben & Jerry’s ice-cream company are required to watch four video lectures, each an hour in length, featuring activists discussing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as part of their job orientation, a news source says.
Zero-interest down payments and Sharia-friendly lending part of BIPOC lending initiative
Zero-interest lending to BIPOC groups, with sensitivity to Sharia law, is a key feature in a new Champlain Housing Trust initiative.
More Vermonters working, but still fewer than before pandemic
The ongoing post-pandemic employment gap of about 15,000 employed Vermonters, despite the unprecedented demand for workers, has led some Vermonters to wonder why.
Winooski corner store closes after 28 years
J&Js provided Winooski residents with more than just tobacco and food – it cultivated community.
Go-go couple creates go-to dining in Randolph, Bethel
Anyone who meets J.J. Poljacik quickly realizes his vision is superseded only by his energy to make it happen.
In the Upper Valley, no Build Back Better
From small businesses to larger franchises, there seems to have been a disappearance of willing workers. Employers and customers on both sides of the Connecticut River are wondering, “Where is everybody?”
Vermont #1 in vacant homes
Despite an unprecedented shortage of available housing, Vermont has a higher vacant home rate than any other state in the nation. What’s going on here?
Bottled mixed drinks coming to your grocery store?
Ready-to-drink cocktails will be sold in grocery stores next to beer and wine, if a bill approved by the House last week becomes law.
Vermont feeling wartime pain at the pump, at the store, and on the assembly line
Gasoline is just the most obvious commodity shortage affecting Vermont consumers and industry.