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January 1, 2019

The particularities, pitfalls and promise of Vt’s labor market

By Anne Wallace Allen/VTDigger

As chief of the Vermont Department of Labor’s economic and labor market information section, Mathew Barewicz is in charge of collecting and interpreting federal and state employment data for policymakers, job-seekers and the public.

Among other…

Vail reinstates discount at Okemo for low-income kids
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January 1, 2019

Vail reinstates discount at Okemo for low-income kids

By Garren Poirier, courtesy Okemo Kids carry skis to the lift at Okemo’s Jackson Gore while catching snowflakes on their tongues.

By Kit Norton/VTDigger

After a week of public outcry and scrutiny, Vail Resorts has reinstated discounted prices for low-income school children…

Remote worker grant application set to launch Jan. 1
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January 1, 2019

Remote worker grant application set to launch Jan. 1

The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development today announced the Remote Worker Grant Program will officially launch on Jan. 1, 2019. The program offers reimbursement grants of up $5,000 per year ($10,000 over two years) to remote workers across the country who move…

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December 31, 2018

Police warn of scam

 Police are warning the public of a scam.

The phone caller from the number (802) 242- 2022 is identifing themselves as working for the Vermont Department of Public Safety, and is requesting individuals nto pay a bond or be…

New Yorker cartoonist introduces book to fans in Woodstock
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December 26, 2018

New Yorker cartoonist introduces book to fans in Woodstock

By Curt Peterson

It’s true, a lot of people read the New Yorker, at least in part, for the cartoons, and about 70 of them showed up for Edward Koren’s introduction of his new book, “Koren in the Wild” at the Norman Williams Library in…

Roots owner expands to Killington
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December 26, 2018

Roots owner expands to Killington

By Katy Savage

Donald Billings doesn’t like to sit still.

After relocating his Rutland restaurant, Roots, to Washington Street and reopening Dec. 7 with double the seating, Billings, the owner and chef, opened a market and deli in Killington. Now he’s ready to open another…