While the temperatures and overall
snowfall totals aren’t record breaking, many local businesses and snow sport
enthusiasts are struggling this winter. The fluctuating temperatures and
lack of snow are affecting everything from winter sports and local businesses to
birds and plants.
AARP Vermont says it will use its political
muscle to work for an expansion of the state’s Catamount Health program. The group, which represents older Americans, wants Vermont’s
small businesses to be able to enroll in Catamount.