Job search for college seniors

Career and job search advice for college seniors facing a tough economy. Public Service Department comments on how FairPoint Communications can demonstrate that it’s corrected this winter’s service problems. A non-profit newspaper teaches citizen journalism in Brattleboro.

Midday Newscast: September 19, 2008

Bernie Sanders says he wants the wealthiest Americans to pay for the federal bailout of the financial industry; a hard frost hit many parts of the region this morning, a reminder that winter driving is fast approaching; more Vermonters are out of work; Vermont Yankee has found more problems with the nuclear power plant’s cooling towers.

Rutland plant to close

Rutland is reeling with the news today that MetroGroup – a direct mail company that employs nearly 250 people – will close its Rutland plant in mid- December.

State launching employment recruitment drive

The Douglas Administration is launching a recruitment drive to entice young people back to Vermont to work in high-tech jobs. Douglas says the effort is designed to fight a disturbing demographic trend that makes Vermont the state with the second oldest population.