Suit settled against tour company in capsizing

Civil liability claims have been settled against the tour company that arranged the fall foliage tour that ended with 20 passengers dying when their boat overturned on an Adirondack lake in 2005.

Hitting Home: Layoffs at Ethan Allen

By the end of August, about 250 workers at the Ethan Allen Furniture factory in Beecher Falls will be out of work.  In this economy, and in this remote corner at the juncture of Vermont, New Hampshire, and Canada, the prospects for re-employment are especially slim.