Plans Moving Ahead For ‘Tasting Center’ In Newport

A West Charleston woman wants to bring many local food products together in one place.  Leger’s idea took a significant step forward recently when the limited liability corporation in which she and her husband are investors, purchased a downtown Newport building that will become the future site of the Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center.

Vt. Unemployment Climbs

Vermont’s unemployment rate has climbed again. The state Department of Labor says the rate for July was 5.7 percent. That’s up two-tenths of a percentage point from July.