Foreign Executives Visit Future Business Site in Newport

In about a year, two new foreign companies expect to be operating in Newport at the site of a former skiwear manufacturer. AnC Bio, a Korean bio-tech firm, and Menck Windows, a German company, are the centerpiece of a $600 million economic development initiative promising to bring 10,000 jobs to the Northeast Kingdom.

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.

Northeast Kingdom Ponders Joining Byway Program

Vermont has nine scenic routes called byways, and they’re designed to make travelers linger at local attractions. One runs along the Connecticut River and reaches into the Northeast Kingdom. But the state’s scenic northeast corner otherwise hasn’t developed a byway of its own. And local tourism officials fear that’s putting the NEK at a disadvantage.