week’s storm left up to a couple of feet of snow in the mountains, adding to an
already-substantial snowpack. Ski
resorts say the weather has been a gift from the sky that has helped them get
through the recession.
Vermont’s largest family-owned ski resort was sold last week
to a Florida real estate investment trust. Management
will stay the same at Okemo Mountain Resort. But the transfer of ownership reminds
some in the industry of how challenging consolidation can be.
Here are the top stories at 7:30 a.m.:
Five-hundred fewer businesses registered with the state of Vermont in 2007 than in previous years.
the according to the Secretary of State’s Corporations Division, which oversees
business registrations; The economic news is bleak and the U.S.
dollar keeps falling. But there may be
a bit of a silver lining, the state’s ski areas are getting a boost from foreign skiers…