Energizer expects a decrease in the demand for its batteries, so the company plans to
shutter its St. Albans plant in September. The drop in demand may be a good
sign for the environment, but it’s been a shock for a community that has come
to rely on those jobs.
city of St. Albans was just approved by the state for the latest tax increment
financing district. Other
communities are interested in districts of their own, but state law limits how
many there can be. So Gov. Peter Shumlin wants the Legislature to add more
Supreme Court has sided with the city of St. Albans in a dispute with the Franklin County sheriff. The court rejected
the sheriff’s argument that the bidding process for providing law enforcement
in St. Albans was so unfair that it killed any competition.
As the groundbreaking of the St. Albans Wal-Mart draws near, real estate developer Jeff Davis discusses his vision for Vermont’s commercial development and the 20-year process that it took for the retail store to become a reality.