voters in will take up a town meeting article on whether the town should assume
ownership of an historic stone church. If
they approve, the building will house an exhibit honoring author and Nobel
laureate Alexander Solzhenitsyn who spent 18 years in Cavendish.
month, the Vermont Country Store announced the appointment of Chris Vickers as
its new President and CEO. The
appointment continues a tradition of appointing a non-family member as CEO of the
3rd generation business.
has taken off. Kickstarter
is the best known crowdfunding site, but there are hundreds of online platforms
like it. They
enable entrepreneurs, artists and others to pitch an idea for a project and collect
donations to finance it. But
the day is coming when crowdfunding will be targeted to investors as well as
state owned office building in Waterbury will be converted to affordable housing units under a
federal disaster aid grant. Governor
Peter Shumlin says the project is the fulfillment of a promise in the wake of
Tropical Storm Irene nearly 18 months ago.
Police say last week’s arrests in a case involving the theft of more than $200,000
worth of coins from an Alburgh home were the result of a recent law intended to
help them track down stolen jewelry. But
authorities say some of the area’s cash for gold dealers are ignoring the law
and making it easy for thieves to sell stolen jewelry.
few eyebrows were raised last month when the state announced that fully 95 percent of
homes, businesses and institutions in Vermont are served by broadband. The figure is based on a complex mapping project, and there is an asterisk or two next to it.