Vermont is adding another program to its economic development tool box. The federal Opportunity Zones program awards developers with federal tax credits when they invest in economically stressed areas that meet certain criteria.
They come from 16 Spanish-speaking countries in the Caribbean, Central America, and South America and range in age from 30 to 70. They live in several area communities and are engaged in a variety of occupations, hobbies, and volunteer activities. But when asked to describe themselves, they offer a single answer: “family.”
College enrollment is down across New England. We’re looking at how Vermont’s small private and state colleges are adjusting to fewer students, rising costs, and growing competition for tuition dollars.
For the second year, April in Bennington will be Career Month, dedicated to highlighting the efforts of local organizations to connect employers and qualified job-seekers of all ages. Growing out of the annual Career Week, which is organized by the Workforce and Education working group of the Bennington County Industrial Corporation, the series of events […]
Almost 36 years ago to the day, a then-Stowe resident borrowed “Light In August” by William Faulkner. The book came back April 14, 2015, after having been checked out April 27, 1979. “I am a slow reader, but not that slow,” wrote the man, who mailed the book back with a note. “The book, which […]
The Vermont State Colleges System has adopted a new “Welcome Home” tuition policy making it easier for former Vermonters to return to the state and immediately qualify for in-state tuition at a college or university within the system. Under the new policy, adopted by the VSCS Board of Trustees on Saturday, any Vermonter who was […]
On April 5,2018 Cyndy Bittinger returns to St Johnsbury for her second Osher Lifelong Learning lecture. When here before she talked about the Coolidges but this time she takes on the history of the first ladies from Martha to Melania.
Wellness Week 2018 is set to arrive at the Community College of Vermont’s campus in Rutland, bringing with it a host of events and initiatives to inspire a stronger, healthier community. Events are scheduled at the West Street facility every day from April 2 to April 6, and are open to all members of the […]
If you are looking for work in the Northeast Kingdom, the place to be April 18 is at the St. Johnsbury Job Fair. This year is the fifth annual Job Fair, hosted by the St. Johnsbury School and coordinated and presented by Creative Workforce Solutions.
The Northeast Kingdom Community Action (NEKCA) Parent Child Center, Economic Services, and Community College of Vermont (CCV) have teamed up to help NEKCA Parent Child Center volunteers who receive government assistance increase their potential. Several participants who work at NEKCA Parent-Child Center in exchange for that assistance are enrolled in the CCV classes this semester. […]