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February 2018

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Governor visits a thriving Jay Peak resort

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copyright the Chronicle February 21, 2018 JAY PEAK — Jay Peak is prospering, and its success could lead to a big payday for foreign investors, who not so long ago appeared to be holding the short straw. At a Valentine’s Day ceremony celebrating the opening of ... More »

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Cross-country snowmobile racing comes to West Glover

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copyright the Chronicle February 21, 2018 WEST GLOVER — With little fanfare, at least little fanfare outside the snowmobiling community, Rock Maple Racing returned to West Glover Saturday for an exciting day of cross-country racing. Rock Maple racing might be ... More »

Obituaries February 21, 2018

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Tierney “Raven” Campbell In the early hours of February 11, 2018, Tierney “Raven” Campbell, 28, died suddenly and unexpectedly. Born in Greenbrae, California, Ms. Campbell made the cross-country move with the rest of her family to Connecticut in 1993. After ma... More »

Senate advances $15 minimum wage bill

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By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger.org The Vermont Senate on Thursday advanced a measure that would raise the state’s hourly minimum wage to $15 by 2024. The bill, S.40, would incrementally hike the state’s minimum wage over the next six years, from the current lev... More »

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Jay Peak, Burke to go on the market in May

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By Anne Galloway and Alan J. Keays, VTDigger.org The ribbon was cut Wednesday afternoon on the last major development at Jay Peak, coming just a few months before the resort is expected to hit the market in search of a buyer. The 800-plus EB-5 investors who we... More »

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NEKLS honored as a best workplace

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Northeast Kingdom Learning Services, Inc. (NEKLS) was recently named one of the “2018 Best Places to Work in Vermont” on a list compiled by Vermont Business Magazine, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, the Vermont Department of Economic Development, the Vermont ... More »

Rodeo Roundup offers rootin’ tootin’ theater fun

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The MAC Center for the Arts, 158 Main Street, in partnership with ACT 1, the Northeast Kingdom’s premiere children’s theater academy, will host a half-day theater workshop for children aged five to eight. “Rodeo Roundup” will offer theater, learning, songs, an... More »