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What’s behind that dismal apple crop?

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  by Joseph Gresser Eleanor Leger was blunt when she was asked about the 2020 apple harvest. “Terrible,” she said. Ms. Leger, who with her husband, Albert, founded and runs Eden Specialty Ciders, said a combination of a warm early spring followed by a cold sna... More »

VERMONT MINIMUM WAGE TO INCREASE IN 2021

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Montpelier – The Vermont Department of Labor announced Thursday, October 1, 2020 an increase to the State’s minimum wage. Beginning January 1, 2021, the State’s minimum wage will increase $0.79, from $10.96 to $11.75 per hour. The calculation for this increase... More »

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Time to Get Your Flu Shot!

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Daily Update on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) September 28, 2020   Time to Get Your Flu Shot! It’s more important than ever to get your flu shot this year ─ when both flu viruses and the new coronavirus may be spreading at the same time.   There are many more u... More »

Governor:  School sports can begin soon

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  by Joseph Gresser Fall sports can begin when Vermont schools officially move to less restrictive step three measures on Saturday, Education Secretary Dan French said at Governor Phil Scott’s press briefing Tuesday.  School opened at step two, under which stu... More »