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Walter Carpenter: Vermont’s health care — your money or your life 

This commentary is by Walter Carpenter of Montpelier, who works in Vermont’s tourism business and is a writer and a health care activist. In 2006, he nearly died at the hands of the health care system and has been an activist since that time, fighting for health care as a public good. He is on … Read more

Vermont’s health department extending clinic hours leading up to the holidays

The Vermont Department of Health extended its hours of operations at state-run vaccine clinics to encourage people to stay up-to-date on vaccinations this holiday season. The increased hours include evenings on weekdays and opening on Saturdays. Specific hours for the state-run clinic near you can be found on their website. “Primary care offices have been … Read more

Vermont’s dairy farms pivot to new ideas amid climate change

As climate and other factors make milk and maple syrup harder to produce, a raft of new crops and farm businesses see an opportunity December 2, 2022 at 7:42 a.m. EST Goats, collective farming, saffron: New crops and businesses are redefining Vermont’s agriculture. (Zoeann Murphy/The Washington Post) Comment on this story Comment There was a … Read more

Vermont’s financial regulator alleges Celsius for ‘false claims’

The CEO of cryptocurrency lending platform Celsius Network and state authorities were allegedly deceived regarding the company’s financial standing and compliance with securities rules, according to the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation, or DFR, Cointelegraph noted. Vermont’s financial regulator claimed in a document filed on Wednesday with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District … Read more

Vermont’s financial regulator alleges Celsius and its CEO made ‘false and misleading claims’

The ​​Vermont Department of Financial Regulation, or DFR, alleged crypto lending platform Celsius Network and CEO Alex Mashinsky misled state regulators about the firm’s financial health and its compliance with securities laws. In a Wednesday filing with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York, Vermont’s financial regulator said Celsius and Mashinsky … Read more

$4.5 million in grants support Vermont’s first-generation college students

Lyndon campus file photo. New Grant Awards Add to $250,000 in Congressionally Directed Spending Secured by Congressman Peter Welch to Support Aspiring College Students  Vermont Business Magazine A total of $4.5 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Education has been awarded to support first-generation college students in Vermont.   Northern Vermont University-Johnson was awarded a $2.7M … Read more

Vermont’s unemployment rate falls to 2.1 percent in July

  by Timothy McQuiston, Vermont Business Magazine Vermont’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell one-tenth in July 2022 to 2.1 percent, according to the Vermont Department of Labor and based on household data. All three major metrics showed positive results, as the labor force and number of employed increased and the number of people looking for … Read more