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Five generations of the Beach family recognized as innkeepers

Addison County’s First Family of innkeepers received long overdue recognition recently. Members of the Beach family, owners and operators of the Basin Harbor Club along Lake Champlain, were recognized recently by the membership of NEIRA, the New England Inns and Resorts Association.

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Black Friday: Why to shop, buy local

As consumers flood big brand retailers searching for Black Friday deals, many local businesses remind shoppers to shop locally. Why? Remember you help the local community and there are many great deals to be found right here in your own backyard.

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Vermont: Labor market weak

Vermont Watchdog Report

Despite a recent upbeat national jobs report, Vermont’s state economist says the jobs market faces significant headwinds in the Green Mountain State.

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CCV partners with G.E. Aviation and Adecco on tech training

High-tech jobs in Vermont

Community College of Vermont (CCV) is partnering with GE Aviation and Adecco Staffing USA, part of the world's largest recruitment and workforce solutions provider, to offer a Certified Production Technician (CPT) course in Rutland, which began last week.

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Vermont near bottom of the list when it comes to tax competitiveness

A new report places Vermont near the bottom of the list of 50 states when comes to tax competitiveness. The report is not good news for the state’s Democrats which have been battling outside perceptions of the Green Mountain State as being unfriendly to business.

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Vermont Teddy Bear acquires Vermont Brownie

Vermont Teddy Bear Company, the nation’s largest producer of handcrafted teddy bears, is adding a homemade sweet treat to its successful line of gift-giving offerings.

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Goodwill leases space in Rutland for new store, donation center

Goodwill of the Berkshires and Southern Vermont has leased 10,000 square feet of retail space on Route 7 in Rutland, where it plans to open a new thrift store.

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Middlebury's Button Up Day is Nov. 7

Join the Middlebury Energy Committee at Aubuchon Hardware (40 Court St.) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, for an energy efficiency information display and lively conversation.

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Laflammes opens new Diamond Run Mall furniture store

This week, officials of the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce and merchants of the Diamond Run Mall in Rutland Town welcomed furniture-seller Laflammes Inc. to become part of the facility’s retail renaissance.

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Ferrisburgh woman creates “buy local” Internet directory

As the Eagle reported earlier this year, artist Maxine Davis, owner of Maxine Davis Glass Art in North Ferrisburgh, has been on a mission. Davis’ free website creation, FerrisburghList.com, is now up and running.

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Man rams ATM with tractor, flees

On Nov. 4, at approximately 2:32 a.m., members of the Fair Haven Rescue Squad were returning from a trip to the hospital and contacted the Vermont State Police when they observed an attempted theft in progress at the Green Mountain Credit Union, located at 3141 Cold River Rd., in Rutland Town.

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Leary is new Fairpoint Vice President

FairPoint Communications has promoted Lisa M. Leary to vice president of business sales, covering enterprise and business markets.

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Lisman opposes new Vermont carbon tax proposal

Vermont Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Lisman today announced his strong opposition to the new carbon tax being proposed by Democrats in the Vermont Legislature.

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Letter to the Editor: Mark Foley

Mark Foley and Art Jones’ roles at the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce annual meeting felt like the perfect antidote for a cold, wet fall day in Rutland.

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New farmers get boost from NOFA-Vt. program

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont is now accepting applications for the 2016 Journey Farmer Program.