Medley of Mozart and business

Medley of Mozart and business

There was standing room only as about 100 patrons filled the Trapp Family Lodge’s Mozart Room last week to listen to young musicians spending their summer as music fellows in Vermont. Later that night, four other Mozart musicians gathered to play at Manhattan Pizza & Pub in downtown Burlington. “We were spread a little thin… Read More »

Lawyer: Town cannot outlaw head shops

Vermont’s legalization of recreational marijuana for personal use has raised many questions for municipalities and local law enforcement, and Shelburne is no exception. Tuesday evening’s Selectboard meeting included a discussion of some of the questions local officials are facing regarding how to remain vigilant when it comes to substance abuse. Last month the Selectboard asked… Read More »

Green Pasture Meats closes Shelburne store

After five years in business, Green Pasture Meats is closing its retail locations in Shelburne village and in New Haven. The Shelburne store closed Friday July 20, and the New Haven store – near the company’s processing plant – is set to close July 31. Owner Mark Smith, a Shelburne resident, opened the first Green Pasture… Read More »

Vermont renews partnership with Japanese sister state

Vermont renews partnership with Japanese sister state

  By Mike Dougherty VTDigger.com Vermont and Tottori, Japan, are officially sister states. Govs. Phil Scott of Vermont and Shinji Hirai of the Tottori Prefecture signed a new interregional agreement last Wednesday. The document declares that both states share “strong bonds of friendship and trust” and aim to develop cultural and commercial exchanges. In remarks before… Read More »

New interstate exit numbering system in VT? Scott hopes not.

By Elizabeth Hewitt VTdigger.org For many Vermont businesses and attractions, their nearest interstate exit number is a key line in their advertising. But soon, those numbers may change. State transportation officials met last week with federal officials to discuss Vermont’s interstate signage. Under a standard set in 2009, all states are required to number exits on… Read More »