Making it in Vermont: Vermont Teddy Bear diversifies

Making it in Vermont: Vermont Teddy Bear diversifies

ANNE WALLACE ALLEN VT Digger Facing slowing growth in the teddy bear market, one of Vermont’s most iconic businesses is looking to become the Noah’s Ark of stuffed animals. The iconic Vermont Teddy Bear has started making bunnies, foxes, koalas, elephants and various other animals. Next year, it’s making a sloth. Vermont Teddy Bear has… Read More »

CycleNation seeks teams

CycleNation seeks teams

The first CycleNation event in the Green Mountain State takes place Aug. 15 at Waterfront Park in Burlington. Teams are wanted for the American Heart Association’s relay-style, stationary cycling fundraiser. Sarah Voigt Pritchard is the chair of Vermont’s first CycleNation event. She shared that her stepfather first experienced heart problems at the age of 40,… Read More »

Business talk gets town’s attention

Business talk gets town’s attention

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent With a chance to brainstorm ideas and jump start business activity in Shelburne, a couple dozen people sipped wine and swapped ideas Monday night at Shelburne Vineyard. By Tuesday, their discussion had the attention of the Shelburne Selectboard. Selectboard Chair Jerry Storey and member Mary Kehoe attended the gathering at the vineyard… Read More »