Vermont Business Magazine
Vermont minimum wage to increase in 2022 to $12.55:
Vermont Business Magazine With this year's winter season officially underway, skiers and snowboarders have another reason to celebrate: Vail Resorts' 34 North American mountains have reached 85 percent renewable electricity—one big step closer to a zero net operating footprint by 2030. Through its operations, as well as by promoting collective participation, Vail Resorts is prioritizing efforts to mitigate the impacts of climate change. Vail owns Stowe, Mount Snow and Okemo in Vermont. Click here for the full article.
Vail Resorts advances toward zero net operating footprint:
Okemo, Mount Snow Resort, Stratton Mountain Resort, Stowe Mountain Resort, Sugarbush Resort, Killington Pico Ski Resort Partners, LLC Company achieves 85 percent renewable electricity across its 34 North American resorts, provides $19.4 million to address community needs amplified during pandemic. Vermont Business Magazine With this year's winter season officially underway, skiers and snowboarders have another reason to celebrate. Click here for the full article.
VTel service area now eligible for USDA ReConnect funding:
Vermont Business Magazine On October 25, 2021, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service (RUS) informed the Vermont Telephone Company, Inc (VTel) that a significant portion of their service area in Vermont will now be considered eligible for USDA ReConnect funding. VTel’s service areas that do not meet the current minimum broadband service speed threshold of 100 Mbps Download x 20 Mbps Upload will be removed from RUS Protected Borrower Status and considered eligible under the new ReConnect rules. Read on for the full article.