COLCHESTER — Just a short drive out of Franklin County, The Tackle Box is geared up to give you the best day out on the ice this winter. After that, the store will also be ready to provide you with warmer-weather fishing and hunting equipment.
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ST. ALBANS — Retirement hasn’t been going exactly to plan for Michael Baker, but that led to him opening a new shop for novice and professional artists alike right on North Main Street.
JOHNSON — Vermont Electric Co-op (VEC), the member-owned electric distribution utility, has announced that it’s continuing its incentives program, which allows members to cut down their bills.
MONTPELIER — Last week, Vermont successfully connected and tested a brand-new backup power system for the Statehouse that will reduce carbon emissions and costs for the state. By Tuesday morning, the state was in position to actually make money off of it.
MILTON — Abrau Jewelry, crafted and designed by a Missisiquoi Valley Union alumna, is adding the finishing touch to wardrobes across the country, including some in Hollywood.
ST. ALBANS — A new group of executive officers is set to lead the Franklin County Regional Chamber of Commerce (FCRCC) after recently getting elected. Among them is Alisha Sawyer, who will be the chamber’s president come 2021.
MONTPELIER — Unemployment in Vermont has decreased from 3.2% to 3.1% for the month of November, with the northwestern end of the state seeing slight unemployment increases, according to the latest state jobs report.
The Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing has launched a new online holiday shopping guide, Buy Vermont Made that connects shoppers with Vermont retailers and Vermont-made gifts.
ST. ALBANS — Ask Angela Benoit and Hilary Robitaille, the co-owners of Revive Salon & Spa, what distinguishes their salon and one word comes up again and again: support.
This special edition business directory features local businesses from our 37th Annual Meet Your Franklin County Business Community publication. Click to view the online directory where businesses are listed by category.
SWANTON VILLAGE –– Creative as she is, Dawn Marie Thurston could have conjured any number of snazzy names for her Swanton Village shop. Even “A Seamstress on Merchants Row” has an historic, small-town ring to it.
ST. ALBANS –– In late August, college freshman Alyssa Wieland officially launched her business, Lillybelle Bakes, at Local Fare, a new, year-round farmers market on St. Albans City’s Main Street.
SWANTON –– Hip hop, jazz, ballet, modern and contemporary dance are just some of the offerings that a pair of familiar faces to dance students are teaching at a new studio for children and adults.
ST. ALBANS CITY –– With its high ceilings, marvelous checkerboard floors, and tall windows that let in tons of natural light, it’s no wonder Robin Lebel has operated her salon out of an historic railroad building in St. Albans for most of her career.