Some ski resorts still going strong into spring

April 14, 2015 Yahoo! News

JAY, Vt. (AP) — Many of Vermont’s smaller ski and snowboard areas have closed for the season, but some are still going strong after heavy snowfall this winter. Jay Peak Resort, which says it received the most snow of any resort in the continental United States, is planning to stay open seven days a week [...]

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Developers expect to break ground on biotech plant in May

April 5, 2015 Yahoo! News

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Following several delays, developers expect to break ground in May on a new biotechnology plant in Newport that is largely funded by foreign investors and slated to create at least 400 jobs. AnC Bio Vermont is part of a years-long economic development initiative in northern Vermont led by Jay Peak Resort [...]

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Developer can start constructing bio-tech plant

April 1, 2015 Yahoo! News

NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — A plan to build a bio-technology plant in Newport that would employ up to 500 people has been cleared for construction. The Caledonian Record reports (http://bit.ly/1yzfD0m) the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation has given developer bill Stenger a green light to start construction of AnC Bio Vermont and seek new investors. [...]

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Shawn and Laurie Parks of Ottawa charged with assault in Vermont hockey rage incident

March 13, 2015 Yahoo! News

An Ottawa couple has been charged with assault following an altercation at a January hockey tournament in Vermont in which their child played. According to affidavits filed by Vermont State Police, 45-year-old Shawn Parks is alleged to have punched a 13-year-old boy during the altercation involving his son and members of an opposing U.S. hockey team. His wife, [...]

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Resorts hope skiers flock to snow-covered New England

February 15, 2015 Yahoo! News

FAYSTON, Vt. (AP) — With New England buried in snow, ski resorts are expecting skiers and riders to flock to the mountains of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine for rare powder as the region heads into the mid-winter school break, a prime period resorts rely on. This winter provided early snow, and dumped plenty of [...]

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A burden further south, snow makes ski areas giddy

November 26, 2014 Yahoo! News

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Ski areas across northern New England were giddy Wednesday at the prospect of a major Thanksgiving snowstorm that is bringing early season skiers to the slopes and offering a promising start to the winter season. Cold weather last weekend enabled the Mount Snow ski area in southern Vermont to make snow [...]

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Vt. ski areas say early season looking good despite rain, slopes full of skiers

January 2, 2014 Yahoo! News

MONTPELIER, Vt. – The state’s ski areas say the early season is looking good, despite some rain, with the slopes full of skiers, many of whom are staying in area hotels and eating in local restaurants. Even though northern Vermont is expected to get only a dusting of snow in a storm forecast to hit [...]

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Snow? Vt. ski areas say early season looking good

January 2, 2014 Yahoo! News

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The state’s ski areas say the early season is looking good, despite some rain, with the slopes full of skiers, many of whom are staying in area hotels and eating in local restaurants. Even though northern Vermont is expected to get only a dusting of snow in a storm forecast to [...]

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Jay Peak Vermont

December 20, 2013 Snow Updates

Latest News View All Michigan Travel Guide With 50 ski areas, boasting over 260 lifts, about 1,000 runs, more than 70 terrain parks and endless groomed cross-country trails, Mic… More Slopes Trails Abound in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula 28 New Reasons to Get on Michigan’s Ski Slopes This Season Article source: http://www.onthesnow.com/vermont/jay-peak/skireport.html?XE_AFF=rss

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With big investments in snowmaking, some New England resorts open earlier than ever

November 25, 2013 Yahoo! News

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Ski areas in the Northeast continue to pump millions of dollars in new high-tech snowmaking to draw early season skiers and riders and to ensure their slopes will remain snowy into the spring. An early cold snap allowed resorts from Vermont to Maine to fire up snow guns in the beginning of [...]

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