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Vermont building permits: November 2018

Vermont issued 153 building permits for privately owned housing during November, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: University of Vermont ranks 67th best for medical research in the nation, study finds

University of Vermont finished in a tie for 67th in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Essex County residents is highest in Vermont

Essex County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Vermont, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

MAD RIVER VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Search for new Executive Director is underway!

The date is set: The Mad River Path’s 24th Annual Mad Dash is on Sunday, Oct. 13th, 2019!

CASTLETON UNIVERSITY: Castleton University and Southwestern Vermont Health Care Announce Nursing Partnership

Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) has designated Castleton University as its preferred partner for nursing education.

Analysis: University of Vermont medical school ranks 43rd best for primary care in the nation

University of Vermont finished 43rd in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Vermont posts 5th lowest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 3,010 properties in Vermont started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 46th highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Burlington area posts 2nd lowest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 5,645 properties in the Burlington area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 219th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

MAD RIVER VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: New Chamber Executive Director Announced

The Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is excited to announce that following discussions with a number of well qualified candidates, Eric Friedman will be the next Executive Director of the Mad River Valley Chamber of Commerce.

LAKE CHAMPLAIN REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: LCRCC introduces new destination marketing organization

The Burlington Regional Marketing Organization, a division of the Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce, is excited to introduce Hello Burlington, a new destination marketing organization (DMO) for the Burlington area.

Analysis: University of Vermont's engineering program ranks 128th best in the nation, study finds

University of Vermont finished in a tie for 128th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

MAD RIVER VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Farewell to Jasmine Bigelow

At the Mad Mingle on May 21st at the Mad River Barn, also hosted by Jamieson Insurance, Chamber members wished Jasmine a fond farewell, and wished her all the best with her new endeavors providing a wedding flower service from her new store in Waterbury.

RUTLAND REGION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Study Touts Rutland County Housing Costs

Rutland County has Vermont’s lowest home acquisition cost as a percentage of median income.

Average teacher salaries in Vermont rank 16th highest in nation

The average Vermont teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $61,027, the 16th highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

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