Planners seek feedback on county economic development strategy

Addison County officials are hoping to fire up economic development efforts in the area with a proposed regional strategy, but they’re looking for feedback from the public before finalizing the plan.

Middlebury eyes a reboot of economic development project

At issue is the so-called Economic Development Initiative (EDI) property, a 1.42-acre parcel off Bakery Lane, behind the Ilsley Public Library.

Vergennes, Brandon win development grants

Gov. Phil Scott last week announced funding to support 28 rehabilitation and revitalization projects in 22 of Vermont’s designated downtown and village centers, including projects in Vergennes and Brandon.

Panel recommends steps to grow more businesses in Middlebury

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury should resume its economic development efforts through a new entity — either hired or volunteer — that would reach out to business prospects, as well as invest in better broadband infrastructure to boost nascent and growing enterpr … (read more)

Middlebury to be featured in Northeastern regional economic recovery study

MIDDLEBURY — The small town of Middlebury will have a big impact in shaping the Northeast’s economic recovery from COVID-19. Fred Kenney, executive director of the Addison County Economic Development Corp., said Middlebury has been selected as one of only … (read more)

Local economic survey offers recovery insights

ADDISON COUNTY — The Addison County Recovery Team is going over the results of its own survey of the local economy. The online survey garnered an impressive 275 responses from a diverse array of area business sectors, according to Fred Kenney, executive d … (read more)

Team to offer economic recovery information, seek ideas at Addison County town hall

ADDISON COUNTY — Anyone interested in the local economy is invited to join members of the Addison County Recovery Team at a community town hall event next Tuesday. Members of the team will share survey results and talk about next steps in the recovery pro … (read more)