The Washington Post (WoePost to regular readers) recently had a very ominous quote. Sandra Salstrom, a lobbyist for the American Federation of Government Employees, told an eager stenographer, "It seems like if they are successful here, this could just...
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To support the achievements and continuing education of the area’s top students and children of our employee-owners, Littleton Coin Company (LCC) and the Fannie Sundman Memorial Scholarship Committee recently awarded seven scholarships totaling $25,000.00.
Littleton Regional Healthcare (LRH) recently held its 44th Annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet. This year’s theme was “Country Roundup” and the rooms were adorned with various country inspired decorations. The event honored LRH’s many volunteers for their enthusiastic support of the hospital.
James Graham, President and Chief Executive Officer of Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank announced recent employee promotions.
FRANCONIA, N.H. — Employees of Garnet Hill, headquartered in Franconia, continued its support for Copper Cannon Camp in Bethlehem by volunteering time to help it get ready for the season of camping.
There have been several letters to the editor recently with a focus on the discussion of minimum wage. This discussion began with Mr. John Goodrich’s letter which spoke to the impacts minimum wage proposals would have on small business employers. His letter was followed by a letter from Mr. David Scribner which said that Mr. Goodrich was mistaken. For Vermont, the Northeast Kingdom in particular, and similar regions throughout the country, I agree with Mr. Goodrich.
The Northeastern Vermont Development Association (NVDA) and the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, through the Vermont Quebec Enterprise Initiative, were awarded a Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) grant in part to recruit Quebec small businesses to Vermont, but also to provide workforce training to existing businesses through organizations like Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC). The funding from NBRC allowed project partners to engage with VMEC for employee training at 50 percent off the regular fee for workshops held in Caledonia, Essex and Orleans counties. A total of 10 training opportunities were offered in Newport and St. Johnsbury between October 2018 and April 2019.
Littleton Coin Company announced that Ian C. Milligan has been named Manager of Grading and Processing Operations. In his new position, Milligan will be responsible for all functions and activities associated with the company’s Grading, Processing and Retail Department including management of employee technical training for quality assurance. He has been promoted from his previous position as a coin grader for the past 2½ years.