Pack up, suit up and join us in The Shires to hit the slope! Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend is going to be epic with Winter Storm Harper predicted to drop 2-3 feet! Thanks to Winter Storms Dylan and Ethan, close to two feet of snow has already fallen between Christmas and New Year’s and allowed for Vermont’s ski and snowboard resorts to operate close to 100% of their terrain.
Snow squall, frost heaves, sub-zero temperatures - they can be the bane of winter in Vermont! Leave it to the hamlet community of North Bennington, Vermont to create something fun for the month of January! Enter: Winterfest! Beat the Winter Blues with the always fun North Bennington Winterfest!
Starting a business can be intimidating, overwhelming - even risky. But here in The Shires of Vermont, the prospect of entrepreneurship becomes much less daunting when you consider the community full of resources and support committed to helping you succeed.
Nor’east Trail Runs, which hosts running events throughout Southern Vermont that provide opportunities for “any runner, any distance” to connect to both the state’s natural environment and their own athletic potential, has announced its 2019 lineup of races.
Just because the champagne has gone flat and the ball has dropped, doesn’t mean the party has to stop especially in The Shires of Vermont. We want you to enjoy and celebrate the New Year long on into January. Here are 5 things you should do if your in The Shires for this New Year!
Vermont as a whole has proven to be fertile ground for new businesses, ranking second in the nation on the Kauffman Foundation’s 2016 Index of Main Street Entrepreneurship for Smaller States and boasting homegrown ventures like Ben & Jerry’s, Keurig Green Mountain, Burton, and Orvis. Vermont also ranks number one on the Opportunity Index, with 23 percent of employment in the state stemming from small businesses…
The Manchester Business Association and the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce have reached an agreement under which the MBA will work with the chamber as its liaison in the Northshire and both organizations will help each other attract and serve members.