Most banks are a dime a dozen, but a new financial institution in the works says it’ll stand out by being dedicated to supporting small and medium-sized businesses in Vermont. The Bank of Burlington has raised $33 million in start-up capital in record time and now it just needs to get the green light to open.
The FDA last week took the step of trying to ban the sale of certain Juul vaping products from the U.S. market, an action halted by a judge the next day. Despite the dramatic effort, Vermont health officials say vaping among youth remains a top concern.
New York lawmakers are reviewing a bill released Friday to remove a barrier to getting a concealed carry handgun permit in light of a recent Supreme Court ruling, while also placing new restrictions on who can get a permit and limiting where people can carry firearms.
Two men have been indicted by a federal grand jury in New Hampshire on multiple fraud charges alleging that they falsely applied for $5 million in federal CARES Act loans for companies and misused some of the proceeds, including one man’s purchase of a Rolls Royce.
Julianna Parker began rehabilitating orphaned baby birds at age 19. Years later, her daughter Sophia followed her mom’s lead, rescuing small critters and learning how to care for them. Seven Days’ Eva Sollberger traveled to Julianna’s home in Addison to meet up with the team.