A New Editor Takes the Reins of the Struggling’Burlington Free Press’ | Media | Seven Days

click to enlarge Luke Awtry Aki Soga at Free Press headquarters in Williston Playful pit bulls, White House holiday traditions and summer reading reviews: That’s the skimpy fare provided these days by the once-proud Burlington Free PressIt’s a jarring step down from the news and analysis that once made the state’s flagship newspaper a must-read. … Read more

Here’s how some Dow industrials companies are observing the Juneteenth holiday

The Dow Jones Industrial Average won’t be trading on Monday when the new Juneteenth federal holiday is observed, because the stock market will be closed, and so will many of the Dow’s components. That’s a relatively quick turnaround for the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq exchange to close for Juneteenth, just one year after … Read more

Deal reached on $ 220 billion New York budget. Here are the key items | Local News

New York State’s spending plan came into focus on Thursday, six days after the deadline, as Gov. Kathy Hochul, lawmakers and publicly available budget bills began to reveal details of the state’s 2022-23 budget. The governor and legislators touted billions of additional dollars for a wide range of priorities as well as tax credits benefiting … Read more

Nu Chocolat Finds Sweet Success With Mascoma Bank | Paid Post | Business | Seven Days

Luke Awtry Kevin Toohey, owner, Nu Chocolat Some artists work in oils. The artisan owners of Nu Chocolat in Burlington work in chocolate — rich, layered and expertly accented. Think hazelnut crisp bars, candied Italian orange slices and fleur de sel caramels. The true masterpiece, though, is Kevin and Laura Toohey’s truffle — a perfect … Read more

Seasonal affective disorder is not just a case of the holiday blues –News

Many people experience sadness, fatigue and a lack of interest in daily life when days get shorter and weather gets colder. That might just be the “holiday blues,” but it also could be a medical condition known as seasonal affective disorder. Written by: David PelfreyMedia contact: Brianna Hoge Many people experience sadness, fatigue and a … Read more