Courtesy PhotosAbove, the Equinox Resort is entering its second year under new ownership by HEI Hotels and Resorts. Extensive renovations are in the works - an example of new room decor is shown below.
Friday, March 21 Robert Morgan Special to the Journal Since 1769 the Equinox has stood as an icon of American resorts. This well known local landmark has recently commenced a multi-million dollar revitalization that pays homage to the   Full Story
Friday, March 21 Beth Meacham Special to the Journal The Creative Economy has been the "buzz" word across Vermont and nationally in the past year. Last May the Manchester region added this phrase to their community dialogs.   Full Story
Andrew McKeever PhotoBruce Nelson, the president of Battenkill Technologies, shown here with a sensor his company designed for the U.S. Navy, is hoping to add a high technology flavor to the local economy.
Friday, March 21 Andrew Mckeever Managing Editor MANCHESTER - It might have become Mettowee Technologies, but that didn't seem to fit for a defense contractor. Bruce Nelson, the founder and President of Battenkill Technologies, was ready   Full Story
Lee Krohn PhotoLast summer, new homes were under construction at the base of Equinox.
Friday, March 21 By Richard Montague Painting a bleak overall picture, the media outlines in a daily drumbeat that unsold housing inventory is at record highs, selling prices are falling, foreclosures are on the rise and Americans are being   Full Story
Ben Hauben
Friday, March 21 Ben Hauben has been closely identified with the retailing boom that has transformed Manchester over the past 20 years. Is there still room for growth in Manchester? How will a possible economic downturn affect business?   Full Story
Friday, March 21 By Kevin Dorn The national economy's sluggish performance is being reflected here in Vermont. At the recent Economic Outlook Conference experts on Vermont's situation predicted that rising gas prices, falling housing prices, and   Full Story