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Coronavirus

First and foremost, ACEDC urges all businesses and their employees to follow the latest guidance from the Vermont Department of Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). 
The most current information can be found here: healthvermont.gov/COVID-19     
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Business Support

Low- to moderate-income County residents may now sign up for new levels of assistance

Tourism

Following the five-mile Middlebury Tasting Trail through the Green Mountains to seven producers of wine, beer, cider, and spirits

Press Release

Proposes investing $1 billion in federal American Recovery Plan funds for key infrastructure needs including housing, broadband, water and sewer projects, climate change mitigation, and economic development  

Business Support

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact revenues for small businesses across the state, Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation (BDCC) and Two Rivers - Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) have announced a second round of the Vermont CDBG-CV economic relief grant program to support Sole Proprietors.

Business Support

GMP makes it easy to install EV chargers for public use with no upfront costs. The Workplace Charging Program was designed with all commercial customers in mind, including offices, retail stores, municipal buildings, condos, hotels, ski resorts, car dealerships, auto shops, and more!

Business Support

Kick Start Middlebury is a new incentive program to recruit businesses to Middlebury storefronts and other spaces left vacant after downtown construction and the pandemic. Package includes $10,000 cash grant and services and products donated by area businesses

Job Opportunity

Get paid to become an LNA!

Helen Porter is collaborating with the Hannaford Career Center and will pay for the LNA Trainee class while also paying you to learn! Participants will earn a full-time salary while learning to become a LNA. On the days you are not in a class, you will be working at Helen Porter as an LNA Trainee as part of the nursing department.

Once you have successfully ...

Press Release

At their January 21, 2021 meeting, the ACEDC Board appointed John Roberts, Executive Director of the Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition, to fill Ms. Pope’s seat. The Board also appointed Ron Hallman, Vice President of Communications and Engagement at the UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center, and Dave Castle, Director of Operations at Mechanical Advantage, LLC to fill the expanded board seats ...

Business Support

“The business was a good candidate for the BGS grant because they are an established business with a growth plan that involved specific capital investments (renovations and equipment) that would make the business more competitive and able to add jobs,” explained Fred Kenney, executive director of the ACEDC. “Again, timing was key. They had a capital investment requirement at the time the grant ...