FINANCE

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott and New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu have announced plans to create a bi-state voluntary paid family leave program. Scott said the proposal will help attract new workers to both states without the need to implement a state-mandated program.

Should Massachusetts brace for a small-college crunch?

Hampshire College announced Tuesday that, in response to what its president called “bruising” financial and demographic trends, it will seek a “strategic partnership” to carry it into the future. College officials are still weighing whether or not to admit a freshman class for next year.

Governor Ned Lamont has announced a partnership with local banks that will see federal workers in Connecticut offered interest-free loans to help them during the government shutdown. 

Inside the Longsworth Arts Village at Hampshire College.
Charles Fulton / Creative Commons / flickr.com/photos/12216515@N00/

Hampshire College says it wants a “strategic partner” to help it face a tough financial outlook. But the school's president stopped short of saying she wants to merge with another college.

The partial federal government shutdown is slowing business projects in Vermont.

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