2021 Annual Appreciation Reception Cancelled

FCIDC has made the decision not host the Annual Appreciation Reception due to the situation with COVID. We believe the health and safety of staff, board members, and the general public is paramount. We look forward to hosting this popular event again in late...

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Amtrak Returns to Service

"Monday was an amazing day for Vermont and every community served by the Amtrak Vermonter and Ethan Allen Trains! It is my pleasure to share the video capture of highlights of the celebration in St. Albans – thank you all for your support and being a part of making...

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FCIDC Honors Don Poirier

On Friday, July 8, 2021 FCIDC and Northwestern Medical Center honored the Don Poirier by dedicating a bench in his name at the main entrance to NMC.   Don was an FCIDC board member for more than 30 years and, in the words of a fellow board member, could be...

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FCIDC Honors Bud Bruley

On Saturday, May 8, 2021 FCIDC recognized Bud Bruley for his service as an FCIDC Board member and Franklin County resident.               Bud was an FCIDC board member for more than 20 years where, in the words of one fellow board...

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FCIDC in Richford

RICHFORD — Representatives from Richford will meet with Tim Smith and the Franklin County Industrial Development Corporation as well as the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity Wednesday to discuss town needs surrounding revitalization. Among the issues on...

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Northwest Growth Outpaces Rest of the State

In a recent economic report commissioned by Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation, experts say that nearly all of the economic growth in Vermont is located in three of the state’s northerwestern [sic] counties: Franklin, Chittenden and Grand Isle.  ... “Vermont...

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Howmars Farm Wins Top Honors

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Dairy Industry Association (VDIA), in partnership with the A. Pizzagalli Family Farm Fund, has announced the 2020 Vermont Milk Quality Awards. Traditionally presented at the Vermont Farm Show each year, the 2021 awards were...

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