The company that owns the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant plans to cut its work force. Vermont state officials say they haven’t been told how many jobs could be lost, but a reporter for the Vermont Digger is quoting leaked internal documents from Entergy, saying there could be a 10% reduction is workforce, which would mean about 65 layoffs. Officially Entergy will only say it’s launched a company-wide effort to cut costs, and workforce reductions will be one result.
A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.
This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.
With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.
The city of Northampton now has an ordinance banning the use of single-layer plastic bags