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Light rain
Sunday May 1st, 2016 | Updated 7:36 am
54°F12°C

Living the dream.

If you ski/ride on the first day in May (and the last day of the season) for bragging rights and not necessarily the weather, then today is your day. It is May 1, the lifts will close for the season at 4:00pm, and there is a 90% that it will rain at some point today. Come on out and live the dream. 

Conditions are expected to be mushy and for upper-intermediate and experts. The Jet triple is scheduled to begin spinning at 8:30am and we should have at least the Haynes and Jet trails open; maybe Montrealer/Wiggle to boot. 

Lift tickets are $20 for all ages and if you have a Jay-only midweek season pass or any Burke-only season pass, you can stop in at Customer Service to pick up a free lift ticket.  

And if you want to sort out your 2016+17 season pass while you're on property, you can stop in at Customer Service for that too. In fact, you can get the best season pass rates anytime before July 11th (we just extended the re-season rates deadline). Click HERE to learn more.

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Light rain
Friday
52°F11°C

Hope you pay us a visit this summer.

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5-25 in 13-64 cm
Season Total
208 in 528 cm
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Spring-like/ Variable
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Development to Bring New Life to Empty Newport Warehouse

By KEITH MCGILVERY for WCAX

April 14, 2013

NEWPORT, Vt. - Northeast Kingdom developer Bill Stenger sees new promise in Newport's old Bogner manufacturing facility.

"It's 25-years-old, but it's in good condition and it's a great campus," Stenger said.

The space has sat empty for two years, but that's slated to change. Plans are in the works to transform part of the property into a new plant for window-maker Menck USA.

"We've got a clean sheet of paper, if you will, to map out our work flow," said Todd Bachelder, CEO of Menck USA.

Bachelder says the Northeast Kingdom is ripe with possible employees and that he's heard from others who want to return to the region for a job in his shop.

"Without even starting the process of looking for folks, I've actually already started receiving interest from folks from around the country, many of whom have ties to the Northeast Kingdom," Bachelder said.

The campus is also on track for a new biotech center for South Korea-based AnC Bio.

"This space will be removed and then we will build a brand new state of the art research and development facility," said Ike Lee of AnC Bio Vermont.

The five-story building will alter the view for John and Sylvia Ward, whose home overlooks the property and Lake Memphremagog. But they welcome it.

"We've lost a lot in Newport, as you can see just by driving through the city," John Ward said.

The couple has lived in town for more than 50 years and says they're literally prepared to look the other way.

"It's something that Newport needs. And my view won't be destroyed because I have a good shot of the lake and a good shot of the bay," Ward said.

Developers expect locals to have a good shot at landing a job as the project moves forward. They estimate it will create 500-700 new positions.

"The overall standard of living goes up and I think we have a much more robust, dynamic community," Stenger said.

Construction here on the Northeast Kingdom campus is slated to begin early this summer.

The project still needs permits that are dependent on architectural plans. The project is just one part of Stenger's development project taking place across the Northeast Kingdom.

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