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More stay-to-stay weekends for potential new residents

November 24, 2019 GMT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont has announced its latest round of weekends aimed at helping tourists who enjoy visiting Vermont move to the state full time.

The four “Stay-to-Stay Weekends” will be held on Dec. 13-16 in Newport and at Jay Peak; Feb. 21-24, 2020 in Brattleboro and at Mount Snow; Feb. 21-24, 2020 in Bennington and at Bromley Mountain; and March 13-15 in Rutland and at Killington.

It’s part of an effort to expand the state’s workforce.

The weekends include a reception hosted by a local chamber of commerce or community group. Visitors get to explore the region and meet with local employers, realters, professionals and community leaders.

The program, which was launched last year, has hosted more than 200 people this year and to date, 15 people have moved to Vermont.