Shank: Investing in Vermont’s Downtowns

Dr. Michael Shank discusses the importance of investing in Rutland County’s downtowns, especially in the wake of COVID-19 and its impact on businesses. Stronger downtowns make for stronger and more resilient communities. Support your local businesses: #BuyLocal #BuyVermont. Check out the Downtown Rutland Partnership’s opinion piece in the Rutland Herald here, which Shank discusses. And then check out VT Agency of Commerce and Community Development’s work to keep downtowns healthy here.