Gov. Phil Scott (center) Is Photographed With The Partners Behind Brattleboro’s Newly Named Long Falls Paperboard. Photo By Kevin O’Connor/VTDigger

Governor lauds Brattleboro’s last-minute rescue of 100 jobs

VTDigger Jan 17 2019
By Kevin O’Connor

BRATTLEBORO — Just because Gov. Phil Scott moved his weekly press conference from the state capital to a local paper mill two hours south didn’t necessarily mean he’d make headlines.
Then again, the fact the business was there to host him was big news.

Scott welcomed the operators of the newly named Long Falls Paperboard on Thursday, some three months after the plant’s former proprietor announced it was set to shelve the half-century-old business — maker of the stuff of notebook covers and food and cosmetic packaging — and its 100 jobs.

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