By Liora Engel-Smith

Kevin Cheney’s events and crowd-control company is beginning to rebound from what has been a lean couple of years.

Cheney, founder and majority owner of Green Mountain Concert Services Inc., recalls losing a quarter of a million dollars on the first day of the Covid-19 lockdown two years ago when everything from football games to festivals was canceled.

Things are different this spring. Festivals, concerts and in-person games are coming back, and the Williston company is once again getting its footing.

But a decision from state regulators later this week could undo some of that hard-earned recovery. Vermont’s three largest hospitals have asked the Green Mountain Care Board to raise service charges for private insurance companies — and thus the people covered by their health care policies. If the care board agrees, Cheney’s company and others like it would pay the price.  Continue reading….