Simon Pearce, center, talks to people gathered on June 3, 1993, for the opening of his new plant in Windsor, Vt. “The truth is,” said Gov. Hoard Dean at the event, “this economy isn’t going to recover until the Simon Pearces of this world” begin to follow what has already been done in Windsor. (Valley News – Robert Pope) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.