by Joyce Marcel, Vermont Business Magazine If you’ve decided that this spring might be a good time for a new deck or to install new drywall, you may know that finding an available carpenter or a contractor is nearly impossible. And if you are lucky enough to find one, just wait until you try to nail down the price of lumber. Surely, these are unsettled times. No one knows that better than Josiah — everyone calls him Joe — E Miles, 58, the owner and president of the third-generation building materials supplier rk Miles. Based in Manchester Center, the company has branches in Middlebury, Morrisville, Stowe, Barre, Montpelier, St Johnsbury and Waitsfield in Vermont, and Williamstown and West Hatfield in Massachusetts.
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