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Act 250, Vermont's landmark land use and environmental control act of 1970, is coming up on its 50th anniversary, and the people who promoted it then have a lot more of the same in store for us.
Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Mayors Coalition today announced "strong support" for Governor Phil Scott's $35 million Housing Revenue Bond, which is currently under consideration by the Legislature.
In ruling that the sale would promote the public good, state officials said Great River will seek to retain existing hydro station employees and will adhere to tax obligations in 26 Vermont municipalities. TransCanada paid about $8.2 million in ...
SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT (April 13, 2017) - FairPoint Communications1 announced today the completion of broadband expansion projects in 25 Vermont towns that extend and enhance FairPoint's approximately 18,000 mile fiber optic network, which is the ...
... -- Signed an executive order outlining strategic priorities to grow the economy, make Vermont more affordable and protect the most vulnerable, and directed the Administration to make them the cornerstone of everything they do, following through on ...
FairPoint has completed broadband expansion projects in 25 Vermont towns, thanks in part to funding from the FCC's CAF-II rural broadband expansion program.
Our thanks go out to the following Vermont towns for voting in support of HCRS' programs and services: Andover, Athens, Barnard, Brattleboro, Chester, Dover, Dummerston, Grafton, Halifax, Hartford, Hartland, Jamaica, Landgrove, Londonderry, Ludlow, ...
... the Vermont Humanities Council's (VHC) annual budget of $1.3 million, said Peter Gilbert, its executive director. Last year, the VHC co-sponsored with 375 other state schools and organizations some 825 events in 127 different Vermont towns, Gilbert ...
Vermont Business Magazine FairPoint Communications1 announced today the completion of broadband expansion projects in 25 Vermont towns that extend and enhance FairPoint's approximately 18,000 mile fiber optic network, which is the largest, ...
... timber also will be sought on two forest parcels in 2018 as part of what is known as the Forest Service's South of Route 9 Integrated Resource Project for logging, trail work and other initiatives spaced over some 67,000 acres in six Southern ...
Act 250 was the legislative response to a surge of land development in the late 1960s that threatened to overwhelm small Vermont towns. It had three parts: permit criteria for "developments"; a "capability and development plan", to show where ...
Last week, the House passed both the FY18 general fund budget and the capital budget and state bonding bill with nearly unanimous votes.
... exquisite scarves, glass works, photography, painting and upcycled items are just a few of the creations coming from as far away as Montgomery Center to as close as someone in the neighborhood.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A longtime lobbyist for the Vermont Retail and Grocer's Association has been appointed to fill a seat vacated by Republican Rep. job Tate, who resigned to deploy with the U.S.
Act 250 was the legislative response to a surge of land development in the late 1960s that threatened to overwhelm small Vermont towns. It had three parts: permit criteria for "developments"; a "capability and development plan," to show where ...
He will represent the southern Vermont towns of Chittenden, Mendon, Killington and Bridgewater. Harrison, a Republican, said he plans to run for re-election in 2018.
He will represent the southern Vermont towns of Chittenden, Mendon, Killington and Bridgewater. Vermont Public Radio reports that Harrison, a Republican, plans to run for re-election in 2018.
He will represent the southern Vermont towns of Chittenden, Mendon, Killington and Bridgewater. Vermont Public Radio reports that Harrison, a Republican, plans to run for re-election in 2018.
Great River will adhere to tax obligations in 26 Vermont municipalities along the Connecticut and Deerfield rivers. TransCanada paid about $8.2 million in property taxes in 2016, state documents say.
No Vermont cities or towns have restrictions or fees on disposable bags, according to Novolex, a bag manufacturer that tracks bag bans and taxes across the country.
TransCanada, which has had a contentious relationship with some of the towns along the two rivers over tax payments, paid the 26 Vermont towns affected $8.2 million in property taxes in 2016, the decision said. TransCanada, the energy giant based in ...
Nominally covered by daily newspapers in Barre-Montpelier, Bennington, Brattleboro and Burlington, Claremont and Lebanon in neighboring New Hampshire, Newport, Rutland, St. Albans and St. Johnsbury, other Vermont towns hope that fewer and fewer ...
The 52-year-old organization aims to preserve and promote old-time fiddling, and its monthly meet-ups in various Vermont towns boast a loyal following. Held in VFWs and the like, the Sunday afternoon gatherings are open to the public, with a donation ...
St. Johnsbury currently ranks 206th out of 282 Vermont towns in per capita income. Roughly 60 percent of the students at The St. Johnsbury school qualify as low income for the Free and Reduced Lunch Program, well above the state average.
... beginning with the 2020 cycle. NOTE: Steve May, Richmond selectboard, requested this non-binding resolution as an individual and not in his role as an elected member of the Selectboard.
ALBANS - Of the eight Vermont cities that elect mayors, St. Albans is currently the only one with a female leader. This gender ratio can be applied to towns as well, with one in every eight selectboard seats filled by a woman in Franklin County and ...
SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. - Three Vermont towns will vote next week on whether to merge three school districts into one. The Valley News reports (http://bit.
Our thanks go out to the following Vermont towns for voting in support of HCRS's programs and services: Andover, Athens, Barnard, Brattleboro, Chester, Dover, Dummerston, Grafton, Halifax, Hartford, Hartland, Jamaica, Landgrove, Londonderry, Ludlow, ...
Unlike most Vermont municipalities Essex Junction holds its annual meeting about one month after Town Meeting Day. Its dedicated tax revenues support services within the village; residents also pay property taxes to the Town of Essex.
Nominally covered by daily newspapers in Barre-Montpelier, Bennington, Brattleboro, Burlington, Claremont, Lebanon, Newport, Rutland, St. Albans and St. Johnsbury, other Vermont towns hope that fewer and fewer staff journalists also can cover their ...
SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) - Three Vermont towns will vote next week on whether to merge three school districts into one. The Valley News reports (http://bit.
Vermont towns require dogs to be licensed no later than April 1st. Now is the time to get your papers in order to make sure that you do not miss the deadline.
We will hold an appreciative celebration of our schools and communities in the Statehouse at 4:00pm on Tuesday April 4t h . The event will be followed by a public hearing and testimony to the House Committee on education from 5:30pm -7:30 pm in Rm.
GREENSBORO, Vt. - The tiny Vermont town of Greensboro on the Caspian Lake has long been a haven for out-of-state summer residents.
But Wennberg looked beyond that presumption, and began gathering data on how, and why, the use of medical care and certain treatments varied widely among Vermont towns. In 1973, he published his conclusion in science magazine: There were large ...
While all Vermont towns must make provisions for handling food waste, Kennedy and Mary O'Brien, recycling coordinator for the Southern Windsor/ Windham Counties Solid Waste Management District, said the push is on for people to compost food waste in ...
The heart and soul of Vermont towns such as East Corinth and St. Johnsbury are often defined by the "behind the scenes" contributions of people such as Bert and Mary Holland.
One of those letters was sent by Ball, 64, who has been working on the water systems for the rural northeast Vermont towns of Lunenburg and Gilman for about 20 years, he said.
Vermont - License a canine in most Vermont towns and you'll collar a metal tag. Do so in places such as Shelburne, South Burlington or Starksboro and your pet also could win a raffle prize or the title "Dog of the Year.
The committee voted on earlier this month to introduce a committee bill (H.509). This latest attempt at property Tax Relief would increase taxes for about half of Vermont towns - the half that has the highest property taxes already - and lower taxes ...
... historic White River Junction train station, conceived of The Village in cooperation with the State of Vermont's Designated Downtown Community Revitalization Program, which helps to preserve the historic character of Vermont's towns while enhancing ...
Vermont - License a canine in most Vermont towns and you'll collar a metal tag. Do so in places such as Shelburne, South Burlington or Starksboro and your pet also could win a raffle prize or the title "Dog of the Year.
Donovan, who has advised Vermont municipalities to honor ICE detainer requests only when there is a finding of probable cause, said Trump's orders are un-American and unconstitutional.
... the Trump administration to intimidate local officials to take actions that jeopardize public safety and risk legal liability," Lyall wrote in a statement.
Yennerell said the bill that came out of Senate Finance Committee was not what the Vermont towns needed as an incentive to attract investment in their downtown districts.
Several other Vermont cities and towns in addition to Montpelier have adopted the full policy, including Grand Isle County, Bennington, and Williston.
Londonderry, a rural Vermont community, sparked headlines last year when, facing a sharp rise in drug dealing and resulting burglaries and break-ins, its standing-room-only town meeting crowd argued at length before approving an $86,000, ...
Many Vermont towns have adopted such policies and the Vermont League of Cities and Towns encourages this for all towns to do.
by Paul Cillo Public Assets Institute (link is external) It should be obvious by now: You can't provide property Tax Relief by raising property taxes.


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