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The White River Solid Waste Alliance represents the Vermont towns of Barnard, Bethel, Granville, Hancock, Pittsfield, Rochester, Royalton and Stockbridge. As a member of NRRA, all schools within the alliance are eligible for free membership in NRRA's School Recycling Club and receive discounted programming.
With funding support from the U.S Forest Service, the Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program is helping provide technical community planning assistance to 10 Vermont towns to address issues and opportunities in the use and stewardship of town forests. Three towns in the Upper Valley were ...

Trillions of dollars of assets will lose their value as climate change accelerates. We would be wise to manage this transition using a little environmental intelligence. At town meeting last month, 35 Vermont towns voted overwhelmingly in favor of resolutions seeking climate solutions. They urged the State of ...
I talked to several small Vermont towns. In one, their 20 percent self-pay amounted to approximately $70,000. This doesn't sound too bad until you realize it's 6 percent of the town's entire budget and only covers a small fraction of the road work required. That $70,000 is almost four times the town's grants to ...
On April 1st downtown Randolph will turn into a village-wide anthology of poetry as PoemTown Randolph kicks off its fifth annual celebration of National Poetry Month. Posters of more than one hundred selected poems from 71 poets representing 50 Vermont towns from Bennington to Grand Isle will be on ...
An invasive pest that's killed hundreds of millions of ash trees in North America has been found in three more Vermont towns since it was first discovered in the state last month. Vermont Agriculture Secretary Anson Tebbetts reported Monday the emerald ash borer has been discovered in Barre, Groton and ...

PAWLET, Vt. (AP) — Two Rutland County towns have received historic preservation grants from Vermont's community development agency. The Rutland Herald reports the state Division for Historic Preservation recently awarded Pawlet an $8,500 grant and Sudbury a $4,020 grant. Pawlet will use its grant ...
On Town Meeting Day, Vermont residents from 35 towns voted overwhelmingly in favor of resolutions seeking climate solutions. The exact wording of each resolution varied, but all the resolutions acknowledged the severity of climate change, urged the State of Vermont to meet its goals for 90 percent ...
Parts of Vermont's Bennington and Windham Counties have bragging rights following the latest nor'easter, after they tallied the most snow of any place in New England. Keith Sprague of Searsburg measured roughly three feet of snow at his property, though portions of his place had snow that was more ...
Parts of Vermont's Bennington and Windham Counties have bragging rights following the latest nor'easter, after they tallied the most snow of any place in New England. Keith Sprague of Searsburg measured roughly three feet of snow at his property, though portions of his place had snow that was more ...
BERLIN, Vt. (AP) Twelve Vermont towns have agreed to form a new communications district that will bring high-speed internet services to the communities via fiber optic cables. Central Vermont Internet will bring publicly run high-speed interest to the member towns. The proposal to create the municipality ...
Twelve towns voted on Town Meeting Day to create Central Vermont Internet, a community fiber optic internet provider that could be up and running by 2020. The next step is forming the board and securing funding to make it happen. “I was really encouraged both by the reception I got at the town meeting ...
Royalton – ECFiber today announced the launch of a new project which will bring ECFiber's fast Internet service to many residents of Woodstock this year. The project is intended to connect the northern part of the ECFiber network (Barnard, Pomfret, Bethel, and beyond) to the southern part of the network ...
How sustainable is the idea of a community-wide gathering to discuss and decide town issues? It's something Vermont is grappling with as residents across the state participate in today's Town Meeting Day tradition. Town Meeting Day has been a tradition in Vermont since the 1760's. It's a time when ...
The smoke and smell waft down the street, causing another neighbor to complain. Should local police have authority to ticket the smokers? A bill under consideration in the House of Representatives would allow Vermont cities and towns to classify marijuana odor as a "public nuisance," a ticketable offense.
Vermont – As progress has stalled at the federal level and there is very little action from Vermont Governor Phil Scott in creating solutions to combat greenhouse gas emissions, Vermont residents are moving to address climate change at the local level. This year on Town Meeting Day, residents in 36 towns ...
Vermont towns typically hold the annual meeting on the first Tuesday in March. Dover residents will consider expanding prekindergarten to full ... But residents will vote for town officers and school directors like other Vermont towns on March 6. They also will be asked by ballot whether to adopt an advisory ...

Officials in two Vermont towns hit by ice-jam flooding last month are preparing for another round of rising water levels over the next few days. Both Swanton and Johnson, Vermont were impacted by flooding when temperatures rose and fell dramatically in mid-January, and now the National Weather Service ...
From top left, clockwise: "Love" signs on a pole in Plainfield; stairs leading down to Lake Willoughby's clothing-optional Southwest Cove; Bill Gottesman shows how to use a printed sundial; a peak at Stowe Mountain Resort, which Vail purchased this year. Amy Kolb Noyes / VPR ...
CHARLESTON, Vt. (WCAX) Mailbox vandals have hit five Vermont towns in two days. Vermont State Police got calls from people in Holland, Morgan and Charleston Friday, saying mailboxes were vandalized or missing altogether. Saturday, they say the same thing happened in Newark, Brighton and again ...
bridge Vermont's municipalities are responsible for the repair of their own bridges. File photo by Kristopher Radder/Brattleboro Reformer. If Vermont municipalities seem slow to repair their bridges, a report by the Office of the Vermont State Auditor says it may be a failure to communicate on the part of the ...
Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune David Hall at his office in Provo, Tuesday June 14, 2016. Nearly 150 scientists and engineers are working for Hall intent on solving technical and social challenges for building a futuristic enclave modeled on Joseph Smith's Plat of the City of Zion. Research focuses on ...


 

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