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Vermont Governor to Announce Marijuana Decision Wednesday

Tue, 23 May 2017 20:06:20 GMT

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says he still hasn't decided whether he will allow the state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. WCAX-TV reports that Scott, a Republican, plans to make the announcement Wednesday during a previously scheduled event at the Statehouse in Montpelier.




Little Feat brings a touch of the bayou to Englewood

Tue, 23 May 2017 05:53:18 GMT

Little Feat brings a touch of the bayou to Englewood The seminal roots-rock band comes to bergenPAC with Midnight Ramblers in tow. Check out this story on northjersey.com: https://njersy.co/2rK7Gtg "The Warehouse was the name of the place, famous club," says Paul Barrere, guitarist for the seminal roots-rock band, which will be paying a visit to the - presumably watertight - bergenPAC in Englewood on Wednesday.




Regulators seek sound limit on Vt. wind turbines

Tue, 23 May 2017 01:29:57 GMT

Regulators are seeking a sound limit on wind power projects that would be among the quietest in the country. Renewable energy advocates say the new rules are too restrictive.




Fire academy continues plans for new training building

Mon, 22 May 2017 18:44:14 GMT

The Rutland Herald reports the building will be built at the Vermont Fire Academy. Firefighters at the academy will use the structure for live fire training.




Rockingham board discusses compost services and new sidewalk

Mon, 22 May 2017 07:25:25 GMT

Rockingham officials are working out the details of a townwide compost services for residents. Tom Kennedy, district manager for the Waste Management District, updated the Select Board at Tuesday night's meeting on what composting in Rockingham might look like.




Rules for Engagement, from the University of Vermont

Mon, 22 May 2017 03:05:30 GMT

This morning I had the privilege of giving the commencement address at the University of Vermont-UVM, home of the Catamounts, in Burlington. My wife Deb and I, and our colleague John Tierney, visited UVM several years ago and wrote about it in our American Futures series, notably with John's piece about the school's emergence as a "public Ivy."




Culvert installation causes consternation

Mon, 22 May 2017 03:05:29 GMT

Permitting related to a new culvert on Coldbrook Road is the cause of some consternation. "The town was buying material," Gretchen Havreluk, interim town manager and economic development consultant for the town, said during a meeting Wednesday.




I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction schedule

Mon, 22 May 2017 00:40:34 GMT

The projected completion date is May 18, 2020. Here is the anticipated construction schedule for the week of May 22, 2017.




Despite health care wall, Vermont Legislature made changes

Sun, 21 May 2017 20:10:54 GMT

The Vermont Legislature has adjourned for the year and while Republican Gov. Phil Scott has vowed to veto the state budget, guaranteeing lawmakers will return next month for a veto session, lawmakers had a number of notable accomplishments this session. Scott's promised veto of the state budget and a proposal on the best way to save money on teacher health care costs looms over the proceedings.




Airbnb Has Come to a Vermont Town and Some Residents Are Worried

Sun, 21 May 2017 20:10:53 GMT

Some residents in a district of historic homes and tidy gardens are worried that Airbnb could alter closely knit neighborhoods by creating a revolving door of strangers. In West Dummerston, neighbors in the compact neighborhood noticed the influx of newcomers when a neighbor started renting a home on Airbnb , said Beverly Tier.




Reward offered in Rockingham Shell burglary

Sun, 21 May 2017 15:39:00 GMT

In a press release, the Vermont State Police announced that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives continue to investigate the May 4, 2017 burglary in which cash and approximately $15,000 to $16,000 in handguns, long guns and ammunition from the Shell station and a firearms dealership located at 705 Rockingham Rd. in Rockingham. According to the press release the VSP and ATF are offering a $5000.00 reward.




Marijuana Stocks Rejoice! Vermont Is on the Verge of Doing Something No Other State Has Done

Sat, 20 May 2017 14:46:15 GMT

Vermont just used the legislative process to pass a recreational-weed bill that's now headed to the governor's desk. If we take a step back and think about how far the marijuana industry, and marijuana stocks for that matter, have progressed over such a short period of time, it's quite impressive.




Sanders: Water infrastructure "top priority"

Sat, 20 May 2017 10:09:43 GMT

PHOTO PROVIDED BY DANIEL MCLEAN U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in Burlington on May 5 held a broad ranging meeting with drinking water and wastewater facility operators, town managers, water quality experts, and state and federal officials to discuss Vermont's water infrastructure needs. PHOTO PROVIDED BY DANIEL MCLEAN U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in Burlington on May 5 held a broad ranging meeting with drinking water and wastewater facility operators, town managers, water quality experts, and state and federal officials to discuss Vermont's water infrastructure needs.




Turbines to be some of quietest in nation

Sat, 20 May 2017 05:36:18 GMT

Regulators in Vermont are seeking a sound limit on wind power projects that would be among the quietest in the country. Renewable energy advocates say the rule regulators want is too restrictive and would effectively ban the development of wind power in Vermont.




New online tool to fight invasive species

Sat, 20 May 2017 01:02:12 GMT

There's a new online tool to help Vermonters who want to work to fight the spread of invasive species. Gwen Kozlowski is the coordinator for the UVM Extension Outreach.




Letter: NorthStar project is viable and critical

Fri, 19 May 2017 22:39:38 GMT

Editor of the Reformer: Kevin Kamps' warning about supposedly "unrealistic and potentially misplaced" hopes to decommission Vermont Yankee makes me wonder if he has an alternative in mind to the proposed safe and prompt site decommissioning . While Kamps, Deb Katz and other self-proclaimed experts may wring their hands over the "economic injustice" and alleged environmental dangers of locating an interim spent fuel repository in southwest Texas, the 2015 per-capita income in Andrews County, Texas, the partner site for Vermont Yankee low-level radiation, was $52,319.




Crews work to recover man's body from ledge

Fri, 19 May 2017 17:57:43 GMT

We expect to learn more today about how Vermont State Police and other agencies will recover the body of a man in Westmore. They haven't been able to reach the man yet because his body is on a ledge down a cliff.