With tag: cities
State Awards TIF District To Barre
The state has given Barre authority to establish a special tax district that's
designed to help the city pay for public works that will attract economic
Pittsford Considers Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
By Kirk Carapezza
leaders at the Statehouse prepare to debate
whether to decriminalize marijuana for recreational use, city and town officials
across Vermont are grappling with how to handle the prospect of medical
dispensaries coming to their community.
Morrisville Holds Festival Of Lights
By Amy Kolb Noyes
Jingle bells were the theme at Saturday's Festival of Lights in
annual holiday event is designed to showcase what Morrisville and its downtown
businesses have to offer.
FEMA Delay Pits Brandon Couple Against Bank Of America
By Nina Keck
owners in the state who were especially hard hit by Irene remain in a sort of
financial limbo. They were the first accepted into FEMA's hazard mitigation
buyout program - but they are all still waiting for the money. It's a delay
that's pushed many to the breaking point, including Brandon residents Linda
Bunn and Mary McManus.
Vt. Towns, In Holding Pattern, Await Flood Mitigation Funds
By Kirk Carapezza
As many prepare for the holidays, dozens of homeowners affected
by Tropical Storm Irene are still waiting for the funds they need to get back
on their feet. In Vermont, the
Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved buyouts of 81 properties,
but none of the owners has gotten any money yet.
Growing Calls For Statewide Wind Moratorium
By John Dillon
State utility regulators
recently gave a boost to a wind energy developer eyeing a project in the Northeast Kingdom. The Public Service Board
refused to dismiss the developer's application for a wind testing tower. But the project still faces
fierce local opposition. And there are growing calls for a statewide moratorium
on ridgeline wind development.