With tag: cities
New Home For Rutland Winter Farmers’ Market
By Nina Keck
Rutland's winter farmers'
market will kick off its new season Saturday in a much larger location. Organizers are excited because it means more
vendors can take part. And city
officials are pleased because the market is moving into an old warehouse that's
been vacant for years.
Voter Registration Spikes On Deadline Day
By Kirk Carapezza
Election Day is next Tuesday, but the deadline to register to vote in Vermont is today. It's been
a busy afternoon at city and town clerks' offices across the state, as last
minute get-out-the-vote drives have overwhelmed town officials with voter
Readsboro Civil War Dead Identified
Readsboro math teacher has reached his goal of finding the gravesites of 78 men
who enlisted to fight the Civil War with the Green Mountain Boys.
Trooper Struck With Wine Bottle
A Springfield man has been accused of throwing a bottle at a state
trooper and injuring him in a scuffle at a gas station.
In Vermont, Sandy Is No Irene
By Nancy Eve Cohen
Vermonters who lived through the worst of Irene got prepared
for Sandy. Generators sold out
quickly and people settled in for whatever nature dished out. Irene survivors
in southern Vermont say they've emerged from the storm much better than they
Vt. Towns Prepare, Wait For Sandy
By Kirk Carapezza
Storm-weary cities and towns across the state continued to prepare for Hurricane
Sandy Monday afternoon, as they closely monitor the path of the massive storm.
Wal-Mart Thanking Local Supporters
After nearly 20
years of debate to get approval for a Wal-Mart in St. Albans, the developers are holding a ceremony to thank supporters.
A Bright Future For Brooks House
By Susan Keese
In Brattleboro, two dreams have moved closer to reality. One is the
dream of restoring the Brooks House, an important downtown building, gutted by
fire in 2011. There's also the dream of a
downtown college campus that would bring students and jobs to Brattleboro's Main Street.
FEMA Turns Down State's Request For Larger Culverts
By John Dillon
A stream crossing in Townshend
is the test culvert for building back town infrastructure in a more resilient
fashion after the devastation of Tropical Storm Irene. The Federal Emergency
Management Agency says it won't pay for larger culverts like the one in
Townshend that the state says are needed to withstand future floods. FEMA says
the state is applying inconsistent standards.
Irene Fresh In Mind, Vermont Braces For Hurricane Sandy
than a year after Tropical Storm Irene devastated the state, town and state officials from Bennington to Bethel are getting questions
from residents concerned about Hurricane Sandy as it moves north from the Carribean.
Road Closed For Meth Lab Investigation
road in Hinesburg was closed for several hours yesterday while authorities
investigated a possible meth lab. That came after a man was injured in an
explosion there the day before.
Four Arrested For Counterfeiting $100 Bills
U.S. attorney's office says three of the men were arrested Thursday at a gas
station in South Burlington, after several area businesses reported receiving fake