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State, Montpelier Agree On Heating Plant Cost Overruns
Monday, 03/25/13
By Kirk Carapezza
The state and the city of Montpelier have agreed to cover cost overruns for an expanded heating district that they share. Last month, the state surprised local officials and taxpayers when it announced that the project is already more than 10 percent over budget.
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Officials Monitor Rivers For Potential Ice Jams, Flooding
Thursday, 01/31/13
Officials around the state monitored rivers on Thursday for ice jams and potential flooding because of the warm weather and rain.
Vermont Edition
Opening Day at the Legislature
Wednesday, 01/09/13
By Jane Lindholm
Lawmakers, reporters, lobbyists, and eager constituents are all descending on Montpelier this morning to kick off a new Legislative session. Vermont Edition is there too! We're broadcasting from the Statehouse with political leaders and the reporters who cover them as we look at the work that lies ahead.
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Early Voting Up In Parts Of Vermont
Wednesday, 10/31/12
By Bob Kinzel
Interest in early voting is very high is several parts of the state. In some communities it's expected that as many as a third of all voters will cast their ballot before Election Day.
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ANR To Invest In "Green Infrastructure" To Prevent Runoff
Tuesday, 10/02/12
By Kirk Carapezza
The Agency of Natural Resources is launching a new initiative this week to control stormwater runoff, and the agency has a new approach to help cities and towns tackle the problem.
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Montpelier Approves State's First Downtown Heating System
Wednesday, 08/29/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Montpelier's City Council has approved a plan to upgrade and expand a state operated wood-fired heating system for downtown buildings, reversing its decision last week to kill the project due to financial concerns.
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Montpelier Council Votes To Kill Heating Project
Thursday, 08/23/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Montpelier's City Council has opposed a district energy project that called for the city to enter a contract with the state to purchase thermal energy, even after voters approved it.
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Vt. Communities Continue To Seek Energy Efficiencies
Friday, 08/10/12
In Montpelier, the city's energy committee next Tuesday will host its first so-called "Energy Challenge Town Meeting." The city says the goal is to help residents get ready for winter by giving them information about home energy audits and weatherization measures.
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State Officials: Irene Recovery Funds To Be Delayed
Friday, 07/20/12
By John Dillon
State government has learned that money it was hoping to get from FEMA to rebuild its Waterbury office complex is going to be delayed.
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In A Volatile Fuel Market, Vt. Towns Seek Tighter Cost Controls
Thursday, 07/19/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Some Vermont communities expect the cost of fuel to spike, so they're trying to control their energy bills by locking in propane and diesel prices.
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Montpelier Prepares For Arrival Of Emerald Ash Borer
Tuesday, 05/01/12
By Kirk Carapezza
The City's Tree Board is planning to remove a Green Ash tree on Main Street this week because it says many Ash trees will soon be killed by the Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive insect that was found for the first time last year east of the Hudson River.
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After Business Lobbying, Montpelier Rejects Local Tax
Wednesday, 03/07/12
By John Dillon
Montpelier voters have rejected the idea of implementing a local tax on rooms, meals and sales. It appears voters followed the lead of the Capital City's business community, which campaigned heavily against the local option taxes.
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Montpelier Voters To Decide On Local Sales Tax
Wednesday, 02/29/12
By John Dillon
The new revenue is supposed to ease the burden on local property taxpayers in Montpelier and help repair the city's crumbling streets and sidewalks. But the tax proposal has outraged many businesses in the Capital City.
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Montpelier Weighs Changes To Its Petition Policy
Tuesday, 02/07/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Voters in Montpelier on Town Meeting Day next month are going to decide on a change to the city's charter.
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In Montpelier, Voters To Weigh Tax Changes
Friday, 02/03/12
By Kirk Carapezza
On Town Meeting Day, voters in Montpelier will consider proposed tax changes designed to raise revenue. Montpelier's City Council wants to implement a 1 percent local sales tax as well as a 1 percent local rooms, meals and alcohol tax.
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Finding Jewish-Themed Children's Books Beyond The Holiday Season
Thursday, 12/22/11
By Neal Charnoff
It's an age-old tradition for parents to read to their kids at bedtime, but finding children's books with Jewish themes can be a challenge in Vermont. So, many families are turning to the PJ Library, which sends out free children's books devoted to Jewish stories and holidays.
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Hollar Enters Race For Montpelier Mayor
Tuesday, 12/20/11
By John Dillon
A Montpelier lawyer who served as chairman of the capital city's school board is running for mayor. John Hollar says he's a fiscal conservative, but liberal on social issues.
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In Vermont, Fighting For The Rights To 'Eat More'
Friday, 12/02/11
By Kirk Carapezza
A Montpelier folk artist who designs and sells t-shirts that read "Eat More Kale" is fighting charges of trademark infringement from a fast-food chain whose slogan is "Eat Mor Chikin." In Vermont, there is precedent in the trademark case.
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Montpelier Biomass Project Sets Example
Wednesday, 03/24/10
By Jane Lindholm
The city of Montpelier hopes to heat and help power downtown buildings with wood chips.  Could it work for other cities?  Also, a talk with the Danish Ambassador and we visit a Vermont flutemaker.
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Montpelier Votes For Decriminalization
Wednesday, 03/03/10
Montpelier officials were easily re-elected on Tuesday despite a controversy about an overpayment to a contractor.
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