Stratton Town Clerk Kent Young has apologized – sort of – for his Town Report essay urging newcomers to stop trying to make the tiny Windham County (population 216) town like where they came from. But some social media readers think he did just fine.
Green Mountain Power will break ground this spring on a cutting-edge utility microgrid in Panton, pioneering a new way to keep the power on for residents, farms and municipal buildings in the town center during power outages, the state’s largest utility said this week.
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Seven Days has around 43 employees; VtDigger around 22. How many at your local newspaper? Their budget? Local newspapers will soon face new competition for scarce ad revenue, talent acquisition/retention, fundraising/donations and future subscribers. The outcome? Put a large fish into your aquarium. What happens to the small fish?
David Ismay, an attorney and former senior official of the Massachusetts governor’s administration, is not, I assume, a well-known name in Vermont. However, he should be.
Vermont’s state internet technology (IT) resources have long been plagued by glitches, crashes, and difficult-to-navigate interfaces. But a renewed focus on modernizing the state’s IT system may be a step towards a solution for these recurring challenges.
Fair Haven resident Neil Robinson, the organizer of HO HO HO (Helping Overtaxed Home Owners Help Others), believes property taxes are too high. A 1% Goods and Service Tax under municipal control could reduce or eliminate the property tax, he recommends.
Ten Vermont legislators have sponsored a bill (H.268) to create a “Sex Work Study Committee” concerning the legalization of prostitution in Vermont. This bill strives to rewrite Vermont history via an absurdly vacuous lie that Vermont prohibited prostitution because of “white supremacist” motives.
The Vermont House of Representatives will meet remotely for the rest of this year’s session, House Speaker Jill Krowinski said.
Many Vermonters may not know that under that new state law, once a community votes “yes” and a marijuana retailer sets up shop, that retailer can continue to sell marijuana in the community forever.