One community has become divided after the Vermont Council on Rural Development visited with its Climate Economy Model Communities Program, and now another is about to embrace the same controversial program.
Even with the thumbs up from town officials, residents have clearly not changed their minds about the new farm stressing that it will have a negative impact on the surrounding neighborhood.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, the pot panel co-chair was an investor and board member for medical marijuana; assisted suicide is ruled unconstitutional by the New York Supreme Court, and the newly appointed representative in Milton begins working with Vermont Minority Leader Don Turner.
A recent state Supreme Court decision lets independent contractors register as limited liability corporations and forego the requirement of unemployment insurance, but so far the ruling has had little impact on the number of contractors applying for LLC status in Vermont.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday fulfilled a campaign pledge to end DACA’s amnesty for illegal immigrants, but politicians in Vermont rushed to defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
After a yearlong court battle against a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit, the Vermont attorney general’s office says it has no records to turn over relating to a multi-state investigation of groups opposed to climate change policies.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, Gov. Scott’s pot study deadline is up in the air, Vermont makes millions on regional carbon “cap and trade,” and a proposed underwater transmission line project may pay for the Lake Champlain cleanup.
Over 100 town residents have signed a petition against the 500-kilowatt net-metered project that would cover almost 5 acres of an old apple orchard.
Neighbors abutting a hop farm under construction in Charlotte are opposing the landowner who is developing part of a 59-acre tract to capitalize on the microbrew craze in Vermont.