Memorable lines from the governor’s second address to the state suggest that he will once again oppose increases in taxes, fees and spending while promoting skilled jobs and affordable housing.
While House lawmakers occupied themselves with marijuana legalization this week, Gov. Phil Scott stayed true to familiar campaign themes, pledging to address a hole in the education budget while keeping up the fight against opioids.
The controversial Deerfield Wind project that took over 10 years and $7.5 million to complete is now generating power, but regional data shows that renewables are not producing as much energy in these cold winter months as some might have hoped.
In yet another chapter of the ongoing saga of marijuana legalization efforts in Vermont, the House on Thursday passed H.511, which allows for ownership of up to an ounce of marijuana and home cultivation of two mature and four immature cannabis plants.
The Vermont House delays its pot legalization vote to Thursday, and marijuana-related arrests of African-Americans triple in weed-legal Washington, D.C.
Manchester’s Water Board anticipates an approximately $1.4 million excess of funds stemming from savings in the village’s upcoming water main project, raising a question that may be answered by voters at Town Meeting: how should those funds be utilized?
On Tuesday, Bazyk said that the gym, which had been already been scheduled for major renovations this spring as part of the school district’s $1.6 million facilities project, will now remain closed until those renovations are complete.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, lawmakers will consider a marijuana veto override on first day back, drug recognition evaluation is not seen as ‘silver bullet’ to stop drug-impaired driving, and new bills include antlerless deer kill and ‘protecting’ abortion from Trump court.
The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) awarded $35,000 to Bennington and Manchester in state Municipal Planning Grant funds to develop a county-wide cultural plan to strengthen, leverage, and coordinate artistic and cultural resources to address community needs and opportunities and be adopted into Town Plans.