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Brattleboro Town Meeting Expresses Concern

Calling for investigation of the possibility of treason and crimes against humanity

By George Harvey

One of the wonderful things we have in the Vermont is a real democracy, in which the voice of the people can be heard. The Representative Town Meeting of Brattleboro, Vermont voted on the following motion, which I […]

RUTLAND COUNTY, VT HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENTS

SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2017

8:00 – 11:30 a.m. – RUTLAND TOWN Transfer Station, in Northwood Park, off Post Road Extension, Rutland

12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m. – CHITTENDEN Transfer Station, Chittenden

SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 2017

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. – PAWLET, Mettowee Community School Parking Lot, Route 153, West Pawlet

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Request for Presentations – REV2017: Renewables for All

Please save the date for REV2017: Renewables for All, on October 2 & 3, 2017 in Burlington, Vermont.

We also welcome your ideas and proposals for presentations for our 17th annual conference.  Click here to submit your abstract.

As the premier renewable energy conference in New England, REV’s annual conference convenes the most influential leaders in the renewable […]

SolarFest Energy $avings Day – Sat. March 25th

Energy $avings Day – Sat. March 25th Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester

On Saturday March 25th leading professionals will give presentations and provide 1-on-1 suggestions for how home and business owners can cut their energy costs right now!

Dozens of experts will be on-hand to explain ways to cut heating and cooling costs […]

Now is the time – Price on Pollution

It has been an up and down week. On the down side, President Trump’s budget is a handbook of climate denialism. He eliminates almost every federal program designed to study, prepare for, or protect Americans from the threat of global warming.

On the plus side, I was thrilled to join Vermont Representative David Deen in Connecticut on Monday […]

This Thursday – Seward Weber Lecture on the Importance of Old-Growth Forests with Tom Wessels

Old-growth forests are an important part of our natural heritage in the Northeast, and allowing old growth to return to the landscape is an essential part of our efforts to improve the ecological integrity of the region.

At this year’s Seward Weber Lecture, Tom Wessels, faculty emeritus at Antioch University New England and author of Reading […]

Young People are Stepping Up

Young people are stepping up on the big issues facing our state and our world. This is nothing new — students have always been at the forefront of social and political movements — but we are excited by the current wave of enthusiasm and dedication of young Vermont organizers.

#1. Youth Lobby Day 2017!

Youth Lobby Day […]

11th Annual Soup Bowls for Hunger, 3/30, Rutland, VT High School

Mark your calendars for the 11th Annual Soup Bowls for Hunger which will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the Rutland High School (RHS) Cafeteria.

Enjoy a bowl of soup, crackers, roll, dessert, and beverage and choose your own handcrafted bowl to take home. Bowls are being made by RHS Ceramics Program Teacher Darren […]

Vermont Department of Public Service seeks comments on renewable energy programs

The Department of Public Service is now writing a report about renewable energy programs and is seeking public input. This will be the first biennial report about the Renewable Energy Standard (RES) and Standard Offer (SO) programs. It will assess of the effectiveness of Vermont’s renewable energy programs, discuss energy efficiency, describe how renewable energy […]

USDA Rural Development Grant Applications: Applications Due Soon

Apply for Rural Energy for America Funding by Mar. 31 Businesses interested in increasing their bottom line through investing in energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements can apply to USDA Rural Development for grant or guaranteed loan funding through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) this spring. The REAP provides grants to businesses that can cover up […]