Two historic agreements will allow the protection of valuable farmland and scenic gateway in Randolph.
Vermont's villages are facing serious challenges from big box stores, online retailers and rising rent bills. Vermont Edition looks at how downtown businesses around the state are changing to meet those demands.
"The mortar on our 1840s Victorian home is falling out and the bricks seem soft. I have heard that repointing with currently available mortar supposedly would crush the bricks as it cures..."
"We have a problem with our doors. The doors are various 4-8 panel doors. However the panels have a fair amount of movement within the door (back and forth between stiles, and up and down). Is this something we should glue tight?"
"I have heard of a sash repair kit, basically you remove the molding and remove the window sash and replace the sash channels with those of the kit..."
"Our house is a small one bedroom federal brick house built around 1774. All of the walls are brick and plaster. In many places the plaster has separated from the brick, creating bubbles away from the wall..."
"Last year, we bought a 1850's vintage house in Maine with no insulation. After paying our oil company too much we want to add some insulation...
"I have been told a paint job on my house built in 1900 will only last about 5 years. Yikes! Is this true?"
"There's a lot of traffic through our downtown, but there's not a lot of people stopping to sort of get out and look around," she says. "And so, what we want to do is create like a corridor where people are like, 'Wow, look at this cool, funky town. Let's stop.'"
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Bennington College will be taking over ownership of the Robert Frost Stone House Museum in Shaftsbury.
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