Senate and House Appropriations Committee leaders Wednesday morning completed lengthy and intense negotiations on an appropriations bill to fund the federal government through September 30. Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, played a leading role in the negotiations, on which work began last May, and secured several key victories for Vermont...
The Division for Historic Preservation administers state-funded matching grants for the repair of Vermont’s historic agricultural buildings. These grants are awarded by the Vermont Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
The Division for Historic Preservation administers the Historic Preservation Grants program, a state-funded program awarding one-to-one matching grants for the rehabilitation of civic and community buildings that are a vital part of Vermont’s historic downtowns, villages, and rural communities.
Vermont Business Magazine Seven communities around Vermont were announced on Tuesday as the inaugural winners of Main Street Grants (link is external), a program the National Life Group Foundation (link is external) created in partnership with the Vermont Community Foundation (link is external).
"In a small volunteer organization, where folks can get frustrated and begin to feel burned out, having our project discussions in an environment like the Lake House turned out to be very important..."
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A group of West Windsor residents have organized and are raising money to buy the shuttered Brownsville General Store and reopen the business to serve the community.
"When you think about Vermont's economic destiny, do you first think about a crumbling old barn? Probably not. But Paul Bruhn does. “Vermont is really defined by its historic resources, its downtowns and village centers, the barns that dot the countryside – these define Vermont's character and are a very much part of Vermont's brand..."
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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.