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.
"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.'"
Bennington College will be taking over ownership of the Robert Frost Stone House Museum in Shaftsbury.
Governor Phil Scott today announced the allocation of $2.7 million in state tax incentives for 22 projects, supporting more than $53 million in downtown and village center construction and rehabilitation efforts.
Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger today announced that the City of Burlington and New Moran, Inc (NMI) have agreed to cease discussions regarding a redevelopment of the Moran Plant, as the two sides have been unable to reach agreement on a term sheet that would have defined the City’s granting of TIF funds and a long-term lease of the building and site to NMI.
Not many house hunters are in search of an experimental, white, modernist home built in 1969-70 that one listing described as a “live-in artwork.” But, after four years on the market, as Seven Days reported earlier this year, architect Peter Eisenman’s House II in Hardwick finally found its ideal caretakers...
The Poultney Development Review Board has denied an application by Poultney Properties, LLC, to develop a Dollar General store on a property on Beaman Street in Poultney village.
Experts agree that investment today in housing and infrastructure in growth centers creates jobs, leverages private investment, boosts local property tax revenues, and builds stronger communities, neighborhoods and regions. This year, with the support of the legislature, I am pleased several bills were passed that will make our community centers even stronger.
Joined by legislative leaders at the Downtown and Historic Preservation Conference, Governor Phil Scott signed S135 into law Thursday to expedite state permitting for housing and increase public investment in buildings and infrastructure in state-designated centers, among other pro-growth initiatives...
An effort to preserve 22.5 acres of land just off the Randolph exit of Interstate 89 has just under a month to finish raising $1 million.
The town of Putney, wanting to save its downtown “grocery and gathering space” after back-to-back fires, is about to find out.
Two historic agreements will allow the protection of valuable farmland and scenic gateway in Randolph.