Source: Eight Main Street Grants worth over $85K awarded to Vermont communities | Vermont Business Magazine
For 92 years, six wooden columns distinguished the entrance to the University of Vermont's Ira Allen Chapel, a historic building so iconic that Walmart sells its image in framed art prints online. Then, last summer, the colonnade facing University Row vanished — replaced, at first, by steel supports...
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“This is not an investment in a building, or even an investment in a project—it’s an investment in Bennington.” CEO Dan Smith.
A developer from Utah has abandoned his plans to build a futuristic utopia in the hills of central Vermont.
The towns of Royalton, Sharon, Strafford, and Tunbridge, and the historic districts and landscapes in and around their borders, are threatened by the NewVistas development.
Nearly 40 years ago, sculptor Jim Sardonis had a dream. He saw himself standing on the shore watching two whales dance in the surf. The image of the pair of tails breaking the surface of the water as they dove into the depths of the ocean was frozen in his mind.The product of that dream, a sculpture of twin whales’ tails superimposed against the Green Mountains, will soon grace the Randolph landscape once more....
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).