district environmental commission has denied a permit for a 9,100-square-foot
Dollar General store near Exit 3 of Interstate 89. Last month, the commission refused to approve
plans for a Family Dollar outlet proposed for the same area.
more than two months still left in the fiscal year, the town of Rockingham has surpassed its diesel fuel and gasoline budget. Rising gas prices and the cost of damages caused by Tropical Storm
Irene have hampered future road projects.
Jim Yong Kim, an American who is president of
Dartmouth College, has been chosen to be the next president of the World Bank. His
selection Monday extends the U.S. hold on the top job at the 187-nation development
tax revenue and less federal aid, many cash-strapped Vermont cities and towns are employing
a complicated financial tool designed to help them build public projects that
they can’t currently afford.
Vermont labor officials say the state’s unemployment rate fell slightly in January to 5 percent. The
seasonally adjusted rate was a decrease of two-tenths of a percent from
December and 3.3 percent below the national rate for January of 8.3
In Chester, plans to build a dollar store
have stirred up some members of the community who say the project isn’t in
keeping with the town’s character. Many turned out last night as the town’s Development Review Board met
to review the plans.