The town of Windham has been in the news recently for its efforts to defend a provision in its town plan banning commercial wind projects. Despite those efforts, a major energy company recently won permission to build wind test towers in Windham and neighboring Grafton. Officials in Grafton have been silent on the issue, but that may be changing. VPR’s Susan Keese reports.
first applications for the flood buyout program for homeowners have been
approved by FEMA. Vermont
Hazard Mitigation Officer Ray Doherty says five out of nearly 100 applications
for homeowner buyouts under the FEMA program were approved this week.
Policy makers are looking to advance health care reform again; construction is slated to begin soon on Grafton Village Cheese Company’s new factory in Brattleboro; Senator Bernie Sanders is taking a top official from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection service to Vermont’s border with Quebec today; an earthquake rumbled overnight in the central Adirondacks.