State Awards TIF District To Barre

The state has given Barre authority to establish a special tax district that’s designed to help the city pay for public works that will attract economic development.

FEMA Delay Pits Brandon Couple Against Bank Of America

Eighty-one property owners in the state who were especially hard hit by Irene remain in a sort of financial limbo. They were the first accepted into FEMA’s hazard mitigation buyout program – but they are all still waiting for the money. It’s a delay that’s pushed many to the breaking point, including Brandon residents Linda Bunn and Mary McManus.

Mayor Pushes Bond Despite Anti-Democrat Super PAC Campaign

Voters in Vermont’s largest city will decide on Tuesday whether to support a $9 million fiscal stability bond. Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger has proposed the ballot item to essentially refinance the city’s debt, but the new mayor is seeing some new opposition from a conservative super PAC.