School Year Underway At UVM

Classes are getting underway in many schools around the state this week. While some Vermont school districts started classes last week – and others will not convene until after Labor Day – many welcomed students back on Monday.

Bringing Smart Grid To Vermont

In 2009, the Department of Energy awarded Vermont $69 million in stimulus funds for smart grid implementation. The goal is to have a statewide smart grid in place by 2013. The state and utilities are now working to make that happen.

With restrained spending, most school budgets pass

The Douglas Administration says the new two vote budget law is a major reason why overall school spending was more restrained this year. But a number of school officials say the Vermont economy was a much bigger factor, and they want lawmakers to repeal the law.