safety officials have given conditional approval to the state’s first two
medical marijuana dispensaries, including one in Burlington. Other towns are deciding whether to opt out of the program by
crafting zoning ordinances that preclude dispensaries.
Storm Irene may be the most dramatic example, but every year floods damage or
destroy property in Vermont. Despite
that, there continues to be construction on floodplains. Recently,
though, the state begun urging towns to adopt new bylaws that would prohibit development in
many areas likely to flood.
From Little League to the Majors, Bruce Springsteen’s hit "Glory
Days" has long been a staple at ballparks across the country. The largely autobiographical
song has left baseball and Springsteen fans alike wondering if the pitcher featured in the song was a real guy. Now, it appears, they have an
answer: Joe DePugh of Stowe.
Voters in Stowe will be weighing whether to
spend a $6.5 million bond to build a new ice skating rink. The old arena is 37 years old and has begun to
fall into disrepair. The proposal calls for a fully enclosed, 34,000 square