Officials with Amtrak warn that Vermont could find it difficult to re-start rail service if budget cuts force the state to discontinue a route between Albany and Rutland; AT&T says it will upgrade its wireless broadband network in Vermont this spring to make it faster and more reliable;
Wind energy advocates want the Douglas administration to lift its ban on large-scale wind projects on state-owned land. They say Vermont needs to explore all options as it looks for new energy resources.
Wind energy advocates want the Douglas Administration to lift its wind ban on large scale wind projects on state land; energy consultant tells lawmakers that Vermont has electricity choices other than the Vermont Yankee power plant; more…
Fuel prices may force changes at public
transit agency; Gaye Symington doesn’t believe Anthony Pollina’s Independent
status will affect the race; Barre city councilors get their first chance to consider mayor’s sex offender proposal; New York’s attorney
general opens investigation of two companies that operate wind farms in the
state; Truck detour in the Upper Valley.
Historian Kenneth Davis shares stories about the
early years of the United States from his new book, "America’s
Hidden History: Untold Tales of the First Pilgrims, Fighting Women and
Forgotten Founders Who Shaped a Nation."
When Vermont Yankee’s license expires, the company won’t have
enough money in a special fund to dismantle the plant. But the state has required wind energy companies to pay up front the full cost
of decommissioning their projects. Wind advocates are saying there’s a double standard here.