Oil Exec Says Line Could Be Used For Tar Sands

The head of a regional oil pipeline company says he’s looking for new projects, including using the line to carry controversial tar sands oil across northern New England. The Legislature is reviewing the pipeline issue amid national protests against a project that would carry tar sands oil from western Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.

Program Helps Teach Students To Ski

Many kids are getting out on the slopes this winter, thanks to learn-to-ski-and-ride programs offered to local students at resorts across the state. The low-cost programs are designed to be accessible to all Vermont school children.

Morristown Kick Off Shop Local Effort

In rural places like Morristown, it’s easy for shoppers to hop online, or drive to a hub like Williston. It’s also not far to venture across the border to New Hampshire to take advantage of chain-store promotions. But Morristown is home to around 75 locally owned businesses. And this year they’re banding together to encourage shoppers to stay close to home.

Farm Service Seeking To Right Past Wrongs

An unknown number of women and Hispanic farmers in Vermont may have been improperly denied loans over a nearly 20 year period, beginning in 1981. Now the Farm Service Agency in Vermont is trying to get the word out to help some of these farmers get the documents they need to apply for restitution.