A million dollar grant will help the Burlington Electric Department provide financing to customers for energy efficiency projects. The grant will provide "on-bill financing," a utility-run program that offers upfront funds to customers to make improvements that save energy and, in turn, lower their bills. Opponents of a wind power project in the Northeast Kingdom town of Newark are expecting some help from the Shumlin Administration today. Vermont’s newest highway welcome center will open today. It’s a major upgrade of an old rest area in Hartford.