A state program charged with doling out roughly $110 million in federally funded rental assistance is plagued with problems, according to advocates, and taking far too long to process desperately needed payments.
After Dec. 31, administration officials said, motel residents could apply through a new state program to become short-term renters in the motels while they look for alternate housing.
Mayor Miro Weinberger has agreed to work with the Burlington Business Association and hire a private security firm.
Congress has authorized the historic allocation as fuel prices are on the rise, winter is around the corner and Americans are still reeling from the pandemic’s economic fallout.
A spokesperson for the governor said administration officials still needed to iron out the details with advocates and lawmakers before elaborating on their plans, including how long this next extension would last. Scott is expected to address the matter Tuesday.
Officials say the project will offer air travelers a safer and speedier trip.
Stonyfield Organic’s decision covers some, but not all, of the farmers who would soon have nowhere to sell. The company’s co-founder calls the move a start.
Vermont’s economy relies in part on Canadian tourists, and the reopening comes just in time for the approaching ski season.
Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Robert Costa will headline a free public bill of nearly 70 author appearances starting Thursday.
The owner’s plans include building nine new condominiums along Lake Champlain and making the inn’s main building either a single-family house or a restaurant.