The Agency of Natural Resources’ decision came after the resort provided data asserting its positive effects on traffic during the 2022-2023 ski season.
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University of Vermont startup aims to revolutionize solar power
A startup based at UVM, Verde Technologies, is working on a promising technology, known as thin film, to capture solar power in a much more efficient way than existing solar panels.
Hard frost threatens crops and the farmworkers who tend them across Vermont
At farms across the state, the effect of the freeze ripples out past the edges of the frozen fruitlets into the lives of the workers and consumers who depend on them.
South Burlington housing boom continues in city center
More than 200 more residential units could soon be built in South Burlington’s City Center under plans proposed by Snyder-Braverman, a Shelburne-based residential development company with a large presence in the city, who has proposed building three mixed-use buildings off Garden Street.
Zoning appeal blocks new Hyde Park homeless shelter
Lawyers representing Lamoille Housing Partnership, the nonprofit that purchased the Forest Hill property in partnership with Lamoille Community House, which plans to oversee its operations, have joined the town’s lawyers in defending the zoning designation.
Fairfield business owner repurposes general store as coworking space
The project is likely the first of its kind in Franklin County.
A(nother) new hotel planned for Taft Corners
The same ownership group that constructed the Hilton Home2 Suites hotel in the Finney Crossing neighborhood in 2020 is proposing a new four-story hotel just a stone’s throw to the east. Once constructed, the two hotels would be about a football field’s length apart.
Woodstock will pay landlords in nearby towns to house its workers
Originally, the program funded only units in Woodstock. Now, the town’s economic development commission has expanded the program’s boundaries.
NEK Broadband to receive $17.5 million from feds to connect most remote parts of region
The grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture would pay for most of a $23.5 million project.
‘A storm coming’: Burlington City Council braces for the end of hotel voucher programs
The council passed a resolution at its meeting on Monday night that calls on the city to explore ways to respond to an expected increase in homelessness after the expiration of pandemic-era state programs to house people through hotel and motel vouchers.