Preservation Trust of Vermont

Can a volunteer historical society run a Vermont general store?

The town of Putney, wanting to save its downtown “grocery and gathering space” after back-to-back fires, is about to find out.

Randolph site once up for development now to be protected

Conservationists are raising money to buy the final piece of the parcel at Exit 4, while the owners have agreed to sell most of the land to another group to be run as a farm.

Vermont Conservation Voters to Release Environmental Common Agenda of 2017 Legislative Priorities

News Release — Vermont Conservation Voters January 31, 2017 Contact: Lauren Hierl, Vermont Conservation Voters Political Director, C: (860) 670-2629, [email protected] VCV and partners to release guide of top environmental priorities and proposed legislative solutions for lawmakers in 2017 Montpelier, VT – Today, Vermont Conservation Voters will release its 2017 Vermont Environmental Common Agenda of […]

Smart Growth, Downtown and Village Center Vitality Boosted in Gov. Phil Scott’s Fiscal Plan

News Release — Preservation Trust of Vermont Jan. 24, 2017 Contact: Paul Bruhn, Executive Director Preservation Trust of Vermont [email protected] (802) 343-0595 Redevelopment tax incentives to rise to $2.4 Million/year VT Housing and Conservation Board slated for $16.3M New $35M Affordable Housing Development Bond Montpelier, VT – January 24, 2017 – Smart growth development supporters today […]

Vermont Story Lab to Host Four Regional Storytelling Skills Workshops for Nonprofit Professionals

News Release — Preservation Trust of Vermont January 3, 2017 Contact: Meg Campbell Preservation Trust of Vermont 802.442.8951 [email protected] Bennington, VT – Vermont Story Lab will host four storytelling skill-building workshops for nonprofit professionals this January, 2017, in Richmond, North Bennington and St. Johnsbury, Vt. The workshops are designed for nonprofit communicators looking to develop […]

Alliance opposes NewVista development in White River Valley

Michael Sacca, a Tunbridge video producer, said the new nonprofit group “will use every legal means available to us to block the project.”

Preservation Trust of Vermont Awards Announced

News Release — Preservation Trust of Vermont June 13, 2016 Contact: Paul Bruhn Preservation Trust of Vermont 802-343-0595 [email protected] Waterbury, VT— At the annual Preservation Conference in Waterbury on Friday June 10, two hundred and fifty people were on hand to recognize twelve organizations and individuals receiving awards from the Preservation Trust of Vermont. Two […]

Preservation Trust acquires Vermont Marble Museum

The Preservation Trust of Vermont has purchased the Vermont Marble Museum in Proctor. The acquisition, which includes the 90,000 sq. ft. Marble Mill Building and the museum collection, took two and a half years to complete. The purchase was funded by the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board, the US Department of Agriculture, several foundations and […]

Leahy: Vermont’s Village Revitalization Initiative recognized with award

The Village Revitalization Initiative – a cooperative effort between Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and the Preservation Trust of Vermont – is drawing more national recognition as the recipient of a National Trust for Historic Preservation Richard H. Driehaus Award for the preservation and restoration of Vermont’s historic buildings and communities, in downtowns across the state.

Google, partners to announce 3D printing competition at VT Tech Jam

oogle, the State of Vermont, Hartford High School and the Preservation Trust of Vermont will announce the first Town History in 3D Competition at Vermont Tech Jam.

Barnes Camp reopens as Smuggler’s Notch Visitors Center

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) joined the celebration this afternoon for the reopening of Barnes Camp as a multi-purpose visitors center for the Smugglers’ Notch region.

John Killacky: Perseverance and preservation

It’s such a balancing act to honor the archeology of century-old structures, while adapting for energy efficiency and accessibility needs.

Developer offers moratorium on Wal-Mart stores

Two environmental groups withdraw opposition to Derby Wal-Mart after developer, state offer money for trust, downtown tax credits.

Ewing: Four remarkable citizens

Together these individuals represent over 100 years of very committed and creative service to Vermont, and to its landscape and communities.