Windham School District has 14 students, two classrooms and two teachers at its independently governed elementary school. Officials want to keep it that way, despite the provisions of Act 46.
The damage to communities like ours that is created in the run-up to a misguided wind project is bad; it is also long lasting.
Marlboro School Board officials say they didn’t have enough time or regulatory clarity to examine all merger options prior to committing to a March 7 vote that could close the town’s middle school. They took their case to the Legislature this week.
If Vermont is to move forward on renewable energy, we needs reasoned debate, respect for opposing concerns and consensus.
Weighing a 24-turbine proposal from Iberdrola Renewables, the combined vote in Windham and Grafton was 416 against the project and 259 in favor. The developer said it will honor its pledge to suspend the project.
There are so many questions about whether the passions and the green energy goals of the previous and the aspiring Democratic Montpelier leadership are, in fact, irreproachable.
News Release — Grafton Select Board Oct. 31, 2016 Contact: Lynn Barrett, [email protected], 802-258-3992 Please see complete reports at graftonvt.org at Wind Project – Informational Committees Special Informational meeting re Wind Project on Nov 2; Special Economic Workshop on Nov 3 GRAFTON, VT—OCTOBER 31, 2016—The Economic Committee of the Grafton Select Board has been studying the […]
The proposed Stiles Brook Wind Project would offer a substantial positive impact on the economies of Windham and Grafton, promote rural vitality, help preserve working forest that is open to the community, and help fight climate change.
We see the development of the Stiles Brook Wind Project as the best path to continue environmentally conscious and sustainable management, promote rural vitality, and help fight climate change.
Will Iberdrola’s scheme – to select and fund a group of unknown citizens, in order to bypass a legally elected local government in pursuit of limited self-interest – succeed? This is a question that should concern everyone.
How does the promise of an annual payment promote sustainable prosperity for Windham’s working families, young or otherwise, now or in the future?
Activists say proposed payments to voters are tantamount to a bribe.
The developer has promised $1.5 million in annual payments to the towns of Windham and Grafton – up from $1 million — and unveiled plans for 24 turbines in Stiles Brook Forest, down from 28.
Does it make sense to destroy the very environment we are trying to save, the very environment that sustains us?