Vermont

Act 178, approved by Vermont in 2006, required that all ancient roads be catalogued by July 1, 2015 to be included in the state map. The exploration of old roads leading up to that deadline makes a compelling story.
Jul 3, 2015   The New Yorker
Benjamin Brownell finds that innovative technology and farming work well together at a FarmHack event in Vermont.
Jun 12, 2012   Shareable
Chain store opponents in Vermont battle to preserve the uniqueness of their small towns by pushing against a planned Dollar General Store. While a review board narrowly approved a plan, it also attached a lengthy list of restrictions.
May 14, 2012   The New York Times
While the photos of the flooded towns in New England captivated our attention, it is the devastation to the roads and bridges that has become the priority in the rebuilding effort - as they must be repaired or replaced to allow relief and rebuilding.
Sep 5, 2011   The New York Times - U.S.
A Vermont couple is challenging the decision of a state zoning commission that limits their right to illuminate a 24 foot cross on their own property to several weeks around Christmas.
Feb 7, 2011   BurlingtonFreePress.com
A Vermont couple is challenging the decision of a state zoning commission that limits their right to illuminate a 24 foot cross on their own property to several weeks around Christmas.
Feb 7, 2011   BurlingtonFreePress.com
A new museum exhibit in Vermont invites visitors to review various proposals for updating the riverfront in Brattleboro -- and allows them to submit their own ideas.
Sep 22, 2010   Change Observer
A new 21-page report evaluates the efforts of ID, NH, MA, MN, OR, and VT to raise state fuel taxes from 2006-2009. Why did only two succeed? This analysis looks only at how the debates were played out in print media in each of the states.
Jun 7, 2010   University of Vermont Transportation Research Center
In Starksboro, Vermont, planners are using storytelling and community art projects to get at the heart of what matters to residents.
Nov 9, 2009   Burlington Free Press
Megan Lavalley may be the youngest planning commissioner ever, appointed to serve in Manchester, Vermont beginning Oct. 22nd.
Oct 14, 2009   The Manchester Journal
The spike in farms can be seen statewide. They are more diverse than they used to be, and probably a response from young people who "want to know where their foods comes from" and have taken direct action.
Feb 12, 2009   Brattleboro Reformer