Central Vermont

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A Monkton resident who has had multiple Black Lives Matter signs stolen from his front yard is appealing to the community for support. 

Peter Hirschfield / VPR

State officials say a potent batch of heroin is responsible for a spate of overdoses in central Vermont over the past few days. The Department of Health is urging addicts to take precautions, and one doctor says the episode highlights the need for more intensive treatment services.

The build-out of a fiber-optic broadband network in central Vermont should be greatly expedited by $9 million in long-term financing.

Rebecca Sananes / VPR

A Utah developer’s plans to build a 20,000-person settlement in Orange and Windsor counties could make it difficult for a Tunbridge family to keep living their rural lifestyle.

Steve Zind / VPR

The Utah man who wants to build a unique project in Central Vermont says he is poised to purchase an additional 500 acres of land.

Kathleen Masterson / VPR

The current location of paintings by one of Vermont's most famous artists, Thomas Waterman Wood, is somewhat hidden in plain sight.

Is it necessary or beneficial to have both a Regional Planning Commission and a separate Economic Development  Corporation serving the same population? In Central Vermont, a committee considering that question has decided the answer is no.  A "joint committee on consolidation of the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission and the Central Vermont Economic Development Corporation" is recommending merging the two organizations into a Central Vermont Regional Commission.