Southern Vermont

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Vernon officials Wednesday night heard a pitch from former Google executive Matt Dunne, who said the Vermont Yankee property could be the perfect fit for a data center.

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Vernon will not be allowed to leave the Brattleboro Union High School District after voters in Dummerston rejected the plan Tuesday.

Mount Snow

The parent company of Mount Snow says it will finally get $52 million through the federal EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.

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Developers who want to build one of Vermont's largest solar projects in Brattleboro have filed for a their state permits.

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An industrial wind development was flatly rejected by two southern Vermont towns that voted on the project Tuesday.

A deal is being finalized that would resolve financial issues related to the cleanup of the closed Vermont Yankee  nuclear plant.
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Entergy says it wants to sell the shuttered Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to Northstar Group Services, a firm that specializes in the dismantling and remediation of energy plants.

courtesy, 'Power Struggle'

It's been nearly two years since the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant shut down for the last time. The debate over closing the plant is the subject of a new documentary, Power Struggle, that will be airing on HBO.

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The Agency of Natural Resources wants to preserve a rare plant community in Vernon known as the Black Gum Swamp.

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As voters in Grafton and Windham prepare to vote on an industrial wind project, developers have offered annual payments to registered voters if the project moves ahead.

Some Brattleboro Savings & Loan customers had funds stolen from their accounts this weekend in what bank officials say was part of a regional or possibly national phishing scam.

A new report gives details on the economic, social and land use lessons learned from the shutdown of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon.

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Talks with the company that contaminated more than 250 private wells in Bennington have broken down. And state officials say they're ready to introduce legislation in Montpelier to address the water crisis in southwestern Vermont.

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Developers who want to build Vermont's largest wind project say they're willing to reduce the number of turbines in Windham, and increase annual payments to town residents.

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The state now says it will pay for the engineering plans to extend municipal waterlines to homes in Bennington contaminated with PFOA.

A deal is being finalized that would resolve financial issues related to the cleanup of the closed Vermont Yankee  nuclear plant.
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The Vermont Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is reducing its emergency plan around the shuttered Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon.

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Two major ski resort expansions have stalled in the Deerfield Valley, and for a region that relies on tourism, that means a loss of potential business and visitors.

EDR

A group opposing a wind project in Windham will delay an informal referendum on a commercial wind project until after the official vote is held on Election Day.

Eric Aho

The Vermont Arts Council gave out five statewide awards this week, and every recipient is from Windham County.

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Energy leaders from across the state met in Vernon this week to help the town plan for life after Vermont Yankee.

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A state geologist is gathering data to help build a 3-D map of the ground underneath Bennington to try understand how the chemical PFOA may be moving through groundwater.

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