It's unlikely residents of the town of Grafton will vote on a proposed commercial wind project in November. And a spokesman for the wind developer says the company's not sure a vote held outside of Election Day will carry the same weight.


Second home owners in Windham say they will hold their own referendum on a proposed commercial wind project, even though the project developer has refused to consider their votes.

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A local attorney is asking that Windham County Sheriff Keith Clark release an engineering report on the building where he wants to build a detention center.

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A group of second home owners wants to be able to vote on a controversial commercial wind project that Iberdrola Renewables hopes to build in Grafton.

One of the most surprising votes on town meeting day came from Vernon, which, with a mere six-vote majority, elected to eliminate its police force. That leaves the policing in the town to be done by the Windham County Sheriff’s department.

Windham County Sheriff Keith Clark spoke with Vermont Edition about the vote and what it means for his department.