The program pushes landlords to convert short-term rentals to long-term rentals and encourages accessory dwelling units.
The “energy district,” as it’s called, consists of the towns of Barnard, Bradford, Norwich, Sharon, Strafford, Thetford and Woodstock.
Tom Yennerell, of Springfield, is a retired town manager who is now spending some of his retirement taking on interim roles such as this. He previously served in an interim capacity as Thetford town manager.
Police on Wednesday identified Dieter Seier, 67, of Cornish, New Hampshire, as the person Jay Wilson, 45, of Woodstock, shot and killed Tuesday afternoon. Wilson died of a self-inflicted gunshot after an hourslong standoff, police said.
The body of the suspect in a shooting that left the town on high alert Tuesday was found that night in the downtown residence in which he had barricaded himself.
The town and village have formally parted ways with William Kerbin Jr., whose tenure as municipal manager is over after 25 months.
To fund their renovation of the Taftsville Country Store, the Ulmans wanted the state to designate the hamlet — a part of Woodstock — a village center. The seemingly straightforward process has proven convoluted, hindering the family’s plans.
The Woodstock Board of Village Trustees is prepared to spend nearly $10,000 a year, on average, to inoculate about 110 trees for years to come, a campaign that will start with $9,500 to inject 45 to 65 trees with pesticides this month.
A yearlong fight over a proposed on-farm restaurant at Peace Field Farm spiraled into a broader debate this week over if and how Woodstock should allow accessory on-farm restaurants.
Woodstock Municipal Manager William H. Kerbin Jr. has been placed on paid leave but details of the situation remain scarce.
There were some — including Frederick Billings, William Seward Webb and Joseph Battell — who saw that their great fortunes had given them tremendous power to help others.
A 1938 state report lists 33 communities offering skiing. Many have left their skiing days far behind, but others on that list — Sherburne (now Killington), Cambridge and Stowe — are mainstays in Vermont’s ski industry.
The program is directed at residents in Woodstock, Barnard, Bridgewater and Pomfret who would be willing to share their homes, or have an interest in sharing a home with someone else.
Many of Vermont’s small sugarmakers faced 40-week lead times when they placed orders for plastic maple syrup jugs earlier this year.