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NRA Backs Lawsuit Against Vermont Firearms Magazine Ban

04/19/2018 "The only people really harmed by the ban are the law-abiding citizens who will now be forced to defend themselves, their families, and their homes from violent attack by using sub-standard ammunition magazines." Chris Bradley, president of the Vermont ...

1001 N Vermont St Apt 811, Arlington

04/18/2018 Start and end your property search with realtor.com®. First, use the search tools to find homes for sale like the one at 1001 N Vermont St Apt 811. Read all the detailed and information provided, along with the maps, graphs and neighborhood statistics ...

Toxic pollutants bill opposed by insurance industry, real estate agents, and Gov. Scott

04/18/2018 The real estate industry is also opposed to the bill, said Ray Ault, a commercial real-estate agent and past president of both the Vermont Association of Realtors and the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce. Even the perception that Vermont companies might ...

Margolis: Vermont Republicans love talking about the carbon tax

04/16/2018 Vermont, it turns out, has what might be called a counter-carbon ... “We don’t want to make it more expensive for Vermonters who have to heat their homes,” she said. “But the exemption applies to ski condominiums and vacation home McMansions.

Lawmakers crafting bill to promote blockchain in Vermont

04/15/2018 Companies across the world are working with blockchain to do things such as automating real estate contracts and tracking global food supply chains. And blockchain has already found a way to make itself useful in one of Vermont’s municipal governments.

Vermont Taps Tourists to Bolster Workforce

04/03/2018 In a perfect world, those who attend the program will opt to move to the state, adding to Vermont's pool of employable residents and contributing to its real estate market and broader economy. But even if none of the attendees opt to relocate to Vermont ...

Brick Chimneys are Incompatible With Airtight Homes

04/12/2018 One of my first construction jobs in Vermont, back in the late 1970s ... and they’re handsome to behold. Older cold-climate homes often include similar large brick chimneys with multiple flues. This type of chimney is usually located near the center ...

The 'Orphan Trains' That Brought Over One Hundred Children To Vermont

04/11/2018 Bean joins Vermont Edition to discuss this unique group of Vermonters, how they came to the state, what kind of homes they found here and where some of them ended up. Dr. Dan Beaniel is giving a lecture about the orphan trains at the Shelburne Historical ...

Chloé White: Vermont needs to end wealth-based incarceration

04/11/2018 In Vermont, around 400 people every day are incarcerated pre-trial, many because they cannot afford to pay bail. Even relatively short stays in jail can have cascading effects. Defendants lose their jobs, their cars, their homes, and even custody of their ...

Vermont Funeral Homes

04/11/2018 Explore funeral homes in Vermont from small towns to major metropolitan areas. With a complete and current list of funeral service professionals, from Washington County, to Burlington, to Essex, Legacy’s user-friendly funeral home directory is ...

Nathan Carman’s Vermont home for sale

04/09/2018 VERNON, Vermont -- The home of Nathan Carman ... Carman has been called a suspect in the 2013 shooting death of real estate developer John Chakalos in Connecticut. No one has been arrested. He also has been questioned about the day his boat sank with ...

Efficiency Vermont exceeds three-year performance goals

04/06/2018 Efficiency Vermont exceeded its total electricity savings goal by 22 percent for a total of 392,000 MWh. This equates to enough electricity to power 40,888 homes for one year. “Efficiency Vermont is committed to delivering energy efficiency savings for ...

Property taxes on single-family homes increase 6% in 2017

04/06/2018 The analysis, which looked at property taxes on more than 86 million single-family homes, shows that property taxes totaled ... Illinois with 2.22%, Vermont with 2.19%, Texas with 2.15% and New Hampshire with 2.06%. Dallas saw the fastest increase in ...

Vermont Lawmakers Leave Law-Abiding Young Adults Defenseless

04/06/2018 Law-abiding young adults living in Vermont will soon find it much more difficult to defend ... down statutes prohibiting individuals from keeping operable firearms in their homes. The court held that the right to keep and bear arms is an individual right ...

Move-to-Vermont campaign off to a chilly start

04/06/2018 Photo by Anne Galloway/VTDigger Like the weekend weather, Vermont’s new campaign to entice nonresidents ... receive advice and one-on-one assistance from community leaders, real estate agents, employers and potential neighbors in the Brattleboro ...

Tesla delivered massive batch of 2,000 Powerwalls to Vermont electric utility, only ~10% installed

04/06/2018 When we reported on the GMP project in December, they had reportedly installed Powerwalls at over 100 homes in Vermont. Now Carlson says that after the last quarter, they have deployed 220 Powerwalls out of the 2,000. The company expects to install the ...

Proposed Vermont Bill Would Implement Examination of Change of Ownership Requirements for Nursing Facilities

04/05/2018 The bill, H.921, would establish a working group to examine the oversight of nursing homes in Vermont and would also eliminate a requirement for a certificate of need (“CON”) prior to a CHOW. Specifically, the working group would: Review, in ...

Vermont man linked to death of relatives faces judge

04/03/2018 CONCORD, N.H. — A Vermont man accused by family members of killing his ... Carman has been called a suspect in the 2013 shooting death of his grandfather, real estate developer John Chakalos in Connecticut, and the 2016 disappearance of his mother.

Fire Destroys Historic Vermont Farm

04/02/2018 Fire officials in Vermont say a blaze destroyed an iconic family-owned farm on Sunday. WCAX-TV reports firefighters, state police and local police responded to the Wallace Family Farm in Waterbury Sunday evening. Authorities say both homes and a cow barn ...

Vt. Officials OK Wilder Well Site for Solar Array

04/02/2018 The town is putting together a request for proposals to build the 120-kilowatt solar array, which would increase its total solar capacity to 888.5 kilowatts — enough to power about 150 homes ... per-customer cap that the Vermont Public Utility Commission ...

In gun-friendly Vermont, lawmakers pass firearms control bill

04/01/2018 Vermont Public Radio reported that the Senate would take up two more gun-related measures next week. Both are aimed at removing guns from homes in cases of domestic violence or when someone is at risk of imminent harm from firearms, it said. Gun control ...

Backroad Blasting in the Bentley Bentayga: The Fanciest SUV Takes on Vermont

04/01/2018 Stowe, Vermont is exactly the sort of place you wouldn't be surprised ... it plays host to the vacation homes of veritable oodles of well-to-do people from across the Northeast. New Yorkers, Bostonites, Connecticutians, and of course, les Quebecois flock ...

Officials: Fire Destroys Historic Farm in Waterbury, Vermont

04/02/2018 WATERBURY, Vt. — Fire officials in Vermont say a blaze has destroyed ... to the Wallace Family Farm in Waterbury on Sunday evening. Authorities say both homes and a cow barn were destroyed in the fire. Officials say all livestock was lost.

Airbnb won't fight Vermont's proposed registration rule

03/29/2018 Airbnb says it won't fight a proposed law in Vermont that would require people renting out their homes to register with the state and pay an annual fee MONTEPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Airbnb says it won't fight a proposed law in Vermont that would require people ...

Lawmakers in Gun-Friendly Vermont Pass Firearms Control Bill

03/30/2018 Two more bills Vermont Public Radio reported that the Senate would take up two more gun-related measures next week. Both are aimed at removing guns from homes in cases of domestic violence or when someone is at risk of imminent harm from firearms ...

Package of gun restrictions set to become law in Vermont

03/30/2018 Vermont police said tragedy was averted only because a friend ... A rapper who bragged about breaking down doors and burglarizing homes in a rap video was arrested for burglary after stealing jewelry and electronics from two homes, police said.

Efficiency Vermont program recognized for saving energy, improving health

03/28/2018 The homes are built with: “Efficiency Vermont is honored to receive the HELP Award on behalf of the many partners here in Vermont who have worked together to make Zero Energy Modular homes affordable and accessible to Vermonters,” said Efficiency ...

Airbnb Will Accept Vermont's Proposed Short-Term Rental Legislation

03/28/2018 The nation’s largest short-term rental company says it won’t fight a bill that would make Vermont the first to require people who rent out their homes to register with the state. A Senate bill that proposes that people who use companies like Airbnb ...

Bennington students help rebuild Puerto Rican homes

03/25/2018 BENNINGTON, Vt. A group of Bennington students are set to arrive home Sunday after spending a week in Puerto Rico helping to rebuild some homes. The five students are from the Southwest Vermont Career Development Centerr. One of the children they helped ...

Can't Get Elected Dogcatcher? Try Running In Duxbury, Vt.

03/24/2018 A version of this story was first published by member station Vermont Public Radio ... "I have had to go and take some out of homes that were being not treated correctly and been left," he admits. "A few other serious calls were saying, 'dogs were biting ...

Vt. Wants Visitors To Stay Full Time

03/23/2018 Guests also will meet with employers who are hiring, tour the area with a real estate agent or visit an incubator or co-working space to meet with entrepreneurs, Scott’s office said. “Thirteen million people come to Vermont each year, and many of them ...

Vt. Aims to Convert Tourists Into Full-Time Residents

03/22/2018 Vermont’s governor issued a request to tourists Thursday ... Folks coming for a relaxing getaway will also get to network with business leaders, real estate experts, and young professional groups to learn more about moving here. They will also be ...

In small Vt. town, barn designed for modern extended household

03/19/2018 Cullinane, who is single, says that during that time they became a tight-knit “friend family,” spending holidays and vacations together, including skiing and hiking in Vermont and even traveling to Italy. So in 2012, when Rainey and Boulanger decided ...

Brittany Negron Named Consultant in Real Estate Group at New Day Underwriting Managers

03/16/2018 Hamilton, NJ, March 16, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Brittany Negron has been named a consultant within the Real Estate Practice of New Day Underwriting ... s Degree in Environmental Law and Policy from Vermont Law School in South Royalton, Vt. She also holds a ...

Gravel & Shea Seals First US Blockchain Real Estate Deal

03/15/2018 Law360 (March 15, 2018, 8:01 PM EDT) -- A condo in South Burlington, Vermont, recently traded hands, and documents for the deal were entered into the blockchain in a historic first for a U.S. real estate transaction, with Gravel & Shea PC helping lay the ...

Norman and Mary Gronning, Shaftsbury, Vermont

03/13/2018 (Erik, who graduated from the University of Vermont as an entomologist ... forms the entrance to a 15,000-square-foot home owned by “somebody who builds nursing homes.” Given their teaching schedules, the Gronnings didn’t exhibit at many shows.

Annual Choral Invitational at Kurn Hattin Homes is March 14

03/12/2018 This event will be held on Wednesday, March 14th at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children in Westminster, Vermont. Beginning at 7:00pm, five performing groups will sing 2-3 selections and the audience will be invited to sing along at the conclusion of the program.

The Latest: Vermont ski resorts welcome up to 3 feet of snow

03/08/2018 BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the recovery from a second powerful storm that rumbled through the Northeast (all times local): 11:40 a.m. The late-season snowstorm that is dumping up to 3 feet of fluffy snow in the mountains of southern Vermont is being ...

Vt. Bill Would Regulate Short-Term Rentals

03/08/2018 Vermont’s Joint Fiscal Tax Office estimates that there are about 6,000 individual short-term rental units in the state. About half of the rentals are offered by Airbnb hosts. As more Vermonters are opening their homes to temporary renters, Sirotkin said ...

Vermont’s Pilot Program Completes First US All-Blockchain Real Estate Transaction

03/08/2018 South Burlington, Vermont’s Blockchain pilot program with real estate marketplace Propy has completed the first US all-Blockchain property transaction. An unnamed source at Propy told ZeroHedge that the first totally Blockchain-based real estate ...