Recent Work in Orange & Windsor Counties
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Recent News From Windsor & Orange Counties
Vermont awarded $1.8 million to transform abandoned industrial sites across state into community assets
May 9, 2013
US Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders and Congressman Peter Welch Wednesday announced that six Vermont organizations will be receiving a share of $1.8 million from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help assess, clean up, and reuse polluted industrial sites.
Leahy, Sanders and Welch said the EPA’s Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup grant program has helped dozens of Vermont communit...
Rutland Herald: 'Welch gets candid about gun control, budget and Boston Marathon attacks'
April 20, 2013
Congressman Peter Welch had a lot on his mind Friday.
Vermont's congressman at-large returned from Washington after a brutal battle over gun control legislation and told up to 20 constituents at the Tuckerbox cafe that the fight is far from over. The Senate tried to pass a bill that would require background checks at gun shows and Internet sales.
The bill required a 60-vote majority in the...
Photo Album: 'White River Junction Congress in Your Community'
April 19, 2013
Photo Album: 'Bethel Congress in Your Community'
April 6, 2013
Associated Press: 'Center in Randolph to help veterans create jobs'
February 5, 2013
Vermont veterans seeking to create or expand small businesses now have access to office support services thanks to a business incubator set aside just for them in Randolph, officials said Monday.
The Vermont Tech Enterprise Center Business Incubator just off Interstate 89 provides the office space and equipment veterans need to do office work or have business meetings.
The space is free to...