Vermont Bench & Bar Listening Tour

Chief Justice Reiber and VBA President Gary Franklin are visiting each county this year on a Vermont Bench & Bar Listening Tour, to invite the public to share their views on Vermont state courts and the legal system. It’s also an opportunity to provide information about legal services available locally in each county. The Windham …

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Deerfield Valley DIY Home Efficiency & Dessert June 25th

The Wardsboro Energy Committee will be hosting our first  “Dessert and Learn; entitled: Do it Yourself Home Efficiency Improvements” on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 at the Wardsboro Town Hall; starting at 7:15PM.  Dessert donations to share are welcome but not necessary.  The event is free and open to all.  Just come join some friends and neighbors to discuss no-cost and low-cost …

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Governor Scott to sign broadband bill in Southern Vermont on Thursday

The public is invited to a bill signing ceremony for H.513, An act relating to broadband deployment throughout Vermont this Thursday June 20th with Governor Phil Scott, Department of Public Service Commissioner June Tierney and key legislative committees: House Energy and Technology Chairman Tim Briglin and Windham County Senator Becca Balint who will speak on behalf …

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NTIA Comprehensive Guide to Federal Broadband Funding

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration has announced a new searchable database of 50 federal broadband programs, spanning a dozen federal agencies with billions of dollars for broadband grants, loans and other resources. The database, created with help of participating federal agencies, fulfills a goal set out in the American Broadband Initiative announced in February to make it easier …

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Sibilia: End of Session Report on House Energy and Technology Committee

The House Energy and Technology Committee deals with matters relating to energy, including the regulation of power generation, transmission facilities, energy efficiency, natural gas facilities, and siting of energy facilities; utilities, including rates and quality of service; telecommunications, siting of telecommunications facilities, the buildout of cellular and broadband services, and rates and quality of service; …

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Scam Alert from the #Vermont Attorney General’s Office – Amazon charge phone scam

The Consumer Assistance Program has received several scam reports that Vermonters are being contacted by a new robocall phone scam that claims that their credit card has been charged by Amazon.  The automated call instructs people to call back to get a refund.  Scammers then attempt to gain remote access to computers.    Hang up the …

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