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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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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Ed financing and the accidentally-on-purpose gaps

Interesting issues in the ed finance/property tax in the last two weeks. First there is a growing need for funding for state placed students (students having to live in foster families) who are coming into the public school system with increased trauma and need - some of which is being driven by the opioid epidemic. …

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