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Lyndon Community Visit Report - 2017

We completed our 3-month Community Visit process in Lyndon. Read the Report and Action Plan. Community members identified 4 priority areas for future action: Support business growth and economic development; Establish a unified recreation program and build a Lyndon community and recreation center; Build a formal school, college, and community partnership; and Revitalize downtown businesses and storefronts. Visit http://vtrural.org/town/lyndon for stories and news about our work with Lyndon.

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First ‘climate economy’ town begins charting its course

As seen in vtdigger.org: https://vtdigger.org/2017/05/14/first-climate-economy-town-begins-charti...

POWNAL — About 30 residents turned out last week to begin planning how to foster a healthy local economy in an era of climate change.

Pownal is the first town in the Climate Economy Model Communities initiative of the Vermont Council on Rural Development.

Middlebury is up next, said Paul Costello, executive director of the council.

Local Economy, Downtown, Recreation Are Among Lyndon Priorities, School-Community Partnerships Focus, Too

By Amy Ash Nixon as seen in the Caledonian Record: http://www.caledonianrecord.com/news/local/local-economy-downtown-recrea...

LYNDON — The three-part Lyndon Community Visit Process brought to town through the Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) concluded this week, with the final session at Lyndon Institute on Tuesday evening.

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