Vermont’s stagnating population has concerned residents and policymakers for years. Census data shows that from 2010 to 2018, 10,000 more people left Vermont than moved into the state.
In 2018, VCRD brought its Community Visit program to Montgomery. Residents prioritized “improving traffic flow and pedestrian safety” as key to improving the town.
Middlebury was the second community to participate in VCRD's Climate Economy Model Community Program (CEMCP). CEMCP is community-driven process with local leaders, VCRD, Green Mountain Power, and Efficiency Vermont to cultivate economic development, innovation, and affordability in the face of climate change. Read the Greater Middlebury Report and Action Plan. Through the process, community members…
Over 500 leaders from towns throughout Vermont came together at the 2nd annual Community Leadership Summit to learn from each other, connect to potential partners and resources, and support each other’s progress in service to their community, and to Vermont. Read the 2nd Vermont Community Leadership Summit Report.