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Hundreds turn out to brainstorm future of Newport City: Community Visit draws hundreds despite the cold to weigh in on the city’s assets and challenges

By Robin Smith, as seen in the Caledonian Record:

NEWPORT CITY — Several hundred people gathered on a cold and snowy Wednesday to brainstorm about the future of Newport City.

Apply Now for the Model Communities Program

The Application process for 2018 is closed. Applications for the program in 2019 will open in December of 2018. The materials on this page are for reference only.

The Vermont Climate Economy Model Communities Program invites proposals from Vermont towns and local leaders interested in increasing local economic prosperity by working together to identify home, business, and community solutions to address climate change. Two communities will be selected to work with the program in 2018.

Community visit comes to Newport December 13

By Joseph Gresser, as seen in the Barton Chronicle:

NEWPORT — Jenna Koloski was scurrying around Newport Tuesday taping television interviews, meeting people, handing out fliers, and putting up posters, all in hopes of gathering a large crowd for the Council on Rural Development’s first forum on Wednesday, December 13.

Vermont Council on Rural Development Invites Community Applications for 2018 Climate Economy Model Communities Program

The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) invites communities interested in charting a path to a more prosperous and self-sufficient future to participate in the 2018 Climate Economy Model Communities Program. A collaboration of VCRD, Efficiency Vermont, Vermont’s utilities and other partners, the Program works with two communities annually to help build and implement locally developed plans that increase economic opportunity, affordability, and resilience in the face of climate change.


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