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ReNewport Community Visit Report - 2018
We completed our 3-month Community Visit process in Newport. Read the Report and Action Plan. Community members identified 4 priority areas for future action: Enhance and Market the Newport Tourism...
ReNewport narrows projects down to four
By Joseph Gresser, as seen in the Barton Chronicle 1/24/18: https://bartonchronicle.com/renewport-narrows-projects-four-2/ NEWPORT — Things did not go exactly as planned at the second reNewport...
ReNewport Community Action Plan to Be Developed on February 21st
The Vermont Council on Rural Development will hold its last major session in the ReNewport Community Visit process on February 21st at the North Country Career Center; all Newport community members...
Newport City Community Picks Top Priorities: Task Forces In February Will Focus On Attracting Business, Tourism, Events, Plus Health, Early Ed & Welfare
By Robin Smith, as seen in the Caledonian Record: http://www.caledonianrecord.com/news/local/newport-city-community-picks-... NEWPORT CITY — Nearly 100 people gathered Wednesday evening to pick the...
Ideas for Revitalizing the city thrown out at ReNewport
by Joseph Gresser as published in the Barton Chronicle: https://bartonchronicle.com/tag/newport/ NEWPORT — Residents of Newport defied a cold stormy day and gathered to dine and discuss important...
Newport Community to Set Priorities for Action on January 17
On Wednesday, January 17th, all members of the Newport Community are invited to participate in the second phase of the ReNewport Community Visit. The session will be held from 6:30-9pm at the Newport...
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: http://www.caledonianrecord.com/news/hundreds-turn-out-to-brainstorm-fut... NEWPORT CITY — Several hundred people gathered on a cold and snowy...
Community visit comes to Newport December 13
By Joseph Gresser, as seen in the Barton Chronicle: https://bartonchronicle.com/community-visit-comes-newport-december-13/ NEWPORT — Jenna Koloski was scurrying around Newport Tuesday taping...
ReNewport Community Visit Day - December 13
On Wednesday, Decemer 13th, 2017, all members of the Newport community are invited to participate in a series of forums in town to share their concerns and ideas. VCRD will bring a team of close to...
Community ‘Visits’ To Focus On City’s Future: Vermont Council On Rural Development To Host First Meeting In December
By Robin Smith, as seen in the Caledonian Record: http://www.caledonianrecord.com/news/local/community-visits-to-focus-on-... NEWPORT CITY — Recommendations about downtown’s potential for economic...
How One Library Patron Found New Ways to Communicate With Her Family
This article was written by Domenic Laurenzi, an Internet Intern who works at  the Dailey Memorial Library in Derby and the Goodrich Library in Newport. He is currently pursuing his associate degree...
Closing the Digital Divide: The iConnect Workshop
Guest post by Eric Sakai, Dean of Academic Technology at the Community College of Vermont Basic computer skills have become a part of everyday life. More and more vital services, information, and...
e-Vermont Community: Newport
e-Vermont initiatives in Newport were spearheaded by representatives of the Newport City Renaissance Corporation, City of Newport, Goodrich Memorial Library, North Country Supervisory Union, United...
12 communities selected to pilot e-Vermont project
A dozen rural communities across the state will receive digital tools and in-depth training as the initial participants in the new e-Vermont Community Broadband Project. The twelve will benefit from...
Council on the Future of Vermont Community Forum Notes
From 2007 to 2008 the Council on the Future of Vermont traveled around the state holding public forums and met with farmers, nurses, students, veterans, seniors, businesspeople, advocates, low income...