Both energy developers and
the citizens who oppose their projects complain that the state’s regulatory
process is too burdensome. But both sides fundamentally
disagree about what’s wrong, and how to fix it.
of the area along Lake
Champlain, north of downtown
Burlington, was farmland into the early 1900s. Now,
on one of the last remaining farmsteads, there’s a proposal for 250-units for senior housing.
VPR’s Ross Sneyd reports, residents on Appletree Point fear their neighborhood
could be overwhelmed.
Killington residents will vote tomorrow on
whether or not to create a 1% local option tax on rooms and meals, sales and
believe it will raise funds vital for economic development. But critics – including Killington ski resort – say the
tax is misguided.
We broadcast live from the Northeast Kingdom with a look at the region’s economic development
plans with Senator Vince Illuzzi and regional planner Steve Patterson. Then we talk with sibling writers Leland Kinsey and Natalie Kinsey-Warnock about what inspires them to write about the Kingdom.