advocates would like to see Vermont towns go back to
the renewable energy future by relying more heavily on hydroelectricity. They
say a bill to simplify the permit process that’s pending on Governor Peter
Shumlin’s desk would make that more likely, but skeptics say hydro is still too
inefficient and expensive.
to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Vermont leads the nation when it comes to teen drinking and
marijuana use. Residents in one small town are coming together to provide
their teens with an alternative.