City’s Tree Board is planning to remove a Green Ash tree on Main Street this week because it says many Ash trees will soon be
killed by the Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive insect that was found for the
first time last year east of the Hudson
Montpelier voters have rejected the
idea of implementing a local tax on rooms, meals and sales. It appears voters followed the lead of the Capital City’s business community, which campaigned heavily
against the local option taxes.
new revenue is supposed to ease the burden on local property taxpayers in Montpelier and help
repair the city’s crumbling streets and sidewalks. But the tax proposal has outraged many businesses in
the Capital City.
On Town Meeting Day, voters in Montpelier will consider proposed tax changes designed to raise revenue. Montpelier’s City Council wants to implement a 1 percent local sales
tax as well as a 1 percent local rooms, meals and alcohol tax.
It’s an age-old tradition for parents to read to their kids at bedtime,
but finding children’s books with Jewish themes can be a challenge in
Vermont. So, many families are turning to the PJ Library, which sends
out free children’s books devoted to Jewish stories and holidays.
A Montpelier folk artist who designs and sells t-shirts that read "Eat
More Kale" is fighting charges of trademark infringement from a
fast-food chain whose slogan is "Eat Mor Chikin." In Vermont, there is precedent in the trademark case.