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Vergennes Community Visit Report - 2014
We completed our 3-month Community Visit process in Vergennes. Read the Report and Action Plan. Community members identified 3 priority areas for future action: Improve Transportation & Parking;...
Costello Commentary: Vergennes on the Move
Vergennes — With all its assets, Vergennes epitomizes so much that Vermont communities statewide strive for: a strong village center, surrounded by a beautiful working landscape, strong, committed...
Vergennes residents rank community priorities
Vergennes — Over 100 Vergennes residents gathered in a community meeting last week to consider the ideas that were discussed through the Vergennes Community Visit process and to set priorities for...
Vergennes Community Visit Ends on a High Note
On Wednesday May 21, VCRD and a Community Visit Resource Team went back to Vergennes for our last session as facilitators of the Community Visit process. At this final visit, we kicked-off the Task...
More than 100 Vergennes Residents Set Priorities to Advance the Community
Paul Costello, Executive Director of VCRD, facilitated the community discussion of more than 100 Vergennes residents on April 16th. Over the past few months, we’ve been writing about our Community...
Vergennes dedicates Task Forces to address priorities; Resource Meeting May 21 to build action steps
On April 16, over 100 Vergennes community members gathered in a community meeting to consider the ideas that were discussed through the Vergennes Community Visit process and to set priorities for...
Vermont's Smallest City Thinks Big
The citizens of Vergennes have set the top three priorities for their city, in an effort to take a big picture approach to planning for the future. More than 100 people turned out to a community...
Video ~ Info about the upcoming Vergennes Community Meeting Day
The Vermont Council on Rural Development is facilitating a Community Visit process in the City of Vergennes that helps area residents discuss, set, and then implement common goals for the future of...
Vergennes To Set New Community Priorities on April 16th
The Vermont Council on Rural Development is facilitating a Community Visit process in the City of Vergennes that helps area residents discuss, set, and then implement common goals for the future of...
Vergennes Community Visit Day - March 18th
On Tuesday, March 18th, all members of the Vergennes community are invited to participate in a series of forums in town to share their concerns and ideas. VCRD will bring a team of federal, state,...
The Community Visit Process Begins in Vergennes
One of the seminal programs of VCRD is our Community Visit Process. This process is an opportunity for all of the members of a town or city in Vermont to discuss the future of their community, and to...
Little City downtown gets wifi
VERGENNES — Free wifi now blankets downtown Vergennes, courtesy of the eVermont grant the city won in 2010. The Bixby Free Memorial Library served as the lead applicant for that grant, with support...
Bixby upgrades tech
VERGENNES — The eVermont grant that helped bring free wifi to downtown Vergennes has also benefited the Bixby Free Memorial Library inside its walls, too. The eVermont grant paid for several upgrades...
Bixby Library looks to its second century
VERGENNES - ...The e-Vermont grant will help with the technological challenges as the Bixby looks past its birthday — the Bixby served as the lead applicant for the grant. The city and the Vergennes...
e-Vermont Community: Vergennes
Initiatives in Vergennes were spearheaded by the Vergennes Partnership, Bixby Library, city government, and other individuals and organizations.  In just over a year, this team succeeded in bringing...
e-Vermont Selects 2011 Communities
MONTPELIER, VT – The e-Vermont Community Broadband Project will bring digital tools and in-depth internet training to 12 additional rural communities in 2011. The twelve, announced today, will...
Values, Vision and Unification in Addison Northwest Supervisory Union - 2009
This report synthesizes the discussion from public forums in the Addison NW Supervisory Union on the Renewal of Public Education for the 21st Century. The inputs were presented to the ANWSU Board,...
Education chief to talk with ANwSU schools
VERGENNES — When Vermont Commissioner of Education Armando Vilaseca visits Vergennes this week, he will discuss two issues the Vermont Board of Education has identified as critical — one in which...