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State News
March 29, 2017

Fire Marshal’s report highlights fire damage and safety efforts

Vermont’s 232 fire departments responded to an average of 3,000 emergency calls per month in 2016, according to an annual report released by the Office of the State Fire Marshal. The report contains information from over 45,000 recorded emergency incidents. Those calls were not only…

State News
February 1, 2017

Vermonters could reduce trash by half, report says

By Mike Polhamus, VTDigger A report on Vermont’s solid waste shows that more than half of what residents throw away could be recycled, composted or diverted from landfills. About 28 percent of Vermonters’ solid waste is organic matter, much of which could be turned into…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
December 28, 2016

Report shows high demand for fresh produce in Vermont

A recent study by Salvation Farms measures the demand for fresh produce within Vermont food or meal programs and teases out preferences and challenges regarding the sourcing and use of fruits and vegetables. The Morrisville-based nonprofit, which helps programs get locally-grown crops that otherwise can’t…

Local News
August 31, 2016

CBO report: severe weather events will cost more

As Vermonters mark the fifth anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene, a new report from the Congressional Budget Office  (CBO) warns that damage from severe weather in future decades is expected to become increasingly common in Vermont and throughout the United States because of climate change….