Tag Archives: Vermont Council on Rural Development

Local News
February 24, 2016

VCRD Summit focuses on growing Vt’s green jobs

RANDOLPH – Strategies for keeping Vermont in the forefront of stimulating the growth of green jobs while reducing carbon emissions were abundant at the Feb. 22 Summit on Vermont’s Climate Economy at Vermont Technical College in Randolph.

Over 400 innovative business, non-profit, and community leaders, the Governor’s Climate Cabinet,…

Commentary
February 17, 2016

Sooner or later, climate change economy will happen

Editor’s note: This commentary is by Joe Fusco, who is a vice president of Casella Waste Systems Inc. He served as a member of the Vermont Climate Change Economy Council. He is also co-chair of the Advisory Board for the University of Vermont’s MBA…

Town commission issues progress report on economic development
Local News
December 29, 2015

Town commission issues progress report on economic development

Report tracks progress of implementing resident’s goals from 2008, follow up town-wide meeting set for Jan. 26

KILLINGTON – In 2008, 250 Killington residents came together to prioritize goals for community and economic development. The meeting was designed to address the major issues facing the…

Commentary
September 9, 2015

Rutland taking leadership in Vermont’s climate economy

By Mayor Christopher Louras

On Aug. 26 I co-hosted (with the Vermont Council on Rural Development) a regional public forum at the Paramount Theatre on Advancing Vermont’s Climate Change Economy.

The City of Rutland has garnered statewide and, in numerous instances, national recognition for embracing…