NEW HAVEN — The Vermont Public Service Board (PSB) last week removed a roadblock for development of a solar energy farm off Route 7 in New Haven.
VERGENNES — The Vergennes Planning Commission has finished much of the complex task of rewriting city zoning to conform with the 2009 city plan, a job planners intend to complete in time to hold formal public hearings in November or December.
ADDISON COUNTY — Selectboards in Lincoln, Monkton, New Haven and Starksboro have set 2011-2012 property tax rates that range from a 0.17-cent decrease in Starksboro to a 10.18-cent increase in New Haven.
These property tax rates stem from spending levels previously agreed on by residents at Town Meeting Day for municipal and school services for the current July to June fiscal year.
BRANDON — After a stellar run of providing classic, well-built construction and sage advice in the Brandon area, a well-known local builder has finally hung up his hard hat.
Jack McKernon, founder of The McKernon Group Inc., has retired from his long time position as owner/CEO of the Brandon-based business. Kevin Birchmore, president of the company and McKernon’s business partner for the last 25 years, has acquired the ownership position of the company and has taken on a partner, Justus Cameron, who is the newly appointed vice president.