Leaders lobby for state funding of downtowns

BETTER MIDDLEBURY PARTNERSHIP Executive Director Karen Duguay, shown in the heart of her favorite downtown, is co-leading a statewide effort to secure ongoing funding for Vermont’s 24 Designated Downtowns, of which there are three in Addison County. Independent photo/John S. McCright

Better Middlebury Partnership (BMP) Executive Director Karen Duguay is co-shepherding an effort to secure ongoing state funding to help 24 select Vermont downtowns — the economic engines of their communities — grow and thrive.

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