City park eyed for communication hub

LT. GOV. DAVID Zuckerman speaks at a Wednesday press conference in Cornwall celebrating Maple Broadband, Addison County’s nonprofit internet provider, hooking up its first customers. Also pictured are, from the left, Michelle Monroe, representing Sen. Peter Welch; Erhard Mahnke, representing Sen. Bernie Sanders; and Maple Broadband Executive Director Ellie de Villiers. Photo courtesy of Steve Huffaker

Maple Broadband, the quasi-municipal nonprofit entity undertaking a mission of providing high-speed internet to underserved and unserved areas of Addison County, has approached Vergennes about an easement in one of its city parks on which it hopes to install a key communications hub. 

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