Ferrisburgh voters to rule on land use regulations

FERRISBURGH — Ferrisburgh residents will be asked on Town Meeting Day to approve an update of the town’s zoning bylaws and subdivision regulations that will create two new zoning districts. One new district is in the developed area on and near Route 7 that includes Ferrisburgh Central School, the town’s office building and community center, and a number businesses. The other is in the North Ferrisburgh Village along Old Hollow Road. Other provisions would ease rules that allow developers to create Planned U … (read more)

Remember these rules for state fishing areas

The COVID pandemic has affected our lives in many ways, and if you have gone fishing or launched a boat at one of Vermont’s state fishing access areas recently, you may know that they are getting a lot of use this year The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Depart … (read more)

Remember these bear-hunting regulations

MONTPELIER — Bear hunting season starts in September and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reminds hunters about the bear hunting regulations. Vermont has two bear hunting seasons. The early season, which requires a special bear tag, starts Sept. 1 a … (read more)

House passes bill to regulate and tax pot

MONTPELIER — The Vermont House on Feb. 26 voted 90-54 in favor of a bill that would tax and regulate recreational cannabis for those 21 and older. The chamber, as expected, then gave final approval to the measure on Thursday, Feb. 27. The move comes a yea … (read more)

What do Act 64 regulations mean for Addison County farmers?

This is Part III in a three-part series. Alongside pressures like falling milk prices and increasing production costs, farmers are charged with the financial, physical and emotional task of remediating Otter Creek’s water quality. What does this mean for … (read more)