There’s a new book about fracking that caught my eye. Written by Virginia-based engineer and environmentalist Greg Kozera. I may be in the minority around here, but for me it was a must read. I want to learn the truth about fracking technology—a technology which is helping put the U.S. on the road toward energy independence
A blaze at a local plywood facility has left 170 people unemployed as of Friday morning.
Beverage-maker Woodchuck celebrated the grand opening of its state-of-the-art cider-making facility with a mini Woodstick-style festival attended by fans and tourists, Aug. 23.
Citing personal reasons, Midlebury Select Board member Travis Forbes tendered his resignation after more than four years of service on the Middlebury Select Board, July 29.
A fire Aug. 20 at the Rutland Plywood Corp. facility, located on Ripley Road in Rutland, kept multiple firefighting crews busy. After the initial fire was extinguised, another blaze broke out and caused extensive damage. According to fire officials on the scene and early news reports, flames were first spotted in a tower situated on the suth end of the plywood manufacturing plant.
Public input on proposed amendments to Middlebury’s ordinances on the regulation of vehicle speed, parking, traffic lights and traffic signs was discussed July 29.
Lately, I’ve been wondering why Vermont is rushing so quickly to embrace every neighborhood solar- and wind-energy project that comes down the pike.
At a recent meeting, the Middlebury Select Board reviewed a draft Group Net Metering Agreement between the Town of Middlebury and Burlington-based Encore Redevelopment for a proposed 650-panel solar array to be constructed on farmland on Twitchell Hill Road in New Haven.
The Addison County Chamber of Commerce announced that grant opportunities are available through the Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership (CVNHP).
On July 29, the Middlebury Select Board reviewed a list of “Early Release Packages” for the Main Street and Merchants Row Railroad overpass bridge replacements, including a revised grant agreement with the Vermont Agency of Transportation recommended by the project engineering team.
Vermont Gas is hosting a booth at the Addison County Fair and Field Days through Aug. 9 and is encouraging local residents to stop by to learn more about the Addison Rutland Natural Gas Pipeline Project.
The City of Rutland is in the process of recreating itself. According to the city’s Public Policy Statement 2013, one of the things Rutland is counting on to help in the revitalization is natural gas. The problem is that the planned expansion of the Vermont Gas Systems pipeline will not happen until 2020 at the earliest. Rutland cannot wait. The city must stay competitive. The transition from expensive to cheaper, cleaner natural gas has already begun.
Big Lenny’s Hot Dogs have been an essentially staple in the Rutland lunch scene for over 25 years now. Local legend Lenny Montuori has been serving hot dogs at his roadside cart since he and friend Reggie Groeneweld purchased the cart in 1988 with his homemade toppings as well.
Perhaps one of the weirdest—dare I say down right ghoulish—things I’ve seen in recent months is a web-based real estate-related service known as DiedInHouse.com.
Pond Hill Pro Rodeo Co. in Castleton kicked off its 44th year of producing one of New England’s best and most colorful, summer-long professional rodeo event. The 2014 rodeo season east of the Rockies got underway on the last weekend of June and the Eagle was on hand at Vermont’s sole venue to document the all-American thrill sport.
- Special Guests Molly Kasriels
- Special Guests Janelle Shepard & Amy DuBois
- Special Guest Trisha Sheehan
- Special Guest Chrisanna Golovach
- Special Guests Michele Powers & Kristy Kennedy
- Special Guest Capt. Larry Goodman
- Special Guest Chrisanna Golovach Ep. 29
- Special Guest Leigh Mundy Ep. 28
- Special Guest Mike Connolly
- Special Guest Howard Lowe