Burrows Trail on Camel’s Hump to be renovated
Starting this summer, the Green Mountain Club will work with the Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation to renovate a trail leading to the summit of Camel's Hump.
In a community that prides itself on helping others, advocates say acceptance goes a long way in recovery. Two Johnson-based organizations came together to help people struggling with substance use disorders. Jenna's Promise and Two Sons Bakehouse opened Jenna's Coffeehouse, a place where people in recovery can live, and work.
From the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board, grant funds are available to farmers for projects that benefit water quality to help statewide clean water and sustainability efforts. Farmers that meet a certain criteria can apply through the Farm and Forest Viability Program's website.
A much needed project three years in the making is opening up in St. Albans Town next week. The brand new Town Hall will open on Monday. Town Manager Carrie Johnson says the old building, which was built in the 1800's, became unsafe for staff, leading them to move a half mile down the road.
With an apparent rise in crime around Burlington's downtown, the Burlington Business Association wants to make sure shoppers feel safe. The BBA is bringing back its Downtown Ambassador and Escort Program. The program enlists ambassadors to walk around town, be an extra set of eyes and ears, help people with directions, check in on shops, and escort downtown employees to and from their cars.
Nearly four weeks after his conviction, Aita Gurung is now headed to a state correctional facility. It was November 3rd when a jury found Gurung guilty of killing his wife and harming his mother-in-law with a meat cleaver in 2017. The court reconvened to decide where he'll be held until the sentencing.