Quality of Life

Vermont Leads the Nation in Vaccination Rate

Vermont Leads the Nation in Vaccination Rate

Earlier this week the State of Vermont announced that more than 80% of eligible Vermonters had received at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.  That milestone led Governor Phil Scott to
Rural Living For a Safer Future

Rural Living For a Safer Future

As the nation continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are looking to rural areas with wide open spaces, fresh air, and tight-knit communities to call home. According to a recent ...
Vermont’s Working Communities Challenge Winners

Vermont’s Working Communities Challenge Winners

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren and Governor Phil Scott announced that the Springfield area, Greater Barre, Lamoille County, and Winooski are the recipients of $300,000 ...
“Remotes” Increasingly Choose Vermont

“Remotes” Increasingly Choose Vermont

As ABC News reports, Covid-19 has definitely increased the number of remote workers in Vermont, bringing pandemic newcomers from the city to Vermont in large numbers. Home sales have skyrocketed.
Vermonters Continue to Support Their Neighbors

Vermonters Continue to Support Their Neighbors

Vermonters have been working hard to slow the spread of COVID-19, and as hard as these times have been for everybody, the spirit of Vermont communities is alive and well. Vermonters are sticking ...
The many ways to measure Vermont’s livability

The many ways to measure Vermont’s livability

“Livability,” “quality of life,” “sense of place”—these are all terms used to describe some of the less tangible but very important aspects of a town, city, or state that make it a good place to ...
Vermonters boost community engagement with historic renovations

Vermonters boost community engagement with historic renovations

Across Vermont, communities are investing in historic, centrally located buildings in an effort to transform them into spaces where people can come together. In January 2018, a community group