Southeastern Vermont Economic Development Strategies (SeVEDS) has completed its draft Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for Southeastern Vermont's Windham Region.
This process has been guided by a CEDS Committee comprising municipal and private sector representatives from throughout the Southeastern Vermont region. Prior to submitting the draft document to the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), SeVEDS is required to allow for a 30-day public comment period.
This story in Business Insider says we can eliminate poverty. The only thing standing in our way, they say, is a dysfunctional political system.
The solution to this big problem is complex: send checks to everyone.
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Join in a community workshop October 18th in Bennington to help build the first state-wide Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy.
What will Vermont's economy look like in 2015 or 2025? How do we increase the economic well-being of all Vermonters?
Southeastern Vermont Economic Development Strategies (SeVEDS) has voted to change the date for the public release of the federally recognized Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) from October 24th to December 5th.
The six week delay was approved in order to ensure adequate time to accurately research and articulate short term impacts and development strategies in light of a date certain closure of Vermont Yankee.
The Brattleboro Representative Town Meeting Finance Committee will meet on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 4:30pm in the Selectboard meeting room at the Municipal Center.
Brattleboro Town Manager's Office
This short TED talk (choose "Read More" below, then click the 'RUN" button in the middle to start the video) might be of interest to community members who wish to save the River Garden for our use as a community. Would you like to be part of a new non-profit organization whose purpose is to run the River Garden as a community venue? Please be in touch with me if you would: John Wilmerding, 219 High Street, Apartment #201, Brattleboro, VT 05301-6073 -- 802-254-2826 -- email@example.com
Again, choose "Read More" below, then click the 'RUN" button in the middle to start the video ... thanks!
The Steak Out Goes on the Auction Block 11:00 am March 15
Just in case anyone's curious or has a ton of extra cash lying around.
It's not everyday that a video about wealth inequality goes viral on the internet. Most people on iBrattleboro are probably familiar with the information here, but this video uses powerful infographics to make the case that not only is wealth distributed unevenly, but it is much, much worse than most of us have thought.
Wealth Inequality in America
A couple of thoughts come to my mind while watching this video:
1) The authors could have gone one step further and shown how these inequalities have been changing over time.