Vermont seeking comment about Hud Programs: Each year the State of Vermont - Agency of Commerce and Community Development, Agency of Human Services and Vermont Housing and Conservation Board receives funding for HUD programs through the Consolidated Plan or Annual Plan update process which identifies priorities based on needs from the housing needs assessment, market analysis, citizen and stakeholder input.  At the end of the program year the state is required to report on the performance outcomes outlined from those plans in their Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).  They have completed the FY22 Program Year DRAFT CAPER which includes the outcomes for the following programs: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG); and Community Development Block Grant CARES Act (CDBG-CV) Emergency Solutions Grant Program CARES Act (ESG-CV).   As a representative for a unit of general local government, please share the attached notice with your local residents including minorities,The state is seeking comments by September 27, 2023.


Vernon Historians voting day food sale

The Vernon Historians will hold their traditional voting day food sale on Tuesday, March 3, from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., downstairs at the Town Office Building.  Carol Hammond’s delicious homemade donuts and baked beans made from Erma Puffer’s recipe will be offered, as well as pies, whoopee pies, jam, pickles, chili, and a variety of other foods.

Copies of the Historians’ “Vernon Voices” and “Wise Old Sayings” booklets, note cards, the “History Tour of Vernon” DVD, and Pine Top Ski Area posters also will be for sale.

Donations of food for the sale are welcome.  Please drop off food items at the food sale.  For pickup of food or to volunteer at the food sale, please call/text Heather at 802-258-4841. 

Thank you for your food contributions and your generous support!

Photo by Cat, used under Creative Commons License.