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.


Cold Brook Store is open and offers deliveries!

The Cold Brook Store continues to be open, stocking necessary supplies and offering takeout food every day. The store is following all the sanitary precautions that have been recommended, and asks that customers respect the space around them and be mindful of the 6-foot distancing.

If you want or need something, but don’t want to come in, they can bring items out to your car. Just call upon arrival, or if you don’t have a cell phone, give them your car details and they will watch for you. They also are happy to deliver. Phone 802.258.1579.

The store has and is doing its best to keep up on items that people are searching for. If they don’t have it, they will try to find it for you. This includes, subject to availability, disinfectant wipes, toilet paper, paper towels, cleaning supplies, and other every day needs, and more. Worms and crawlers are sold as well.

Vernon trash bags are available — please pay for those by check, made out to to TOWN OF VERNON. 

Hours are 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., except Saturday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closed Sundays.