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Vermont Congressman Peter Welch. Photo: <a href="http://www.welch.house.gov/about-peter/">Peter Welch Biography</a>, Public Domain, some rights reserved
Vermont Congressman Peter Welch. Photo: Peter Welch Biography, Public Domain, some rights reserved

Welch to discuss negotiations over highway fund

WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) Congressman Peter Welch will be discussing the negotiations in Congress over reauthorization of the Highway Trust Fund, which is how states pay for most major road construction projects.

Welch will also release a list of critical Vermont transportation projects that could be delayed if Congress doesn't act.  Go to full article
Bryan Welch speaks Sunday at 3pm at the Local Living Festival in Canton.
Bryan Welch speaks Sunday at 3pm at the Local Living Festival in Canton.

A practical, optimistic view of a sustainable world

The Cooperative Extension Learning Farm in Canton hosts the annual Local Living Festival this weekend. It's two days of workshops, demonstrations and performances of simple living, rural resources and "do-it-yourself" skills. The event will focus on renewable energy, green building, food, gardening, farming, land management and animals. Bryan Welch, Mother Earth News publisher, is also a farmer and will be one of the guest speakers at the Local Living Festival. He told Todd Moe that he'll share thoughts from his book, Beautiful and Abundant - Building the World We Want, and his vision for the future based on innovation, creativity and optimism.  Go to full article

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