The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission is accepting nominations for the TRORC Volunteer of the Year Award! TRORC seeks to recognize the phenomenal people who work to make our Region a healthy and vibrant place to live, work, and visit. TRORC will present this award to one resident of our Region who has gone above and…

Stagecoach Expanding 89er North Service to Barre State Offices Randolph, Vermont… On March 25, Stagecoach is expanding its 89 North Commuter Service to offer an express route connecting Randolph, Northfield and Barre. This new route will provide access to economical transportation for regional commuters and residents needing access to new state offices that have been…

The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission will soon submit a request for funding from the EPA for a 2019 Brownfields Assessment Grant. The TRORC application will target Randolph, Hartford, and Bradford to address existing Brownfields in core built areas. In working with VTDEC, GMEDC, Twin Pines Housing Trust, and a variety of other partners, we will work…

We are pleased to announce the TRORC Scholarship Program for 2019. Below is a flyer that includes an overview, eligibility, application, and deadline. Please distribute widely to your students, and feel free to reach out with any questions. TRORC 2019 Scholarship Program All application materials must be received by 5/17/2019 before 4:30 pm. We are…

    On December 19th, TRORC hosted the last Board Meeting of 2018 at the Barnard Inn. Thanks to our guest speaker, Julie Campoli for her great talk on land use, transportation, and development. What a nice way to get out of the cold and enjoy some awesome bites to eat.

Antioch University New England is offering a series of online courses on climate change resilience during January. Registration ends on 1/1/19. This course consists of foundational knowledge in the science of our changing climate, understanding the boundaries of “uncertainty” in future projections posited by the scientific community, how to translate the “risk” faced by a community,…

Is your town trying to increase economic vitality and affordability in a time of climate change? Vermont Council on Rural Development is selecting TWO towns for their Climate Economy Model Communities Program! The deadline is January 18th. For information on the program and how to apply, visit: https://www.vtrural.org/model-communities

The following is a piece written by students from an AP Environmental Science class at Woodstock Union High School.  Students Erica Kurash, Carl Gebhardt, Lily Walker-Money, Toby Borzekowski, and Natalie Stevens recently presented their work for Sustainable Woodstock’s Green Drinks event held at the Marsh-Billing-Rochefeller National Historic Park:   Pete Fellows and Jess Richter work…