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…

The governing board of the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission believes our region’s future is enhanced by both wise and forward-looking stewardship of the land, natural resources, and public institutions, and also through thoughtful investment in the next generation. To this end, the Regional Commission has authorized establishment of an annual TRORC Scholarship Program to encourage…

Meeting Vermont’s transportation energy goals will benefit our health The greatest health benefits would come from more walking and biking   BURLINGTON, Vt – A recent study by the Vermont Department of Health shows that transportation and energy policies are more important to your health than you might think. The Health Department’s analysis of transportation-related…

The update of the Basin 14 Tactical Basin Plan has officially begun. Basin 14 is comprised of the Stevens, Waits, Wells and Ompompanoosuc Rivers as well as direct Connecticut River tributaries. A total of 11 towns within the TRO region are located within these watersheds. The Basin 14 Tactical Basin Plan provides an overview of…

The Vermont Association of Planning Development Agencies has released the final report on Vermont’s Regional Planning Commissions year at work for 2019.  View the final report: 2019 RPCs at Work View the map: 2019 RPCs at Work MAP

(Woodstock, VT)— The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) is a recipient of a 2019 National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Impact Award for its work in supporting the economic prosperity and interdisciplinary connections for the creative sector in the east central Vermont region. The NADO Impact Awards program honors organizations for their creative approaches to…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TRORC BROWNFIELDS PROGRAM AWARDED $300,000 GRANT The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) recently closed out its sixth federal grant aimed at bringing brownfield sites back into productive use and spurring new economic investment.  TRORC has sought and been awarded $1.6 million of funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over the past…

TRORC has initiated a process to update the Regional Plan. This encompasses every chapter and appendix of the Plan.  Two public hearings were held for the draft Plan in July 2019: 7/10/19 First Public Hearing Minutes 7/11/19 Second Public Hearing Minutes  A hearing was held on Wednesday September 25, 2019 at the Thompson Senior Center…