The Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) is pleased to announce the 2020 Economic & Infrastructure Development grant application opportunity. Eligible organizations, which include nonprofit and governmental entities (state, local & Indian tribes), will be able to access grant application details (available via NBRC’s website, nbrc.gov), beginning March 2. While not required, Letters of Interest are…

Notice is hereby given by the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission of a Public Hearing for the purpose of hearing comments regarding issuance of a Determination of Energy Compliance for the Hartford Town Plan pursuant to 24 V.S.A. Section 4352. The Public Hearing will be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, beginning immediately after the public…

Notice is hereby given by the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission of Public Hearings for the purpose of hearing comments regarding review and approval of the Royalton Town Plan pursuant to 24 V.S.A. Section 4350. The Public Hearing will be held at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at the Bethel Town Hall, Bethel, Vermont.…

Grow Resilience is a new food-growing, community-building workshop series for climate justice in Hartland! Throughout the growing season, we will collaboratively learn how to plan for, start, grow, harvest, save seed from, and store/preserve food from plants. Through community and home gardens and a series of workshops and meet-ups, we will be exploring place-based growing…

TRORCs CURRENT COVID-19 PAGE TRORC is following the coronavirus (Covid-19) situation, and you can too. It is best to get information from authoritative sources. In Vermont, the best sources are the coronavirus page at the VT Department of Health and Vermont Emergency Management. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) coronavirus page and…

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…