A Stowe man has admitted to setting eight fires in town over the past two years, causing about $1.5 million in damage.
Pop quiz: What’s the most pressing issue facing lawmakers in the 2021 legislative session? Hint: It’s been the most pressing issue in the world for a year now.
Stowe’s property values continued to rise last year, despite the pandemic, adding an estimated $33 million to the town’s overall property grand list already valued at more than $2 billion.
Recent confirmed COVID-19 cases at several schools across the region have local school administrators asking families and other community members to continue taking the virus seriously as 2021 begins and vaccine distribution slowly rolls out in Vermont.
Even if the Lamoille South school district didn’t spend a dime more next year, fluctuations in property value appraisals in Elmore, Morristown and Stowe will still lead to higher tax rates.
Heidi Scheuermann, Republican House representative from Stowe, is one of four lead sponsors on a “joint resolution condemning the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, as an attack on democracy.”
Some of the most significant work during the pandemic has been done by people who are parts in a larger machine, working to make sure the social infrastructure in rural areas like Lamoille County keeps chugging along.
Rep. Peter Welch, a Democrat, was with colleagues in the House Chamber at the country’s capitol Wednesday when protestors stormed the building.
Coronavirus: Local Business Operations
Explore Stowe-area businesses and events with modified operations as a result of COVID-19. Information courtesy of the Stowe Area Association.
"To our Lamoille County Neighbors: There will be plenty of information coming out over the next several weeks. We will specialize in providing information that pertains to our local businesses and services."