April 25, 2017

PHOTOS: Williston goes solar

Sept. 23, 2010

Observer photos by Greg Duggan

On Thursday, the Vermont Public Interest Research Group, or VPIRG, launched an initiative to make Williston one of the first two “solar communities” in the state. Residents Mike Isham and Sally Fellows have already installed solar panels at their homes. For more information about Solar Williston, visit www.vpirgenergy.org or www.solarenergywilliston.org.

Comments

  1. youngvt says:

    I am writing in response to Mr. Hoxworth’s article on transportation costs for the poor in Vermont. I would like to suggest further research on this topic before we simply just give another handout or tax credit. The poor, may, have a higher disproportionate burden on their transportation costs than the wealthier residents of Vermont; however, they also have a lower disproportionate burden on taxes and housing. Pick your evil.
    We can simply just give every poor Vermonter an energy efficient car, gas card, free tuition, renter’s rebate, etc.…but the only way out of poverty is through the combination of education, hard work, and discipline. Education and degrees are not handed out or purchased; a person has to EARN them. This seems to be the only way out of poverty—sorry, there are no shortcuts.
    If we continue this trend of enabling, our entire state will be a welfare state.

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