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Weyerhaeuser settles Current Use issue for $375,000


copyright the Chronicle July 19, 2017 by Elizabeth Trail   The Weyerhaeuser corporation has agreed to pay the state of Vermont $375,000 to settle a longstanding argument over whether the company should lose tax breaks on 56,000 acres in the Northeast Kingdom b... More »

Current Use penalty too high, Starr says


copyright the Chronicle January 18, 2017 A recent decision by the Vermont Supreme Court could cost the new owners of the former Champion lands in Essex County a million dollars in lost property tax relief. State Senator Bobby Starr of North Troy thinks he has ... More »


What drives the price of firewood?


by Natalie Hormilla The price of a cord of green firewood is running about $185 this year, about the same as last year. It’s a price that’s mostly determined locally — at least compared to other home heating fuels, like oil or propane. It reflects the cost of ... More »