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  Vermont | Real Estate | Hotels | Bed and Breakfasts | Vacations | Travel and More
Vermont is a leader in protecting the environment, a top producer of U.S. Olympic skiers and riders, and a state consistently rated one of the safest in the nation.
Vermonters are resourceful; the state made a conscious decision in the mid-20th century to market itself as a tourist destination.
Vermonters don’t tolerate pollution or its dirty little cousin, littering.
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 Guide to foliage time in Vermont - 2006 foliage forecasts maps pictures videos
Vermont forestry experts back up the prediction that a good foliage season is on the way.
Vermont’s foliage season typically begins in earnest in mid September in northern Vermont and at higher elevations and progresses steadily southward and to lower elevations through mid to late October.
It is important to remember that Vermont’s small size makes it easy for travelers to explore the countryside and experience every color stage while discovering the many different regions of the state.
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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Vermont
Vermont was included within the jurisdiction of the Diocese of Baltimore, established in 1789, and the bishops of Quebec continued to look after the spiritual interests of the Catholic settlers and Indians.
In 1855 he visited France and Ireland for the purpose of securing priests for the Diocese of Vermont, in which work he was eminently successful, and he brought tot he diocese in the succeeding years, several priests who did splendid work in the up-building of the Church in Vermont.
of Vermont (1853); CONANT, Vermont (1907); MICHAUD, Diocese of Burlington in Hist.
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  Vermont - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vermont is known for its brief mud season in spring followed by a cool summer and a colorful autumn, and particularly for its cold winters.
Vermont's state legislature is the Vermont General Assembly, a bicameral body composed of the Vermont House of Representatives (the lower house) and the Vermont Senate (the upper house).
Vermont is the birthplace of former presidents Calvin Coolidge and Chester A. Arthur.
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 Introduction to Vermont - The United States of America
Vermonters have retained that independence by fighting off claims to their territory by neighboring states.
Vermont is an English form of the name that French explorer Samuel de Champlain gave to Vermont's Green Mountains on his 1647 map.
Vermont was the first state admitted to the Union after the original 13 colonies.
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 Vermont
Vermont is one of the six New England states and became the 14th state in 1791.
One of the most picturesque states, Vermont has millions of visitors each year who come to see the leaves turn colors in the fall and the snow-covered mountains in the winter.
Vermont maple syrup is one of the state's most popular products.
www.americaslibrary.gov /cgi-bin/page.cgi/es/vt   (145 words)

  
 Census 2000 data for Vermont
The population of Vermont on April 1, 2000 was 608,827.
Vermont Redistricting Data (P.L. The Census 2000 Redistricting Data contains summary statistics on counts for the total population, for the population 18 years and over, and population counts by race and by Hispanic or Latino origin.
Although the survey was conducted in only 1,203 counties, it is important to note that this size sample is sufficient to produce data for every state in the Nation, as well as for counties and most metropolitan areas of 250,000 in population or more.
www.census.gov /census2000/states/vt.html   (1192 words)

  
 The Vermont Quarter - The United States Mint
The Vermont quarter, the 4th quarter in the 2001 series, features Camel's Hump Mountain with an image of maple trees with sap buckets in the forefront.
Vermont is most famous for its skiing and the production of maple sugar and syrup.
Governor Howard Dean began the design process for the Vermont quarter in 1999, by appointing the Vermont Arts Council as the agency responsible for soliciting concepts from residents throughout the state.
www.usmint.gov /mint_programs/50sq_program/states/index.cfm?state=VT   (223 words)

  
 Vermont Department of Education School Report
The Vermont School Report is an annual report developed by the Vermont Department of Education and is continuously updated as new information becomes available throughout the year.
Also available is the "Complete Vermont Report" which shows state averages and totals for up to four years of data.
Vermont Department of Education - School Finance Reports: Viewable and downloadable links to school and school district finance and non-fiscal reports (Local Education Spending, Allowable Tuition, ADM, enrollment, dropout, graduation, etc.).
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 Vermont Secretary of State - Civil Unions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Vermont Family Court only has authority to consider a dissolution when at least one member of the couple has been a resident of Vermont for at least one year preceding the date of the final hearing of the dissolution.
Vermont Judges: Supreme Court justices, a superior court judge, a district judge, a judge of probate, an assistant judge.
Vermont clergy: Members of the clergy residing in Vermont who are ordained, licensed, or authorized by his or her denomination may solemnize Vermont civil unions.
www.sec.state.vt.us /otherprg/civilunions/civilunions.html   (1909 words)

  
 Vermont travel guide - Wikitravel
Vermont is the second smallest state in terms of population (it has 609,000 residents) and the sixth smallest in geographic area.
Vermont is the only landlocked state in New England which leads to its often being short-changed in guides to the region.
Vermont's urban areas have always been miniscule compared to the Northeast; the rural state, once seen as the most conservative in the nation, is now considered politically independent, progressive and protective of its environment and rural character.
wikitravel.org /en/Vermont   (1508 words)

  
 Vermont
Vermont's rugged, rocky terrain discourages extensive agricultural farming, but is well suited to raising fruit trees and to dairy farming.
University of Vermont - Vermont, University of, officially named the Univ. of Vermont and State Agricultural College, at...
Vermont - Vermont [Fr.,=green mountain], New England state of the NE United States.
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 vermont map and information page
Initially inhabited by American Indians, the Vermont area was first explored in 1609 by a French expedition led by Samuel de Champlain.
Vermont is dominated (south to north) by the wooded Green Mountains.
Vermont rainfall approaches 40 inches per year, with much higher amounts in the mountains.
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 Vermont | NEFAC   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On April 5th, the Vermont House of Representatives voted to officially recognize the existence of the Abenaki Tribe.
A group of Montrealers are going to the border between Quebec and Vermont on Saturday, October 15th to hold a counter-demonstration against the Minutemen at the Derby Line in Vermont.
The overarching goal of the VWC is to empower those persons within the working class who are normally shut out of the political and economic systems that, time and time again, pursue policies that do not uplift the worker, but rather push them closer to the precipice of poverty and ignorance.
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 Second Vermont Republic
The Second Vermont Republic is a peaceful, democratic, grassroots voluntary association committed to the return of Vermont to its rightful status as an independent republic as was the case from 1777 to 1791, and to support Vermont's future development as a separate, sustainable nation-state.
Vermont flags and Green Mountain Boys flags are available in-store from Stove and Flag Works, (802) 878-5526.
Be it resolved that the state of Vermont peacefully and democratically...
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 Vermont Agency of Natural Resources home page
This is an exciting time for the environment and for the agency, and I pledge to work with Vermont’s residents in a way that sustains our environment for generations to come.
Department of Fish and Wildlife (FWD) manages Vermont's fisheries and wildlife resources, enforces the state's hunting and fishing laws, and studies and inventories nongame wildlife species and natural communities.
Vermont and New Hampshire regional authorities are taking steps to inform the public how they can help minimize the spread of this invasive alga.
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 Official Vermont Tourism Site - VermontVacation.com
Vermont is an agricultural state and our many fairs and festivals are a reflection of that heritage.
These traditions also have a sense of whimsy that is seen in competitions for pie eating, to who can grow the biggest pumpkins to pig racing.
The Vermont Vacation Guide is a "must have" resource for planning your next vacation to the Green Mountains.
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 Conservation Law Foundation : Vermont
Vermont is a naturally beautiful state with its green mountains, open fields and, for the most part, compact villages.
Vermont is also a leader in the adoption of progressive environmental laws, from its “no billboards law” to its nationally-renowned Act 250, which ensures that citizens and communities have a strong voice in land use decisions that affect the environment.
CLF is attacking the root causes of sprawl in Vermont, like state and federal investment in roads, sewer lines, and public buildings that lead to the paving of open spaces and farmlands.
www.clf.org /states/vermont/index.asp?id=48   (496 words)

  
 GORP - On Fall's Trail in Vermont   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of Vermont's most dramatic natural landmarks, the Quechee Gorge is a sheer mile-long chasm cut into the greenschist and quartzite of the Vermont piedmont by the Ottauquechee River.
Any time of year is a good time to hike Vermont's premier hiking trail, but with its combination of color and cooler temperatures, fall may very well be the best.
Vermont 5A, the area's longest stretch of scenic roadway skirts the eastern shore of Lake Willoughby for its entire length, passing between the massive tree-capped cliffs of Mount Pisgah to the east and Mount Hor to the west as they plummet to the lake's surface.
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 Vermont Life Catalog | The Vermont Encyclopedia
The Vermont Encyclopedia’s thousand-plus entries, the work of 140 contributors, present a comprehensive collection of information on the Green Mountain State.
Entries include famous and infamous Vermonters, as well as features of the physical landscape; political, economic, and social history.
Supplemented by charts, maps, and photographs, The Vermont Encyclopedia will serve as the quintessential guide to the Green Mountain state for years to come.
www.vermontlifecatalog.com /book/b-vt-enclycl.html   (125 words)

  
 Vermont Apartments
Vermont has one of the prettiest official state nicknames; it's the Green Mountain State, an apt name for such a beautiful natural setting.
Vermont's 52 state parks provide the perfect venue for camping, hiking, water sports and a favorite Vermont pastime: enjoying the spectacular autumn foliage.
Vermont's largest city with nearly 40,000 residents, Burlington is located on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain.
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 50 Places @ nationalgeographic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vermont is an incredibly beautiful place, but beyond that there is an extraordinary sense of community that permeates the state.
This official site for Vermont skiing and snowboarding offers snow and weather reports, lodging information, seasonal activities, an interactive forum, and more.
This Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing site offers history, facts and figures, “Best Kept Secrets,” and links to smaller communities, lodging options, and attractions.
www.nationalgeographic.com /traveler/vermont.html   (199 words)

  
 Vermont   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Vermont has been divided into two camps, with many people supporting candidates based mainly on their stand on civil unions.
However, some legislators who had supported civil unions were defeated, and the Vermont House fell into Republican control for the first time in 14 years.
Although mixed messages were sent by Vermont voters, civil unions will hopefully remain intact with The Senate and Governor's office under control of the Democrats.
www.gay-civil-unions.com /HTML/State_By_State/Vermont.htm   (691 words)

  
 Vermont: Facts, Map and State Symbols - EnchantedLearning.com
Vermont's official state flag was adopted in 1923.
The coat-of-arms pictures a large pine tree, a cow, bales of hay, and sheaves of wheat.
"VERMONT" and the state's motto, "FREEDOM AND UNITY," are written on a red ribbon under the scene.
www.enchantedlearning.com /usa/states/vermont   (324 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: vermont   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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The recent birth of young eagles in Vermont means that bald...
Vermont Real Estate Free MLS search, school and community info, help for buyers and sellers.
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 Current Vermont Foliage Report @ VermontVacation.com
Despite two early season snowstorms that visited Vermont on Sunday and Tuesday this week, bright pockets of color can still be found in lower elevations throughout the state, especially near Lake Champlain and in the lower portions of the Lake Champlain Basin, and also along the Connecticut River along the eastern side of Vermont.
Given the lack of a frost until so late, trees pretty much chose their own pace at which to change, which meant you could look out and see a green, mid-stage, near-peak, peak, past peak, and bare tree on the same hillside as recently as the beginning of this week.
The landscape was beautiful, albeit in a different way, and as people made their way around Vermont on their favorite foliage routes, they were again reminded what a beautiful, unspoiled and special place Vermont is.
www.travel-vermont.com /seasons/report.asp   (481 words)

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