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Central Vermont Internet Is A Go


Central Vermont Internet Is A Go Montpelier Vermont


posted at 1:53 pm Tue Feb 20th, 2018 by WherezIt Admin (admin2)

At Town Meeting in March, 13 central Vermont communities will consider forming a communications union district, the sole purpose of which would be to bring fiber-optic internet service to the area.

There are many Vermonters who still don't have high-speed options when it comes to accessing the World Wide Web. It's a problem for Jerry Diamantides, who works for a Virginia-based company from his home office in Berlin.

Read or listen to the full article on the VPR website here.

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Update: 03/07/2018

VPR reports with at least 12 towns voting in favor of forming a communications district so far, Central Vermont Internet will go forward. The idea is to bring publicly-run high-speed internet to those towns.

Relevant Address(es):
Worcester, VT 05682 (Set as Local)
Northfield, VT 05663 (Set as Local)
Berlin, VT 05641 (Set as Local)
Roxbury, VT 05669 (Set as Local)
Marshfield, VT 05658 (Set as Local)
Middlesex, VT 05602 (Set as Local)
Calais, VT 05648 (Set as Local)
Plainfield, VT 05650 (Set as Local)
Williamstown, VT 05679 (Set as Local)
East Montpelier, VT 05651 (Set as Local)
Barre, VT 05641 (Set as Local)
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)

  • *** UPDATE ***
    by Jean Paterek (vtmaplesugar) on 11:56 am Mar 7 18
    Updated with follow up article post-Town Meeting Day.
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