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Vt. Meetings Set To Help Shape Economic Plan

Woodstock — Residents of the 40-town East Central Vermont region are encouraged to take part in a series of free meetings about local economic development.

The region is participating in a Sustainable Communities Regional Planning project that includes developing a community and economic development strategic plan. Input from the meetings will be used to create the plan.

“These meetings are a crucial part of making sure the project is locally driven,” Peter Gregory of Two Rivers Ottauquechee Regional Commission said in a recent news release. “Make sure your voice is heard by showing up and sharing your ideas. The Voice of the Community meetings are the community’s chance to make a difference. ”

The meeting schedule follows:

Oct. 7, 6-8 p.m, Springfield Town Office, 96 Main St., Springfield

Oct. 8, 6-8 p.m, Bradford Town Office, 172 North Main St., Bradford

Oct. 9,‐6-8 p.m, Hartland Town Office, Damon Hall, 1 Quechee Road, Hartland

Oct. 10, 6-8 p.m, Bethel Town Office, 134 South Main St., Bethel

Oct. 15, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Hotel Coolidge, 39 South Main St. White River Junction

For more information about the strategic plan and how to get involved, contact Loralee Morrow, regional planner, Two Rivers‐Ottauquechee Regional Commission, at lmorrow@trorc.org or 802-457-3188, or go to ecvermont.org. class="VN_Bold-Italic">