On Monday, January 4, the Richmond Selectboard logged on to its first meeting of the year. Dominating the agenda was a discussion of Vermont’s Fair and Impartial Policing Policy, a contentious issue that swelled the virtual gathering to the platform’s maximum capacity of 100 people.

Read More

In October 2020, state officials discovered an infestation of emerald ash borers (EAB) in an ash tree near downtown Richmond. It was the first confirmed EAB infestation in Chittenden County, a sign that alarmed local foresters. By the time researchers found it, though, the invasive, brilliant-green beetles had likely been here for some time.

Read More