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Village Revitalization Report and Master Plan

Village Revitalization:
Windham Regional Commission and Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation received
a federal grant to help villages throughout the region come up with ideas for revitalization. 
A report for West Brattleboro, created with input from the West Brattleboro Association and
the informal West Brattleboro Partners, was published in June of 2014.

The revitalization report focuses on four key strategies:
- Support Community Development
- Enhance the Streetscape
- Improve Pedestrian and Bicycle Connectivity
- Support Economic Development

Potential short-term (under 1 year), mid-term (1-5 years) and long-term (5-10 years) actions
are listed for each of the 4 strategies.

West Brattleboro Master Plan:
The Town of Brattleboro received a municipal planning grant from the Vermont
Department of Housing and Community Affairs to complete a Master Plan for
West Brattleboro. In February, 2006 the Town retained Crane Associates, LLC
of Burlington, Vermont to complete the plan. On March 1st 2006 the initial kick-off
meeting was held with members of the West Brattleboro Association (WBA).

The Asset-based Community Development methodology employed in West Brattleboro
involved approximately 200 citizens engaged in public workshops, personal interviews,
focus groups, and activities.

The study area was divided into two sections, east and west of Edward Heights.
Due to historical land uses and current zoning the two areas required different

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