Wikipedia:WikiProject Vermont

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Outline[edit]

Project Vermont is a project to create and improve Wikipedia articles about the U.S. state of Vermont. This WikiProject intends to organize, format, expand, and exemplify Vermont related articles on Wikipedia. Our to-do list is located below, and is in a constant state of flux. Please feel free to add yourself to the member list below and "get stuck in" to help the project in any way you can.

News[edit]

  • Battles in Vermont has been nominated for deletion, but also tagged for rescue. --DThomsen8 (talk) 15:21, 7 February 2011 (UTC)
  • Euclid D. Farnham has been nominated for deletion. I ask you to weigh in with your thoughts on the discussion.
  • List of cities in Vermont: I have revised the infobox, converting it into a sortable table - I discovered these on Wikipedia about a year or so ago, and taken quite a liking to them. I find them easier to obtain information from, as I can sort a variable from low-to-high (or vice versa) and quickly find a piece of information. My ideal goal is to use the page above as a standard format for all the cities and towns of the 50 states, possibly even merging all of the various pages on Wikipedia into 50 pages (one for each state), saving Wikipedia considerable space and bandwidth by enabling one-click access to several different pieces of information. Please leave thoughts/ideas/concerns on my (or this) discussion page.

Unless objections are risen, I will probably start on this project - first in Vermont, then other states (probably starting in the Northeast and working my way south/west) as time permits (in other words...it will be a long while). Raj Fra 07:00, 7 January 2009 (UTC)

  • Circus Smirkus I have expanded both the Awards and Honors and Collaborations sections. I would appreciate your review and input. I would also like to have the article rated but I'm not sure how to do that. User:Xeaza 21 February 2008
  • Portal:Vermont is in the middle of a major overhaul, feel free to help out! Soxred93 | talk count bot 16:50, 25 January 2008 (UTC)
  • Ralph Flanders has been promoted to Good Article status. You are invited to re-acquaint yourself with this iconic Vermont figure. Sincerely,--User:HopsonRoad 03:19, 15 January 2008 (UTC)
  • An ad has been placed on {{Wikipedia ads}} advertising WikiProject Vermont. See the ad at here. Soxπed Ninety Three | tcdb 16:49, 7 January 2008 (UTC)
  • Peer Review of Ralph Flanders Invitation—The article on Ralph Flanders has recently been substantially updated. You are invited to leave your peer review at Wikipedia:WikiProject Biography/Peer review/Ralph Flanders.—HopsonRoad 12:39, 11 November 2007 (UTC)
  • I am in the process of a major update of James Hartness. I solicit your critical review and photographic material.HopsonRoad 13:29, 11 October 2007 (UTC)
  • I am in the process of a major update of Ralph Flanders. I solicit your critical review and photographic material.HopsonRoad 17:06, 29 September 2007 (UTC)
  • I added an entry on Helen Hartness Flanders that was featured as a "Did you know?" item on September 5. HopsonRoad 01:02, 7 September 2007 (UTC)
  • I added headings to Ralph Flanders, but it is still a stub. HopsonRoad 01:02, 7 September 2007 (UTC)
  • I added headings and material on Peter Welch sufficient that I have listed it in the "Start" category. See if you agree. HopsonRoad 01:02, 7 September 2007 (UTC)
  • I've see our Infoboxes have been retired for us in favor of a more global one. A general improvement but it would have been nice for this group to have been asked for input first! Note that any towns that had the previous VT Town infobox have been left uncategorized by the change (the old info box template used to categorize the town automatically), this is resulting in "uncategorized" tags appearing on those pages. Mickmaguire 13:33, 10 September 2007 (UTC)
  • Adding infoboxes by county. In-progress: Orleans. Completed: Essex. Thetrick 02:39, 1 January 2007 (UTC)
  • Destubbed the Burlington Free Press article. I'm new here, so, hoping to contribute more to this project. -User:Simtropolitan
  • Working on Vermont in the Civil War articles -User:Vermontcivilwar
  • Added a new Userbox and category for members - see "Members" below -Mickmaguire
  • Added Town Infobox, we need one for counties etc. - Mickmaguire
  • Made a start on the City Infobox by copying and modifying the generic one. Could do with being more in line with the Town one but its a start - Mickmaguire 17:30, 24 July 2006 (UTC)
  • Working on tagging all VT town talk pages and other articles with "Project Vermont" which are not already tagged as such. - Raime
  • Second Vermont Republic has been added to the Vermont Project by someone; I'm trying to keep it NPOV and non-argumentative; or at least try to keep pro and con arguments in a relevant section; check it out. - User:carolmooredc
  • Reorganization of Politics of Vermont I have drafted a reorganization of Politics of Vermont with additional, more pertinent material in my sandbox. I plan to move that material across to this article after 1 January 2014, pending input about the advisability of doing so. Please leave your comments at this link to the article's talk page. I have moved most of the content of the existing article into appropriate locations. Sincerely, User:HopsonRoad 03:14, 30 December 2013 (UTC)
  • In support of Politics of Vermont, I have created a page, List of articles and sections of the Vermont Constitution. User:HopsonRoad 13:51, 30 December 2013 (UTC)
  • I have brought across a reorganized Politics of Vermont with additional, more pertinent material (lead, better references, new sections) from my sandbox after receiving input at Talk:Politics of Vermont. User:HopsonRoad 12:50, 1 January 2014 (UTC)

Tasks[edit]

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Templates[edit]

Code Result
{{WikiProject United States|class=|importance=|VT=Yes|VT-importance=}}

Template showing an article, image, category, or template is part of this WikiProject. Placed at the top of talk pages, not articles.

WikiProject United States / Vermont  
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject United States, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of topics relating to the United States of America on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the ongoing discussions.
 ???  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.
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This page is supported by WikiProject Vermont.
 
{{Vermont-stub}}

Stub notice for Vermont articles not covered by one of the other stub categories; placed at the bottom of article pages

{{Vermont-geo-stub}}

Stub notice for articles dealing with Vermont locations or geographical features; placed at the bottom of article pages

{{Vermont-politician-stub}}

Stub notice for Vermont politicians; placed at the bottom of article pages

{{Vermont-school-stub}}

Stub notice for Vermont schools (but not colleges or universities); placed at the bottom of article pages

{{reqphotoin|Vermont}}

For Vermont-related articles needing a photograph, use {{Image requested|in=Vermont}} in the talk page, which adds the article to Category:Wikipedia requested photographs in Vermont. You can help Wikipedia by uploading freely licensed photographs for these articles to Wikimedia Commons.

The Free Image Search Tool may be able to locate suitable images on other web sites.

The Image Existence Checker shows articles in this list that have images.

Vermont Legislature templates[edit]

Templates for the Vermont State Senate's state districts.

{{Essex-Orleans Vermont Senate District, 2002-2012}} 
The Essex-Orleans District includes all of Essex County, all of Orleans County, the Franklin County towns of Montgomery and Richford, and the Lamoille County towns of Eden and Wolcott. Senators are Vincent Illuzzi, Republican and Robert A. Starr, Democrat.



Templates for the Vermont House of Representatives's state districts.

{{VT Orleans-Caledonia-1 District}} 
The Orleans-Caledonia-1 District includes all of the Orleans County towns of Albany, Barton, Craftsbury, Glover, and Greensboro, and the Caledonia County towns of Sheffield and Wheelock. Representatives are: John Morley, Republican and John S. Rodgers, Democrat.


Info Boxes[edit]

Code Result
{{Vermont}}

Infobox for use on regions, counties, cities, Towns and Villages; placed at the bottom of article pages.
{{Infobox Settlement}}

Infobox for use on Vermont cities, towns or any other type of settlement. Most fields are optional - see the template page for more details. (aka Infobox City or Infobox Town)
See Tunbridge, Vermont for an example of this Infobox in use for a town and Montpelier, Vermont for an example of this Infobox in used for a city.

Members[edit]

Userboxes for WP:VERMONT
Flag of Vermont.svg This user is a member of WikiProject Vermont.
Flag of Vermont.svg
Flag of Vermont.svg This user resides
in the U.S.
State of Vermont.
Seal of Vermont (B&W).svg
Flag of Vermont.svg

Project members: you can also add {{User WPVermont}} to your user page to identify yourself as a member of the project, and {{User Vermont}}, {{User from Vermont}}, or {{User interest Vermont}} to show general Vermontyness.

Active participants[edit]

  1. Aiken1986
  2. User:Arverniking
  3. Avruch
  4. Fagles
  5. firebringervt
  6. GearedBull
  7. Giant89
  8. h0n0r
  9. HopsonRoad
  10. Hushpuckena
  11. Jcantroot
  12. Jessamyn
  13. Jonashart
  14. Kotosb
  15. Marlinite
  16. Mickmaguire
  17. Mfwills
  18. Mikhailov Kusserow
  19. Mr. Prez
  20. Mrsmaple
  21. Neutralitytalk (founder)
  22. NRavenel
  23. PeterInVT
  24. Propound
  25. Raime
  26. Redjar
  27. Rickscully
  28. Soxred93
  29. TheSPY
  30. Tim1357
  31. Vermontcivilwar
  32. Vter4life
  33. Vttor
  34. WTGDMan1986
  35. Jakebarrington

New articles possibly about Vermont[edit]

Found by AlexNewArtBot (criteria, log):

This list was generated from these rules. Questions and feedback are always welcome! The search is being run daily with the most recent ~14 days of results. Note: Some articles may not be relevant to this project.

Rules | Match log | Results page (for watching) | Last updated: 2014-12-19 21:55 (UTC)






Articles with project banner[edit]

See a list of articles tagged by the Version 1.0 Editorial Team here

Tools[edit]

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