Websites provide up-to-the minute news and information about current events, trends, and controversial topics. They may also contain government publications such as reports, statistics, legislation and service information; interviews, newspaper articles; research reports; conference/workshop/symposium papers; maps and other types of resources.
Use these good search habits to find high quality, authoritative sources on the internet:
1) Limit your Google Search by domain -- add site:. before a domain, such as .gov or .edu.
2) Use Google Scholar, instead of the regular Google search box to find for scholarly articles
3) Let the Google Scholar citation help you find related articles, create a citation or get the full text from the library
Here are some credible websites to help you get started on your project:
Here is a good example of a website that you should probably avoid for your project, because it:
Rewilding Vermont: https://blog.uvm.edu/jtruong-nr104rewildingvt/
These sources are much more authoritative and useful for your project:
A great source of information on demographics and financial resources are fiscal institutes and regional data centers, like those below: