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June 13th, 2011
PANTON — Panton selectmen have called a special town meeting on June 28 to deal with two financial issues. Both are related to the fact that the town is over budget. That’s because of high spending to maintain roads during the exceptionally snowy winter and the unknown of whether the town will get federal money to deal with this spring’s flooding.
Town treasurer M’Lissa Dayton the town could experience a shortfall. Selectmen at the June 28 meeting will discuss the issue and options for dealing with this.
BRISTOL — Bristol’s Main Street will shut down to traffic on June 18 and open up to the third annual Pocock Rocks music festival and street fair.
From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. that Saturday downtown Bristol will transform into a haven for rocking tunes, craft brews, local wines, chocolate pairings, cheese tastings, specialty foods and crafts of all kinds.
BRISTOL — The Bristol selectboard spoke with the Bristol Rescue Squad about improving the emergency response system at their Monday, June 6, meeting and entertained summer issues ranging from the hours of the farmers’ market to liquor licenses for this weekend’s music and street festival, Pocock Rocks.
NEW HAVEN — The town of New Haven will receive an $8,500 federal grant to help pay for replacement of a platform lift at the town hall.
The old lift inside the New Haven Town Hall has been broken for awhile, which is a problem when people who have mobility problems want to attend town meetings, said former Selectman Lowell Nottingham, who has been leading the project.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury-based cidermaker Green Mountain Beverage (GMB) is suing a former employee whom it alleges stole company secrets for use in the making of his own brand of hard cider.
BRANDON — Want to get away without leaving Brandon? Lindy Brown has just the thing — reflexology.
This ancient art and science of manipulating the foot to stimulate different parts of the body and release tension has been around since ancient Egypt, and now it’s here in Brandon. A former pharmacy technician and LPN, Brown apprenticed with Middlebury Reflexologist Katherine Windham after hearing her speak at a women’s club meeting in her hometown of Orwell.
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