Grassroots democracy on tap: Town by town preview of Addison County’s town meetings
Some call it the last bastion of democracy, some say participation is a civic duty and some just like to touch base with their neighbors and take the pulse of their communities. It is the annual town meeting — a Vermont tradition that we will revisit in Addison County and throughout the Green Mountain State beginning this Saturday in Ferrisburgh and Starksboro and culminating when the gavel falls Tuesday night in Whiting or Granville, whichever holds the longest meeting. Read about the issues that will be discussed at your town meeting next week, prepare some questions for your public officials, and then go and take part in the civic life of your community.
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