Ferrisburgh gets $500K to help boost safety

Ferrisburgh has been awarded a $500,000 federal grant through the Vermont Agency of Transportation that will pay 80% of the cost to install a signalized crosswalk and 640 feet of new sidewalks at Route 7’s intersection with Little Chicago and Middlebrook roads. 

Ferrisburgh news for May 2

Ferrisburgh Green Up Day is this Saturday, May 4. Green-Up bags are available at the Town Clerk’s office during regular business hours.

Third ANWSD vote set for Tuesday

After rejecting two budget proposals, Vergennes-area residents on Tuesday will again make a decision on proposed school spending for the 2024-2025 school year.

Ferrisburgh preps for sale of Route 7 Brown Church

The former Ferrisburgh United Methodist Church on Route 7 has been put up for sale by its new owner, the town of Ferrisburgh.  

Taxi driver innocent of restraint charges

A jury found a Ferrisburgh man innocent of charges that he illegally restrained six young women when he was driving a taxi in which they were passengers.

Ferrisburgh news for Apr. 4

The Ferrisburgh Historical Society will feature our local history enthusiast Charlie Langworthy, who will present a slide show entitled “One Room Schools of Ferrisburgh.”

UPDATED: ANWSD budget defeated again; this time by 18 votes

For the second time this month, residents of the five communities on Tuesday rejected a spending plan — this time by 18 votes.

Ferrisburgh news for Mar. 7

“This year’s Vergennes Union Middle/High School musical is “Mamma Mia,” which tells a hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father.

Vergennes, Ferrisburgh cut a deal for fire coverage

After about three weeks of mediation, the Ferrisburgh selectboard and the Vergennes City Council reached an agreement on how much the town should pay Vergennes for the city fire department to serve as the first responder for West Ferrisburgh and much of t … (read more)

Vergennes, Ferrisburgh cut a deal for fire coverage

After a long disagreement, officials agreed on how much Ferrisburgh should pay Vergennes for the city fire department to serve as the first responder for West Ferrisburgh.

Two seek open seat in Ferrisburgh

The decision of longtime Ferrisburgh Selectboard Member Red Muir not to seek re-election this March has resulted in a two-person contest for his seat that’s the only matchup on Ferrisburgh’s Town Meeting Day ballot. 

Ferrisburgh has race; city sees status quo

Barring stunning write-in results, the status quo will rule on the Vergennes City Council after Town Meeting Day, but the Ferrisburgh selectboard will have a new member after March 5 voting.

Vergennes, Ferrisburgh still talking fire deal

The mediation process that began on Jan. 19 between Vergennes and Ferrisburgh officials to seek an agreement on a new fire contract between the two communities is ongoing, but as of midweek had yet to produce a resolution to the long-running disagreement. … (read more)

Ferrisburgh news for Feb. 1

March will soon be here and that means Town Meeting! This is a critical aspect of our town governance dating back to colonial times, so all are encouraged to attend both the school budget informational meeting and the Town Meeting — and also don’t forget … (read more)

Ferrisburgh adopts FY25 budget

The Ferrisburgh selectboard on Tuesday adopted a Fiscal Year 2024-2025 (FY25) budget of $2,658,079, including $37,495 of nonprofit donations requiring voter approval.