City council seeks to fill opening

For the second time in the past few months, the Vergennes City Council is looking to fill a vacancy after the resignation of one of its members.

Meet the Vergennes council candidates

Four candidates are on the March 7 ballot in Vergennes seeking two-year terms on the Vergennes City Council.

Rakowski joins Huizenga, Hawley on city council

VERGENNES — Former Addison Northwest School District Board Chair Susan Rakowski was the top vote getter in Tuesday’s five-way contest for three seats on the Vergennes City Council. Two incumbents also retained their seats, but a multi-term councilor fell … (read more)

Five vie for three city council seats

VERGENNES — Vergennes residents are seeing another crowded ballot for the city council, with three incumbents facing two challengers for two-year terms. The top three vote-getters in the five-way race will win seats. Former councilor Matt Chabot is alone … (read more)

City voters pick newcomers — and Hawley

VERGENNES — In what officials said was strong turnout for a special election, Vergennes voters on Tuesday — out of a field of 14 candidates — chose three political newcomers and former longtime city manager Mel Hawley to fill four vacancies on the Vergenn … (read more)

Vergennes restaurants a nexus for new meals program

VERGENNES — A new effort set to begin on Sept. 14 will provide hundreds of free meals to residents in need in the Vergennes area — and possibly beyond at some point. It will also provide jobs to a number of cooks from downtown Vergennes restaurants. The e … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Four city council candidates ask for your vote

With the Vergennes City Council Special Election on Tuesday, Sept. 22, we don’t have time to waste. We’re Ian Huizenga, David Small, Dickie Austin and Jill Murray-Killon, and we hope you’ll vote for us in the Special Election. The last few months have bee … (read more)