Vergennes to honor city clerk for her service

VERGENNES — Friday, Feb. 28, has been declared “Joan Devine Day” by the Vergennes mayor in honor of the city’s long-serving clerk, who at the end of that workday will retire.  Mayor Jeff Fritz signed a mayoral proclamation to that effect on Tuesday and announced it at that night’s Vergennes City Council meeting.  Devine has served as Vergennes clerk and treasurer since 1982 and worked in Vergennes City Hall for several years before then, and has worked in her position longer than any other currently serving … (read more)

Vergennes city clerk steps down; end of Devine era

VERGENNES — At 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, Vergennes City Clerk and Treasurer Joan Devine plans to walk out of Vergennes City Hall and into retirement after 38 years as the city’s clerk and almost 42 years as a city hall employee. Devine, Addison County … (read more)

Vergennes to launch search for two officials

VERGENNES — The Oct. 15 resignation of Vergennes City Manager Matt Chabot, effective no later than Jan. 15, means the city council will be attempting to fill two key positions in the next four months. Longtime City Clerk Joan Devine, who earlier this year … (read more)