MAUSD vote on Starksboro set for Aug. 9

Starksboro’s effort to retain control over the future of Robinson Elementary School is set to culminate on Aug. 9, when voters in the other towns of the Mount Abraham Unified School District will vote on whether to ratify Starksboro’s vote to withdraw from the district.

Letter to the editor: Let MAUSD & ANWSD explore collaborations first

Starksboro voters recently dealt a lethal, if not fatal, blow to the aspirations of a regional merger study committee to impose a full governance merger of the Mt. Abe and Addison Northwest school districts. In a stunning vote tally of 221 to 0, Starksbor … (read more)

Starksboro votes to leave MAUSD

More than 200 registered voters turned out at the Robinson Elementary School multipurpose room to vote from the floor on a proposal to exit the Mount Abe school district, and the overwhelming majority said “yes” when the question was finally asked.

Starksboro projects net climate funding

A pair of Addison County Regional Planning Commission projects aimed at addressing issues in the Lewis Creek watershed in Starksboro have been selected to receive Vermont Flood Resilient Communities Fund grants totaling more than $113,000.

Starksboro to deny snowmobile request

After months of community debate and public discussion, a request by snowmobilers to ride on certain Starksboro roads has failed to win approval from the town selectboard, which plans to make its official decision in writing.

Letter to the editor: Big vote looms in Starksboro

Starksboro, please vote yes on May 10 to save Robinson Elementary School.

Starksboro to vote on MAUSD exit

Starksboro residents are being asked to attend a May 10 special town meeting to discuss, and vote from the floor, a petitioned request that the town withdraw from the Mount Abraham Unified School District.

Letter to the editor: Vote ‘yes’ for Robinson Elementary

In just a couple of weeks, Starksboro voters will have the opportunity to weigh in on the future of Robinson Elementary School.

Starksboro pursues exit from MAUSD

Another Mount Abraham Unified School District community has officially launched a campaign to withdraw from the district.

Starksboro’s Cochran-Siegle wins silver medal

On Feb. 8, Vermont skier Ryan Cochran-Siegle won Olympic silver in the super-G at the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.

School advocates reject proposed Act 46 rewrite

A trio of local community school advocates testifying before the House Education Committee last week expressed grave concerns about some of the Act 46 updates recently proposed by the Vermont State Board of Education.

As Ripton prepares for school independence, state officials consider Act 46 changes

Unable to obtain school services elsewhere, Ripton administrators are considering rejoining the district. And now, state officials and lawmakers are trying to make sure another departure like Ripton’s doesn’t happen again.

Starksboro sets meeting on VAST trail

The hearing will be on Tuesday, March 8, at 6 p.m.

Ballots are set for 5-Town boards

All 10 members of selectboards in Bristol, Lincoln, Monkton, New Haven and Starksboro whose terms are set to expire on Town Meeting Day will be running to keep their seats.

Snowmobile trail needs state’s OK

Snowmobilers hoping to travel between existing trails in Starksboro and Lincoln are unlikely to get all the permissions they need before this winter season is over.

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