Letter to the editor: Thanks to all who helped with Cornwall breakfast

The Friends of Cornwall School would like to thank everyone who helped make our first Town Meeting Breakfast on Saturday, March 4th, a relative success.

Letter to the editor: Why our town meetings matter

Another Town Meeting Day has come and gone, accompanied by not only praise for a tradition handed down over multiple generations, but also questions about the viability and future of an institution which some would say has outlived its usefulness.

Letter to the editor: Ripton gathering unsurpassed

I always enjoy town meeting, but last Monday night at Ripton was truly special.

Vergennes picks three councilors, three school directors and a new mayor

Vergennes voters on Tuesday decided two contested races for major city offices, while also confirming that Chris Bearor will be the city’s new mayor.

Town Meeting results 2023

Here’s your town-by-town recap of Town Meeting 2023 action in Addison County.

Middlebury OKs town spending, $3.5M water tank and more

Middlebury’s first in-person town meeting in three years drew roughly 100 residents on Monday. Those present agreeably dispatched all the business on their warning — including an almost $13 million fiscal year 2024 budget for Addison County’s shire town o … (read more)

Mount Abe board seeks members

The Mount Abraham Unified School District board will work with its member communities to fill four vacancies on the panel that failed to draw candidates — or enough write-in votes — to be filled on Town Meeting Day.

Residents show strong backing for their schools

Addison County residents showed strong support for education on Tuesday, when all local school budgets passed, four out of five by large margins. 

Lincoln residents talk challenges, celebrate community

Parking spaces at and around Lincoln’s Burnham Hall on Monday evening were about as full as the warning for that evening’s annual town meeting, held in person for the first time in three years.

Editorial: A pilgrimage of civic duty

In Lincoln, population about 1,300, a civic-minded group of about 70 residents decided most of the town’s business at Town Meeting, while also epitomizing the essence of Town Meeting through many comments. 

Four new members join the ACSD board, one incumbent re-elected

Addison Central School District voters on Tuesday filled five seats on the ACSD’s 13-member governing board, with four of those spots decided in hotly contested elections.

Town Meeting 2023 results — so far

Here are the key takeaways from town meetings around the county. Find full results in Thursday’s paper.

Town Meeting 2023 Preview

Here’s what to expect at each of the town meetings in Addison County this week.

Bristol police budget up for vote on Tuesday

Bristol police and town officials conducted a public hearing on the Bristol Police District budget for fiscal year 2024 during Monday’s regular selectboard meeting at Holley Hall. 

When and Where is Your Town Meeting in 2023

Read this list to find out when and where your 2023 town meeting will be held.