When and Where is Your Town Meeting in 2024

Find out the date, time and place of your town meeting in Addison County and Brandon.

Visit MyVoterPage for all your Town Meeting info

With the Presidential Primary and Town Meeting Day (March 5) coming up next week, Vermont Secretary of State Sarah Copeland Hanzas reminds Vermonters that there are resources available to them through her office’s “MyVoterPage” online platform.

Editorial: At town meeting, local races and big questions on school budgets

Across Addison County, the Addison Independent’s coverage of Town Meeting sees relatively few local races or issues, but big questions concerning higher-than-average school budgets.

Legislative Review: Town meeting takes center stage

There are a lot of important races and issues on this year’s March ballot. Be sure you’re registered to vote; learn about the budgets, candidates, and issues; and have a plan to vote.

Letter to the editor: Ilsley project merits support

The library is an amazing regional resource, used by residents of many towns surrounding Middlebury.

Letter to the editor: Armstrong appeals for votes, town meeting turnout

There are many issues in our town government that need addressing; that is why you see so many candidates on the ballot. It is good to see that concerns are going to be dealt with.

Letter to the editor: Addison candidates say they won’t vote as a block

I had an opportunity to communicate directly with Tim Buskey about his concerns that there were three candidates running as some sort of “voting block.” I thought it might be helpful to also share my thoughts with your readers, as I am one of the three ca … (read more)

Editorial: ‘Perfect storm’ drives school taxes, but what can be done?

This Town Meeting, passing school budgets will be no sure thing. That’s largely because tax rates are set to increase by double-digits, even if school budgets are held to rational increases. 

Three vie for pair of spots on Midd selectboard

Middlebury residents will see a single contested election on the Town Meeting Day ballot: A three-person competition for two three-year terms on the town selectboard. It features, in alphabetical order, former longtime Middlebury Town Planner Fred Dunning … (read more)

Meet four more Addison selectboard candidates

The lakefront town of Addison this year boasts the highest per capita interest in running for office in Addison County, with nine candidates vying for three selectboard seats, including three incumbents. 

Six in Lincoln eye leadership roles

Lincoln’s Town Meeting Day ballot will feature two contested races for openings on the town’s selectboard. 

Two vie for open seat on Bristol selectboard

Town Meeting Day voting in Bristol will feature a two-way race to fill an open seat on town’s selectboard, as incumbent and current selectboard vice chair Darla Senecal will not run to keep her two-year seat after March 5. 

Candidates introduced to Addison voters

Arguably Addison County’s liveliest Town Meeting Day election this year may be found in the lakefront town that shares its name with the county, Addison.

Letter to the editor: Addison has an election anomaly

You will note an anomaly in the number of selectboard positions up for election this year. In a typical year, there would be no more than two board members up for election. This year, we have three. 

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.