The Town Meeting Day ballot sees two candidates, Margaret Carrera-Bly and Chrystal Little, both seeking a term on the Addison Northwest School District Board.
As town selectboards and area district school boards put together the final pieces of the upcoming fiscal year budgets to be voted on during Town Meeting 2023, it’s more important than ever to start focusing on ways to stimulate population growth througho … (read more)
An ad hoc committee that includes former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas and current Middlebury Town Moderator Susan Shashok has just furnished the community with a plan that will hopefully keep its town meeting tradition alive through future public health emerg … (read more)
Those running for local offices on Town Meeting Day have until Monday, Jan. 24, to file the necessary paperwork with their respective town clerks.
With at least 200 new COVID-19 cases each day in Vermont — and sometimes more than 1,000 a day — municipal officials are again sizing up the prospect of in-person town meetings. It’s a decision they must make by late January in order to meet town meeting … (read more)
ADDISON COUNTY — Due to a new law, the COVID-19 pandemic looks like it will claim another victim in 2021 — the long-held tradition of residents gathering at annual meetings and discussing business, including in many towns debating and possibly amending to … (read more)
ADDISON COUNTY — Here are the town meeting and election results from each of Addison County’s 23 towns. Click on the towns below to read more. Addison Brandon Bridport Bristol Cornwall Ferrisburgh Goshen Granville Hancock Leicester Lincoln Middlebury M … (read more)
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury residents at their annual gathering on Monday dispatched a fiscal year 2021 municipal budget of $11.5 million with little debate, then spent 40 minutes discussing the merits of a proposed quadrupling of the town’s annual contributi … (read more)
ADDISON COUNTY — Voters in Addison County and the Brandon area expressed strong support for 2020-2021 fiscal year school district budgets on Tuesday, including in two districts where in 2019 budgets passed by slender margins. The outlier was the Slate Val … (read more)
LINCOLN — Not quite 30 minutes into Lincoln’s annual town meeting Monday night, Rev. Justin Cox strode up the middle aisle of Burnham Hall and, though he’s by now quite used to projecting his voice across great spaces, graciously accepted the microphone. … (read more)
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury residents on March 3 authorized bonding for a combined total of up to $5.35 million for projects aimed at replacing an aging water main in the Court Square area, fortifying the banks of the Middlebury River to avert future flooding … (read more)
ADDISON — In Australian balloting on Tuesday, Addison residents favored Amy Kittredge over George Eisenhardt in a race for the Addison Northwest School District Board, supported all town spending measures, and backed Sen. Bernie Sanders and President Dona … (read more)
BRANDON — Incumbents Seth Hopkins and Doug Bailey won re-election to the Brandon selectboard on Town Meeting Day against a solid challenge from newcomer Alison Walter. Board Chair Hopkins was the top vote getter in the race for two one-year seats with 709 … (read more)
BRIDPORT — Bridport residents at their town meeting on Tuesday morning endorsed all the money items on their warning, including a major bridge/culvert project and a new, one-ton truck for the highway department. Article 34 on the town meeting warning aske … (read more)
BRISTOL — Residents of Bristol elected another new member of the selectboard on Town Meeting Day. Darla Senecal defeated Bill Mount, 763 – 487, for a two-year term on the board. “I am so happy to be able to serve my community as a selectboard member,” Sen … (read more)