Cavendish sets tax rate for FY 20178-2018; addresses dog issue

CAVENDISH, Vt. – The Cavendish Select Board convened Monday, July 10, 2017, to receive updates on ongoing business, as well as to set the tax rate. There being no citizen items, the meeting proceeded to approvals of various annual loans, … Continued

Shaw Knoll expense, unlicensed dog, unruly shrubs

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WESTON, Vt. – The Weston Select Board met on Tuesday, June 27. The discussion covered the expense for the emergency repair of the culvert on Shaw Knoll. A natural beaver damn let go last month, isolating Landgrove residents. Since the … Continued

Cavendish SB hears citizen input re Tierney Road quarry

CAVENDISH, Vt. – The Select Board meeting of June 26, 2017, convened to discuss its jurisdictional options for the proposed stone quarry on Tierney Road, which is becoming controversial. The meeting was attended by almost 20 residents of Cavendish, including … Continued

Delay of public session questioned

BELLOWS FALL, Vt. – A special trustee meeting on June 21 to review the FY 2018 budget and possibly make changes prior to a revote on July 20 was overshadowed by two executive sessions. The meeting was warned to include … Continued

A perfect storm in the making

It seems this is the year for generating more heat than light in the state’s education sector, and as usual our children are the sacrificial lambs. As if the turmoil over Act 46 weren’t enough, the state teachers’ union and … Continued

Grafton Select Board, June 19 agenda

GRAFTON, Vt. – Select Board meeting is Monday, June 19, starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Grafton Town Garage.   AGENDA   1.       Adopt Agenda 2.       Minutes: June 5, 2017 3.       Highway Report 4.       Signature for Cemetery Deed 5.       Signature for Sullivan, Powers & … Continued

Chester Special Select Board meeting agenda, June 14

Chester Special Select Board meeting agenda for Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Chester Town hall.   1.        Citizen Comments   2.        Public hearing – Bicycle/Pedestrian Grant Application for Depot Street   3.        Vermont Journal   4.        EMS Building … Continued

BRHS closure features in Ludlow Select Board meeting

LUDLOW, Vt. – After approving the April minutes, the Ludlow Select Board heard from resident Glenn Heitsmith-Smith, who referred to a community letter to legislators opposing the closure of Black River High School, which outlined the negative economic impacts on … Continued

Former state auditor questions $35 million housing program

REGION – Former Vermont senator and state auditor Randy Brock may have distanced himself from Vermont’s political scene since his unsuccessful 2016 run for lieutenant governor, but that doesn’t mean he’s not following what’s going on financially under Montpelier’s Golden Dome.  Brock … Continued

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