Seven Vermont counties now eligible for federal aid

REGION – Governor Phil Scott announced the major disaster declaration he requested for Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Orange, Rutland, Washington, and Windsor Counties has been signed by the President. These seven counties suffered substantial damage by flooding between June 29 and … Continued

Chester Planning Commission mulls townwide survey

CHESTER, Vt. – The Chester Planning Commission met Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Commissioners Naomi Johnson, Barre Pinske, and Tim Roper were present. Zoning Administrator Michael Normyle also attended. No members of the public were present. The major topic of the … Continued

Select Board meets for second public review of town plan

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – At the Aug. 14 meeting of the Springfield Select Board, the community sailed through its second official review of the Springfield town plan with no substantial objections to the eight-year action plan. The 2017 plan is an … Continued

Cavendish SB enjoys a quiet evening

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CAVENDISH, Vt. – The most exciting item of the Aug. 14, 2017, meeting of the Cavendish Select Board was a request to deal with a rat infestation at North Country Condominiums. Casey Mann, secretary of North Country Condos, reported that … Continued

Ludlow Select Board hears Ludlow school group

LUDLOW, Vt. – The Ludlow Board of Selectmen met Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. Selectman John Neal was absent. A large audience was present. The first item was approval of the agenda, per a change in the state open meeting law. … Continued

Heir to 17 acres of land not found

WESTON, Vt. – During the July 25 Select Board meeting the Board approved the submitted proposal by Prouty Builders on the replacement of two wood Marvin windows located in the east and west side in the town office building. The … Continued

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

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