Ludlow Selectboard finalizes board and committee appointments

LUDLOW, Vt. – The Ludlow Selectboard met for a special meeting on Monday, May 16 to make final decisions on several appointed positions on Ludlow’s various boards and committees, including the newly formed Rental Registry Committee, Development Review Board, Planning … Continued

Plymouth appoints Town Clerk, postpones tax sales

PLYMOUTH, Vt. – In the May 16 meeting, the Plymouth Selectboard officially announced their newly appointed Town Clerk, went over the town’s Local Hazard Mitigation Plan, and agreed to delay the tax sales for the Hawk Properties. After four “great … Continued

BF Annual Meeting discusses Town Warning and Articles

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – At the Bellows Falls Village Corporation Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 10, voters and staff discussed the warning with a majority vote declining to approve the village budget by Australian Ballot. Moderator Paul Obuchowski updated voters … Continued

Planning Commission erupts over Enhanced Energy Chapter

CAVENDISH, Vt. – Tempers flared among commission members at the Cavendish Planning Commission meeting on May 4 as the group failed to agree on the final approval for the “enhanced energy chapter” that has been in process for the better … Continued

Springfield changes names of five streets

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – In the Monday, April 25, 2022 meeting of the Springfield Selectboard, the board voted unanimously to change five street names in Springfield, primarily for the purposes of safety concerns. The roads in question are: “Baker Heights,” which … Continued

Rockingham Selectboard discusses Town Plan

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – On Tuesday, May 3, the Rockingham Selectboard discussed the Town Plan with Planning Commissioner Deborah Wright and Town Planner Chuck Wise. Municipal Manager Scott Pickup started by saying that the detailed Town Plan helps keep decisions relevant … Continued

Qualified Immunity Bill could affect police staffing

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – A pending bill, currently in Vermont Legislature that would eliminate qualified immunity for police officers, could negatively affect local staffing of the Bellows Falls Village Police Department moving forward. In March, the Vermont Senate advanced a … Continued

Cannabis Commission is set in Chester

CHESTER, Vt. – During their May 4 meeting, the Chester Selectboard adopted the official resolution for, and appointed the members of, the new Local Cannabis Control Commission. They also provided updates on a police advisory committee and outlined a five-year … Continued

LTE: Rep. Leslie Goldman on reapportionment of districts

Dear Editor,   You may have heard that the reapportionment has been completed and signed by the Governor. There has been a change to the towns in Windham-3 due to the significant population loss in Northeast Windham County. Athens, Grafton … Continued

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