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

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

Town meeting vote in question

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BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The voting at the Bellows Falls Annual Village meeting, which resulted in the passing of a $1.98 million budget, became a major point of discussion at a May 23 village trustee meeting. The vote to affirm … Continued

Cavendish Select Board

CAVENDISH, Vt. – (This meeting had been postponed from the normal meeting date of May 8.) The meeting was called to order, the April minutes were accepted and the meeting moved quickly to the “Hear Citizens” item. Carl Snyder called … Continued

Village of Bellows Falls voters pass budget

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BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Approximately 60 voters of the Village of Bellow Falls passed the major budget article at a May 15 Bellows Falls Corporation Annual Meeting at the Bellows Falls Opera House. The Village of Bellows Falls currently has … Continued

Condition of village sidewalks discussed


BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The deterioration of sidewalks in the Village of Bellows Falls continues to be a major point of concern among select and trustee boards and area residents. The issue was broached again at a May 9 trustee … Continued

Select Board hears from BRAIN

LUDLOW, Vt. – After the call to order, the Select Board approved minutes from the previous meeting with a minor amendment, then moved quickly to a presentation by the Black River Area Innovative Network, aka BRAIN, a grassroots organization of … Continued

Police and fire status discussed prior to trustees’ annual meeting

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – A deliberation over scheduling and budgeting of the Bellows Falls police and fire departments highlighted an April 25 Bellows Falls Trustees meeting. The discussion was initiated by trustee member Steve Adams who said that the village’s … Continued

Interim municipal manager’s contract extended


BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – At an executive session at the April 4 joint board meeting two significant issues affecting the town and village were discussed – an extension of the interim municipal manager’s contract and the village’s obligation to pay … Continued

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