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Town Meeting 2021

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HANOVER — Voters in Hanover decided Tuesday to adopt a plan that officials hope will allow households and businesses to purchase power from more...

HANOVER — Voters will decide on Tuesday whether to maintain Hanover’s town manager form of government or instead delegate more responsibilities to...

CORNISH — Challenger Dillon Gallagher defeated longtime Selectboard Chairman John Hammond in Australian ballot voting at Cornish Town Meeting on...

CORNISH — Town Meeting in Cornish ended with a jolt of literary excitement on Tuesday as library trustees announced that Colleen O’Neill, widow of...

MERIDEN — Plainfield voters overwhelmingly approved moving forward with a $1.16 million library project that has been in the works for about four...

Hot topic: A petition article calls on Cornish to “demand” that the New Hampshire Legislature carry out redistricting in a “fair and transparent...

CORINTH — Voters approved all articles at an outdoor Town Meeting held on Tuesday and also elected officers at the ballot box. From the floor...

CHELSEA — Voters in the First Branch Unified School District narrowly approved the annual budget by Australian ballot on Tuesday. The vote tally...

TUNBRIDGE — The pulling arena at the Tunbridge Fairgrounds is usually the site of tough, burdensome slogs over slow terrain.But town voters had a...

Budget: Voters at Tunbridge’s Town Meeting on Saturday are being asked to approve a $611,504 general fund budget and $961,140 for the highway fund....

Hot topic: The warning for the First Branch Unified District’s annual meeting contains only seven articles, all of them straightforward. The budget...

LYME — By a narrow margin, Lyme voters have decided to turn Old River Road into a public trail that would also allow vehicular access to landowners...

GRANTHAM — Spending requests for road improvements, a fire truck and police cruiser sailed through at Town Meeting on Saturday.Grantham residents...

Hot topic: Voters in Corinth will be asked to approve spending $791,800 for the Highway Fund, which is the same as the previous year and for which ...

BARNARD — After deciding to postpone Town Meeting until May, members of the Barnard Selectboard talked over how best to do the town’s business.They...

NEWPORT, N.H. — Residents on Tuesday narrowly elected Keith Sayer to a three-year term on the Newport Selectboard during a Town Meeting vote that...

Hot topic: With two of the three members of Barnard’s Board of Listers resigning by the end of 2020 and the third up for reelection this year, the...

SHARON — Residents approved all spending measures and advanced a two-town community forest plan in Town Meeting voting on Saturday.The $5 million...

HARTLAND — Residents voting by Australian ballot on Tuesday passed all budget articles and backed two Selectboard members in contested races.The $3...

ENFIELD — Voters approved all articles except one at the floor portion of Enfield’s Town Meeting, held outdoors at Huse Park under tents and from...

Hot topic: Voters in Newport, N.H., will be asked to continue efforts to clean up the former Hartford Woolen Mill during Town Meeting voting next...

Hot Topic: Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sharon’s annual Town Meeting and School District meeting were postponed until next month and will be...

Hot topic: Hartland residents next month will be asked to approve general fund and highway expenditures of $3.09 million, of which $2.43 million...

Hanover to hold Town Meeting in July

4/20/21

HANOVER — Concerns about the coronavirus pandemic have prompted election officials to postpone Hanover’s Town Meeting to July, worrying one...

Hot topic: The Oxbow Unified Union School District struggled to pass a budget for the current school year, finally succeeding on the fourth try, in...

HAVERHILL — The Selectboard has opted to revert to the $4.14 million budget Haverhill operated under in 2020 rather than hold another Town Meeting...

HAVERHILL — Residents at Town Meeting over the weekend ousted the Selectboard chairman and voted against approving the optional meeting procedures...

ORANGE — Voters at Town Meeting this week approved having the moderator appoint a committee of five residents to study the salaries of elected...

CROYDON — Voters selected Kristi McKeon to replace longtime Town Clerk/Tax Collector Charleen Little during Australian ballot voting Tuesday...

UNITY — Voters largely favored incumbents during Tuesday's Australian ballot voting, delivering victories for Selectboard member Bill Schroeter and...

Piermont elects officers

3/10/21

PIERMONT — Voters here re-elected incumbents for town and school district offices in Town Meeting voting on Tuesday. They were all  unopposed.On...

Charlestown approves broadband bond

3/10/21

CHARLESTOWN —  Voters elected town officers in three contested races and passed a bond that will expand broadband internet to every street in...

SUNAPEE — Voters on Tuesday narrowly defeated a $10.6 million bond vote for renovations and an extension to the Sunapee Central Elementary School...

SPRINGFIELD, N.H. — Voters cast their ballots for several town officer positions in Springfield during the first of a two-part Town Meeting Tuesday...

PLAINFIELD — Amy Lappin won an open Selectboard seat on Tuesday, defeating Dennis Girouard, 431-145.Girouard also finished out of the money in a...

LYME — A zoning amendment backed by the Planning Board to encourage the development of senior housing near municipal and social services won...

GRANTHAM — Voters passed a school budget but turned back a proposal for playground renovations during the first part of Town Meeting Tuesday.The...

WEST CANAAN — Voters in the Mascoma School District’s five towns — Enfield, Canaan, Orange, Dorchester and Grafton — voted Tuesday to approve the...

CANAAN — Residents rejected a proposed zoning ordinance that would dictate what types of buildings are allowed in the Canaan Historic District...

GRAFTON – Voters elected one person to the Selectboard and two to the Planning Board, including a write-in candidate during Town Meeting Tuesday...

 ENFIELD — Residents decided Tuesday to maintain Enfield’s current course, delivering Selectboard Chairwoman Kate Stewart another three-year term...

LEBANON — City voters narrowly approved a petitioned warrant article asking the Lebanon School District to “discontinue” its school resource...

NEWPORT, N.H. — Voters passed a $19.2 million school budget during Australian balloting Tuesday, 555-68, but rejected a proposed two-year contract...

ORFORD — Voters picked one candidate in a contested Selectboard race and wrote in three candidates for open seats on the Planning Board during the...

DORCHESTER — Challenger Richard Sala defeated Selectboard Chairman Sherman Hallock in Town Meeting voting on Tuesday.Sala, who had been serving as...

CLAREMONT — With low turnout Tuesday, voters approved a $37.78 million school budget, 330-127, during Australian balloting.Claremont voters also...

Rivendell Interstate School District Funding proposal would restoreafter-school, summer programs Hot topic: The Rivendell Interstate School...

Hot topic: Voters at Dorchester’s Town Meeting will decide whether to increase the highway agent’s term in office from one year to three years once...

Hot topic: Voters in Orange are being asked if they will allow the moderator to appoint a committee of five residents to study the salaries of...

Hot topic: One article on the school warrant this year asks whether to add fifth grade to Croydon Village School, giving students the option to...

Hot Topic: Opposition to the effort to merge Haverhill’s three fire districts into one town fire department has prompted a slew of warrant articles...

Hot topic: Voters will be asked to approve a $2.1 million bond that would fund construction of a fiber-optic network in Charlestown, providing...

Hot topic: Voters will be asked to allow Piermont to borrow up to $464,000 for the reconstruction of Indian Pond Road, Lily Pond Road and Bedford...

Hot Topic: With the proposed $1.16 million Grafton municipal budget declining by around $25,000, the hot topic is likely to be the purchase of a...

Hot topic: Mascoma Valley Regional School District voters will be asked to approve a $29.5 million budget for the 2021-22 school year, a less than...

BETHEL — Voters here approved the town budget and all other spending articles and elected a new member of the Selectboard in Australian balloting...

 Hot topic: The Orford Selectboard is proposing the establishment of a broadband development capital reserve fund and adding $2,000 to it to...

NEWBURY, Vt. — Residents in Town Meeting voting on Tuesday defeated a proposal to hire a professional assessor and instead will stick with the...

POMFRET — Voters re-elected two Selectboard members and tapped a third candidate, who’s a political newcomer, to serve on the board in Australian...

SOUTH ROYALTON — Voters in Royalton and Bethel approved the school budget for their shared White River Unified District and elected a write-in...

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