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Town Meeting 2021

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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...

WEATHERSFIELD — Residents narrowly approved the $6.57 million school budget, 6.7% higher than the current year, during Australian ballot voting...

WOODSTOCK — Voters approved a $22.76 million budget for the Windsor Central Unified Union School District on Tuesday by a robust majority, 1,029...

RANDOLPH — Randolph residents voted 514-380 to allow cannabis dispensaries in town when the sale of recreational amounts of marijuana becomes legal...

CHELSEA — Mary Ellen Hayward Parkman won a three-year term on the Selectboard, winning 113 votes to defeat Mark Whitney, 30 votes, and Jennifer...

WINDSOR — Voters in Windsor and West Windsor approved a school budget and salaries for board members in Town Meeting Day ballot voting for the Mt...

WEST WINDSOR — Voters approved the town’s $1.46 million budget that provides funding for operations, highway maintenance, the library and...

HANOVER — Voters in Hanover and Norwich approved a package of technology upgrades for several schools in the two towns during Australian ballot...

BRIDGEWATER — A race for Selectboard ended in a tie in Australian ballot voting on Tuesday and appears headed for a runoff.Bridgewater Selectboard...

BRADFORD, Vt. — Voters approved the town budget and picked a write-in candidate to serve on the Bradford Selectboard at the annual Town Meeting...

ROYALTON — Voters approved the town's general fund and highway budgets, and reelected two Selectboard members at the polls Tuesday.The $1.35...

HARTFORD — Hartford voters elected most of the progressive slate of candidates who were vying for several Selectboard seats during Town Meeting on...

WOODSTOCK — Woodstock Police Sgt Joe Swanson defeated Selectboard member Jill Davis to win a three-year term Tuesday.Swanson, whose late father...

STRAFFORD — Voters in Strafford on Tuesday opted to authorize cannabis retailers in town when sales of recreational amounts of marijuana becomes...

THETFORD —  Selectboard member Sharon Harkay turned back a challenge from Orin Pacht for a two-year term in a 692-276 vote on Tuesday. Incumbent Li...

NORWICH — Residents approved town and school spending plans, while also voting to give incumbent Selectboard member Mary Layton another three-year...

WEST FAIRLEE — Voters approved the town's $768,374 operating budget during ballot voting on Tuesday.Residents voted, 45-10, to OK the spending plan...

FAIRLEE — Residents rejected the idea of additional police coverage by Orange County Sheriff’s Department in a 162-116 vote on Town Meeting Day...

A small, plain sign at the bottom of the hill leading to the historic Strafford Town House says “Town Meeting has been held here every March since...

WINDSOR — Residents in Windsor were among several communities in Vermont to “opt in” and voted to allow a cannabis dispensary to operate in town...

PlainfieldOfficials seek approval to build new Meriden libraryBudget: The Selectboard is seeking approval of a town budget totaling $2.47 million...

Hot topic: The Sunapee School District is proposing a $10.6 million bond to renovate and add an extension to the Sunapee Central Elementary School....

LEBANON — Voters will decide the fate of two contested City Council races and three proposed zoning amendments during Lebanon’s municipal election...

LEBANON — Candidates running to replace three outgoing members of the Lebanon School Board are divided over the district’s future priorities.One...

MIDDLESEX, Vt. — The town meeting, for centuries, was a staple of New England life — but the coronavirus pandemic could accelerate the departure...

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