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Town Meeting 2021

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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...

Hot topic: Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, voting on Grantham candidates, as well as the school budget and articles, will be held by Australian...

Hot topic: Randolph voters will decide whether to allow cannabis dispensaries in town when the sale of recreational amounts of marijuana becomes...

Hot topic: Voters will be asked to approve a zoning ordinance that would dictate what types of buildings are allowed in the Canaan Historic...

Budget: The warning calls for total expenditures of $1.1 million, with $783,000 to be raised in taxes. That represents a 2.6% increase in required...

Pandemic Precautions: Because of COVID-19, drive-thru voting on the Claremont School District warrant will be conducted from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m...

Pandemic precautions: Voting on the Newport School District warrant on Tuesday, March 9, has been moved from the opera house to the high school...

Hot topic: In ballot voting on Town Meeting Day, Lyme voters will be asked to approve a zoning amendment aimed at allowing for the development of...

Enfield budget increase is up 6%

2/21/21

ENFIELD — Voters in Enfield will decide a contested race for Selectboard during Australian balloting voting next month. Selectboard Chairwoman Kate...

Hot topic: Hartford voters will decide contested elections for five of the town’s seven Selectboard seats on Town Meeting Day. Current members Emma...

HARTFORD — Pushing for change on big-picture social issues? Or narrowing in on the nitty-gritty, such as road repairs?When Hartford voters cast...

Hot topic: Instead of a traditional floor meeting, Chelsea residents will vote for all articles by Australian ballot. Budget: Voters will be asked...

Hot topic: Voters in Strafford will decide on Town Meeting Day if they should authorize cannabis retailers in town when sales of recreational...

BethelTown garage funding, reappraisal on warningHot topic: Infrastructure improvement has been a big deal in Bethel, with the downtown getting...

ORANGE, N.H. — Most New Hampshire towns in the Upper Valley will have Australian ballot voting for Town Meeting on Tuesday, March 9, but several...

Hot topic: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Thetford is using Australian ballot voting for articles that would ordinarily be discussed during an in...

NORWICH — Voters in Norwich will decide a contested Selectboard race during Australian ballot voting next month.Two people are running for a three...

Budget: Taxpayers are being asked to approve $6.7 million in spending for town operations, including just over $5 million to be raised by taxes...

Hot topic: Rather than a traditional budget presentation this year, the three school principals in the Mount Ascutney School District have put...

PomfretSelectboard race filled with contested seatsHot topic: With a budget that’s only 1.2% higher than last year’s, and no other major spending...

Voters in Hanover and Norwich will be asked to approve more than $1 million in school technology upgrades during Australian ballot voting next...

Hot topic: West Fairlee, like other towns in Vermont this year, is forgoing its usual hybrid between floor meeting and ballot voting. Instead...

Hot topic: Fairlee is skipping its traditional floor vote at Town Meeting this year in favor of an Australian ballot due to worries over spreading...

Hot topic: Leaders of the two-town White River Unified School District, comprising schools in Bethel and Royalton, are still working to pay down a...

Hot topic: Though Royalton voters decided to keep their floor meeting at Town Meeting last year, they will be forgoing one this year in light of...

Hot topic: With the COVID-19 pandemic still a major concern, the town of West Windsor has scrapped its traditional floor meeting this year in favor...

Hot topic: Residents in Bradford, Vt., will again be asked to choose the date and time of future Town Meetings after a 2020 vote to move the town’s...

WEST CANAAN — Perhaps it was because the proposed budget called for a less than 1% increase. Or maybe it was because there was no controversial...

Hot topic: After talking about it for a few years, Newbury, Vt., officials are asking voters to replace the elected board of listers with a...

LEBANON — Voters rejected two attempts to cut the proposed school budget and turned a petitioned article to get rid of the district’s school...

ORFORD — Officials in the Rivendell Interstate School District are debating whether to propose staff cuts, including the elimination of at least...

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