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Town Meeting: Hanover approves Gaza cease-fire resolution
05-15-2024 8:25 PM


HANOVER — The ongoing war between Israel and Hamas, as well as the related protests and arrests at Dartmouth College, overshadowed regular business at Tuesday night’ s annual Town Meeting.Voters approved all spending proposals on the warrant,...

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Town Meeting: Newport rejects proposed $11.5 million operating budget
05-15-2024 5:01 PM


NEWPORT — During all-day balloting Tuesday, voters elected Bert Spaulding Sr. to a three-year seat on the Selectboard, defeated the proposed budget and by just two votes, approved more than $1 million for the recreation facilities capital reserve...

Special Town Meeting set for June 22 in Bradford, Vt.
05-13-2024 4:22 PM

BRADFORD, Vt. — The Selectboard last week scheduled a special Town Meeting for June to determine the fate of a scoping study of a bike path or sidewalk on Mill Street, also known as Creamery Road.The study would examine the feasibility of constructing...

Four vying for one seat on Newport Selectboard
05-09-2024 6:01 PM


NEWPORT — In the only contested race on the annual Town Meeting ballot, two former Selectboard members and the owner of a local business are challenging the incumbent for a three-year term on the Selectboard in Tuesday’s election.Also on the ballot is...

Corinth voters approve property tax exemptions
05-09-2024 6:00 PM

CORINTH — Voters approved property tax exemptions for four properties in town at a special Town Meeting on Tuesday, according to the town clerk.The four properties include:■East Corinth Fire Department: Cookville Station, which is assessed for...

Oxbow voters approve school budget
05-07-2024 4:00 PM

BRADFORD, Vt. — Voters Monday evening approved a $21 million budget for the Oxbow Unified Union School District, 110-58.The district includes Newbury, Vt. and Bradford elementary schools, Oxbow High School and the River Bend Technical...

Three vie for two Hanover Selectboard seats
05-06-2024 5:01 PM


HANOVER — Three people are vying for two three-year terms on the Hanover Selectboard in Town Meeting voting next week.Voters will be asked to choose from a slate including Kari Asmus, Jarett Berke and incumbent Joanna Whitcomb, the acting Selectboard...

Property tax exemptions on agenda for Corinth’s special Town Meeting
05-06-2024 4:34 PM

CORINTH — Corinth is scheduled to hold a special Town Meeting on Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. to consider property tax exemptions for four properties in town. The four properties include East Corinth Fire Department: Cookville Station, which is assessed...

Health insurance, salaries drive up Oxbow budget
05-02-2024 7:00 PM


BRADFORD, Vt. — Voters will consider whether to approve a $21 million school budget for the Oxbow Unified Union School District on Monday, May 6. The budget marks a nearly 14% increase over last year’s $18.4 million operating budget for the district,...

Strafford voters approve school budget
04-16-2024 6:04 PM

STRAFFORD — Voters approved all warned articles and elected two School Board members in uncontested races in ballot voting on Tuesday.In a vote of 182-113, voters approved a $4.1 million school budget, which is expected to result in education spending...

First Branch voters approve school budget
04-16-2024 6:01 PM

TUNBRIDGE — Voters in the two-town First Branch Unified School District approved an operating budget of $8.4 million at a floor meeting on Monday night.In a paper ballot vote, 84 voted for the budget and 62 voted no.The budget is up from last year’s...

Hartford voters approve school budget and building repair bond
04-16-2024 5:01 PM


HARTFORD — Voters approved the school district’s $51 million budget, as well as a $21 million bond for facilities repairs in Australian ballot voting Monday.The budget passed 728-622, or about 54% to 46%.The bond passed more narrowly, 712-634, or...

Hanover Selectboard to finalize warrant for Town Meeting
04-12-2024 8:00 PM


HANOVER — Voters will have an opportunity on Monday to discuss articles on the proposed town warrant, including new collective bargaining agreements for three employee unions, amendments to the town zoning ordinance and a petitioned resolution to...

Vershire residents split votes on heating system proposals for town buildings
04-08-2024 5:25 PM


VERSHIRE — Energy concerns were top of mind for Town Meeting voters on Sunday.In floor voting, the approximately 40 people gathered supported putting $20,000 of surplus money into a new propane boiler for the Town Center building, but rejected a...

Newport adds $1 million for rec center to capital reserve fund
04-04-2024 6:00 PM


NEWPORT — Voters at this week’s deliberative session added $1 million to the capital reserve fund for recreation facilities.The added money will not be raised from taxes and instead will come from federal and state funds the town anticipates receiving...

Hartland school budget narrowly passes
04-03-2024 12:52 PM

HARTLAND — Voters narrowly approved an $11.1 million school budget at the polls on Tuesday, 320-311.The board originally warned a budget of $11.5 million in January, which it later rescinded in order to make spending cuts.They also approved, 443-187,...

Voters approve Mount Ascutney School District budget
04-03-2024 12:51 PM

WINDSOR — Voters in the two-town Mount Ascutney School District approved a $14.8 million operating budget at the polls on Tuesday.The budget, which Windsor and West Windsor voters approved 305-214, is up from last year’s $13.7 million, but below...

Weathersfield voters elect school board members, approve budget
04-03-2024 12:50 PM

WEATHERSFIELD — Voters approved all articles on the school warning at the polls on Tuesday.In uncontested races, they elected Sara Steele to a three-year term on the Weathersfield School Board. Mark Yuenling and Deborah Richardson earned one-year...

Delayed votes on reduced Vermont school budgets set for April
03-29-2024 6:00 PM


Seven Upper Valley school districts will hold budget votes between now and April 15 in an extended budget season plagued by soaring education costs and uncertainty about the tax impacts of school spending.Since rescinding their previously approved...

Weathersfield School District annual meeting preview
03-29-2024 4:32 PM

Article of note: An article proposes applying $100,000 of last year’s surplus to the capital reserve fund. Contested races: There are no contested races.Budget and spending articles: The proposed operating budget is $8.4 million, up from $7.5 million...

Vershire Town Meeting preview
03-29-2024 4:31 PM

Article of note: During the floor meeting, voters will be asked whether to raise the compensation for Selectboard members from $1,000 annually to $2,000. Voters also will be asked whether they want to put $20,000 of surplus money into a new propane...

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