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Vermont Outdoor Business Roundtable

Wednesday, March 6, 4 p.m. —KILLINGTON— Join Vermont’s outdoor recreation industry at a Vermont Outdoor Business Alliance (VOBA) Roundtable on Wednesday, March 6 from 4-7 p.m. at the Killington Grand Resort Hotel in the Northstar II room. The event is free and open to the public….

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March 6, 2019

‘ A step back in time ’

Killington hosts Stay to Stay potential new residents

By Katy Savage

KILLINGTON—Robin Parks has been thinking of moving to Vermont for over a year.

The single 46-year-old from Idaho likes the politics, the air and the outdoors.

There’s only one problem.

“It’s expensive to live…

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March 6, 2019

Pittsford approves water system upgrade

Pittsford voters approved a $970,000 bond request to make public water system sewer improvements.

The vote was approved 240-165 on Tuesday and the expense will include new sewer mains, a pump station and other improvements.

Several seats are still vacant after Town Meeting. No one ran…

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March 6, 2019

Mendon moderator gets re-elected

Mendon incumbent Moderator Christopher Corsones was re-elected to his seat on Tuesday after defeating challenger Rich Carlson 70-49 on Town Meeting Day.

The one-year town moderator position was the only contested seat in the town.



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March 5, 2019

Wallingford to appoint constable

Wallingford voters agreed to appoint a constable instead of electing one in the future.

The article passsed 227-144 on Tuesday.

Bruce Duchesne defeated Mark Tessier for a three-year select board seat  185– 158.

John McLallen defeated Bill Brooks for a two-year select board seat 190-180.

Jill Stone…

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March 5, 2019

Brandon names new selectman

Tim Guiles defeated Dennis Reisenweaver for an open three-year select board seat in Brandon on Tuesday.

Guiles won in an Australian ballot vote 400-242.

Voters re-elected incumbents Brian Coolidge and chair Seth Hopkins to one year terms on the elect board.

All articles also passed…

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March 5, 2019

Rutland town says ‘yes’ to school safety

Timothy Hammond defeated incumbent Nicole McPhee 474-375 for a two-year school board seat in Rutland town.

Rutland voters approved all special articles, including a $235,000 bond to improve elementary  school safety on Town Meeting Day.

The bond passed 526-322.

Voters also approved a $7.9 million school budget…

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March 5, 2019

Bridgewater names new selectman

Bridgewater has a new Select Board member.

Voters elected Brian Bontrager over Bruce Page in a 91-34 floor vote on Tuesday.

Bontrager, a former school board and planning commission member, was elected to Mary Oldenburg’s seat, after Oldenburg resigned following 17 years of service.


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March 5, 2019

Woodstock approves climate change articles

Incumbent select board member John Doten, Jr. defeated challenger Eden Marceau-Piconi 436-310 on Tuesday.

Woodstock voters unanimously approved the $3.9 million budget from a floor vote on Saturday March, 2.  The budget will raise the tax rate approximately 1.6 cents per $100 assessed value, or…