Tag Archives: vote

Op - Ed
August 1, 2018

Remember to vote

By Secretary of State Jim Condos

The Aug. 14 Vermont Primary Election is just two weeks away. While there has been some indication of lower voter turnout, I hope that as Vermonters, we can make sure that’s not the case in our state.

Voting is…

Local News
June 7, 2017

With second merger vote looming, Royalton asks, “What if?”

By Tiffany Danitz Pache, VTDigger

Local residents met this week to go over their options under Act 46 in preparation for a June 13 revote on a school district merger with Rochester and Bethel.

In April, Royalton voters overwhelmingly rejected the same proposal, but resident…

Local News
April 19, 2017

Unification vote fails for seven towns

Royalton voted “no”; a “yes” vote was necessary for school board merger to pass By Evan Johnson

School district officials and community members are looking for a way forward after a plan to unify seven towns into three “side-by-side” districts in central Vermont failed last…

Letter
April 5, 2017

Vote “No” on Model 1

Dear Editor,

I am a full-time resident of Rochester and would like to continue living here. A decade ago, nobody in town believed we would lose our high school, but the issue was raised due to the decline in the number of students and now…

Letter
March 29, 2017

Vote “no” for Model 1, Rochester school consolidation

Dear Editor,

It’s going to be sad to not have a high school in Rochester. To review, closing of the Rochester High School seems inevitable. The proposed Model 1, soon coming up for a vote on Tuesday, April 11, in the communities of Rochester, South…

Local News
March 29, 2017

Rochester weighs costs, benefits of Act 46 plan

Vote scheduled for April 11

By Evan Johnson The future of education in the town of Rochester has been on the minds of its residents lately and last week, community members, including parents teachers and staff, gathered to review a plan they said would change…

Letter
March 1, 2017

Vote to keep the Australian ballot

Dear Editor,

In 2011, Killington made a historic decision. Citizens agreed that all who are registered to vote in Killington should be allowed to cast a ballot to decide town issues. The ballot is technically called an “Australian ballot.” Most people just call this voting.

Letter
March 1, 2017

Vote no on article 7

Dear editor,

I noted in the recent Killington town report that Article 7 involved a move to return to the town meeting floor vote for public questions. I guess I’m a little confused about why we would want to take a step back to a…

Letter
March 1, 2017

Vote for proven economic drivers

Dear Editor,

I am writing today to voice my support for two issues facing voters this March. 1) Allocating monies from the economic development fund for the 2017 Killington World Cup, and 2) repealing the sales portion of the local option tax for the following…

Letter
February 22, 2017

Vote “no” to repeal option tax until debts paid off

Dear Editor,

The golf course owes the town of Killington $390,741.45 as of Jan. 31, 2017, even after paying the town $200,000 during the year for borrowing $361,737.53 in 2015. This number was a footnote on page 72 in the Town Report for 2015. When…