Town Meeting Day

North Country News
12:30 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Legislature Unlikely To Review Burlington Gun Measures This Session

Vermont Statehouse
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The gun control measures passed by Burlington voters on Town Meeting Day must also be approved by legislators in Montpelier. But it appears unlikely lawmakers will take up the measures before the end of this session.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

More School Budgets Than Usual Rejected In Vermont

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Vermonters in at least 34 communities are opposing school budgets this year, according to a new tally.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Voters Decide Budgets And Ballot Questions On Vermont Town Meeting Day

Huntington Town Meeting 2006
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Vermonters went to their town halls yesterday to discuss and vote on town issues and budgets.

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North Country News
10:45 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

2 Towns Say No To VT Gas Pipeline Idea

Voters in the towns of Cornwall and Shoreham are saying "no" to a plan by Vermont Gas to extend a natural gas pipeline through their communities.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Town Meeting Day Brings Vermonters Out To Discuss School Budgets And Local Issues

Huntington VT Town Meeting 2006
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It is Town Meeting day in Vermont and voters are choosing local officials, deciding school budgets and considering a number of ballot questions.

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North Country News
5:40 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Doyle Town Meeting Poll Results Released

Doyle Poll Results 2013
Credit Vermont Senator Bill Doyle

The results of an annual poll distributed at Vermont Town Meeting Day sessions have been released.  Even the person who crafts the well-known survey admits it’s an unscientific assessment of Vermonters’ perspective on issues.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Vermont Communities Say No to Tar Sands Shipments

Tar Sands, Alberta, Canada
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More than two dozen Vermont communities passed resolutions on town meeting day expressing opposition to transporting tar sands oil through a pipeline in the state.

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North Country News
10:45 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

At Least 29 Vermont Communities Say No to Tar Sands

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Organizers say at least 29 Vermont communities have voiced their opposition to any possibility of shipping tar sands oil by pipeline through the state.

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North Country News
8:45 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Rutland, VT Mayor Wins Fourth Term

Rutland VT
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The mayor of Rutland has won a fourth term in office.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Overview of Vermont Town Meeting Day

Huntington, Vermont Town Meeting 2006
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It is Town Meeting Day in Vermont, a time when school and community budgets are decided and community leaders are chosen in a centuries-old tradition of discussion and debate at town halls across the state.

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