Town Meeting Day

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Vermonters participated in an annual tradition Tuesday, discussing and voting on community issues on Town Meeting Day. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reviews some of the key results.

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It is Town Meeting Day in Vermont — when voters in communities across the state discuss and decide issues, budgets and pick community leaders.

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The Burlington city races are gearing up now that the Democrats and Progressives have chosen their slate of candidates for March’s election. A key race is for mayor, with the incumbent facing a former city employee.

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


Vermonters went to their town halls yesterday to discuss and vote on town issues and budgets.

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.


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

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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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.