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Coventry will hire delinquent tax collector


copyright the Chronicle March 8, 2017   by Randi Morse   COVENTRY — Arsenic-heavy water and the power of the select board — that was the main meal during Coventry’s Town Meeting on Tuesday. Over 140 people, including those covering the proceedings from WCAX an... More »

Select board races in several towns


copyright the Chronicle February 3, 2016 There will be contested races for selectmen in Derby and Brighton.  The big news, though, is that the four towns that choose officers by Australian ballot will have candidates for all major offices. In Barton, which has... More »


How to bring Town Meeting back to life


copyright the Chronicle March 11, 2015 All Those In Favor, Rediscovering the Secrets of Town Meeting and Community, by Susan Clark and Frank Bryan. Paperback. 87 pages. Published by Ravenmark, Montpelier, Vermont. Reviewed by Tena Starr Frank Bryan is likely V... More »

Editorial: Fight tar sands oil — for the right reasons


copyright the Chronicle February 26, 2014 Next week at Town Meeting four Orleans County towns will vote on a resolution that basically says they don’t want tar sands oil to be shipped through the Portland Pipeline’s Northeast Kingdom oil lines.  They are Alban... More »