Copley Hospital proposes over 3,300-square-foot expansion

On March 8th, a public hearing will take place before the Morristown/Morrisville Development Review Board to review the recent proposal by the Copley Hospital to build a 3,308 square-foot expansion to the hospital’s emergency room and a 1,332 square-foot expansion for a garage space on Washington Highway. At the hearing, the board will also review [...]

Weston Residents Vote To Repair Cold Spring Park

On Town Meeting Day, residents of Weston will vote whether or not to spend up to $110,000 to repair the damage inflicted on Cold Spring Park during Tropical Storm Irene. The item appeared on the ballot by petition. The article reads as follows: Article 21: Shall the Town of Weston vote to contribute up to [...]

Searching Public Post For Route 7 Select Board Items

We’re working on a story about suburban sprawl along Route 7 and Shelburne’s effort to stop it. Cities and towns along Vermont’s Route 7 corridor have long fought unchecked commercial development and increased traffic. They’ve tried to maintain their community identity, their values — their sense of place. In our research, we did a search [...]

Fair Haven votes to investigate hydro potential

On Town Meeting Day, voters in Fair Haven will decide whether or not to spend up to $5,000 on an independent study to determine the cost of installing hydro-electricity at the town’s water treatment plant. A resident of the town secured the required number of signatures to get the article on the ballot. Voters passed [...]

Search Vermont City & Town Meeting Minutes At Public Post

We just introduced a new feature that allows anyone to search Vermont city and town government meeting minutes. Check it out here at VPR’s Public Post. Public Post is a service from VPR that brings together local reporting from VPR News with government meeting minutes from Vermont cities and towns. Since the project launched last [...]

Residents in Hinesburg to vote on new community park this upcoming Town Meeting Day

This Town Meeting Day in Hinesburg, voters will consider a $2.9 million dollar bond to construct a new safety facility and community park. You can find Town Meeting Day Warnings from Hinesburg and Manchester and several other Vermont cities and towns at VPR’s Public Post. The article is to appear on the ballot as follows: [...]

Residents in Manchester to vote on spending up to $1.5 million to improve Memorial Park

On Town Meeting Day next month, voters in Manchester will decide whether to spend up to $1.5 million dollars in bonds to build a new building and upgrade the swimming pool and skateboard park at the Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park. The article is as follows: Article 27. Shall bonds or notes of the Town [...]