Towns Passing Anti-Tar Sands Resolution

By Amy Kolb Noyes According to the Vermont chapter of 350.org, about two dozen towns are considering a nonbinding resolution opposing tar sands oil pipelines in Vermont this Town Meeting Day. So far the organization is reporting 14 towns have passed a “Stop Tar Sands” resolution, including: East Montpelier Craftsbury Charlotte Montgomery Warren Waitsfield Moretown [...]

Hartford to Get Tough on Guns This Town Meeting?

By Amy Kolb Noyes Some of Vermont’ s Town Meetings will focus on national issues this year. Town Meeting voters in Hartford are being asked to send a unified message to lawmakers regarding tougher gun laws. Hartford holds town meeting balloting throughout the day on Tuesday, March 5, in addition to holding an annual town [...]