Election

DEERFIELD VALLEY - George Wilson has announced his candidacy as an independent in the newly-redistricted Windham-2 as state representative. Windham-2 includes the towns of Wardsboro, Jamaica, Stratton, Somerset, and Dover.
Wilson invites voters to join together for two meet-and-greet...

John Lyddy
WHITINGHAM - After a short-lived retirement, Whitingham resident John Lyddy has stepped back into action as the sole Republican candidate for Windham-6 representative, with a goal to advocate for the needs of his constituents, rather than pursue a political agenda.
“We don’t have the...
VERMONT - Secretary of State Jim Condos recently reminded Vermonters that the statewide primary election is Tuesday, August 9, and encouraged voters to formulate their voting plan.
Vermonters can vote early or return an early ballot in person at their town clerk’s office any day before...

The Gloria Danforth Memorial building, home of the Wardsboro Library, may become town property
WARDSBORO- On Saturday, May 21, the town of Wardsboro held their 237th annual Town Meeting. The meeting was originally scheduled for March 1, but like many other local towns, Wardsboro opted to postpone the meeting in order to comfortably meet outdoors in May due to COVID-19.. 
The voters...
HALIFAX - Only one article was voted down after Halifax held their Australian ballot on May 3, and Tristan Roberts expects to accept a three-year selectboard position he won by write-in.
Roberts wrote on Front Porch Forum, “Voting to reduce the size of the board eliminates my seat.” He...

A worker checks on the placement of concrete forms and rebar during construction at the North Branch district’s sewer plant in the summer of 2019. File photo
April 28 informational meeting to address cost increases, elections set for May DOVER- North Branch Fire District #1 has warned an informational meeting for Wednesday, April 28, from 7 to 9 pm, to discuss sewer department issues before the district’s annual meeting on Monday,...
Deadline for candidates is Monday, April 19 HALIFAX- During the Halifax Selectboard meeting on Tuesday, April 6, the board signed a warrant for a special election to determine who will fill the two newly-created seats on the selectboard. The Halifax Selectboard is growing from...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- On Tuesday, voters in Halifax and Readsboro elected their first town school board members following the dissolution of the Southern Valley Unified Union School District last fall. 
Under state statute, Vermont Secretary of State James Condos was required to warn special...
DEERFIELD VALLEY- In a year that has been called “unprecedented” too many times, it may come as no surprise that most valley towns are reporting record turnout on Election Day.
But it may come as a surprise to learn that the numbers aren’t quite as unprecedented as may have been expected...
WHITINGHAM- Voters elected Chris Walling to the selectboard by a substantial margin in a special election held Tuesday.
According to town clerk Almira Aekus, 169 voters of the town’s 943 voters participated in Tuesday’s election.  Surprisingly, she said the majority of the voters, 139,...

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