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    Dorset Zoning Bylaws Discussion Continues

    02/18/2015 03:45 PM EST
    DORSET >> After listening for more than three hours to comments and feedback from a number of town residents Tuesday night, the Dorset Select Board closed for public comment two public hearings it is conducting on controversial zoning bylaw 
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    Wilmington DRB looks at airport runway extension
    02/27/2015 07:54 PM EST - WILMINGTON >> Time flies when you're looking at airport plans. The Development Review Board will decide whether to approve a 430 foot extension of the runway at the Hermitage Club's Deerfield Valley Regional Airport. Full Story

    Vermont House gives preliminary approval to energy bill
    02/27/2015 06:17 PM EST - MONTPELIER >> The Vermont House gave preliminary approval to a new program Friday that would establish renewable energy standards for the state's utilities. The vote was 127-11. The bill, H.40, requires utilities to sell renewable electricity, Full Story

    Dorset Zoning Changes approved by Select board
    02/27/2015 04:43 PM EST - DORSET >> The Dorset Select Board has voted to adopt several changes to the town's zoning ordinances that have been under discussion for more than a year. One of the most contentious and controversial issues has been setting the limits for the Full Story

    Five Way Race highlights Dorset Select Board Contest
    02/25/2015 04:47 PM EST - amckeever@ manchesterjournal.com @ManJourn on Twitter DORSET >> Three of the five seats on the Dorset Select Board are in play during this town meeting election cycle. One of them, a 3-year seat held by Chris Brooks, the current chairman of Full Story

    Lattuga, Marthage Square off in Select Board Race
    02/25/2015 04:46 PM EST - amckeever@ manchesterjournal.com @ManJourn on Twitter MANCHESTER >> Two seats on the Manchester Select Board are in play this year, but only one is seeing a competitive contest. Wayne Bell, the vice chairman of the select board, is running Full Story

    Race for School Board Nears Finish
    02/25/2015 04:45 PM EST - amckeever@ manchesterjournal.com @ManJourn on Twitter MANCHESTER >> Two seats are up for grabs this year on the Manchester School District's board of directors. One is a two year post currently held by Mark Kaplan, who is seeking re-election Full Story

    Vermont demands hearing in Entergy emergency plan reductions
    02/20/2015 07:11 PM EST - BRATTLEBORO >> Contending Entergy's plan to reduce its emergency responsibilities at its now shuttered Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon would "significantly hinder the State's ability to coordinate and execute an effective response Full Story

    Physicians support legislation to enhance background checks
    02/20/2015 07:05 PM EST - Montpelier >> Several physicians testified in favor of proposed gun legislation Friday, framing the bill as a public health measure. The legislation, S.31, has three components. First, it would make it a crime to sell a gun privately without Full Story

    02/20/2015 10:38 AM EST - WARNING - TOWN OF MANCHESTER ANNUAL TOWN MEETING (2015) Legal Voters of the Town of Manchester, County of Bennington, State of Vermont, are hereby warned and notified of the following events relating to the Annual Meeting of the Town: Floor Full Story

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    Maine weighs revoking seat belt law days after 75-car pileup

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — It's an effort that even the bill's sponsor acknowledges is poor timing. Just two days after a 75-vehicle pileup injured at least 17 people in the state, lawmakers in Maine are considering legislation that would allow adults to opt out of wearing seat belts. Full Story
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    Spanish police arrest 9 on suspicion of selling fake art

    MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have broken up a gang that allegedly created and then sold fake works of art purporting to be by renowned artists including Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Joan Miro. Full Story