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Weathersfield Weekly Blog #weathersfieldvt #vt

October 26, 2016 Weathersfield, VT Weathersfield select board news : The board met on Oct. 17 at the Bow Baptist Church on Route 5. The full board was present and a few folks from town were too. Town manager Ed Morris reported that the Conservation Commission is applying for a grant to synchronize the Town Plan and Zoning Bylaws. He also reported that the Amsden School Road paving project is complete and the expense came in under budget. Budget discussion for FY2018 has begun and town accountant Colin Bulter told the board that the town currently has about $1 million in the bank. Mr. Morris asked the board to draft a mission statement. Ms. Esty asked that the Town Plan be included in the Strategic Plan. More information about the select board and the town, contact Ed Morris at 802-674-2626 or Weathersfield budget committee news : The budget committee met on Tuesday Oct. 18. They began review of the Police Department proposed budget. At their m

Weathersfield Weekly Blog October 19 #weathersfieldvt #vt

October 19, 2016 Weathersfield Weekly Blog A busy few days for area law enforcement Police Search for Armed Robber:  Vermont State Police, Springfield Police and Weathersfield Police searched a cornfield near Stoughton Pond in Perkinsville on Tuesday afternoon for a suspect in a Springfield bank robbery. The Windsor County Credit Union was robbed Tuesday afternoon. According to police the suspect was armed with a 9 mm handgun and held up the credit union around 12:30 p.m. The suspect fled in a stolen vehicle which was located on Plains RD in Perkinsville. State and local police surrounded the field and waited for a K9 unit to respond. A search of the area did not turn up the suspect. Police think the suspect may have had help leaving the abandoned stolen vehicle. The investigation is on going and the public is asked to contact Springfield Police with any information. Bomb Threat in Ascutney : A bomb threat at an Ascutney gas station closed Route 131 on Saturday,

Weathersfield News Oct. 12 #weathersfieldvt #vt

Weathersfield Weekly News October 13, 2016 I hope everyone got a chance to get out this past weekend and enjoy some of our fall foliage. Appreciation for our colorful trees shouldn't be just for out-of-state leaf peepers. I know I was in awe when I was out and about on Saturday. I half expected this year to be a bust for color, thinking that our drought would have just turned the leaves brown but man, oh man, Ascutney is pretty colorful. And head up to the Center Meeting House, the park area is just gorgeous. Or maybe take a stroll around Stoughton Pond. The colors are there-get out and enjoy them while you can. Wednesday I photographed the dress rehearsal for the play "Push" for the Yoh Players at Woodstock Union High School. It presented a powerful statement about bullying in school and it's effects on the community. Saturday I covered the Green Mountain Horse Association's Fall Foli

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