Two nonprofit housing organizations plan to renovate 18 apartments on Montpelier's Main Street. A draft charter in Charlotte would change the way the town adopts its annual budget. The Salisbury Select Board passes, then withdraws, a hunting and firearms ordinance.
The Salisbury Select Board has decided to withdraw a hunting and firearms ordinance that was adopted in August and set to go into effect next week. The board met Tuesday night and decided to withdraw the ordinance when some residents questioned its legality.
The two stories above the Aubuchon Hardware store on Montpelier's Main Street once housed apartments, but they have been vacant for over 75 years. Now two non-profit housing groups plan to redevelop the space into 18 single-bedroom apartments.
With its mix of lakes, wetlands, forest and fields, Addison County is a popular hunting destination. But starting next week there will be some new gun restrictions in the Addison County town of Salisbury.
It's been debated in towns all around Vermont: Should the municipal budget be voted from the floor of town meeting or in the ballot booth? In Charlotte, a proposed governance charter would require both.