A new option may be on the table for Waitsfield's new town office. Fifteen Vermont arts organizations receive funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. Tunbridge invites dowsers to its town forest celebration.
Some Waitsfield voters want their town to put the breaks on plans for a new town office building, and to instead consider renovating an existing property that is coming on the market. And this isn't the first time the town has been in this position.
Nearly two years ago, voters in Waitsfield approved a bond to build a new town office on a plot of land commonly known as the Farm Stand Lot. The town had been awarded a $750,000 Community Development Disaster Recovery Block Grant and voters approved borrowing $650,000 for the project.
Fifteen Vermont nonprofit arts organizations will receive a combined $946,300 in federal funding through the National Endowment for the Arts' spring grant round, with $704,300 going to the Vermont Arts Council for programs that benefit Vermont residents.
The town of Monkton wants to turn the Monkton Central School's lower parking lot into a municipal park and ride. The select board recently hosted a public discussion on the topic, and outlined specifics of a park and ride proposal.