CASTLETON - Some folks who live along Lake Bomoseen are perturbed
about the Vermont legislature's H.223. Intended to protect the
state's navigable waters, the bill sets standards to protect
shorelines by establishing buffer zones, and regulating
construction and nearby activities.
FAIR HAVEN - FHUHS Teachers Jason Rasco and Richard Luzer are
inviting students, staff, and community members to join the Cool
People's Book Club. The first book to read is Interpreter of
Maladies, a collection of nine short stories by Jhumpu Lahiri; all
the stories are about the lives of Indians and Indian Americas
trying to balance the culture they inherited and their contemporary
PAWLET -Pawlet's select board is looking for a volunteer to serve
on the Planning Commission, filling out the remaining term of an
open position. The commission meets the fourth Monday of each month
from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Town Hall. Applicants should send a
letter of intent to Deb Hawkins, Town Clerk, Town of Pawlet, P.O.
Box 128, Pawlet, VT 05761.
POULTNEY - The Poultney Public Library is working with the Vermont
State Treasurer's Office to offer Reading is an Investment, a
program for elementary-age children to promote literacy and teach
Vermont youth about money and basic financial concepts. Reading
three books from the recommended reading list, youth are eligible
for a drawing of one of ten $250 college savings accounts managed
by VSAC. Entries for the 2012-2013 school year must be mailed by
March 15. Call 287-4013 with questions.
Thursday, March 7 - The Select Board hosts a reception to meet and
greet new Fair Haven town manager Herbert Durfee III at 6 p.m. in
the American Legion Hall.
Saturday, March 9 - The Middletown
Springs Historical Society hosts the annual Pie for Breakfast to
benefit the town's public library. The event has grown so popular
that it no longer fits in the library building but is instead on
the town green. Planners have announced they will cut the slices
supremely thin so you can taste as many varieties as possible, both
sweet varieties like pumpkin, apple, berry, chocolate and more, but
also savory ones like quiches, spinach, ham, and undoubtedly also
Saturday, March 9 - Mettawee Communty School in West Pawlet hosts
Mettawee Mania 2013, A Talent Extravaganza, a community-wide talent
show, from 7 to 9 p.m. For details, call 645-9009.