This Letter to Editor was written by Martha Healey-Nelson
Justice of the Peace and a member of the Board of Civil Authority and posted with permission
Many of you have marched in the streets; here is another way to change what matters to you. Have you ever been frustrated that your elders choose candidates? A barrier has been removed. Did you know that VT is one of 21 states allow underage voting in presidential primaries and 16 states allow it in congressional
The Scene: Presidential primary election, March 3 in Vermont.
Election official: “Which ballot do you want? Democratic or Republican?”
Vermont voter: “Why do I need to tell you which ballot I want?”
“Well, umm, it’s the law . . . .“
Big front page story in Ref this am about all the prep for & equipment & etc to “broadcast” today’s Harris Hill Ski Jump o BCTV. Many of us, of course, aren’t on cable (not available here) so I thought I’d try the online live stream. Clicked on the link given in the Reformer article & got an error message.
Been poking around on the BCTV site — found the 2019 jump! But can’t find today’s — if it’s really there.
Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu February 10 to February 14
Feb. 10 Franks & Beans
German Potato Salad
Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu February 3 to February 7
Feb. 3 Pulled Pork on a Bun
Jan. 20 CLOSED FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY
Nov. 21 Quiche Lorraine (Vegetarian Avaiable)
Vanilla Pudding w/Mangos
Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu December 23 to December 27
Dec. 23 Spinach Pie
3 Bean Salad
A. Meeting called to Order [Planning Commission Chair]
B. Announcements [Planning Commission Chair] (5 minutes)
C. Public Comments [Planning Commission Chair]
The Town of Brattleboro would like to remind everyone that the snow emergency ban is in effect.
Snow and ice will be removed from the streets in the downtown area this evening. This will include Canal Street and parts of Western Ave.
Parked vehicles in the downtown district must be removed by 11:00pm or they will be towed at the owner’s expense.
Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu November 18 to November 22
Nov. 18 Stuffed Peppers w/Tomato Sauce
BRATTLEBORO, VT—Brattleboro’s Seasonal Overflow Shelter (SOS) will open Monday, November 18th. After a successful first and second season located at the upper dormitory on the Winston Prouty campus (formerly the Austine School for the Deaf), Groundworks’ staff and Board are grateful for the opportunity to return to the space for a third year.
This year’s shelter will operate the same as prior years at this location: anyone seeking shelter will have to register for a bed through Groundworks Drop-In Center (at 60 South Main Street) between 9am and noon. Access to the shelter will only be permitted through transportation provided by Groundworks.
The Brattleboro Representative Town Meeting Human Services Review Committee will meet on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at 1:00pm in the Hanna Cosman Meeting Room at the Municipal Center.
Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu October 14 to October 18
Oct. 14 CLOSED FOR INDEGEIOUS PEOPLES DAY
Oct. 15 Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce
The Town of Brattleboro is looking for citizens to serve on the following committees and boards:
Citizen Police Communications Committee (CPCC)
The Hinsdale Bridge project inches forward at the next regular meeting of the Brattleboro Selectboard. The board will also learn details of the $40k plan to market some aspects of Brattleboro to some other people somewhere.
Compassionate Brattleboro will give an update on their progress, winter heating oil will be bought, grants will be applied for, and more. You can always bring up other items not on the agenda during public participation.
Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu September 2 to September 6
Sept. 2 CLOSED FOR LABOR DAY
Sept. 3 Polynesian Pork on Rice
Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu August 12 to August 16
August 12 Quiche (Vegetarian Option)
BCTV Channel 8 schedule for the week of 6/24/19
Monday, June 24, 2019
5:35 am TWG – The Story of Vermont’s Quiet Digital Revolution
6:00 am UCM Climate Action Team – Climate Change Comes to Vermont
7:20 am March for Medicaid – Barre, VT – 6/8/19
Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu June 24 to June 28
June 24 Quiche Lorraine
Oven Roasted Tomatoes
Greek Yogurt w/Fruit
Brattleboro Senior Meals Menu June 17 to June 21
June 17 New England Bean Bake
Sauteed Cabbage & Carrots