Author Archives: George Putnam

Bennington Battle Day

Today is a state holiday in Vermont – Bennington Battle Day, commemorating the Battle of Bennington in the American Revolution on August 16, 1777. The year 1777 was a pivotal year in our history. For Vermonters, that was the year … Continue reading

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Zac Mayo for House

Today I submitted the following letter to the editor of the News & Citizen: Cambridge and Waterville are fortunate to have two fine young people running for the open position in the Vermont House created by Bernie Juskiewicz’s decision not … Continue reading

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Open Meeting Law

This post is part of a series of posts on “Learning about town government” in my town of Cambridge, Vermont. Please see the link for context and a list of posts in this series. This post is about Vermont’s open … Continue reading

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Dillon’s Rule

This post is part of a series of posts on “Learning about town government” in my town of Cambridge, Vermont. Please see the link for context and a list of posts in this series. This post is about Dillon’s Rule. … Continue reading

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About Town Meeting

This post is part of a series of posts on “Learning about town government” in my town of Cambridge, Vermont. Please see the link for context and a list of posts in this series. This post is about town meeting. … Continue reading

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How does one become a selectboard member?

This post is part of a series of posts on “Learning about town government” in my town of Cambridge, Vermont. Please see the link for context and a list of posts in this series. This post is about how one … Continue reading

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What is the selectboard’s job?

This post is part of a series of posts on “Learning about town government” in my town of Cambridge, Vermont. Please see the link for context and a list of posts in this series. This post is about the job … Continue reading

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