Category Archives: Government

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, a disclaimer, and a list of posts in this series. This post is about … 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, a disclaimer, and a list of posts in this series. This post is about … 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, a disclaimer, and a list of posts in this series. This post is about … Continue reading

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What is the selectboard’s job?

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Learning about town government

This post introduces a series of posts on the subject of learning about town government, specifically in my town of Cambridge, Vermont. I have been on the town selectboard now for about 16 months. What have I learned? At the … Continue reading

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Cambridge Town Hall

The Town Hall in my town of Cambridge, Vermont, has an interesting history. It was built in 1826 as a Union Church to be shared by Congregationalists, Baptists, Methodists, and Universalists. In the late 1800s it became a town hall, … Continue reading

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Dana Sweet Wins Marvin Award

Dana Sweet is the recipient of the 2018 Jim Marvin Award Recognizing Excellence in Community Service. Congratulations, Dana! This award is well deserved. Dana is serving in his 30th year on the selectboard for the town of Cambridge and is … Continue reading

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