Tag Archives: Town Meeting

Local Governance in the News

The Community Engagement Team (CET) in my town of Cambridge was featured on the front page of the local newspaper the News & Citizen on 9/28/17: Cambridge looks to boost turnout for town meeting CET Chair Tyler Machia was quoted … Continue reading

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Jeffersonville Commuter Bus

The Jeffersonville Commuter bus will continue to operate through June 30, 2018 without any reduction in service. Click here for the bus schedule – see Route 36. Green Mountain Transit (GMT) is the regional transit authority that operates the bus. … Continue reading

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Learning About Government

One of my stated goals in retirement, after a career in business, was to learn about government. So, four months into retirement, what am I learning? When I wrote (in December and February) that I wanted to learn about government, … Continue reading

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Town Meeting Thoughts

Town meetings in small towns in New England are unique. Voters come together in person at least annually to decide local issues. This is direct democracy as it was once practiced in ancient Athens. Today no other places in the … Continue reading

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