Vermont Town Meeting Day

I recently got to experience my first Vermont Town Meeting – a Vermont tradition that dates back to 1762. On the first Tuesday in March Vermonters gather to discuss town issues, vote on a budget, and elect local officials. I was asked to take photos for the Charlotte News so had a good excuse to stay all day…..it was great.
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I did some knitting as well!

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The PTO kept us well fortified with baked goods!

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This little guy was remarkably patient and lasted through most of the morning!

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The gym was packed during the morning session

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Voice votes that were too closer to call were then voted with a paper ballot

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What a neat place to live.

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