Newport and New London Votes Today
Voters in Newport will go to the Opera House to casts their votes for their SB Town Meeting. Polling hours are 8 am – 7 pm and election of officers and warrant articles will be on the ballot. Newport is looking at a contested Selectmen’s race with Jake Clarke challenging incumbent Todd Fratzel. Some of the warrant articles on the Ballot: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the sale of the property know as the Lil’ Red Baron Restaurant: To see if the Town will vote to explore the option to sell, lease or retain ownership of those premises known as the Newport Airport: And to see if the town will approve an operating budget of Nine Million Four Hundred Ninety Thousand Two Hundred Twenty-One ($9,490,221) Dollars.
New London residents also vote today for town officers. Voting is at Whipple Hall from 8 am – 7 pm. On Wednesday, May 13, New London holds its traditional town meeting to vote warrant articles at 7pm, Kearsarge Learning Campus Gymnasium on Cougar Court.
Thetford Fire Department Cleans Up Spill
On Monday afternoon the Thetford Fire Department responded to a report of 30-35 gallons of hydraulic fluid. The fluid spilled at the intersection of VT Rte 113 and Latham Road from a Tractor-Trailer during an accident attempting to load it on a trailer for towing. Members of the Thetford Police Department and State of Vermont Emergency Management assisted.
Colby-Sayer Trustees Elect Alumni
Colby-Sawyer College’s Board of Trustees has elected Anthony “Tony” H. Librot ’94 as a member of the Board to serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2015. As an undergraduate at Colby-Sawyer, Librot took a leadership role in campus life serving as the co-president of the Student Government Association, the Student Representative to the Board of Trustees, and as a member of the Community