Morning Briefing

Tuesday January 22, 2013

Tuesday, Jan. 22

Spouse bereavement support group

BENNINGTON -- The Sudden Unexpected Death of a Spouse bereavement support group will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Bennington Free Library 101 Silver St.

No registration required and it’s free. For additional information about the group or this meeting, call 802-440-8100 or e-mail or find the group on Facebook. Senior Center activities

BENNINGTON -- Bennington Senior Center activities for Tuesday will include Bone Builders from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The help weight group weigh in will be held from 4:30 to 4:55 p.m. Meeting starts at 5 p.m. sharp.

Overeaters Anonymous meets

BENNINGTON -- Overeaters Anonymous meets on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Bennington Free Library.


Bennington Development Review Board

Bennington Fire Facility, 3rd floor, 6:30 p.m.

Agenda: Minutes; interested persons - appeal rights - reading of witness’ oath; disclosure of ex parte communications and conflicts of interest; Town of Bennington, TAM Inc., on Houghton Lane, the applicant is seeking development plan approval for a compost facility on the town’s transfer station property off of Houghton Lane; other business.

Shaftsbury School Board

Shaftsbury School Library, 6:30 p.m.

Agenda: Finance/budget meeting; fiscal 2014 budget work session; principal search meeting; other.

Strategic Planning Committee of SVRTSD

Conference Room at the Career Development Center, 3 p.m.

Agenda: Introduction of new members; approval of December committee minutes; review of instructional videos, Jim Boutin; discuss our vision for CDC for the future, (5 years) and ways to apply it to current CDC Mission, Philosophy and Goals; planning community night; brainstorming for event name, date, time, invitees, agenda, location, facilitator/moderator, refreshments, promotion of event etc.; other business.


Bennington Rec. swim lessons

BENNINGTON -- A new session of swim lessons for children will start Monday, Jan. 28, and will run to Thursday, Feb. 14. Levels 2, 3, 4, 5 are from 4 to 4:30 p.m., and level 1 is from 4:30 to 5 p.m. Lessons are Monday through Thursday. Residents must have a membership and pay the $5, registration fee. Non-residents have the option of purchasing a membership or paying $3 per lessons

More positions up in Woodford

WOODFORD -- In addition to a three-year seat on the school board and three-year seat on the Select Board in Woodford, the town clerk and treasurer position is also up for election in March. Petitions to get on the Town Meeting Day ballot must be returned to the town clerk by Jan. 28

Deadlines for annual vote

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- Cambridge Central School District Clerk Kate Mattison has released the calendar for the school district’s annual budget vote to be held in May.

Petitions to place a proposition on the ballot at the annual budget vote in May must be received in the District Clerk’s Office no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, March 4.

There will be one vacancy on the board of education. Submission of petitions for nomination of board candidates must be filed with the district clerk no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, April 8. Petitions are available in the district clerk’s office. The annual budget hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 14. The annual budget vote and election will be held on Tuesday, May 21, from noon to 8 p.m.

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