Morning Briefing - Friday

Friday October 12, 2012

Friday, Oct. 12

At the Senior Center

BENNINGTON -- Bennington Senior Center activities will include ceramics from 9 to 11 a.m.; oil painting from 9 a.m. to noon; and bingo from 1 to 3 p.m. Transfer Week at CCV

BENNINGTON -- The Community College of Vermont will host a College Transfer Week from Friday, Oct. 12, through Thursday, Oct. 18. Representatives from 13 different colleges will be available to talk with interested students about degree programs and transfer opportunities. In general, college representatives will be available between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and 5 to 6:30 p.m. The schedule for specific colleges can be found at the Bennington center page,, or by calling the Academic Center at 802-447-2361. This event is free and open to the public.

White Chapel Society sale

BENNINGTON -- The White Chapel Society of White Chapel Church will hold its annual fall tag and food sale on Oct. 12 to 14.

Working Group meeting for Rensselaer County

TROY, N.Y. -- The United States Department of Agriculture, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Rensselaer County Soil and Water Conservation District gives notice that there will be a Local Working Group meeting, open to the Public, for Rensselaer County on Oct. 12. The meeting will be held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension conference room, on the second floor of the Ag & Life Sciences Building, USDA Service Center, from 10 a.m. to noon. The purpose of the meeting is to provide input to NRCS on local and state natural resources priorities and criteria for Farm Bill programs.


Bennington Select Board

Bennington Town Office, conference room, 5:30 p.m.

205 South Street

Agenda: Minutes, Sept. 24; warrants; citizens; fire department truck proposal; agency funding policy for fiscal 2014; Grand List, errors and omissions; manager’s report, if any; other business; executive session: personnel/contracts.

SVSU Policy Drafting


Central Office conference room, 5 p.m.

Agenda: #5185 Anaphylaxis; #6000 Curriculum Policy; #3105 Residency Requirements for Student Enrollment; discussion on SVSU professional development opportunities which include equipment purchase; tracking sheet; review status; other.

Dissolution/Consolidation Study Public Sessions

Hoosick Falls, N.Y., Senior Center on Church Street. 6 p.m.

Agenda: The public sessions for the Dissolution and/or Consolidation of Services Study for Hoosick Falls have been announced. The first session will be Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. at the to present the report prepared by the Center for Governmental Research to the community. The prepared documentation is available at the village offices or online at

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