Morning Briefing -- Wednesday

Wednesday February 13, 2013

Wednesday, Feb. 13

Pre-School Story Hour

BENNINGTON -- February 13 - A Pre-School Story Hour will he held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. for children 3 to 5 upstairs in the Rotary Meeting Room at Bennington Free Library. Children will explore the world of literature through stories, songs, movement and art. For more information, call Linda or Chris at 802-442-9051. At the Senior Center

BENNINGTON -- Bennington Senior Center activities will include Valentine Potluck starting at noon. Call the Senior Center to sign up 802-442-1052; The movie shown from 1 to 3 p.m. will be "Blue Smoke," starring Alicia Witt, Matthew Settle and Scott Bakula, from a book by Nora Roberts.


Hoosick Falls Central School Board

High School Library, 7 p.m.

Agenda: Regular meeting. Vermont Veterans Home Board of Trustees Vermont Veterans’ Home, 325 North St., Crispe Multipurpose room, 12:30 p.m. Agenda: Regularly scheduled quarterly meeting.

Sunderland Board of School Directors

Sunderland Elementary School, 6:30 p.m.

Agenda: Approval of minutes of the Jan. 2 meeting; report of the superintendent of schools: preparation for town meeting; report of the principal; appointments/resignations; directors’ orders and financial statements; public comment; other business.

Shaftsbury Elementary School District Board

Shaftsbury Elem School Learning Center, 6 p.m.

Agenda: Citizens comments; financial: Treasurer’s report: January, budget status reports, other; new business; consent agenda: committee reports: SVSU board meeting, Jan., other; principal’s report: building update, storage building, 2013/2014 anticipated enrollment; auperintendent’s report: special services: update on autism program supports; chair’s report; other; future meeting dates Wednesdays: March 13; April 10; May 8; June 12.


Dog licenses available

SHAFTSBURY -- In Shaftsburym 2013 dog licenses available, license by April 1 to avoid late charges. Rabies clinic will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon at Buck Hill firehouse. Rabies vaccines are $12 per shot.

Get your license by mail: Enclose proper fee, current rabies certificate and check to Judy Stratton, Town Clerk; PO Box 409, Shaftsbury, VT 05262. Dog License Fees: Intact $19 - Altered $15.

Town Clerk Office hours: Monday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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