By KATHRYN FLAGG
BRANDON — Otter Valley Union High School board members dialed back severe spending plan cuts at a board meeting last week, instead settling for an estimated $322,000 in cuts that will spare, in part, the French and tech education programs.
By JOHN FLOWERS
VERGENNES — The 2009 legislative session is just getting off to a start this week, but Addison County’s only freshman lawmaker has already built a new coalition under the Golden Dome.
By ANDY KIRKALDY
VERGENNES — Personnel changes are helping Vergennes Union Elementary School officials keep proposed 2009-2010 spending in check. The draft $3.54 million budget that the VUES board will look at later this month — probably on Jan. 18 — calls for a increase of 1.7 percent that is well below inflation.