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Andy Kepes tapped to lead Ferrisburgh Central School

Posted on March 14, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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FERRISBURGH — Former Mount Abraham Union High School principal and current Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union curriculum coordinator Andy Kepes will be the new Ferrisburgh Central School principal. 

Kepes’ hire became official on Monday night, when the Addison Northwest School District board was happy to endorse the unanimous recommendation of its search committee to replace Beth Brodie, who will step away after three years.

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Ferrisburgh news for Mar. 7

Posted on March 7, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



Sunday, March 10: Land of Milk and Honey: Beekeeping, Ferrisburgh Historical Society, Town Hall, 2 p.m.

Tuesday, March 12: VUHS Boosters Club Meeting, VUHS library, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, March 13: Personalized-Learning Parent Information, VUHS, 6 p.m.

Thursday, March 14: Middle School Instrumental & Vocal Concert, VUHS, 7 p.m.

Thursday, March 14: Community Dialogue — Vaping, VUHS, 5:30- 6:30 p.m.

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Ferrisburgh Town Meeting results 2019

Posted on March 7, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



FERRISBURGH — Ferrisburgh residents at their annual town meeting on Saturday backed all proposed spending measures, and on Tuesday cast their ballots in unopposed races for town offices.

Residents from the floor of town meeting at Ferrisburgh Central School backed the selectboard’s proposed town budget of roughly $2.065 million, one that crested $2 million for the first time.

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Ferrisburgh Town Meeting Preview 2019

Posted on February 28, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



FERRISBURGH — Financial decisions await Ferrisburgh residents at their annual town meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, and in voting booths at their Route 7 town office building from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

Elections will not be contested: Office-seekers have a clear path to election in March, but there will be a new face on the Ferrisburgh selectboard after Steve Gutowski decided to step down after almost six years on the board and roughly three decades serving the town.

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Vermont Grange contest lists winners from Ferrisburgh

Posted on February 25, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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FERRISBURGH — Members of Ferrisburgh Grange No. 539 and Junior Grange received recognition for their participation in the Vermont State Grange contests late last year.

Winners in the Recycled Project were:

Ages 11-14 Group: Trinity Arel, first place; Sadie James, second.

Ages 8-10 Group: Alice Peabody, first; Connor James, second; Willard Peabody, third; Rudy Devoid, fourth.

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Ferrisburgh hears pitch from city for police work

Posted on February 21, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



FERRISBURGH — Vergennes Police Chief George Merkel and City Manager Matt Chabot made a pitch to the Ferrisburgh selectboard on Tuesday that the town should contract with the city police department, not the Addison County Sheriff’s Department, for its annual traffic enforcement needs.

Ferrisburgh currently has a $15,000 annual deal with the sheriff’s department to patrol roads for a certain number of hours, mostly to control speeding.

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Ferrisburgh town meeting to be held March 2

Posted on February 11, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



Tuesday, Feb. 12, 7:00 p.m., VUHS Boosters Club Meeting, VUHS library.

Saturday, Feb. 16, 6:30 p.m., Ferrisburgh Grange King Pede card party, Ferrisburgh Town Hall.

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 6:30 p.m., Ferrisburgh Town Selectboard meeting.

Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m., Ferrisburgh Town Meeting, FCS.

Monday, March 4, 6:15 p.m., PTO meeting, FCS.

Tuesday, March 5, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.,  Voting, Ferrisburgh Town Hall.

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Rokeby honors black history month with special programs

Posted on February 4, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



FERRISBURGH — Rokeby Museum will be open Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. throughout February in honor of Black History Month. Special programs for youth and adults will also be offered.

“Sometimes in the telling of stories of the Underground Railroad,” says director Catherine Brooks, “there can be an over-emphasis on the people who helped fugitives from slavery. This year as we honor the complex history of the African diaspora, we will focus on self-emancipated slaves that lived and worked on the farm that is today Rokeby Museum.”

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Ferrisburgh selectman Gutowski to step down

Posted on January 31, 2019 |
By Andy Kirkaldy



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FERRISBURGH — There will be a new face on the Ferrisburgh selectboard after Town Meeting Day elections.

Selectman Steve Gutowski, 65, has decided to step down after almost six years on the board and roughly three decades in all serving the town in various positions.

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Watch logging in action in Ferrisburgh

Posted on January 28, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



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FERRISBURGH — A Vergennes nonprofit is inviting the public to visit Lower Otter Wildlife Management Area to view an active timber harvest this week.

Vermont Coverts, in conjunction with the state departments of Fish and Wildlife and Forest Parks and Recreation, will host the workshop “From the Tailgate: Active Harvesting” on Thursday, Jan. 31, 1-3 p.m. at the wildlife area off Sand Road in Ferrisburgh.

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