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In Vt., COVID-19 Means A Break From Town Meeting Day Tradition

A person in a headscarf stands next to signs outside a brick building.
Joe Amon
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Connecticut Public/NENC File
Community organizer Asma Elhuni of Hartford, Vermont, greets voters at the polls on March 3, 2020, last year's Town Meeting Day. This year, due to COVID-19, things will be different.

The COVID-19 crisis has interrupted tradition, from holiday celebrations to Vermont's Town Meeting Day. This hour, we take an in-depth look at how individual municipalities are navigating Town Meeting Day this year, and we answer your questions.
Our guests are:

  • Karen Horn, public policy director of the Vermont League of Cities and Towns (VLCT)
  • Bobbi Brimblecombe, Marshfield town clerk
  • John Odum, Montpelier city clerk
  • Kent Young, Stratton town clerk
  • Sarah Merriman, Middlesex town clerk
  • Sasha Thayer, Plainfield Select Board chair

Broadcast live on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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