Dummerston briefs

Board of Civil Authority to meet

DUMMERSTON — DUMMERSTON - The Board of Civil Authority will meet Wednesday, Jan. 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Town Offices.

The board will review the newest additions to the voter checklist, appointment of Assistant Election Officials, review of election procedures for the Presidential Primary/Town Meeting on March 1, and have a sign-up for working the polls.

For more information, contact Town Clerk/Tax Collector Pamela McFadden at 802-257-1496.

Historical Society to meet

DUMMERSTON - The annual meeting and program of the Dummerston Historical Society will be held on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m., in the Historical Society's schoolhouse in Dummerston Center.

The business meeting will include adoption of the annual budget, election of officers, an update on the completed building addition, plans for celebrating the Society's 40th anniversary in June and the dedication of the new addition.

The program, at 7:30 pm, will feature Tristam Johnson, interim executive director of the Landmark Trust USA.

He will discuss the history and mission of the organization and describe the several historic properties in Dummerston which have been restored and are maintained by the Trust. They include Naulakha (Rudyard Kipling's Vermont home), the Dutton Farmhouse, the Amos Brown House, The Sugar House, Kipling's Carriage House, and the well-known Scott Farm.

The Dummerston Historical Society welcomes all visitors; programs are free of charge and handicapped accessible. For more information, call 802-254-9311.

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