Vernon briefs

New Vernon town plan completed; public hearing scheduled for Aug. 29

VERNON — VERNON - For nearly a year, the Vernon Planning Commission has been working on a new edition of the Vernon Town Plan.

As part of the final approval process, a public hearing is set for Wednesday, Aug. 29, at 6:30 p.m., at the Town Office Building on Governor Hunt Road.

The public is invited to comment on the plan. A subsequent hearing will be held by the Selectboard. Read the plan at

Town-Wide Yard Sale is Sept. 8

Another town-wide yard sale is being organized for Saturday, Sept. 8, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

There is a $5 registration fee that covers: two weeks of advertising in local media, a yard sign to attract shoppers, and a map of yard-sale sites for shoppers.

To register, download and print the registration form at and return your registration by Aug. 24 to be included on the map. Organizers ask participants to be good neighbors: “If you plan to enjoy the benefits, please contribute to the expense.” Contact Emily Vergobbe at 802-451-6269 with questions.

Make checks payable to: Emily Vergobbe. Mail to: 34 Christine Court, Vernon, VT 05354, or drop them off at Vernon Green Nursing Home during normal business hours.

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