Wallingford Historical Society will be hosting Gary Shattuck, author of “Insurrection, Corruption and Murder in Early Vermont: Life on the Wild Northern Frontier” on Tuesday, September 30 at Town Hall at 7:00 p.m. Mr. Shattuck will talk about the “Black Snake Affair” of 1808 and the War of 1812 with a focus on Wallingford, Danby and Tinmouth residents. The program is free and open to the public.
VT Agency of Transportation’s Mladen Gagulic notified the town that improvements to the Hartsboro Road railroad crossing have been scheduled for mid-October and improvements to the Route 140W railroad crossing will take place during next year’s construction season.
The Rutland County Sheriff’s Department will be holding an unused/unwanted medication collection event on Saturday, September 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Diamond Run Mall in Rutland.
Congratulations Bethany Bosch for swimming the English Channel in 17 hours and 39 minutes!
Democratic Primary Ballot Republican Primary Ballot
Representative for Congress: Representative for Congress:
Peter Welch – 39 Mark Donka – 6
Governor: Donald Notte – 13
H. Brooke Paige – 10 Donald Russell – 8
Peter Shumlin – 31 Governor:
Lt. Governor: Steve Berry – 3
State Treasurer: Scott Milne – 26
Beth Pearce – 39 Lt. Governor:
Secretary of State: Phil Scott – 30
Jim Condos – 39 State Senator:
Auditor of Accounts: Brian Collamore – 20
Doug Hoffer – 36 Peg Flory – 22
Atttorney General: Kevin Mullin – 24
H. Brooke Paige – 8 State Representative:
William Sorrell – 31 Thomas Burditt – 26
State Senator: Probate Judge:
William Carris – 27 Nicholas Michael – 25
Anissa DeLauri – 23 Assistant Judge:
Eldred French – 34 Jean Coloutti – 25
State Representative: David Lewis – 17
Dave Potter – 35 State’s Attorney:
Probate Judge: Marc Brierre – 29
Kevin Candon – 35 Sheriff:
State’s Attorney: Stephen Benard – 28
Rose Kennedy – 34
* No candidate received more than two votes on the Liberty Union and Progressive Primary Ballots
Wallingford residents can bring household hazardous waste to the town’s Transfer Station free of charge on Saturday, October 11 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact Rutland County Solid Waste at (802)770-1333.
If you are interested in serving on a committee, please contact the Town Administrator at 446-2972. Municipal seats available:
Development Review Board 1 vacancy, Planning Commission 2 vacancies, Recreation Committee 1 vacancy, Energy Committee 3 vacancies, Conservation Commission 3 vacancies
Fire District No. 1 residents – the Prudential Committee has a vacancy. Contact the Fire District office at 446-2964.
Elfin Lake has closed for the season. See you next summer.
Explore the town of Wallingford’s new website to read meeting agendas and minutes, download a zoning permit application or review local ordinances. There is a list of elected and appointed officials with contact information and even a calendar featuring upcoming meetings and events. Town Clerk and Treasurer services, emergency contact information and statewide road conditions can be found on this website. View photographs of the community on nearly every page thanks to citizens who offered their scenic images. Enjoy.
The Historical Society’s Railroad Section House will be open to the public the first Saturdays in September and October from 10 a.m. to noon.