For the fourth time in less than a year, my building downtown, which houses my business, as well as several others, has been vandalized. Not counting when a drunk driver crashed his truck into the front of my building after having too much to drink at the Bethel Depot (a fact that I am sure […]
After being elected moderator of last night’s school budget meeting, I have newfound respect for Carroll Ketchum and other town meeting moderators who have served before him. Robert’s Rules of Parliamentary Procedure are thorough, and at first, quite confusing, but once you get an understanding of them, they actually start to make sense. However, when […]
On April 10, 2006 I attended the meeting of the local selectboard to complain about the sad state of the roads in Bethel. I supported the presentation given by Michael Manning, who outlined, in graphic detail, just how poor the roads in Bethel have become. Chris Costanzo covered the story in an article in that […]
I have been very active in the local community lately. I am currently the Vice Chair of the Bethel Business Association, working with Kirk White to extend the reach of the BBA, combining its efforts with those of the Bethel Revitalization Initiative.
Here is a copy of a letter I wrote to the Town Manager today. Delbert Cloud Town Manager Town of Bethel 134 South Main St. Bethel, VT 05032 Dear Del: I am writing to express mild frustration in the fact that, with one exception, every time I have called the town offices in the last […]