Archive for January, 2006

Shoreham’s GeoBee Champ

January 12, 2006

Congratulations to Zachary Muzzy for winning our school-wide National Geographic Society (NGS) GeoBee on December 19th. Zach was one of 15 qualifiers from the classroom bees to compete in the school wide bee. These students were Joey Ciaramitaro, Daniel Mench-Thurlow, Brittany Clark, Brandi Whittmore, Alex Dragon, Zachary Muzzy, Taylor Patterson, Micah Lynch, Jimmy Wells, Hailey Rouse, Ajah Tier, Yvette Blair, John Hanfield, Jessica Brisson and Jasper Christensen All students who participated in our bee this year should be proud of their effort. The bee is an important acknowledgement by our school of geographic learning. [from Principal’s Notes; S.Hotte]


Town Meeting—Itchin’ to Run for Office?

January 3, 2006

If you’ve been pondering the possibility of running for office at the next Town Meeting, here’s what you need to know. Also see the Dec.6 post about getting and Article listed on the Meeting warning.

  • Petitions and Consent forms are available at Town Clerk’s Office.
  • The completed petitions must be returned to the Town Clerk’s Office by 4 pm. on Monday, January 30, 2006 in order for the candidate names to be placed on the March ballot.
  • Petitions for office need to have signatures of one percent of the registered voters in town—at least 7 valid (registered voter) signatures are needed. It is better to have more.

Here are the seats which will be up for election in March:

  • Moderator—One 1-Yr Term
  • Town Clerk—One 1-Yr Term
  • Treasurer—One 1-Yr Term
  • Trustee Of Pub. Funds—One 1-Yr Term
  • Selectboard—
    Two 1-Yr Terms
    One 2-Yr Term
    One 3-Yr Term
  • School Directors—
    One 3-Yr Term
    Two 2-Yr Terms
  • Water Commissioners—One 3-Yr Term
  • Listers—
    One 3-Yr Term
    One 2-Yr Term
  • Library Trustees—
    One 5-Yr Term
    One 2-Yr Term
    One 1-Yr Term
  • UHS Director—One 3-Yr Term
  • Planning Commission—Two 4-Yr Terms
  • Constable—One 1-Yr Term
  • Delinquent Tax Collector—One 1-Yr Term
  • Town Agent—One 1-Yr Term
  • Grand Jurors—Two 1-Yr Terms
  • Auditors—
    One 3-Yr Term
    One 2-Yr Term
    One 1-Yr Term

If you have any questions or comments, use the “Comment? link below or call the Town Office (897-5841). Visit the Town Government pages for more info on the various boards and committees.