The purpose of the hearing is to give the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed amendments to the approval of independent schools.
As you may have read, Fairpoint is being sold to Consolidated Communications out of Illinois.
Voters, parents of school children, and interested residents may go to any of these meetings in any of these towns.
The meetings will help voters understand what happens if the articles are approved and what happens if they are not.
This is not a Vermont specific problem, but a rural America problem.
For those who may be interested in the broader context of this challenge this is a great read with a lot of data.
I look forward to continuing to work on these issues with our towns during the upcoming Legislative Session.