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Town not sending water line flyer
A flyer sent to some Williston homeowners about their water line responsibilities is not affiliated with the town, said Assistant Public Works Director Lisa Sheltra. It is an advertising flyer from the company HomeServe.

Gun club appeals decision
The North Country Sportsman’s Club in August appealed a June Development Review Board decision stating that the club must remove fill on its property that violated conditions of its permit. The fill was brought in as part of a remediation and stewardship plan worked out with the state Department of Environmental Conservation to improve soil and water quality.
A status conference was held with Environmental Division Judge Thomas Durkin on Sept. 29, and a mediation session must be held by Jan. 19, 2015.
Town Manager Rick McGuire said he expects the appeal to go to court, since settlement seems unlikely between the town, the club and neighbors.

Girls Rock the Capitol
High-school age girls with an interest in government service and advocacy can apply for Girls Rock the Capitol, a legislative internship led by Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains. No Girl Scout experience is needed.
This intensive program links girls to female legislators who act as mentors, while girls learn about and work on issues affecting the future of Vermont from inside the State House.
To apply, contact Nicole Nolan at (888) 474-9686, ext. 4142 or nnolan@girlscoutsgwm.org. Applications are due Oct. 31.

Try for the Environment seeks applicants
TRY for the Environment, a Vermont leadership program for teens, is seeking students in grades 7-12 who care about the environment to help teach younger kids about renewable energy issues.
The program is offered through the University of Vermont Extension 4-H Teen and Leadership Program in partnership with the Vermont Energy Education Project.
Twelve TRY (Teens Reaching Youth) teams, each consisting of two to four teens and an adult mentor, will be selected from throughout the state for the program. The deadline to apply is Dec. 15 with notification by Dec. 22 if selected for the 2015 program.
For information and an application, visit www.uvm.edu/extension/teenleadership and click “programs.”