April 14, 2020

Town Leaders,

Of the constituents who have called or emailed me in the last three days, 80% have issues with the unemployment insurance system and concerns about the delay in the federal stimulus checks promised weeks ago.  We know tonight that the federal stimulus chec...

April 10, 2020

Town Leaders,

This week my attention has been glued to working on our state's connectivity crisis.  There are communities in VT where over 40% of households lack sufficient access for a teacher or a student to participate in remote learning activities.  Through a patchw...

April 7, 2020

Town Leaders,

As the pace of COVID changes affecting local towns steadies, I am tempering the pace of these updates as I get information I believe relevant to your community work and leadership.  Here are some things that have come across my radar in the last 48 hours:


April 4, 2020

Disclaimer – The budget numbers included below are changing week to week. They are included here to provide a picture of where we are at present. They are likely to get worse before they get better.

The impacts of the COVID-19 virus will be far and wide and will cause h...

April 3, 2020

Town leaders,

Not a huge amount of updating yesterday, so I chose to spare your mailboxes.  Below is some updated information for your weekend reading:

First, Friday the Secretary of State's office announced a directive allowing a municipality to postpone municipal elect...

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Best ways to reach Tim:



Cell: (802) 384-8256

Home: (802) 785-2414

Best ways to reach Jim:



Home: (802) 785-4146



Jim Masland and Tim Briglin were elected to represent the Windsor-Orange 2 district towns of Norwich, Sharon, Strafford, and Thetford in the Vermont House of Representatives.  Their current two-year term is for 2019-2020.


Jim Masland is serving his eleventh term in the Statehouse and is a member of the Ways & Means Committee.


Tim Briglin is serving his third term in the Statehouse and is the Chair of the Energy & Technology Committee.


You can find Jim and Tim's seats in the General Assembly by clicking here.  Their seat numbers are #82 and #93, respectively.


The Vermont State Legislature's website has a tremendous amount of information.  On the site, you will find information about all state representatives and state senators, bills and resolutions that have been introduced, hearing schedules and reports for House and Senate Committees, information about visiting the Statehouse, links to Vermont Statutes and Vermont's Constitution, and links to other branches of state government.