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Mayor Apel Announces Solar Power Project

Project Estimated to Save Town $130,000 Annually Mayor George F. Apel today has announced that the Town of Vernon has taken initial steps toward solar power production. The energy improvement measure, a 999.36 kilowatt solar project, is expected to result … Continue reading

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Mayor Apel, Town Council Approve Additional Storm Alfred Funding

Mayor George F. Apel today has announced that Town Council has approved an additional emergency appropriation to cover the costs incurred as a result of Winter Storm Alfred. On November 15, 2011, the Town Council approved $2,834,000 in emergency appropriations … Continue reading

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Mayor Apel Greets Third Grade Students from Lake Street School

Mayor George F. Apel today greeted members of the third grade class from Lake Street School who were on a field trip tour of Vernon Town Hall. The students were given a guided tour of various offices, town council chambers, … Continue reading

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Mayor Apel Statement on the 70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Mayor George F. Apel today issued the following statement commemorating the 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor: “Today, on December 7th, we pause to remember and honor the 2,400 Americans whose lives were lost seventy years ago at Pearl Harbor. We … Continue reading

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Mayor Apel, Town of Vernon Hold 9th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Mayor George F. Apel and the Town of Vernon yesterday held the town’s 9th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. The event, which began at 6:15 p.m., featured the town’s 3rd Annual Torchlight Parade, followed by the tree lighting and carol sing … Continue reading

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Mayor Apel, Town of Vernon to Hold Tree Lighting, Winterfest Ceremonies

On Friday, December 2, 2011, Mayor Apel will join members of the community for Vernon’s 3rd Annual Torchlight Parade and 9th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony to kick-off Vernon’s 2011 Winterfest and the holiday season. The parade, which is scheduled to … Continue reading

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Mayor Apel Statement on Thanksgiving Day

Mayor George F. Apel today issued the following statement on Thanksgiving Day: “For over two centuries, Thanksgiving has been observed as a day to come together with family, friends, and the community to give thanks for the many blessings of … Continue reading

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