Ordinance repeal rebuffed in Fairlee

FAIRLEE—Nearly two-thirds of residents attending a special town meeting on Feb. 24 voted to retain an ordinance regulating short-term rentals. The selectboard adopted the ordinance last year to aid enforcement of the town’s zoning bylaws.

Barnet Civil War photo mystery explored

BARNET—When Barnet artist Edward Kadunc was shown a photo of a Civil War Union Army captain posed with four young black men possibly soldiers themselves, the unusual image instantly intrigued him. He knew he had to paint it. This is Part 2; Part 1 was in the Feb. 21 edition.

Roystan recalls time on board after 27 years

NEWBURY—Alma Roystan is closing one chapter of her life after 27 years on the Newbury Selectboard. Roystan, who is not seeking reelection, will leave the board when her term expires on town meeting day next week.

Photo of the Week

Alice Young of Bradford shows off the face painting she received at the first annual Bradford Winter Carnival hosted by the Bradford Parks & Recreation Commission. Approximately 200 people attended the event held at the Bradford Academy and mostly indoors due to the lack of snow for outdoor activities.

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