Piermont Village School mulls tuition change

PIERMONT—Piermont’s high school tuition policy took center stage during the board meeting last week. Tuition at some schools has exceeded the cap set by Piermont voters nearly 20 years ago. The rising costs and how to handle them dominated a lengthy discussion at last week’s school board meeting.

Tax rate set in Haverhill

WOODSVILLE—After an unprecedented standoff between Haverhill and a state agency delayed tax bills and thrust local entities into a cash crunch, the impasse appears to have been resolved. Town officials announced that a tax rate had been set for 2022. Property tax bills were to be mailed out this week after a clerical error delayed […]

Rivendell District opts for status quo budget

ORFORD—A divided school board has tentatively proposed an 11.35% increase in spending next year to maintain the district’s existing programming. On Jan. 17, the school board reviewed alternative drafts of the proposed 2023-2024 Rivendell School District budget. Administrators had distributed two proposals for their consideration.

In Times Past: Lost to Technology

At noon on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 1951, eight Bradford women lost their jobs. It was a scene replicated at locations throughout the valley in the 1950s, as local telephone operators were supplanted by an automated dialing system. The loss of the human touch did not go unnoticed. Switchboard operators were hailed as “uncrowned heroes of […]

Photo of the Week

The setting sun is reflected on the icy surface of Lake Morey in Fairlee in a photograph taken earlier this month, before a snowstorm hit the region on Sunday night and Monday bringing between 6 and 12 inches of snow to much of the region.

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