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Man sentenced in 2017 Newbury fatality

BARRE—David Gilbo of Newbury can avoid prison time after pleading guilty on Nov. 30 to a misdemeanor criminal charge of grossly negligent operation in driving a pickup truck that struck and killed a Ryegate man at P&H Truck Stop.

Bridge restored after flood

WAITS RIVER—As of last week, a bridge is back over troubled water. After being unable to cross the iconic, one-of-the-most photographed bridges in Vermont, for a second time in less than two years, local residents are happy Pike Hill Bridge is fixed and quick access to Route 25 is restored.

Tarleton project approved amidst objections

PIERMONT—Lake Tarleton, nestled in the thick forests of the White Mountains, attracts plenty of summer tourists and local boaters and hikers looking for a place of quiet contem- plation. But for the last two years, a heated debate has swirled around the serene setting, stemming from the U.S. Forest Service’s plan to cut and harvest […]

Rivendell could consider building closure

WEST FAIRLEE—At their most recent board meeting on Nov. 14, the Rivendell School directors struggled to adopt a preliminary plan to change the configuration of the four-town district. Rising tax rates and soaring real estate values have put additional pressure on the system to make program and budget reductions in order to ease some of […]