Bradford aims to reduce false alarms

BRADFORD—On June 24, the Bradford Selectboard approved two new ordinances to address fire department reimbursement and false alarms. The reimbursement ordinance identifies incidents, like an unpermitted burn, where the Bradford Fire Department can bill businesses or individuals after a response. The false alarm ordinance states that the fire department will bill businesses and individuals with […]

Traffic calming measures under consideration

FAIRLEE—The Fairlee Selectboard is considering measures to lower traffic speeds around Lake Morey and improve pedestrian safety. The town may lower the speed limit on Lake Morey Road from 30 to 25 mph during summer, add more speed limit signs, or install speed bumps in order to make the area safer for summer crowds, according […]

County budget wins approval

NORTH HAVERHILL—A Grafton County operating budget for the next 12 months in excess of $48.7 million was overwhelmingly approved by legislators on Monday morning. Meeting mostly in person at the county complex, the delegation of state representatives voted 25-1 to approve the spending plan. Rep. David Binford, R-Bath, was the lone dissent. Ten other Republicans […]

Board restores one trash can

BRADFORD—There is a new development in municipal trash collection in downtown Bradford. Earlier this year, garbage receptacles and recycling bins from several sidewalk locations on Main Street and Barton Street and one in Denny Park were removed after voters approved a budget in March that essentially defunded trash and recycling collection in the downtown and […]

Photo of the Week

Woodsville High School Softball team and fans celebrate after Saturday’s shutout win over Newmarket 3-0 earning their third NHIAA D4 state title in four years.

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