Bradford Voters put skids on road salt at Saturday Town Meeting

BRADFORD—Town meeting voters narrowly approved a change in elections procedure, ousted an incumbent from the selectboard, and made a slim reduction to the operating budget with the aim of reducing future road salt use on town roadways during winter maintenance.

Previews: Orford Town Meeting, Bath Town Meeting and Rivendell School District

ORFORD—Voters will gather in person for their town meeting at the Rivendell Academy gym on March 14 at 7 p.m. A notable item on this year’s warrant is Article 19, which asks voters whether they want the selectboard to study the feasibility of the town buying the Orford Congregational Church building at a mutually agreed […]

Haverhill candidates state their case

HAVERHILL—Five candidates for the Haverhill Selectboard, but only two seats to fill. While town meeting will be held on Saturday, March 18, officer elections and other items will be voted on at the polls on Tuesday, March 14.

New sheriff bemoans woeful finances

Dead on arrival. That’s how Orange County’s new sheriff, George Contois, described the department he inherited from former sheriff Bill Bohnyak on Feb. 1. “When I first tried for the position, everything looked good,” Contois said in an interview on Feb. 27. “Then all of a sudden, when I got an opportunity to take a […]

Photo of the Week

The Fairlee Town Hall was filled with laughter Saturday night at The Logger show featuring Rusty DeWees as the audience was entertained by stories, music and gut-busting humor. The show was sponsored by Smugglers Notch Distillery and the Journal Opinion.

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