OUUSD set for annual meeting

BRADFORD—The Oxbow Unified Union School District will hold its annual meeting on May 12. There will be an in-person meeting at 6 p.m. to vote on the proposed 2022-2023 budget and other items. There will also be an Australian ballot vote on proposed changes to the district’s charter. Polls in Bradford and Newbury will be […]

In Times Past: Roads to and from

Five decades ago, the new interstate highway arrived, opening in Fairlee in 1971, then Bradford in 1972, and eventually Newbury in 1974. The highway’s impact has been economically and socially profound. In many ways, the history of towns along I-91’s route can be divided into two eras: before and after its arrival. This is not […]

Board to discuss retail pot

BRADFORD–Bradford town officials may consider asking voters whether the municipality should permit retail marijuana sales. Act 164 passed in 2020 will allow retail marijuana sales in Vermont to begin on Oct. 1, 2022. While the state’s Cannabis Control Board regulates marijuana sales, including retail and wholesale markets, communities must first opt-in to permit retail sales […]

Shaky Archertown bridge under scrutiny

ORFORD–Orford Selectboard members want to reduce the stress on a red-listed bridge that is scheduled to be replaced next year. Board members voted on April 27 to implement emergency safety measures on the Archertown Road bridge over Jacobs Brook near the village in response to a worsening crack in one of the walls. The measures […]

Photo of the Week

A quartet of black bear cubs scramble around the boulders and surrounding rocky terrain in Piermont last week. The question is, where is Mama Bear? Probably not too far away.

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