Budget vote set as Newbury plots exit

BRADFORD—The fate of the fledgling Oxbow Unified Union School District weighs in the balance. The district for Bradford and Newbury is still searching for voter approval of an operating budget for the school year underway. At an Oct. 21 meeting held by Zoom, the school board finalized a $16,780,183 proposal for the four schools and […]

Group studies taking PVS private

PIERMONT—Several Piermont residents are moving forward with a study considering the privatization of Piermont Village School. The chair of the Transition to Private School Advisory Committee briefed the Piermont Village School Board during its meeting on Oct. 20. The committee was formed last December after consultation with the school board. The panel’s chair, Lee Robie, […]

Broadband buildout moves up to 2021

BRADFORD—Parts of Bradford, Corinth, Fairlee, and West Fairlee could see a deployment of a new broadband network as early as next year. ECFiber announced on Oct. 21 that it plans to build over 160 miles of fiber-optic network in those towns and Windsor in 2021 if a proposed operating budget is approved by its directors […]

Bradford approves salt, ice rink buys

BRADFORD—The Bradford Selectboard approved a couple of purchases to get the town ready for winter weather at its meeting on Oct. 22. One is an annual item. The selectboard approved the purchase of winter road salt from American Rock Salt, the lone company that supplied a quote to the town. Bradford Highway Chief Phil Page […]

Photo of the Week

TRAVELED BACK IN TIME?—Friday at the Mill Building in Bradford, one would think that they fell through a wormhole and were back in the 1920s due to the parking lot filled with these antique vehicles. In fact it was a cruise trip for these car enthusiasts stopping in town for lunch.