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 690 acres of trees around the lake.