Randolph Fire Station Burns

Randolph — As one of the first to respond to an early morning call to his own fire station, all longtime Randolph Village volunteer firefighter Larry Thurston could do was watch as the building burned. Most of the …

Hartford Picks A Park

Hartford — Facing significant public pressure, the Hartford Selectboard decided on a 5-2 vote to move forward with a plan to build a pocket park in Quechee at an estimated cost of $311,000, ending years of indecision on …

Hanover Terrace’s Nonprofit Status Questioned

Hanover — New Hampshire regulators have asked an Upper Valley nursing home why it has not registered as a nonprofit or filed financial and conflict-of-interest reports with the state’s Justice Department. Terry Knowles, assistant director of the department’s Charitable Trusts Unit, noted in an Aug. 21 letter to …

Merge With Dresden Still An Option

Hanover — In response to Vermont’s new school consolidation law, administrators and School Board members in Hanover and Norwich continue to consider the possibility of mergers with nearby districts and within the Dresden School District itself. A new opinion from Dresden’s attorney indicates that voters in the two …

Bruce Lisman to Run for Vt. Gov.

Montpelier — Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Lisman points to his private sector experience on Wall Street as qualification for running a competent government free of political spectacle. “The normal process is politicians doing usual things that get the usual results,” the former international financier told VtDigger on Tuesday. …

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