Lyme Approves School Budget

Lyme — Voters approved all warrant articles during a short and to-the-point school district meeting at the Lyme School on Thursday night. With virtually no discussion, about 75 residents unanimously passed the $6 million school budget and a …

In Norwich, New Chairwoman and Town Manager Don’t Mix

Norwich — The new Selectboard on Wednesday voted 4-1 to make Linda Cook its chair, picking a selectwoman who publicly opposed the facilities bond that failed on Tuesday and clashed with Town Manager Neil Fulton over their respective …

Hartford Mulls Sewer Improvements

White River Junction — With the spring thaw coming, residents know they once again can expect to see significant flooding in downtown White River Junction. Morgan Perrone, owner of the Valley Flower Company, remembers last summer, when an …

Piermont to Consider Yard Sale Ordinance

Town Meeting will take place Tuesday, March 10, in the Old Church Building, with ballot voting from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Voters will decide on the budget and other warrant articles when the meeting reconvenes at 7:30 p.m. at Piermont Village School. Residents will meet on Tuesday, …

State: Packard Hill Covered Bridge in Lebanon Badly in Need of Repair

Lebanon — Nearly a quarter-century of wear and tear have taken their toll on the structure and appearance of a wooden bridge spanning the Mascoma River on Riverside Drive in Lebanon. The Packard Hill Covered Bridge, constructed by the Ashland, N.H.-based Arnold M. Graton Associates in 1991, sits …

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