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  • Jay Potter, of North Pomfret, salvages boards from a second floor addition to a historic Hartford Village, Vt., home owned by Deborah Milne, of Norwich, before the scheduled demolition of the structurally unsound roof on Monday, May 10, 2021. Milne bought the former blacksmith shop, built in 1865, as a foreclosure in 2019, and began demolition herself before hiring Potter to help save the building. “I love putting old stuff back together,” said Potter. “Anybody can new build.” (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to

Published: 5/11/2021 5:12:03 PM
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