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Picking his spots
12-06-2023 3:46 PM

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Trail connecting Rivendell schools behind on maintenance
05-31-2024 7:01 PM


ORFORD — Maintenance challenges and issues with private landowners mean that about a quarter of the 36-mile Cross Rivendell Trail is closed and the people who care about it are pondering its future.The trail was first founded about 25 years ago as a...

Rivendell Interstate School District annual meeting preview
03-29-2024 4:17 PM

Articles of note: Voters in the four towns served by the Rivendell Interstate School District will decide whether to permanently move their annual meeting day from the evening of the third Thursday in March to the third Saturday in March. The article...

Town Meeting results: West Fairlee OKs increased funding for fire department
03-05-2024 12:14 PM

WEST FAIRLEE — Voters approved all articles as warned at Saturday’s floor meeting.Of West Fairlee’s 521 registered voters, there were 31 present at the meeting, Town Clerk Staci Sargent said in a Tuesday email. That puts turnout at 6%.Among the items...

Town Meeting preview: West Fairlee weighs increasing Selectboard stipends
02-25-2024 10:51 AM

Article of note: One article asks whether voters will increase the annual stipend for Selectboard members to $1,200 and provide an additional $200 to the chair.Contested races: There are no contested races.Budgets and other spending articles: The...

Volunteers needed for Rivendell school reconfiguration committee
12-18-2023 4:31 PM

ORFORD — Rivendell Interstate School District seeks volunteers to serve as committee members as the district prepares to implement a three-year plan that will close one of its schools. At a November meeting, the Rivendell School Board approved a...

Rivendell board OKs plan that would close elementary school
12-04-2023 4:25 PM


FAIRLEE — The Rivendell Interstate School District Board voted 6-2 last month to move forward with a plan from district administrators that would result in the closure of the Samuel Morey Elementary School in Fairlee. Two additional board members were...

Foggy flight
10-31-2023 1:48 PM

Rivendell considers school reconfigurations to cut staffing costs
10-31-2023 4:12 AM


WEST FAIRLEE — In an effort to avoid another major school tax increase, the Rivendell Interstate School District is asking people in Orford, Fairlee, West Fairlee and Vershire to consider major school reconfigurations.“In general, we have a community...

Kenyon: No respite from conflict in Upper Valley
10-22-2023 1:16 AM


Mohsen Mahdawi was looking forward to a break from city life and spending a long holiday weekend at the hilltop cabin he built a few years ago in West Fairlee.With foliage season nearing its peak, Mahdawi expected to do some leaf peeping. He...

Long way around
10-09-2023 11:54 AM

Vermont Route 113 to be closed this weekend for culvert upgrade
09-06-2023 4:33 PM

THETFORD — Route 113 near the West Fairlee/Thetford town line is scheduled to be closed this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9 and 10, to allow for the installation of a new culvert.A detour route will be in place for drivers south from Route 113...

Vermont Route 113 to be closed for 48 hours
07-06-2023 2:46 PM

THETFORD — Vermont Route 113 at the town line between West Fairlee and Thetford is scheduled to be closed for 48 hours later this month to allow for a culvert replacement, according to Thetford’s town website.The closure, now scheduled for July 22 and...

Informational session for Route 113 construction to be held May 18
05-10-2023 1:13 PM

THETFORD — The Vermont Agency of Transportation is holding a virtual public informational meeting next week on a culvert replacement project that will require Route 113 be closed on the West Fairlee/Thetford border for a weekend in June, according to...

Fish finder on Lake Fairlee
04-20-2023 6:31 PM

Hatch starts from scratch to help Bean Hall
03-19-2023 7:07 AM


WEST FAIRLEE — Jillian Hatch drives by Bean Hall multiple times a day. Often, her two young sons are with her, and one of them will inevitably ask the question, “What is that, and why is it closed?” And so Hatch tells them about the three-story...

Town Meeting: West Fairlee elects two Selectboard members
03-10-2023 11:05 PM

WEST FAIRLEE — In Tuesday’s ballot voting, West Fairlee residents approved a budget and elected municipal officers.The approved municipal budget is $871,000, of which $734,000 is expected to come from taxes. That’s up from the budget voters approved...

Annual meeting preview: Rivendell’s $14.7M budget before voters
03-04-2023 5:46 PM

Contested races: Two candidates are running for a three-year term representing Orford on the School Board: David W. Ricker and Charles Smith Jr.Budgets and spending articles: The proposed budget is $14.7 million, up from the $13.3 million budget...

Town Meeting preview: Three candidates on the ballot for West Fairlee Selectboard
03-02-2023 12:48 PM

Articles of note: One article asks whether voters will exempt the West Fairlee Fire Department from property taxes for another five years. Another asks for an appropriation of $66,000 to support the fire department.Contested races: Three people are...

It’s not about the bite
01-18-2023 4:28 PM

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