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Celebration Marks Opening Of Bartonsville Bridge
Monday, 01/28/13
By Susan Keese
More than a hundred people braved frigid temperatures Saturday to celebrate the opening of the new Lower Bartonsville covered bridge. The single-lane, lattice-truss bridge is modeled on its 140 year old predecessor, which was swept into the Williams River in Tropical Storm Irene.
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Bartonsville Bridge To Re-Open On Saturday
Thursday, 01/24/13
By Mitch Wertlieb
For a lot of people, their mental image of Tropical Storm Irene comes down to the 20-second video shot by Sue Hammond of Rockingham who captured the Bartonsville Covered Bridge being swept away in the floodwaters. But the historic span has been rebuilt by engineers, and will re-open this Saturday.
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Rockingham Woman Documents Bartonsville Bridge Reconstruction
Monday, 10/22/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Rockingham resident Sue Hammond famously recorded as Tropical Storm Irene's floodwaters crushed the Bartonsville Bridge and swept it down the Williams River. Now she's documenting its reconstruction online.
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Rockingham Receives Additional Funds For Covered Bridge Repairs
Monday, 10/08/12
The Vermont League of Cities and Towns has delivered additional money to the town of Rockingham for restoring the historic Bartonsville Bridge, which was destroyed in Tropical Storm Irene.
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Bartonsville Bridge Rebuild Underway
Monday, 10/01/12
A new covered bridge across the Williams River is taking shape next to where its 141-year-old predecessor was swept away in Tropical Storm Irene.
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Post Irene, Vt. Towns Are Borrowing At Swift Pace
Monday, 08/27/12
By Kirk Carapezza
As Vermont cities and towns continue to borrow money at a swift pace in the wake of Tropical Storm Irene, the state treasurer is defending the increase in municipal bonds.
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Rockingham To Remember A Bridge And Celebrate A New One
Thursday, 08/09/12
A Windham County town is planning to mark the anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene by remembering the loss of a local icon - the historic Bartonsville Covered Bridge, which was swept away by floodwaters.
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Some Towns Can Expect FEMA Reimbursements, While Others Are Still Waiting
Thursday, 06/07/12
By Nancy Eve Cohen
As the end of the fiscal year approaches, some town officials say they're about to receive most of the federal funding that they've applied for to repair roads damaged by Tropical Storm Irene.
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Rockingham Covered Bridge Repair To Begin
Monday, 03/26/12
Rockingham's Select Board last week discussed the current status of the Worrall and Bartonsville historic covered bridges.
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Rockingham Accepts Bids To Rebuild Bartonsville Bridge
Thursday, 09/22/11
By Kirk Carapezza
The town of Rockingham is going out to bid for bridge repairs, and holding a series of community meetings to discuss options for the historic Bartonsville Bridge, three weeks after Tropical Storm Irene swept it down river.
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