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Barre City Considers Truck Detour
City officials in Barre are
asking the public whether large trucks should be banned from Main Street, which has
been rebuilt over the past two years.
Brattleboro Votes Down Local Sales Tax
By Kirk Carapezza
representatives in Brattleboro voted over the weekend in favor of a $14
million upgrade of the town's police and two fire stations. But they
overwhelmingly opposed a tax to pay for it.
On NH Border, Brattleboro To Vote On Local Sales Tax
Brattleboro will decide this week whether to approve a proposed one
percent local option sales tax, which town officials say will generate funds to improve fire and
Barre Group Plans To Open Food Co-operative Downtown
of Granite City Grocery are
rolling out a membership drive this week to sign up 600 founding members by
next spring in an effort to help revitalize Barre's downtown.
Vt. Town Uses Sheep To Maintain Grass In Cemeteries
town governments have often neglected taking care of their cemeteries, leaving them with overgrown lots and crumbling grave markers. Now,
one Chittenden County town is
using sheep and goats to maintain grass in its sacred public spaces.
Shelburne Considers Purchasing Fire Rescue Boat
The Shelburne Fire Department has proposed purchasing a used
fire rescue boat to use on Lake Champlain for approximately
$36,000. If purchased, it would be the only firefighting boat in the area.