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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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Events Planned To Commemorate Irene's Anniversary
Friday, 08/24/12
By Susan Keese
Next Tuesday evening, bells will ring in churches and public spaces statewide to commemorate the anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene - and Vermont's ongoing recovery. In many hard hit towns the observances start this weekend, with potluck suppers, concerts, art exhibits - and, in the town of Newfane, a parade.
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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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Bellows Falls Citizens Push for Bridge Repairs
Thursday, 07/19/12
Bellows Falls residents are concerned that since the closing of the Vilas Bridge in 2009, the decreased flow of traffic into their community has been hurting local businesses and causing traffic flow problems.
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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 Tops Off Its Gas Budget
Monday, 04/23/12
With more than two months still left in the fiscal year, the town of Rockingham has surpassed its diesel fuel and gasoline budget. Rising gas prices and the cost of damages caused by Tropical Storm Irene have hampered future road projects.
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Rockingham Inches Toward Repairing Historic Covered Bridge
Wednesday, 04/11/12
The town of Rockingham continues to make plans to replace the Bartonsville Bridge which was destroyed during Tropical Storm Irene. Officials estimate it will cost $1.6 million to rebuild the 140-year-old covered bridge.
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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 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 Bid To Repair Covered Bridge
Tuesday, 03/13/12
Rockingham's Select Board has unanimously accepted a bid from a private bridge building company for the repair of the Worrall Covered Bridge.
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Rockingham Debates Animal Control Issues
Thursday, 07/21/11
By Kirk Carapezza
The town of Rockingham is debating whether to hire the county sheriff to manage animal control issues.
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Rockingham Voters Approve Spending Increase
Tuesday, 03/02/10
By Susan Keese
Voters in Rockingham held the "floor" portion of their town meeting Monday night. They scrutinized their level-funded budget in a mood of caution due to the sluggish economy. Then, in a surprise move, they voted to spend more.
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Rockingham, Bellows Falls Table Merger Plans
Thursday, 01/14/10
The town of Rockingham and the village of Bellows Falls have tabled a plan to merge. The two boards held a special meeting on Tuesday to vote on the merger and plan for a Town Meeting Day vote on the proposal.
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Rockingham, Bellows Falls To Vote On Merger
Thursday, 01/07/10
By Susan Keese
Officials in Rockingham and its village of Bellows Falls have agreed to bring a long-debated merger to a vote on town meeting day. In order to move the merger forward, they've left a few sticking points to be settled, if the two entities become one.
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