Over the 146 years the fair has been featuring the races, the harness racing community that once was evenly distributed throughout the region’s working farmland now is all but gone from the area.
Voters have gone back and forth to the polls in Royalton, Bethel, Rochester and Tunbridge. Now things are beginning to shake out with state approval of a planned Bethel-Royalton merger.
In a key change, the school board that governs the proposed merged district would not have the power to close a local school without that community’s consent.
(This story is by the Valley News, in which it first appeared June 30, 2017.) TUNBRIDGE — Residents on Thursday rejected a proposed school merger with Chelsea, the latest development in a series of consolidation votes this year in the White River Valley. The vote was 164-160. Tunbridge residents on April 11 initially approved the […]
Voters in Royalton, Sharon, Strafford and Tunbridge all passed a resolution saying they oppose David R. Hall’s plans for a massive development in the area. He says he’s undeterred.
This week’s Young Writers Project entry is “Thrill on the Hill” by Margot Frost, a fifth-grader at Tunbridge Central School.
This week’s entry in the Young Writers Project is “Cows,” by Keenan Thygesen, a fifth-grade student at Tunbridge Central School.
This week’s Young Writer’s Project entry is “The Power of Family,” by Cole Banks, a fifth-grader at Tunbridge Central School.
FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications in northern New England, has expanded broadband to more than 140 homes and businesses in Barnard, Bethel and Tunbridge.