A bountiful deer season, but are ticks, COVID part of the picture?
While deer evidently spread COVID among themselves, the odds of a hunter contracting COVID from a deer seem minuscule
Recycling and the plastics challenge
What happens to the plastics brought to Thetford Recycling?
Fire Ponds are part of our essential town infrastructure
Thetford has 27 fire ponds, many of which were built in the 1960's.
Private water companies look for a municipal plan
They're hoping for an engineering assessment of potential and existing water systems in Thetford's villages.
First-time homebuyers of Thetford
It seems impossible to buy your first home without help.
A maintenance plan for gravel roads
Gravel roads are where a large part of the Thetford population lives.
There's not much to report on local housing initiatives
The Planning Commission could be the body to watch.
The language of road cracks informs a five year repair plan
The amount of road deterioration from one pass of a tractor-trailer is equivalent to that from 9,600 passenger cars.
Grain farming, with a twist, returns to the Upper Valley
The fine sandy loam soli at Birch Meadow Farm makes it possible to grow spring wheat.
Is it time for an assessor?
There are funds available for a town-wide reassessment without necessarily increasing the municipal budget.