A Closer Look

Nov
21

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
5 min read
Nov
14

Recycling and the plastics challenge

What happens to the plastics brought to Thetford Recycling?
6 min read
Nov
07

Fire Ponds are part of our essential town infrastructure

Thetford has 27 fire ponds, many of which were built in the 1960's.
6 min read
Oct
10

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.
4 min read
Sep
27

First-time homebuyers of Thetford

It seems impossible to buy your first home without help.
4 min read
Sep
26

A maintenance plan for gravel roads

Gravel roads are where a large part of the Thetford population lives.
5 min read
Sep
22

There's not much to report on local housing initiatives

The Planning Commission could be the body to watch.
3 min read
Aug
29

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.
5 min read
Aug
22

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.
5 min read
Aug
13

Is it time for an assessor?

There are funds available for a town-wide reassessment without necessarily increasing the municipal budget.
4 min read