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Pownal board wants grandstand demolished

POWNAL — The Board of Health voted Thursday to seek demolition of the fire-damaged grandstand building at the former Green Mountain Race Track. The board, which is composed of Select Board …

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POWNAL — Select Board members, acting as the town Board of Health, will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. in a special session to discuss the fire-gutted grandstand at the former Green Mountain Race … more
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