Butterfield banks stabilized
Itwill cost almost one million dollars ( USD) for the Derby Line Cemetery Association to rebuild the banks of the cemetery which for the last decade was always on the brink of falling down on the Tomifobia River and creating a monumental flooding in a huge sector of the Rock-Island district of Stanstead.
The association is funding the project on its own as query to state and federal government have led to nothing.
Older resident may remember that in the 1970’s, the United States embarked in a ‘secret’ program to protect their country from the invasion of the Cubans of the North, the euphemism for Quebec’s radical. The result was a border wide, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, swath of land where all trees were cult six feet on each side. Including here in Stanstead. Donald Trump was not the first with big dreams. The result has been slide after slide of soil over the year and finally a couple of years ago the damage
including truck pulls, the Demolition Derby, pie contests and fantastic live entertainment, headlined by Jo Dee Messina,” said Karl Stone marketing manager of NH Grand, the official visitor information source for Coos County. The fair boasts free parking, on-site camping, and one low price admission of $15 per person on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Monday that includes midway rides and music. On Saturday and Sunday, admission costs $16 per person, which includes midway rides, and seniors 70 and older are free every day of the fair. With an accompanying adult, admission for children under 36” is also free.
For more information on the Lancaster Fair, please visit: lancasterfair.com.
Huge machinery is trying to restore
the cliff to a safer position.