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Bapp fined $25,000 for junkyard violations

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by Joseph Gresser

BARTON — Brent Bapp, whose unpermitted junkyard was a thorn in the Barton Select Board’s side for nearly six years, has been fined almost $25,000 by Judge Thomas Walsh.  Mr. Bapp’s property off Burton Hill Road here was strewn with old camper trailers and car parts that could be seen from the road.

In April 2018 a town resident complained about the abandoned vehicles Mr. Bapp had on his land.  Mr. Bapp told the select board there were only three non-working rigs on his property that he used for parts.

At almost every meeting over the next several years the select board here raised the issue of what members said was an illegal junkyard off Burton Hill Road, and complained of state inaction.

On June 13,….

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