copyright the Chronicle September 14, 2016
by Elizabeth Trail
BARTON — The select board here unanimously voted Monday to allow members of an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) group to use a two-mile stretch of Barton roads starting in the spring.
That will give the town time to adopt an ordinance to cover what select board member Jody Frey called “the procedural stuff” — speed limits and the like.
“I see it as a win-win,” select board Chair Bob Croteau said before the vote. “This is a small amount of road and a well thought out plan. I think it’s very reasonable.”
About seven members of the Borderline Ridge Riders came to the select board’s meeting in hopes of getting permission to ride on a half-mile stretch of the East Albany Road and a mile-and-a-half stretch of the Stevens Road that runs between existing trails in Albany and Glover.
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