Barton Firework Display Back On For July 4th

Fireworks will culminate a day of fun at the fairgrounds.
Ed Barber
Staff Writer

The July 4th firework display at the Orleans County Fairgrounds in Barton received the go ahead from the town selectboard after clearing a legal hurdle with attorney Bill Davies. Voters appropriated $4000 for fireworks; the town sends a check to the Village of Barton. The village trustees declined to host the event due to insurance costs. The town selectboard met on Tuesday afternoon and voted to send a check directly to NorthStar which delivers the fireworks. Read more in the Newport Daily Express.