Barton Selectboard To Solicit New Sand Bids

On the right Richard Labrecque questions the Barton selectboard's decision to accept a late bid for winter sand.
Ed Barber
Staff Writer

The Barton selectboard will solicit more bids for 5000 yards of winter sand due by October 15th. An original bid request advertised in August resulted in one bid from Richard Labrecque. A second bid received well after the deadline from Jean Couture was ultimate accepted and then rejected by the selectboard on September 24th. Read more in the Newport Daily Express.