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In a mild winter, trading tree stumps for snow

karenb@lakevillejournal.com

CORNWALL — Stump grinding traded for snow plowing. It’s been that kind of a winter. For anyone dealing with a town snow removal budget, it’s all good.

Before the light snow late last week, only about $16,500 of Cornwall’s $75,000 snow budget had been spent, it was reported at the Feb. 21 Board of Selectmen’s meeting. Most of that was spent on road salt, but there was still a pretty good-sized pile of that left.

The board approved transferring and spending $10,000 of that line item on the removal of a portion of a very large pile of tree stumps and logs from the town gravel pit.

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