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Handling of garage project roils tiny Mount Holly, Vt.

An ongoing fracas over plans for a new town garage in Mount Holly, a town of 1,237 between Killington and Okemo mountains in Vermont, illustrates the challenge to the public process inherent with the attitude and relationships of small New England towns. The Select Board proceeded with planning the garage – and whether the discussion and planning was in the open, in publicly posted meetings is up for debate – up to the point where it went to bid this spring.