10 years ago:
The state agency of transportation closed a 500-foot section of the eastbound lane of Route 9 near Haystack Road citing safety concerns. The section of the road was collapsing and eventually crumbled into the river, leaving the guard rail suspended in midair over the abyss.
William “Buzzy” Buswell announced his intention to run for a selectboard seat vacated by Magnus Thorsson, who resigned. Buswell, a businessman and a familiar face in Dover town politics, said his focus would be on economic development.