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July 7, 2016

Poultney’s Discount Food Store decimated in fire

Lightning suspected as cause

POULTNEY — Friday, On July 1, at 11:49 p.m. a motion sensor alarm went off at the Discount Food Store of Poultney at 298 E. Main Street in Poultney.  The owner of the store, Russell Merrill, age 60, of Poultney, Vt.,…