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New town policy would help people displaced by business expansion &nbsp

Town adopts anti-displacement and relocation plan  Plan would help those forced to relocate due to business expansion  By Tory Jones toryb@eagletimes.com  More...

Local

1 arrested, 4 sought for Wal-Mart thefts &nbsp

LEBANON — Police have arrested one and are seeking four in connection with shoplifting at the Wal-Mart in Lebanon.    More...

Chester police get canine officer &nbsp

CHESTER — All heads turned in the town hall when Chester Police Chief Richard Cloud entered the upstairs meeting room with his dog, Dutch. They were on the agenda at the Feb. More...

Opinion

The United States is a constitutional republic, not a democracy &nbsp

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Phil Scott shows his true colors &nbsp

To the Editor,After years of saying that he wasn’t opposed to the idea of marijuana legalization, Phil Scott’s administration made it clear last week that they will not be supporting a proposed bill this session. More...

Vote for Articles 8 and 9 &nbsp

To the Editor,On town meeting day, we will be voting "yes" for Articles 8 and 9 on the Springfield ballot, and encourage our friends and neighbors to do the same. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Piano and mandolin concert in Bellows Falls &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Stone Church Arts presents two world-class musicians, pianist Virginia Eskin and mandolinist August Watters, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. More...

Irate Movies &nbsp

Tension filled 'A Cure for Wellness' not for the faint of heart

Not for the faint of heartThis description can easily used to describe Gore Verbinski's "A Cure for Wellness.”Verbinski is a personal favorite of mine, mostly since we are both punk rockers at heart. More...

NH guitarist to perform at Taverne on the Square &nbsp

CLAREMONT — On Thursday, Feb. 23, Andrew Merzi will play his brand of acoustical, Folk/Country/Alternative rock at Taverne on the Square from 6 to 9 p.m. in Claremont.   More...

Special Sections

Project will redesign sidewalks, fix 3 roads &nbsp

WINDSOR — Residents in the area of Windsor’s Jacob, Pine and Court streets will see an improvement this summer courtesy of a long-awaited road and sidewalks reconstruction project. More...

Warrant, budget set for Unity &nbsp

UNITY — Warrant articles for the 2017 Unity Town Meeting were approved last week by the town board of selectmen, and include a near level-funded budget, a proposed change to the organization of the municipal fire department, and several monetary appr More...

Region

Doctor reunited with wife from Iran after travel ban blocked &nbsp

A newlywed doctor in New Hampshire has been reunited with his wife, an Iranian citizen who successfully traveled to the United States after President Donald Trump's executive order held up their plans. More...

Sununu signs law making it easier to carry hidden guns &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A license is no longer required to carry hidden loaded guns in New Hampshire. More...

Sports

FM Unified nips Newport in regular season finale &nbsp

LANGDON — The gestures of sportsmanship bridged the gap between two opposing teams Wednesday, a clear sign that who won and who lost was not important. More...

College: Deschaine earns NE10 Academic All-Conference citation &nbsp

Saint Michael's College field hockey junior Jenna Deschaine, a Stevens Hgh School graduate, and senior Monica Miles were among 86 student-athletes across seven sports selected for a Northeast-10 Conference Academic All-Conference honor for the fall s More...

Local roudnup: Newport seniors bow out &nbsp

NEWPORT — Technical difficulties prevented the playing of the nation anthem from being played before the game, but the Newport student body suddenly began to sing as the players headed toward their benches. More...

Obituaries &nbsp

James L. Kirby &nbsp

CLAREMONT — James Loren Kirby, 62, of Claremont passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, surrounded by his family. More...

David W. LaClair &nbsp

CLAREMONT — David W. LaClair, 57, of Puckershire Avenue in Claremont, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, following a period of failing health. More...

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