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Local

Fugitive of the Week: John K. Murray &nbsp

John K. Murray, 43, is wanted for allegedly violating the terms of his probation.Murray was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury on Dec. More...

TLC accepting applications for depression study &nbsp

CLAREMONT — TLC Family Resource Center is now accepting enrollment for a pilot research study that was announced earlier this year. The study is sponsored by Dartmouth’s Synergy Community Engagement Pilot Program.    More...

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

Utilizing federal funds to improve your home

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development (RD) has a number of loan and grant programs that help homeowners who are of very low to low income improve, repair or modernize their homes.     More...

Community

North Walpole woman named Home Care LNA of the Year &nbsp

KEENE — Annie Scanlon of North Walpole has received the 2017 Home Care LNA of the Year Award from the Home Care Association of New Hampshire. The award, given annually since 1974, recognizes outstanding caregivers in the home setting. More...

Bridge and cribbage results &nbsp

The Claremont Bridge Club met at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at the Earl M. Bourdon Centre in Claremont. More...

Claremont Senior Center news &nbsp

Our next Senior Men’s Breakfast will be Monday, Aug. 21. Doors open at 8 a.m., breakfast is served at 8:15 a.m., the guest speaker 8:45 a.m. The menu includes pancakes, sausage or bacon, juice and coffee. Members are $2 and non-member guests are $3. More...

Obituaries &nbsp

Francis E. DeCoteau &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Francis Edward DeCoteau, 89, of Claremont, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, at his home.He was born June 12, 1928, in Rochester, New Hampshire, the son of Thomas and Cecile (Duchemine) DeCoteau.Francis was an aerial photographer in the U.S. More...

David W. Austin &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — David W. Austin, 78, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. He was born April 12, 1939, in Meadville, Pennsylvania and lived in Bellows Falls. More...

Joan M. Holmes &nbsp

GOSHEN — Joan M. Holmes, 92, of Goshen, died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, following a sudden illness. More...

Longtime barber shop to change owners

CLAREMONT — Three decades is a good run for any business, and that tally is set to grow under new ownership at Off Pleasant Street Barber Shoppe as Shirley St. More...

Athens, Grafton eye merger as WNESU grapples with Act 46

GRAFTON, Vt. More...

Region

NH to receive $208K in historic preservation grants &nbsp

WASHINGTON — U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, with the National Park Service, on Thursday announced $208,504 in Historic Preservation Grants to New Hampshire. More...

Sports

Stingrays swim team places second at state meet &nbsp

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. — Another year, another state runner-up title for the Connecticut River Valley Stingrays Swim Team. More...

Local junior golfers compete in Vermont Drive Chip and Putt qualifier at Okemo Valley

LUDLOW, Vt. — The Vermont qualifier for the 2018 National Drive, Chip and Putt Championship was held Wednesday, Aug. 2 at Okemo Valley Golf Course. More...

Claremont Speedway rained out, 7th time of summer

CLAREMONT — Claremont Speedway’s latest scheduled racing event was canceled due to the daylong rain that fell across the Twin State region. More...

Lifestyles

Book Nook

Settle in for an enjoyable ride with 'The Long Haul'

From here to there.That’s where you need to move your stuff: from point A to point B. Take it out of one place and put it in another, possibly many miles away. More...

Bramblings

Good fences, part 4

I wrote a Bramblings column a while back about good fences making good neighbors. More...

Notes from the Garden

Shady ladies: Hostas and other wonderful shade plants

It took me a long time to appreciate hostas. When I was a young gardener, I wanted bright flowers with lots of pizazz — roses, daffodils, peonies. More...

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