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'The Nick' &nbsp

Pizza place uses new recipe to raise funds for disabled man

CLAREMONT — At Tremont House of Pizza in Claremont, you can order a regular or specialty pizza in small, large, and family sizes — and, for a limited time only, you can order “The Nick.” More...

Local

Annual Star Party to be held at Saint-Gaudens &nbsp

CORNISH — On Saturday Sept. More...

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Aug. 21 6:27 a.m. — Caller reported a burglary on Sunapee Street. 9:12 a.m. — Caller reported criminal mischief on Cheney Street. 12:58 p.m. — Caller reported an assault on Elm Street. More...

Statewide Driver Restoration Program begins Sept. 1

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Nation

In drought, drones help California farmers save every drop &nbsp

LOS BANOS, Calif. — A drone whirred to life in a cloud of dust, then shot hundreds of feet skyward for a bird's-eye view of a vast tomato field in California's Central Valley, the nation's most productive farming region. More...

Los Angeles airport back to normal after panic-filled night &nbsp

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles International Airport slowly returned to normal Monday after false reports of a shooter sent hundreds of panicked passengers racing onto streets or the tarmac and caused major flight delays, authorities said. More...

Sports

Complaint: Black students punished more harshly than whites &nbsp

RICHMOND, Va. — Black students and students with disabilities attending public schools in Virginia's capital city are more severely and more frequently punished than their classmates, according to a complaint filed Wednesday with the U.S. More...

Newport Fall Sports Preview &nbsp

Field Hockey Head coach: Beck Merrow Last year's league & overall records: 5-8-1, NHIAA Division III, placed 14th, lost 1-0 to Gilford (2015 state runner-up) in playoffs. More...

LOCAL NOTICES &nbsp

Want something included in our local notices section? Email Tim Taylor, Eagle Times sports editor, at sports@eagletimes.com. Please include all noteworthy details, as well as contact information. More...

Obituaries

Marsha N. Cota &nbsp

CORTEZ, COL. — Marsha Norene Cota died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, after a brief battle with cancer.  She was born Oct. 11, 1950, in Bellows Falls, to Kenneth and Helen Cota. More...

Special Sections

Kuster: Federal policies hurting NH dairy farms &nbsp

CLAREMONT — A federal insurance program created to protect dairy farmers from destructively low price margins forced 19 New Hampshire farms to close this year, U.S. Congresswoman Annie Kuster told a gathering of farmers and experts on Monday. More...

VT pharmacies to issue naloxone prescription-free &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — In a few days, users of naloxone — known by its brand Narcan — will no longer need a prescription to purchase the potentially life-saving drug that can reverse an opioid overdose.   More...

Region

States review clean energy projects for New England region &nbsp

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts officials are joining with electric utilities to evaluate more than 50 solicitations from companies to build plants that would generate clean energy for all three states. More...

Highway fatalities increase in Vermont &nbsp

MONTPELIER, Vt. More...

Mother found guilty of 2nd-degree murder in toddler's death &nbsp

NASHUA — A woman accused of beating her 3-year-old daughter was convicted Monday of second-degree murder in the child's death. More...

Education

NH student SAT scores better in English than math &nbsp

CONCORD — Newly released test results show 67 percent of New Hampshire 11th graders meet college and career ready standards in English language arts but just 41 percent meet the benchmark in math. More...

Poor Elijah’s Almanack &nbsp

Back at it

Teaching isn’t the only vocation with a seasonal rhythm. Farmers shift gears at regular intervals, and back when I unloaded trucks, my old boss warned his bride about his busy season — “I’m a retailer, baby. More...

Complaint: Black students punished more harshly than whites &nbsp

RICHMOND, Va. — Black students and students with disabilities attending public schools in Virginia's capital city are more severely and more frequently punished than their classmates, according to a complaint filed Wednesday with the U.S. More...

Opinion

Americans affirm voter ID laws &nbsp

If photo ID laws are the bane to minority voting rights that leftists and assorted federal judges claim, you’d expect the public to agree. More...

Alternatives to military intervention in Syria &nbsp

In June the influential Center for New American Security (CNAS) issued a report that urges greater U.S. military involvement in Syria to defeat ISIS and bolster Syrian opposition groups. More...

The Fed seeks to postpone a federal government dafault &nbsp

I have been writing for years that our government is essentially broke and the federal debt will never be repaid. Within this context, the Federal Reserve has been the great enabler of even more federal debt by its ZIRP policy. More...

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