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Fire department awarded $260K for new air packs

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Eight months after applying, the Springfield Fire Department has been awarded a $260,000 grant to purchase new self-contained breathing apparatus, replacing units that have been in use since the early 2000s.    More...

Meriden resident honored for military service by LSRVNA &nbsp

MERIDEN — On Wednesday, May 10, Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice (LSRVNA) honored John H. McNamara of Meriden, at a “We Honor Veterans” ceremony in his home. Surrounded by family members John Jr., Patricia, Kevin, Clara and Terry McNamara, Mr. More...

Gearing up for the 2017 Springfield Steampunk Festival &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The Steampunk Society of Vermont, a federally recognized nonprofit based in Springfield, Vermont, is hosting the third annual Springfield Steampunk Festival on Sept. 23 and Sept. 24 at Hartness House Inn. More...

School board talks assisting students with adverse home lives

CLAREMONT — In anticipation of potentially challenging future budgets, Superintendent Middleton McGoodwin opened discussion at the most recent Claremont School Board meeting about adverse childhood experiences and the challenges they present to the d More...

Board suggests changes to Bricker's site plan

CLAREMONT — Discussion about the proposed site plan for BJ Bricker’s, the Claremont restaurant closed since 2013, has been extended yet again after members of the Planning Board asked for updated site plans for their next meeting.    More...

Sports

Newport honors baseball, softball seniors &nbsp

NEWPORT — Newport said goodbye to six senior baseball players and four senior softball players Tuesday, honoring them at their games with Conant.Recognized before the games were baseball players Dylan McNamara, TJ Hubert, Brenden Halleck, Bryce Turne More...

Obituaries &nbsp

Zylpha A. Dings &nbsp

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. —  Zylpha A. Dings, 93 of Wilder, Vermont, and formerly of Pleasant Valley Estates in Claremont, died Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the Brookside Nursing Home in White River Junction, Vermont. She was born Jan. More...

Arthur G. Hill &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — Arthur Gerald Hill, 82, died Monday, May 22, 2017, at his home in Charlestown.He was born April 24, 1935, in Bellows Falls, the son of Gerald and Stella (Tenney) Hill.Arthur was part owner and operator of 3 Hills Farm until 1984.He enjo More...

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