Town seeking input on traffic calming proposals

PLAINFIELD — Plainfield officials are considering taking measures to slow traffic on Bonner Road, which connects Plainfield Elementary School to Main Street.    More...

Local

Locals awarded Cheshire Health Foundation Nursing scholarships &nbsp

KEENE — Cheshire Medical Center hosted a reception July 28 for the 2017 recipients of the Cheshire Health Foundation nursing scholarship, all of whom will enter a four-year baccalaureate nursing program this fall. More...

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Aug. 13  12:26 a.m. — Suspicious activity reported on Whitcher Road.  1:15 a.m. — Harassing text messages reported on Sunapee Street.  6:59 a.m. — Suspicious activity reported on Chandlers Mill Road.  7:13 a.m. More...

Wings of Hope Butterfly Release benefit &nbsp

LEBANON, N.H. — On Saturday, Sept. 9, hundreds of majestic Monarch butterflies will take flight simultaneously during the Wings of Hope memorial butterfly release event to be held in Colburn Park in Lebanon from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Obituaries &nbsp

Martha E. Motes &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — Martha E. Motes, born Oct. 13, 1929, died Aug. 16, 2017.   More...

Edward J. Graff &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Edward J. Graff, 98, formerly of Sandy Lane in Charlestown, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at Valley Regional Hospital following a brief illness. He was born July 16, 1919, in Jersey City, New Jersey, the son of Joseph F. More...

Jennifer L. Dyer &nbsp

CLAREMONT — After an almost two-year battle with cancer, Jennifer L. Dyer, 49, of Claremont, gained her angel wings. She passed on Aug. 19, 2017 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.She was born Aug. More...

Trustees name members of fire committee

BELLOWS FALLS — The Village of Bellows Falls Trustees met Tuesday for the first time since the decision was made to eliminate four union fire department positions along with an undesignated number of police officers, “in accordance” with the dem More...

Police pursue driver of stolen pickup truck &nbsp

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Sports

Sprint football offered at Franklin Pierce University

RINDGE, N.H. — It's a well-kept secret in New Hampshire and other states that carry the sport, but not because anyone is trying to hide it. Unfortunately, it just happens to take a back seat to “regular” college football.  More...

Springfield Rotary & Lions to battle Town of Springfield in softball &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Rotary Club and Springfield Lions Club are again teaming up to take on departments of the Town of Springfield in softball Thursday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. at Riverside Park’s Bill Robinson Field.   More...

Thunder Road concludes Thursday night season on Jet Service/Accura Night &nbsp

BARRE, Vt. — Barre’s Thunder Road hosts its final Thursday night event of the 2017 racing season this Thursday, Aug. 24 with Jet Service Envelope/Accura Printing Night. More...

Opinion

Where is the public in this public health crisis? &nbsp

During the 2016 election cycle, the opiate crisis and addiction in New Hampshire was the #1 voting issue and has now officially been deemed a “Public Health Crisis.” However, it is the only public health crisis that I am aware of that has not specifi More...

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