February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

VTrans presents intersection project &nbsp

State to revisit elimination of Exit 7 traffic slip

SPRINGFIELD — Following a unanimous vote by the Springfield Selectboard to not approve the elimination of a southbound slip lane at Interstate 91 Exit 7, the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) will bring the town’s opinion back to its design t More...

Local

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Feb. More...

Lebanon Opera House appoints new executive director &nbsp

LEBANON —The Lebanon Opera House (LOH) Board of Directors has successfully concluded a comprehensive search process and announced Tuesday that Joe Clifford will serve as the organization’s new executive director, effective March 20. More...

Sports

Sunapee's Austin dominates NHIAA Alpine championships &nbsp

FRANCONIA, N.H. — There's no doubt who the king of the hill is.Sunapee senior Will Austin dominated from start to finish at the NHIAA Division IV Boys Alpine Skiing Championships Tuesday, posting the fastest time in every run. More...

Newport falls hard &nbsp

NEWPORT — With four games on tap for Newport in four days, Hopkinton was not the team to start off that stretch with. Kearsage knocked Hopkinton from the ranks of the unbeaten on Saturday and the Hawks were in no mood to drop another one.   More...

Local roundup: Kearsarge ends Stevens' streak at 9 &nbsp

Boys Basketball Kearsarge 58, Stevens 41 Stevens has been playing well of late, but so have the Cougars, and coming off a big upset win Saturday night, Kearsarge wasn't about to blow it at home.  More...

Special Sections

Level funding in state budget a concern for local agencies &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — About 35 citizens voiced their concerns to local legislators about “level-funding” in Vermont Gov. More...

Man going to prison for sexually assaulting teen &nbsp

NEWPORT — A Langdon man pleaded guilty Tuesday in Sullivan County Superior Court to charges that he twice raped and assaulted a teenage girl. More...

Region

2 Springfield men arrested for drug trafficking &nbsp

HOLYOKE, Mass. More...

Report: NH ranks 50th in school breakfast participation &nbsp

CONCORD — New Hampshire ranks second-to-last place in the nation for school breakfast participation according to the annual School Breakfast Scorecard Report released Tuesday by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC).   More...

Foundation grants $20K to help local food pantries &nbsp

Food pantries in Charlestown, Newport among 33 to benefit

PLYMOUTH, N.H. — A $20,000 grant awarded by the NH Electric Co-op Foundation to the NH Food Bank will be dispersed to 33 food pantries across the state, including local food pantries in Newport and Charlestown. More...

Opinion

Vote yes on Articles 8 and 9 in Springfield &nbsp

To the Editor,   I’m writing to urge Springfield voters to approve Article 8 and Article 9 on the ballot at town meeting. More...

Urging citizens to apply for state boards, commissions &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Obituaries &nbsp

Hazel Carpenter &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Hazel (Lewis) Carpenter, 89, of Claremont, New Hampshire, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 at Elmwood Center in Claremont. More...

Brandy Clemons &nbsp

ACWORTH — With heavy hearts the family announces the passing of Brandy Clemons, 41, at her home on Crescent Lake in Acworth, New Hampshire on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 after a long illness. More...

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