NOAA: World in 2013 was 4th hottest on record

WASHINGTON - The sweltering year of 1988 first put global warming in the headlines and ended up as the hottest year on record. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

High winds, surf pummel through Hawaiian islands

HONOLULU - High winds and huge surf have been pummeling the Hawaiian islands this week, with gusts blowing off roofs, downing power lines and causing a tree limb to fall and kill a golfer visiting from Japan.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Police: Public's help needed in burglaries

CHARLESTOWN - Police are seeking the public's help in tracking down the suspect(s) involved in two burglaries last week.  "I'm looking for the public's help. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Former Newport officer faces possible civil suit

CONCORD - A former Newport police officer, talk radio host, and reporter for the Eagle Times currently doing time in prison for a child pornography conviction, is facing the possibility of a civil suit brought by a fellow inmate.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Michael A. St. Martin

NEWPORT - Michael A. St. Martin was born March 24, 1956, in Newport, the first child of Alfred E. St. Martin and Zora Zahareas St. Martin. He departed his earthly home Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Wood products industry supported by large grant

Citizens Bank Foundation has provided a $25,000 grant to the Center for the Skilled Workforce Initiative in Wood Products Manufacturing, which will help the industry build the highly skilled workforce necessary to be economically competitive in the g More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

VERMONT POLICE LOG

Police find heroin in Conn. woman's car   More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

TWIN STATE BRIEFS

Husband of late Vt. senator picked to replace her   More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Public hearing to be held for insurance settlement

CLAREMONT - The public is getting a chance to have a say on how the school district plans to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars tonight at a public hearing.  The school board is getting a windfall from the Local Government Center as part of More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

City, DPW close to contract deal

CLAREMONT - The city could be close to a deal with the union representing the Department of Public Works employees.  The City Council will discuss two contracts tonight at its special meeting, one dealing with the DPW, and the other with the cle More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Registry passes first hurdle

SPRINGFIELD - The first review of Springfield's second-coming of a rental registry ordinance was met with slightly less resistance from landlords than the original version after the measure was "stripped down" of its inspection and violation language More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Habitat for Humanity seeks applications

SPRINGFIELD - The Greater Springfield Area Habitat for Humanity is currently accepting applications for an existing threebedroom home that will be available in the Springfield area soon.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

CLAREMON T POLICE LOG

Thursday, Jan. 2  3:48 p.m. - Simple assault on Pleasant Street.  6:21 p.m. - Traffic accident on Washington Street.  Friday, Jan. 3  7:33 a.m. - Traffic accident on Central Street.  9:51 a.m. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

CORRECTION

Maple Avenue School student Parker Roote's name was omitted from a submitted article in the Jan. 27 edition of the Eagle Times. The article featured Claremont students learning conflict management.   More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

'I'm walkin' here!': NYC takes aim at jaywalking

NEW YORK - For many New Yorkers, crossing the street in the middle of the block or against the light is a way of life, part of an attitude that tells everybody, "I'm walkin' here!"  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Newport school budget tax impact may be $1.43

NEWPORT - The Newport School Board has approved an operating budget of $17,522,664 for 2014-2015 that will be presented to voters at the annual deliberative session starting at 6 p.m., Feb. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Police chase ends with crash

SUNAPEE - A Newbury man who tried to outrun a Sullivan County Deputy Sheriff in Newport and Sunapee ended up crashing his 2007 Chevrolet Suburban into a tree at the corner of Bradford and Nutting roads in Sunapee Wednesday afternoon.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Pot reform group, SAM, touts health-based debate in state

CONCORD - Former U.S. Rep. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Vt. dairy farmers mixed on farm bill

ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. - The compromise farm bill that passed the U.S. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Local candidacy declaration deadline is today

Filing deadlines and important town meeting dates in Charlestown, Cornish and Unity.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Georgia governor takes the blame for storm preparations

ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Police: Springfield mom put heroin under child's seat

WESTMINSTER, Vt. - A Springfield mother was arrested Saturday on drug trafficking charges after Vermont State Police say nearly 700 bags of heroin was reportedly found in her vehicle underneath the seat where her child sat.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Cornish board settles on options to reduce budget

CORNISH - Sixtyplus people showed up to Monday night's Cornish School Board meeting to discuss the proposed budget for the 2014-2015 school year. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

An end in sight for tax dispute

CLAREMONT - Both sides are waiting for a possible end to a years-long tax dispute that could settle differences between the city and the owners of two Water Street mill buildings.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

NH author discusses a woman's struggle with Lyme Disease, symptoms

WOLFEBORO - Despite being named the top ranked leader and sales consultant for Ava Anderson Non-Toxic from 2010 to 2013, single mother Andrea Caesar sometimes finds it hard to get out of bed. She faces bouts of extreme sadness and irritability. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

CONN. NAMES ENERGY OFFICIAL

HARTFORD, Conn. - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is elevating a high-ranking state energy official to commissioner. Malloy announced yesterday he's appointing Robert Klee, who has been chief of staff since 2011. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

School officials deny renovation conflict

CLAREMONT - After close to $1 million in contracts were awarded to a business associated with a member of the Stevens High School Renovation Committee, school officials are denying a conflict of interest involved in the high school renovations.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

New candidates step up for library board

ROCKINGHAM - After several months of controversy and heated public debates associated with the Rockingham Free Public Library Trustees, a handful of new candidates have stepped up to run for the board.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Landry officially named as FM Superintendent

LANGDON - The Fall Mountain Regional School District named its new superintendent Monday night, and district officials didn't have to look too far to fill the position.  Acting Superintendent Lori Landry was officially chosen as the Superintende More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

CCTV airs shows online & launches new cable channel

CLAREMONT - Claremont Community Television Incorporated is a nonprofit organization created in 1999 by a charter from the city. Known as CCTV, it provides resources to the community for the production and broadcast of local sourced television. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

NEWPORT POLICE LOG

Sunday, Jan. 19  12:21 a.m. - Caller on South Main Street reported someone had gone through her vehicle and her neighbor's vehicles.  1:01 a.m. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Vt. Public TV staff ask top officials to leave

MONTPELIER, Vt. - As Vermont Public Television's funding remains in jeopardy pending two investigations, staff members called on resignations from the chair and vice chair of the board of directors.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

After shooting, Maryland mall reopens with increased security

COLUMBIA, Md. - A Maryland mall reopened Monday with increased security, somber memorials and still unanswered questions about why a gunman killed two people and himself inside a store.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Owner's rep hired for school project

UNITY - The Unity School Board has hired an owner's representative to work with the also newly hired, Trumbull- Nelson Construction Co., to further efforts in the completion of the elementary school in time for the 2014-2015 school year.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Trustees adopt drug-testing policy, elect vice-chairman

BELLOWS FALLS - The Bellows Falls Village Trustees supported the adoption of a new federally issued drug and alcohol testing policy for commercial licensed drivers of municipal vehicles.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Weathersfield chief looks to continue strong service to town

WEATHERSFIELD - It's been just under a year since Williams E. Davies Jr. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Banjo-picking Pete Seeger dies at 94

NEW YORK - Pete Seeger, the banjo-picking troubadour who sang for migrant workers, college students and star-struck presidents in a career that introduced generations of Americans to their folk music heritage, died Monday at the age of 94.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

TWIN STATE BRIEFS

Man arrested in NH police assault   More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

SUNAPEE POLICE LOGS

Wednesday, Jan. 15  6:57 a.m. - A motorist hit a pothole at the Main Street and Route 11 intersection and was going to call the state highway department to complain. The highway department said they would repair the pothole. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

City reaches new deal with three unions

CLAREMONT - The city reached an agreement with the union representing the Department of Public Works employees, ending a years-long stalemate.  "We're happy to have it done," said Richard Roberts, the DPW employee and union representative. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Most WNESU budgets increase

ROCKINGHAM - School boards across the Windham Northeast Supervisory Union have all passed their fiscal 2015 budgets with varying taxpayer expectations for each district.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Weathersfield rate up after using surplus to cut taxes

WEATHERSFIELD - Although the Weathersfield tax rate is expected to increase over the current fiscal year, the figure is still the second lowest municipal rate in the past five years.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Claremont in line for revaluation, says city manager

CLAREMONT - The city is due for a revaluation of all its property, and City Manager Guy Santagate hopes to save money by going forward with the process.  "We're so close, we've got good data," he said.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

TWIN STATE BRIEFS

NH man sentenced in child porn case   More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

NEWPORT - The following property transfers were recorded at the office of the Sullivan County Registry of Deeds between Jan. 14 and 27:   More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

VERMONT POLICE LOG

Elderly man cited for DUI, eluding police   More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Family members die in house fire

GREENVILLE, Ky. More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Charlestown Jiffy Mart slated to open in spring

CHARLESTOWN - The town's new Jiffy Mart should be opening its doors this spring.  "We're shooting for memorial day weekend," said Matt Wamsganz, a representative of Champlain Oil, the Burlington, Vt.-based company that owns Jiffy Mart.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Windsor facility receives HUD approval for expansion

WINDSOR - A Windsorbased nursing home and continuing care facility announced Monday the business received approval from the federal housing department for a significant mortgage toward a $10 million expansion at its Route 5 campus.   More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM

Library looks to double size with bond

WEATHERSFIELD - Voters on Town Meeting Day will decide if they wish to invest more than $1 million into upgrading the Weathersfield Proctor Library.  More...

Posted 12/31/2015 05:15 PM