NH to receive $208K in historic preservation grants &nbsp

WASHINGTON — U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, with the National Park Service, on Thursday announced $208,504 in Historic Preservation Grants to New Hampshire. More...

Posted 8/17/2017 09:06 PM

State recommends scaled back GMP rate increase &nbsp

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Public Service Department on Monday recommended that the Vermont Public Utilities Commission limit Green Mountain Power’s proposed rate increase to just 1.68 percent.     More...

Posted 8/14/2017 10:37 PM

State police warn of counterfeit oxycodone in Merrimack County area

CONCORD — New Hampshire State Police are warning the public of a strain of counterfeit oxycodone that has been circulating in the Merrimack County area. More...

Posted 8/13/2017 02:46 PM

Hike to raise money for research of rare form of muscular dystrophy &nbsp

AMHERST, N.H. — Hikers, outdoor enthusiasts and climbers of all skill levels are invited to join the Everest to End Duchenne team on its second trek to Mount Everest Base Camp on Sept. 25. More...

Posted 7/17/2017 03:15 PM

Stolen boat crashes through Ossipee house &nbsp

CENTER OSSIPEE, N.H. — Police are investigating a boat theft that ended with the stolen craft lodged in the side of an Ossipee home.At approximately 12:11 a.m. on Monday, July 10, State Police-Marine Patrol Sgt. More...

Posted 7/10/2017 06:58 PM

Claremont KFC raising funds for cancer research &nbsp

CLAREMONT — A local KFC and Taco Bell restaurant will be participating in a regional fundriaser for cancer research.   More...

Posted 6/27/2017 03:32 PM

Claremont woman rescued after hiking injury &nbsp

ORANGE, N.H. — A Claremont hiker was rescued Sunday after slipping and injuring herself near the summit of Mt. More...

Posted 6/26/2017 05:29 PM

Nonprofit wins $300K grant to aid sight-impaired school children &nbsp

CONCORD — To improve access to technology and educational materials available to blind and visually impaired schoolchildren in New Hampshire, the state Department of Education is partnering with Future In Sight, a Concord-based nonprofit that offers More...

Posted 5/31/2017 07:30 PM

AARP Fraud Watch &nbsp

Post-tax season scams

Tax season has passed and now we can start earning the money needed to pay the IRS bill next year.  While you may feel the 2016 tax season has ended, con artists are still working the phones and sending emails.     More...

Posted 5/21/2017 06:11 PM

Springfield man charged following fatal head-on collision &nbsp

SALISBURY, Vt. — A Springfield man has been charged following a head-on collision in April that claimed the life of a Ripton man in Salisbury, Vermont. More...

Posted 5/12/2017 02:19 PM

AARP Fraud Watch &nbsp

Persuasion tactics of con artists

Maybe you are a bit like me. A seemingly great opportunity appears and suddenly I become obsessed and I lose my ability to apply logic and reason.  (for me it’s back stage passes to Paul McCartney)   More...

Posted 4/23/2017 05:18 PM

Vermont ACLU files lawsuit for Trump travel ban docs &nbsp

MONTPELIER — The ACLU of Vermont joined five other New England ACLU affiliates Wednesday in filing a lawsuit demanding government documents about the on-the-ground implementation of President Trump’s Muslim bans.     More...

Posted 4/12/2017 07:09 PM

Police sweep state, arrest 65 on warrants &nbsp

12 arrested by local police, troopers

WESTMINSTER — Local and state police in Vermont swept the Green Mountain State, making 65 arrests on active warrants Tuesday, including 12 via troopers at the Westminster barracks and local police.    More...

Posted 4/5/2017 02:55 PM

Trail association receives monetary, land donations &nbsp

SAXTONS RIVER — A nonprofit entity formed to conserve the natural resources and trails along Windmill Hill Ridge and surrounding areas has recently received monetary and land donations to help expand the organization’s offerings. More...

Posted 4/2/2017 08:07 PM

Man arrested for scamming northeastern Walmart stores &nbsp

WILLIAMSTOWN, Vt. — On Sunday, March 26, Vermont State Police discovered a large scale return fraud and retail theft from Walmart stores throughout the Northeast. More...

Posted 3/28/2017 04:32 PM

House initative targets $25M for property tax aid &nbsp

CONCORD — The House of Representatives is aiming to alleviate property tax burden in New Hampshire towns and aid infrastructure improvements with two initiatives to be included in the House version of the state budget.    More...

Posted 3/21/2017 10:53 PM

Sessions: Education, enforcement needed in opioid fight &nbsp

MANCHESTER, N.H. More...

Posted 3/7/2017 07:54 PM

Drug task force makes arrests in Windham County &nbsp

WINDHAM COUNTY — Following an investigation lasting several months into the distribution of heroin and and cocaine in Windham County, Vermont, state police made a number of arrests over the last week and are seeking several suspects on drug char More...

Posted 3/5/2017 02:52 PM

New Hampshire Safe Station projects see success &nbsp

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Madisen Peterson was dying — slowly — tablespoon by heated tablespoon. More...

Posted 3/1/2017 04:50 PM

Eversource begins sale process of assets &nbsp

MANCHESTER — The process to sell the remaining electric generation assets and related properties held by Public Service of New Hampshire, now doing business as Eversource, launched Tuesday, led by the designated auction advisor, J.P. More...

Posted 2/28/2017 08:07 PM

Donated smoke alarm credited with saving man's life &nbsp

DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A knock on the door 10 months ago may have saved a New Hampshire man's life earlier this month. More...

Posted 2/28/2017 02:40 PM

Competency hearing set for stepdad charged with murder &nbsp

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A hearing is planned on whether a New Hampshire man accused of murdering his 11-year-old stepdaughter five years ago is mentally competent to stand trial. More...

Posted 2/27/2017 05:50 AM

Bellows Falls man charged for 2nd escape attempt &nbsp

BRATTLEBORO — Police have charged a Bellows Falls man with attempted escape after he allegedly managed to get out of a leg shackle while at court for a previous escape.Police officers took 22-year-old Dylan Class into custody on Feb. More...

Posted 2/25/2017 03:53 AM

Doctor reunited with wife from Iran after travel ban blocked &nbsp

A newlywed doctor in New Hampshire has been reunited with his wife, an Iranian citizen who successfully traveled to the United States after President Donald Trump's executive order held up their plans. More...

Posted 2/22/2017 04:10 PM

AARP Fraud Watch &nbsp

Home appliances require security

When was the last time you had a chat with your refrigerator?  Have you heard any good stories or gossip from your home heating system or coffee maker?  Has your car complained to you about your driving?     More...

Posted 2/20/2017 04:02 PM

VT granted disaster declaration following mid-summer storms &nbsp

MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott announced on Thursday the major disaster declaration he requested for Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Orange, Rutland, Washington, and Windsor counties has been signed by the President. More...

Posted 8/17/2017 02:34 PM

AARP Fraud Watch &nbsp

Watch out for counterfeit goods ahead of the solar eclipse

Are you prepared for the solar eclipse?  Well I am, and the special binoculars were a steal for only $19.95 online.  They came with free shipping and a second pair since I ordered them as soon as I saw the promotion.    More...

Posted 8/13/2017 02:52 PM

Sununu announces distribution of $30M in road aid &nbsp

CONCORD — Following the governor’s signature earlier this month, the allocations to municipalities resulting from Senate Bill 38 have been announced, with local towns collectively set to receive upward of half a million dollars for infrastructur More...

Posted 7/25/2017 05:51 PM

Officers named in Keene police shooting &nbsp

KEENE — The three Keene police officers who are on paid administrative leave following a non-fatal officer-involved shooting earlier this week were named by investigators Thursday afternoon.    More...

Posted 7/14/2017 02:45 AM

League of NH Craftsmen names new executive director &nbsp

CONCORD — The Board of Trustees of the League of NH Craftsmen announced Tuesday the appointment of Miriam Carter to the position of Executive Director of the League. Carter has served as the League’s Interim Executive Director since January 2017. More...

Posted 7/11/2017 08:59 PM

VT program grants fund pellet fuel evaporator for sugar makers &nbsp

MONTPELIER — The Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) at the Public Service Department has announced the availability of an incentive program for Vermont's sugar makers to install pellet fueled evaporators. More...

Posted 7/2/2017 06:11 PM

Gov. Scott vetoes budget, tax bill &nbsp

MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott on Tuesday vetoed the proposed state budget and a property tax bill, claiming that the bills would see an increase in property taxes in the coming years.    More...

Posted 6/7/2017 01:07 AM

$210K in price scanner violations issued to VT Dollar Generals

In response to 47 separate price scanner violations, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markers has issued more than $210,000 in penalties to Vermont Dollar General stores since 2013, including $24,000 in penalties this year. More...

Posted 6/1/2017 06:41 PM

Windham County Big Brothers Big Sisters expanding statewide &nbsp

BRATTLEBORO — In the interest of serving more children in Vermont with mentors, Youth Services is transitioning its successful Big Brothers Big Sisters program into a statewide organization over the next two months, according to an announcement from More...

Posted 5/24/2017 04:27 PM

Keene man gets federal prison sentence for heroin distribution conspiracy &nbsp

CONCORD — A Keene man has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for attempting to distribute over a kilogram of heroin in the city, according to an announcement from the Department of Justice on Friday. More...

Posted 5/12/2017 07:10 PM

Report: ACA changes could affect access for substance use disorder &nbsp

CONCORD — New Hampshire's opioid crisis, already responsible for one of the highest incidences of drug-related deaths in the nation, could be further exacerbated by changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that may reduce access to treatment for subs More...

Posted 4/12/2017 07:10 PM

AARP Fraud Watch &nbsp

Promised big returns don't add up

So, how is your long-term savings and retirement fund faring these days?  No so good, huh?   Well I have the ideal opportunity for a person like you and it guarantees a 12 percent a year net growth.  THAT’S RIGHT! More...

Posted 4/9/2017 07:32 PM

Organization looks to air Act 46 concerns at state house &nbsp

MONTPELIER, Vt. More...

Posted 4/2/2017 09:08 PM

Vermonters warned of fake phone surveys &nbsp

MONTPELIER —  The Department of Financial Regulation (DFR) has received several reports of callers claiming to be conducting surveys on behalf of DFR’s Insurance and Banking Divisions. DFR is not conducting any surveys at this time. More...

Posted 3/30/2017 08:46 PM

Gamers and farmers compete to see who can milk a cow faster &nbsp

WOODSTOCK, Vt. — When you hear the words “gamer” and “farmer,” you don’t usually associate the two. More...

Posted 3/29/2017 09:21 PM

Newport student honored by NH DAR &nbsp

CONCORD — A Newport teen was among those recognized for good citizenship by a state women's service organization.The New Hampshire State Organization Daughters of the American Revolution honored 64 high school seniors for being selected as their high More...

Posted 3/26/2017 06:21 PM

Study: Younger generations lean toward healthy, local food &nbsp

Across the globe, a trend has surfaced in recent years that is seeing more and more people, particularly of younger generations, pursuing organically grown and locally sourced products as opposed to more mass produced items.Nielsen, a global data mea More...

Posted 3/5/2017 10:37 PM

Driver escapes injury after tree falls on truck &nbsp

JAMAICA, Vt. More...

Posted 3/3/2017 09:46 PM

$50M in scholarships being offered to FIRST participants &nbsp

MANCHESTER — FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), an international, K-12 not-for-profit organization founded to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology, announced on Tuesday a mil More...

Posted 2/28/2017 09:56 PM

Record warmth in northern New England may not be over &nbsp

The record warmth in northern New England may not be over. The National Weather Service says the temperature is projected to climb to a record-high 65 degrees on Wednesday in Concord, New Hampshire. More...

Posted 2/28/2017 05:10 AM

For farms, agritourism makes ends meet &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — 'I want to see the Guinea pig," Mason asked. "No, Mason, it's a mini pig, not a Guinea pig," explained his mother. More...

Posted 2/27/2017 01:30 PM

Minor earthquake recorded in New Hampshire

BOSCAWEN, N.H. (AP) — A minor earthquake was recorded in New Hampshire late Sunday night. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Boscawen Sunday night. More...

Posted 2/27/2017 05:40 PM

Sununu signs law making it easier to carry hidden guns &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A license is no longer required to carry hidden loaded guns in New Hampshire. More...

Posted 2/22/2017 04:20 PM

Eversource investing $41M in tree trimming across state &nbsp

MANCHESTER — Working closely with community leaders and tree wardens throughout New Hampshire, Eversource's team of licensed arborists has developed a tree trimming plan for 2017 that carefully balances the need for electric reliability while maintai More...

Posted 2/21/2017 03:37 PM

Rotary district announces new scholarship &nbsp

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. — A new scholarship program honoring a former Rotary District governor was announced this past weekend. More...

Posted 2/19/2017 07:37 PM