CLAREMONT — The horn of Amtrak’s Vermonter blared for the first time in 16 months as the passenger train pulled into the Claremont station, marking what many New Hampshire and Vermont residents hope will be a long-lasting return to travel and local economic activity.
Puccini’s “La Bohème” is one of the biggest “blockbusters” in opera, but that’s not the only reason that Opera North chose it as the anchor of its Summerfest 2021, being presented July 16-Aug. 1 at the regional opera company’s summer home, Blow-Me-Down Farm in Cornish, New Hampshire.
NEWPORT — Newport officials are renewing efforts to fund a new community center two years after town voters rejected a previous project proposal.
When it comes to running for office, women currently in elected positions in New Hampshire cities have one overarching piece of advice for potential candidates: “Do it.”
ATLANTA — The New England Revolution (8-3-3; 27 points) defeated Atlanta United (2-4-7; 13 points) 1-0 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday. Read more
WINDSOR, Vt. — Paint your very own masterpiece with internationally renowned artist and instructor, Patrick Noze, while exploring spoken word performance with acclaimed poet Marcus Ellsworth and movement-building stories with Haitian grassroots organizers from Beyond Borders, working in Hait… Read more
LUDLOW, Vt. — The Ballard-Hobart American Legion Post 36 announced the following scholarship awards to area students: Read more
MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont Fish & Wildlife is offering shooting range improvement grants to encourage upgrades of shooting ranges for enhanced safety and operation. Read more
CONCORD (AP) — Fine-particle air pollution concentrations have reached unhealthy levels statewide for people with lung diseases and those who are active outdoors as smoke from wildfires in the west and Canada reaches the area, the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services said Monday.
MANCHESTER (AP) — The head of the Roman Catholic Church in New Hampshire “categorically denies” recent allegations that he committed sexual abuse while serving as a priest in New York in the 1980s, according to a statement issued by his lawyer on Saturday.
PORTLAND, Maine — Maine is home to the last wild Atlantic salmon populations in the U.S., but a new push to protect the fish at the state level is unlikely to land them on the endangered list.
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A report issued this week shows just how challenging the rental market in Vermont has become. In order to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment at the Fair Market Rent in Vermont, full-time workers need to earn $23.68 an hour, or $49,258 annually, according to Out of Reach — a report release… Read more
“If [Donald] Trump and [Bernie] Sanders take the same position on Big Tech censorship,” David Catron writes at The American Spectator, “the issue deserves serious attention.” Read more
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Puccini’s “La Bohème” is one of the biggest “blockbusters” in opera, but that’s not the only reason that Opera North chose it as the anchor of its Summerfest 2021, being presented July 16-Aug. 1 at the regional opera company’s summer home, Blow-Me-Down Farm in Cornish, New Hampshire. Read more