LOCAL NEWS

Republican Gov. Phil Scott proposed in his State of the State speech this week a Mobile Response Unit that would treat mental health emergencies for youth and children that would be funded by a $600,000 line item in the proposed state budget.

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CLAREMONT — The Claremont School District is starting anew with its plan to study elementary school restructuring, following an arguably rough communication roll-out and conversations with educators and parents this week to clarify the district’s intent and vision.

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LUDLOW, Vt. — A moose got stuck on an active railroad bridge in Vermont and was removed and relocated with minimal injuries, state fish and wildlife officials said.

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CLAREMONT — Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard made an appearance in Claremont on Thursday night, just one day after she filed a complaint against 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

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CLAREMONT — Community television stations, including Claremont Community TV (CCTV), still face unknowns that may dramatically impact how they operate, with lawmakers and community media advocates challenging a recent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule that threatens to eliminate a …

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Twin Valley's Eric Bolognani attempts to stop Springfield's Brendan Dwinell during Friday's match up. The Cosmos kept close chase of the Wildcats during the first half… Read more

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The Kearsarge Regional High School boys were first and the Sunapee boys came in second in a ski meet held at Mount Sunapee Resort on Friday afternoon. Top finisher for… Read more

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Sutton— The Kearsarge Cougar’s did something tonight they have been struggling with all season, they had a good first quarter and built on that. Read more

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Valentine's Day is right around the corner and there is no better way to celebrate than to adopt a bonded pair of dogs! Booger and Cocoa are father and daughter Chugs. Cocoa is 9 and Booger is 12. These two love to cuddle and are good with dogs and cats. Read more

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Do you have cabin fever yet? Are the walls closing in on you? Have you watched Family Feud too much? Well, have we got walls for you! Our walls contain friendly people, meals, pool, puzzles, cribbage, chess, knitting (any needlework), bingo, exercise and, occasionally, a person leaning again… Read more

REGIONAL NEWS

LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — Residents of Lebanon, New Hampshire, will vote in March on an ordinance that would make it an immigration “sanctuary city.”

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On Oct. 9, 2019, federal agents at Dulles International Airport arrested two burly men who had one-way airline tickets out of the country. The two, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, might have been foreign-born mobsters – Parnas with a Napoleanic comb-over and Fruman with hard eyes and a set jaw. Read more

OUR COLUMNISTS

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We are cruising into the fourth full week of 2020 and the second set of resolutions for steering clear of fraud and scams. How are you doing so far? Let me know by email (egreenblott@aarp.org). I can send you a fresh copy of the first five resolutions if you misplaced them.

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Each year, I propose resolutions for the New Year. This year, the resolutions are coming in two installments. This first set, listed below, can be completed immediately — by the end of today, even; the second set, coming in my next column, requires more time and a sustained effort.

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Everybody does, but people believe that yours would sell. Write a book, they say, your story is interesting and funny and exciting. And so you start to imagine the crowds at your book signing. You think about the money you’ll make. You picture the life of a writer. You should read “ConsiderT…

Lifestyles

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Last week, I wandered through the avian spirits and totems that appear in New World religions and mythologies, confining myself to North America. In Mesoamerica (Mexico and Central America), the Aztecs worshiped a “feathered serpent” called Quetzalcoatl, an entity that combines the attribute… Read more

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SAO PAULO — A few days before Christmas, renowned pianist João Carlos Martins summoned his friends to a Sao Paulo bar so he could show off the best gift he’d received in years: a new pair of bionic gloves that are letting the 79-year-old play with both hands for the first time in more than t… Read more