CLAREMONT — Monday afternoon Elyse Crossman, executive director of the Claremont Chamber of Commerce busily assembled welcome bags for 40 new teachers in the Claremont School District this year, who have their first day of orientation today, Tuesday, Aug. 19.
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SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Among the obstacles to making America’s healthcare system more accessible, affordable and sustainable is a less discussed, perhaps uncomfortable truth: that so many diseases being treated today are considered preventable.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A strong majority, 74%, of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump’s economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — It can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack dental coverage. Efforts to remedy the problem have produced varying degrees of success.
COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help determine which candidate becomes the leading progressive alternative to former Vice President Joe Biden.
PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — A Massachusetts man and a Pennsylvania woman won the grueling bicycle race up Mount Washington, the highest peak in the northeastern United States.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Thousands of strangers came to say goodbye to a woman who was killed in a mass shooting in El Paso after hearing her longtime companion had few family members left.
BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) — Maine will invest almost $6 million in federal money in community health centers and other institutions to try to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis.
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Late in the summer of 1939, crowds of strangers started showing up at Rhoda Wise's house next to a city dump in Ohio after she let it be known that miracles were occurring in her room.
NEWPORT — A Claremont man was arraigned Friday on felony reckless conduct charges after police said he fired more than 100 rounds during a tense seven-hour standoff in a residential neighborhood in Claremont on Thursday.
BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. — Twenty-five years later, Bellows Falls resident Paul Reis says he still wants closure with the Ben & Jerry’s company over alleged incidents that occurred when Reis worked as an employee in Ben & Jerry’s North Springfield factory.
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Springfield Town Manager Tom Yennerell has announced the appointment of Lt. Mark Fountain of the Springfield Police Department to the position of police chief . Fountain has served as the department’s interim chief since the town’s firing of the previous chief Douglas John…
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock market volatility and told rallygoers in New Hampshire, a state that he hopes to capture in 2020, that their financial security depends on his reelection.
CLAREMONT — An incident in which a man barricaded himself in his apartment and fired numerous rounds into the air was resolved without injury around 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon.
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Former president and chief executive officer of Springfield Hospital and Springfield Medical Care Systems Tim Ford filed suit in United States District Court Wednesday, seeking punitive damages against the hospital board and Quorum Health, a hospital management company, fo…
CLAREMONT — A discussion about the significant difference between a “forensic audit” and a “financial audit” consumed nearly the first hour of Wednesday’s Claremont City Council meeting, after a request for an audit discussion at a previous council meeting invoked the wrong terminology.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — In a story Aug. 13 about the Burlington City Council’s debate about the upcoming delivery of F-35 fighter planes, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the council voted to oppose the basing of the jets at Burlington International Airport. The council voted to…
BELLOW FALLS, Vt. (AP) — Village trustees decided to start issuing fines to the owners of two battered buildings that accrued pending unsafe building orders against them.