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CLAREMONT— Massachusetts' senior senator and early presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren appeared at the Common Man Friday night, giving locals and the folks who drove in from surrounding towns a rousing and sincere stump speech. 

CLAREMONT – Wires dangled from the ceiling, where papery curls of dried red paint stood out from the original white layer like lichen from a tree trunk. A dozen white construction-site helmets had been set aside for those who wanted to tour the building, as well as a set of gold-plated shove…

CLAREMONT — Matt Mooshian got the phone call a bit out of the blue. They told him that someone had nominated him for the Claremont Chamber of Commerce’s “Young Professional of the Year” award and he had been selected. 

CLAREMONT — The Greater Claremont Chamber of Commerce held its 62nd annual President’s Awards ceremony on Friday at the Claremont Opera House. Tear-drop shaped statuettes  were presented to Matt Mooshian, Young Professional of the Year; Madeline Ferland, Model Youth of the Year; Tom Liveston…

BROWNSVILLE, Vt. — Getting on the internet from home or office usually involves a subscription to a commercial service, one that may also supply cable television or voice service. Hitting a working WiFi hotspot is often a different matter, however. Given the hilly terrain in parts of the riv…

HARTFORD, Vt. — On Jan. 18 at 9 a.m., troopers from the Vermont State Police — Royalton Barracks responded to assist an off-duty Lebanon police officer who had reported erratic operation of a plow truck with sander being operated by Nathanael MacLean, 36, of Charlestown. Troopers responded a…

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CLAREMONT – The annual Chamber of Commerce Presidents' Award this year is honoring three individuals and two businesses. Tom Liveston has been named Citizen of the Year although, according to Liveston, “I said to my wife, 'You're probably the person who should have gotten it.” Both Livestons…

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SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Documentary filmmaker Bess O'Brien's focuses social problems, like the heroin epidemic or the foster care system. She and Jay Craven are behind Kingdom County Productions and their mission is to make films “rooted in Vermont.” Her most recent work, “Coming Home” addresses …

UNITY –Sullivan County has renewable energy certificates to sell, thanks largely to the county's biomass burner at the county complex in Unity. Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) are tradable, non-tangible energy commodities in the United States that represent proof that 1 megawatt-hour (M…

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GRANTHAM — In a world full of acronyms, I found this one the other day, and given the current weather news found it to be rather appropriate. Now I know that some folks do enjoy this type of precipitation, but as I look at my driveway, it leaves me wondering where I am going to shovel it to.

NEWPORT – Newport school board held a public hearing on the budget for fiscal year 2019-20 that may mean a property tax increase of $5.55 per $1,000 of assessed value, if all warrant articles pass in town meeting. 

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WINDSOR, Vt. — With Act 46 turmoil continuing in other parts of the state, the Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union met Wednesday to calmly coordinate the work that individual member districts have done headed toward their town meetings.

CLAREMONT — TLC Family Resource Center is participating in a multi-pronged response to the opioid epidemic with Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) by directly connecting with parents in recovery. This delivers consistent, personalized, and targeted support to families as they navigate the challenges …

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ROCKINGHAM, Vt. — On Jan. 15 at 08:57 p.m., the Vermont State Police received a report of a possible citizen dispute on Darby Hill Road in the town of Rockingham (Windham County), Vermont. After conducting an investigation on scene, it was determined that Susan M. Pfadenhauer, 37, of Bellows…

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WINDHAM COUNTY, Vt. — The Windham Regional Commission (WRC) and the Windham County Natural Resources Conservation District (WCNRCD) are pleased to announce expanded outreach and services to landowners, municipalities and the public in support of the Vermont Clean Water Act (VCWA) and improve…

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WINDSOR, Vt. — Several local farmers in Windsor County, including Windsor and West Windsor, are experimenting with industrial hemp and may be affected by the new regulations being considered by the state.

WINDSOR, Vt. — The police and fire chiefs came before the combined select board and budget committee Tuesday to present their requests for the 2019-20 fiscal year. The review was the latest of several departmental budget reviews prior to finalizing the budget.

MONTEPELIER, Vt. – On Tuesday, Jan. 15 the Vermont Legislature established January as School Board Recognition Month, a time to recognize the significant, and in many cases, tireless contributions of Vermont’s school boards and school board members. Vermont’s education system is evolving, in…

MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) welcomes applications for the 2019 Vermont Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. This funding opportunity will provide awards for projects that strengthen Vermont specialty crop industries. Awarded projects will enha…

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has announced that food stamp beneficiaries will have access to their February benefits earlier than usual. February benefits will be available to eligible food stamp households beginning Jan. 20, instead of the regul…

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Geological Survey (NHGS), at the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES), is launching a new interactive “New Hampshire Stone Wall Mapper,” which will enable the public to use this web-based tool to map the state’s landscape of historic stone wa…

CASTLETON, Vt. — The following students were named to the Castleton University President's List for the fall semester of the 2018-19 academic year. To qualify for this highest academic honor, the student must maintain full-time status and a semester grade point average of 4.0. Local students…

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Sunset over the Sullivan County Jail in Unity on Monday, Jan. 14.

ACWORTH – The village store in Acworth has been there since longer than anyone living now can remember — 1865, to be exact. Built as the Union Hall, with room for dances in the big hall upstairs, it’s still the traditional third place for many in town. 

One of the most often asked questions we receive at the historical society is about the round, brick building that used to be on lower Elm Street near Spring Street. There are several copies of a photo around the city, including on the walls of the city library.

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NEWPORT (AP) — A New Hampshire toddler, barefoot and clad only in a nightgown, was found dead early Monday in bitter cold weather just feet from her front door after she managed to get out of her house and couldn’t get back in.

NEW HAMPSHIRE — Gasoline prices in New Hampshire have fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.31 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 875 stations in New Hampshire. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.5 cents per gallon ver…

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