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On The Political Map

Newport — Sullivan County was ground zero Friday for the hotly contested Senate race between Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen and Republican challenger Scott Brown, one day after Brown’s response to a question about the county became the news …

At Last, It’s Down to This: Dartmouth Plays Harvard Today

Hanover — Bob Rex knows all about the importance of Dartmouth-Harvard football games. In fact, he was a part of one of what may be the more memorable contests. It was Oct. 22, 1955, and for only the …

Attorney Resigns In Shooting Case

White River Junction — The attorney representing a 34-year-old Springfield, Vt., man charged in connection with a 2008 shooting death in Windsor County withdrew from the case during a court hearing on Thursday. Timothy Arbuckle’s attorney, Stephen Craddock, of Barre, Vt., filed a motion weeks earlier in Windsor …

N.H. Wood Business’ Kiln Burns

New London — Rebuilding a pivotal part of a wood products business that burned in an early morning fire was on the forefront of the owner’s mind on Thursday afternoon. A fire broke out inside the firewood kiln …

Independent Vies for Norwich-Area Seat

Norwich — Though the race for the two Vermont House seats covering Norwich, Sharon, Strafford and Thetford has quieted down since a four-way Democratic primary in August, state Rep. Jim Masland, D-Thetford, and independent opponent John Freitag had …

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