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Plymouth State Professor Makes Mammoth Fossil Discovery

About an hour’s drive from Lebanon, in a biology professor’s home in the White Mountains in Campton, N.H., there is a refrigerator stocked with a case of Canadian beer, perhaps some food, and the only confirmed evidence that …

Lebanon Hires Interim Superintendent

Lebanon — The Lebanon School District is one employee closer to having a full administrative staff in place before the beginning of the school year. One month after former Superintendent Gail Paludi vacated the district’s top job, the …

Cumberland Farms to Rebuild in Wilder

Wilder — Cumberland Farms has plans to raze and rebuild its Hartford Avenue convenience store with a slightly smaller, but revamped space complete with outdoor seating. Store officials hope to tear down the existing 5,550 square-foot building and rebuild in its place a 4,513 square-foot structure. The four …

Hanover to Hear Cell Tower Appeal

Hanover — The zoning board tonight will hold a public hearing on an appeal from AT&T after the panel turned down the cellular phone company’s earlier request to build a new communications tower overlooking downtown Hanover. The request for a tower off Three Mile Road, on Moose Mountain, …

Local & Regional Briefs for Thursday, July 31, 2014

Oxbow Student Died Of Pulmonary Embolism Bradford, Vt. — A medical examiner found that pulmonary thromboembolism, wherein arteries in a person’s lungs become blocked, was the cause of death when a respected Oxbow Union High School student suddenly collapsed and died at a Denver airport earlier this summer. …

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