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Kuster: Garcia Is Not Ready

U.S. Representative Annie Kuster, D-N.H., greets Helen Davidson, of Plainfield, and Dereck Johnson, also of Plainfield, during a gathering at the home of Peter Burling, a former N.H. state senator, in Cornish, on Sunday. Valley News — Ariana …

$1.5-Million Bond Would Pay for Critical Repairs to Windsor Dam

Windsor — If voters approve a $1.5-million bond at the ballot box on Nov. 4, the town will add the money to a recent state grant of nearly a million dollars and begin critical repairs to the upper dam on Mill Pond next year, Town Manager Tom Marsh …

A Life: Richard “Dick” Piontek, 1937-2013; Bricklayer, Physicist ‘Got the Job Done, No Matter What It Took’

Lebanon — Last year, Richard “Dick” Piontek saw an amusing T-shirt in a catalogue that challenged observers to “find X,” the dimension of one side of a triangle. The shirt designer had circled the “X” and written, in …

8 on the Ballot For Lebanon’s 4 House Seats

Lebanon — Four Republicans are challenging Democrats’ hold on Lebanon’s four New Hampshire House seats, citing concerns over state spending. In contrast, the four Democrats on the ballot say some spending, which they call “investment,” is necessary to …

Patience, Claremont Boosters Advised

Claremont — The city’s current economic development efforts are well coordinated and efficient and the city has some unique assets, but it is important to understand that investment and improvement rarely come quickly and take time and patience. That was the message last week from a state official …

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The Vermont Gubernatorial Debate: LOL
Thursday, October 16, 2014