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Rent Subsidies at Risk at More Area Apartments

Charlestown — Tenants in Pine Tree Lane Apartments in West Lebanon are not the only New Hampshire residents in danger of seeing their homes become unaffordable because of the impending loss of rental subsidies. Dozens of other residents …

Red (Tape), White and Blue: Lack of Safety Signs Stymies Parade

Haverhill — What was supposed to be an interstate holiday parade spanning the Connecticut River on Saturday was instead derailed at the last minute due to an apparent paperwork snafu, leaving some parade spectators without a spectacle. By the time the decision was made, people were lined up …

Hand-Held Devices Banned

Following in Vermont’s footsteps, New Hampshire last week put in place a law that makes it illegal for drivers to hold a cellphone to their ear while driving, a measure both states hope will cut down on distracted …

Favorite Candidate? It’s a Draw

Washington — Another week, another prime candidate. Oh, not for voting on. No, we mean that another presidential contender, by declaring, has gone and entered the cartoonists’ den. Now, visual satirists, they don’t approach the whole business of …

Welch Tries to Save Funding for Vt. Roads

State officials may be facing a construction work stoppage this fall if federal funds that pay for most of Vermont’s transportation projects continue to dry up — which they will do if Congress fails to act by the end of the month. While most members of Congress enjoyed …

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