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Clinton Recalls Time at Dartmouth

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Hanover — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton cheered recent Supreme Court decisions in favor of same-sex marriage and the Affordable Care Act and called for “(taking) on the gun lobby one more time” during an outdoor campaign stop at Dartmouth College on Friday, pushing a progressive image as contender Bernie Sanders climbs the New Hampshire polls. “I take a back …

Royalton Swimming Hole Donated to Town

Saturday, July 4, 2015

S outh Royalton — Pinch Rock, a rocky swimming hole area jutting into the White River across the street from Peg Elmer’s pale green home, …

Claremont Properties Reappraised

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Claremont — The city has denied 11 of the 20 property tax abatements for commercial properties that were filed after last year’s citywide reappraisal. Of …

Larger Veterans Center Opens

Friday, July 3, 2015

White River Junction — Upper Valley veterans have a new space to call their own on the first floor of a new office building on Prospect Street in White River Junction. At the new, larger Vet Center, counselors …

N.H. Misses Deadlines For Care

Friday, July 3, 2015

Lebanon — The state of New Hampshire has missed several deadlines and targets for improving mental health care services that it agreed to as part of the settlement of a 2012 civil rights lawsuit that accused it of “needless institutionalization of adults with serious mental illness.” A June …

Clinton Changes Location for Hanover Rally

Friday, July 3, 2015

Hanover — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has changed the location of the venue for her campaign stop today, moving it from a private home in Hanover to the Bema, a wooded natural amphitheater off Observatory Road on …

Hassan: Revisit State Budget

Friday, July 3, 2015

White River Junction — New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan is encouraging legislative leaders to return to the table to consider a compromise on the state’s budget for the 2016-2017 biennium. Hassan vetoed the $11.3 billion budget approved by the Republican-led Legislature last week. A particular sticking point has …

Pomfret Native Disappears in Fla.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Pomfret — The United States Coast Guard last weekend called off the search for U.S. Olympic sailor Trevor Moore, a Pomfret native who disappeared late last month off the coast of Florida. On the evening of June 25, …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, July 3, 2015

Friday, July 3, 2015

Hartland Woman Pleads Not Guilty In Lebanon Law Firm Embezzlement Case Burlington — A 61-year-old Hartland woman pleaded not guilty to accusations that she embezzled nearly $700,000 from a Lebanon law firm between 2008 and January of this year. Catherine McKinney on Thursday answered to three felony fraud …

Vermont DCF Caseload Up After Staff Added

Friday, July 3, 2015

Montpelier — A new report from the Department for Children and Families shows that even as the department added staff to manage heavy caseloads, the number of reports of abuse — and the number of substantiated cases — continued to rise. The increase was so significant, DCF Commissioner …

Windsor Tech Company to Help Purify Water in Mexican Schools

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Windsor — Seldon Technologies could add more than 20 jobs by February through a contract with a Mexican company to supply water purification devices for public schools in Mexico, officials at the Windsor-based nanotechnology company said Wednesday. Paul …

Cornish School Scrambles to Stock Staff After Resignations

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Cornish — The district is working to replace nearly half of its teaching staff after the school board accepted the resignations of eight full- and part-time educators, including one retirement, at its June 18 meeting. Board Chairman Justin Ranney said there appear to be varied reasons why the …

Questions Abound On DHMC Site

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Lebanon — City councilors and residents at a meeting Wednesday night raised questions about the legality and environmental impacts of a proposal to rezone land south of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s main campus to allow for a new palliative care facility. Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital and Dartmouth College have …