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Lunch On the Go

Friday, February 27, 2015

Ken Kaliskiwalks back to work in White River Junction on Thursday. He had purchased takeout Chinese food in West Lebanon. Valley News — Jennifer Hauck …

In Hartland, a Lively Debate on the Future of Pot in Vermont

Friday, February 27, 2015

Hartland — Advocates and opponents of marijuana legalization participated in a public forum in Hartland on Thursday night discussing the merits of proposals in Montpelier …

12A Plaza Developer Gets Extension

Friday, February 27, 2015

Lebanon — Representatives of a Route 12A shopping plaza developer requesting a deadline extension cited the vacancy left when a supermarket closed as the primary …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Friday, February 27, 2015

Orford Woman Pleads Not Guilty In McDonald’s Crash White River Junction — A 51-year-old woman pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that stem from reports that she drove into the White River Junction McDonald’s while intoxicated earlier this week. Kimberly Dyke, of Orford, was arraigned in Windsor …

Haverhill Officials Say Roadwork Can’t Wait

Friday, February 27, 2015

Haverhill residents will elect town and school officers by Australian ballot between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m on Tuesday, March 10, at the Municipal Building in North Haverhill. Voters will gather at 8 p.m. that evening at Haverhill Cooperative Middle School to transact all other articles on the …

Weathersfield Man Arraigned in Robbery

Friday, February 27, 2015

White River Junction — A Weathersfield man pleaded not guilty on Thursday to robbing a Springfield, Vt., credit union late last month. Matthew Martin, 30, was arraigned in Windsor Superior Court on a felony count of grand larceny. He was released on $25,000 cash bail. According to a …

Library, Bridge On Grantham Town Warrant

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Grantham School District meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 3, in the Grantham Village School gymnasium at 6:30 p.m. Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 10, at the Town Hall at 5 p.m. Grantham — Voters will have much to consider at this year’s …

N.H. Father Files Suit After Protesting Picoult Book

Friday, February 27, 2015

Gilford, n.h. — A Gilford man who was arrested for disorderly conduct after he spoke out of turn at a School Board meeting last May has filed a federal lawsuit claiming that, despite the dismissal of the charges, he is entitled to compensation because his constitutional rights were …

Charges Dropped in Woodstock Cruelty Case; Homes Sought for Horses

Thursday, February 26, 2015

White River Junction — A 64-year-old Woodstock woman agreed to give up her 23 Arabian horses in exchange for dismissal of all pending animal cruelty charges, prosecutors said Wednesday. Marjatta Lavin, owner of Skyland Arabians farm, also assured …

Woodstock Officer Accused of Assault

Thursday, February 26, 2015

White River Junction — A Woodstock police officer on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to physically assaulting his wife on two separate occasions. Mark McComas, 45, of Quechee, was arraigned in Windsor Superior Court on a felony charge of …

PETA President Visits Dartmouth

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Hanover — During a lecture at Dartmouth College on Wednesday night, Ingrid Newkirk, co-founder and president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, explained her beliefs using a metaphor her audience might not have heard before. “You …

Enfield Warrant ‘Not Too Eventful’

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Voting for Enfield’s town officers and the Mascoma Valley Regional School District budget will take place on Tuesday, March 10, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Whitney Hall. Residents may vote on the remaining articles on the …

Selectboard, School Board Candidates Square Off in Sunapee

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Voting on the Sunapee town and school warrants, including the budgets and election of officers, will be Tuesday, March 10, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Sherburne Gymnasium. Sunapee — A dispute over spending on the town budget is sparking two contested elections for the Selectboard. …