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Neighbors: No Headrest Near Us

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Lebanon — A neighborhood group has appealed the Zoning Board’s approval to relocate a residential substance abuse recovery center and 24-hour crisis hotline to Abbott Street. The nonprofit providing substance abuse treatment and crisis assistance services, Headrest, is now based out of a 2,000-square-foot building on Church Street. The move to the 5,500-square-foot Abbott Street house would afford Headrest staff …

Plainfield Property a Hard Sell

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Plainfield — As the auction date nears for the sale of the compound on Center of Town Road that once belonged to Ed and Elaine …

Group Urges Rebuild Of Lake Fairlee Dam

Saturday, August 2, 2014

West Fairlee — Officials coordinating efforts to replace the Lake Fairlee Dam will host the first of four planned public presentations this afternoon, when they …

AGs to Market Basket: Your Workers Matter

Friday, August 1, 2014

Concord — The attorneys general from New Hampshire and Massachusetts have sent a letter to the chief executive officers of Market Basket, warning them that they are watching out for the rights of the grocery chain’s workers. The stiff warning came a day after Market Basket management said …

Blaze Damages Sharon Home

Friday, August 1, 2014

Sharon — Firefighters shut down Route 14 Thursday evening as they battled a fire that heavily damaged a three-story house across the street from the Sharon Trading Post, but caused no injuries. A Sharon fire captain was transported to the hospital for what was believed to have been …

Plymouth State Professor Makes Mammoth Fossil Discovery

Thursday, July 31, 2014

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

Thursday, July 31, 2014

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

Thursday, July 31, 2014

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

Thursday, July 31, 2014

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

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. …

Mayday PAC backs Rubens in Republican U.S Senate primary

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Concord — A national PAC aimed at curbing the influence of money in politics announced this week that it will throw its support behind Jim Rubens, of Etna, in the Republican primary race for U.S. Senate. The bipartisan …

Tag and a Treat

Thursday, July 31, 2014

After picking out an ice cream treat from Will’s Store in Chelsea, Ellen Mullen, 6, of Chelsea, plays a game of tag with her friend on the green in Chelsea on Wednesday. Valley News — Sarah Priestap …

Land Owners Ask Hanover to Allow Parking Lot Downtown

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Hanover — A pending decision by the town zoning board could spell minor relief for motorists attempting to park downtown. Property owners Steve and Ray Buskey are seeking the Zoning Board of Adjustment’s approval to turn 9 Allen …