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Cuts Continue at Claremont Ford

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Claremont — When Claremont Ford Lincoln opened Monday morning, it felt like business as usual. In the parts and service department, manager Lucas Henderson scheduled appointments as customers arrived and a few cars sat on lifts awaiting service in the garage. But underlying the facade of normalcy was uncertainty about Claremont Ford Lincoln’s future — and the jobs of its …

Hartford Works to Stop Flooding

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

White River Junction — Hartford Town Hall, which only recently was reopened in the latter stages of a $4.2 million renovation project, is experiencing new …

Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Visiting Nurses Partner for Care Center

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock is pursuing two major changes in the way it delivers care: It is working on an affiliation with the Visiting Nurse and …

Road Closure Expected in Weathersfield

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Weathersfield — Baltimore Road will be closed to through traffic from July 1 to Aug. 14 at a point 0.9 mile west of Route 106. The closure, just west of 811 Baltimore Road, will allow the town to replace a large culvert damaged by Tropical Storm Irene. Homes …

Gay Marriage Coast to Coast

Saturday, June 27, 2015

White River Junction — As Vermont Law School professor Jackie Gardina absorbed the news Friday morning that the Supreme Court had ruled in favor of national marriage equality, she received a text from her wife, Lauren Bassing, who …

Child Care Center Is Latest Target of Outsourcing at DHMC

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — About 35 workers in the child care center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will soon be under the management of an outside company, the hospital announced Wednesday. It was the second such announcement of the outsourcing of a medical center operation in recent weeks. Hospital officials said …

Fireworks Displays Set For Lebanon

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — City residents will have two opportunities to view fireworks this year and next in a compromise intended to satisfy both the traditionalists and less conventional. Recreation & Parks Department Director Paul Coats found the necessary funding to accommodate those who would like to have fireworks on …

Local & Regional Briefs for Saturday, June 27, 2015

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Sunday Vigil Planned for Shooting Victim Windsor — A candlelight vigil for Molly Helland, the 23-year-old Windsor woman who was shot and killed by her estranged boyfriend, will be held Sunday night. A public celebration of her life is planned for 8 p.m. Sunday on the common in …

With Health Care Subsidy Lawsuit Resolved, Twin States Face Different Questions

Friday, June 26, 2015

Thursday’s long-awaited decision by the Supreme Court, which rejected, by a 6-3 vote, the latest conservative challenge to the Affordable Care Act, shed new light on some steps ahead for health care reform in the Twin States. In …

Orange Is Without Selectboard

Friday, June 26, 2015

Orange — With all three members of the Selectboard having resigned, it’s unclear how this town of 327 residents will continue to meet its financial obligations without anyone to sign the checks. A hearing has been scheduled in Grafton Superior Court for July 7, when the court could …

Ford Wins Right to Seize Cars at Claremont Dealership

Friday, June 26, 2015

Claremont — A Sullivan County Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of Ford Motor Credit Co. in its complaint against the Claremont Ford Lincoln dealership, giving the finance company the right to seize more than 100 vehicles valued at $3.2 million. It’s not immediately clear what the …

Windsor Man, 58, Charged With Sexual Assault Pleads Not Guilty, Denied Bail

Friday, June 26, 2015

White River Junction — A 58-year-old Windsor man is being held without bail on charges that he repeatedly sexually abused a girl under the age of 13. Richard J. Coleman faces two counts of lewd and lascivious conduct …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, June 26, 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015

Humvee Rolls Over On Interstate 89 in Hartford Hartford — A military vehicle crash at the Interstate 89 and Interstate 91 junction left a Humvee totaled and two members of the Massachusetts National Guard injured on Thursday, according …