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Christie Discusses Policies in Newport Visit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Newport — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called for entitlement reform in a town hall forum Tuesday afternoon, outlining a platform that involved significant cuts to retiree benefits. In his second major presidential campaign visit to the Upper Valley in recent months, Christie kicked off his appearance at Salt hill Pub with a rousing tirade, containing many applause lines, against …

Companies Vie to Supply Natural Gas

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Concord — Two companies are now competing to become the utility supplying natural gas to major employers in Hanover and Lebanon. Until last week, Hanover-based …

Windsor Residents Balk at Solar Proposal for Prison Land

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Windsor — The permitting process for a proposed 19,000-panel solar array at the prison property off County Road is shaping up to be controversial, with …

Brain Disorder Center Closings Felt Nationwide

Monday, July 27, 2015

Concord — When Tyler Richardson’s son hit puberty, the combination of hormones and new strength from a growth spurt added an element of danger to a long history of unpredictable behavior because of autism and severe anger problems. …

A Life: Leon C. Marsh Jr., 1931-2015; ‘Type of Person Who Is Irreplaceable’

Monday, July 27, 2015

Fairlee — He helped train the Upper Valley’s best-known elephant and taught American Army soldiers how to ski on a Japanese island at the time of the Korean War. But Leon Marsh, a round-the-clock worker who friends and …

Sykes Ave. Complex on Agenda

Sunday, July 26, 2015

White River Junction — An application to build a new $6.4 million, 88-unit apartment complex on the border of the Sykes Mountain Avenue commercial district and a quiet residential neighborhood has raised questions from town planners and neighbors …

Tax Help Plan In Claremont Has 1st Takers

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Claremont — Local business owners Jeff and Sarah Barrette hope to take immediate advantage of the property tax relief program approved by the City Council last week that encourages private sector investment downtown by freezing, for up to five years, the pre-rehabilitation assessment of a qualifying structure in …

Sen. Graham Meets, Greets At North Haverhill Fair

Sunday, July 26, 2015

By Aimee Caruso Valley News Staff Writer North Haverhill — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., campaigned in the Granite State yesterday, talking with people in Sugar Hill, N.H., Littleton, N.H., and at the North Haverhill Fair. Among their concerns: Northern Pass, Iran, the economy and, of course, whether …

In W. Lebanon, Sen. Paul Calls for Flat Tax

Sunday, July 26, 2015

West Lebanon — The standing-room-only crowd gathered to hear Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speak Saturday at Kilton Public Library included supporters sporting blue “Rand” stickers and undecideds looking to learn about the gaggle of candidates vying for their …

Jim Kenyon: N.H. Diners Starved of Restaurant Inspection Data

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Want to know how your favorite restaurant fared in its most recent state health inspection? Or how food establishments in your town stacked up against each other In Vermont, the information is just a click away. The state Department of Health posts restaurant scores on its website (http://1.usa.gov/1ejsWOi). …

Upper Valley Man Recalls Struggle

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Chelsea — For Will Gilman, 58, of Chelsea, the Americans with Disabilities Act, which celebrates its 25th anniversary Sunday, has particular meaning. Gilman has had no use of his legs, and only partial use of his arms since a motorcycle accident damaged his spinal cord 38 years ago; …

Multiple Crashes, 1 Fatality, on I-91

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Weathersfield — A 22-year-old New York man was killed Saturday morning when the car he was riding in hit a tree on the west side of Interstate 91 near mile marker 48, Vermont State Police said in a …

Tunbridge Voters to Weigh In on Ambulance Deal With Royalton, Sharon

Friday, July 24, 2015

Tunbridge — The Selectboard will host an informational meeting next week in advance of a special Town Meeting next month where voters will decide if the town can enter into a new ambulance contract with Royalton and Sharon …