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Developers Seek Blessing From Lebanon Planning Board

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Lebanon — Developers of Altaria, a major commercial project in the Route 120 corridor, hope to begin construction of a 33-unit multi-family residential building pending the Lebanon Planning Board’s site plan review next week. As proposed, the three-story building above a parking garage would sit behind the Element hotel, which opened late last year. It would be the second building …

Interstate Development Clash Still Ongoing in Hartford

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Hartford — More than a year of meetings have failed to resolve differences between town officials and the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission, who have clashed …

DHMC Rezoning Put On Hold

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Lebanon — A proposal to rezone a portion of a parcel south of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s main campus in the Route 120 corridor is on …

Fundraiser Supports Land Preservation

Sunday, August 2, 2015

New London — Ausbon Sargent will hold its annual bicycling fundraiser on Aug. 29. The event includes four route choices ranging from 25 to 100 miles in length. Mostly on dirt roads, the rides begin and end at the New London Historical Society. They include a lunch stop …

How Guite Built, Changed VTel

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — Over the years, the Vermont Telephone Co., a privately owned telecommunications company that was acquired 21 years ago in a buyout led by former Wall Street executive Michel Guite, has proven itself willing to challenge …

Jim Kenyon: At Hartford Dismas House, Bikes Help Ex-Inmates Get Lives Back on Track

Sunday, August 2, 2015

The bicycle pump that hangs next to the manager’s office inside the completely refurbished Hartford Dismas House could be mistaken for an artsy wall decoration. But it’s not about looks. For the 10 residents of Dismas House, the …

A ‘Really Good Show’: Canaan Kicks Off Its Weekend-Long Old Home Days Celebration

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Canaan — From the suits to the hats to the swagger, Teddy Makalinaw and Eben Brown had the Blues Brothers down pat. While far from the only entertainment at yesterday’s Canaan Old Home Days parade, the duo, performing …

Roles Blur In Hartford Complaint

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Hartford — A conflict between a high school basketball coach and a member of the Hartford School Board whose son played on the team has exposed rifts between the district’s parents and coaching staff, with each side asking …

AG Clears Haverhill Officers

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Concord — The two Haverhill police officers who fatally shot a 41-year-old Canterbury, N.H., man last month were legally justified in their actions, the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office determined on Friday. “Haverhill police Officers Ryan Jarvis and …

Claremont Councilor Settles on Payment Plan

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Claremont — A city councilor who earlier this summer rejected a plan to repay $39,000 to an area businessman said last week he has a new settlement that he expects will be ready shortly. “We have a new agreement,” City Councilor Nick Koloski, who owns a Claremont sports …

A Timeline of the Hartford School Conflict

Saturday, August 1, 2015

A timeline of Paula Nulty’s complaint against Steve Landon shows the issue was unfolding as she was running for her seat on the Hartford School Board. Nulty said during her candidacy that her 20 years of various types of involvement with the school district had given her an …

Major Traffic Delays Next Week in Hartford, Lebanon

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Motorists in Hartford and Lebanon should be prepared for major delays next week, with significant traffic routes in both towns continuing to see disruption from construction projects. In Hartford, work to replace two bridges on Interstate 91 will cause continued delays on Route 5 near the interstate’s Exit …

Vt. Moves To Restrict Synthetics

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Montpelier — The Vermont Health Department is looking to add 75 new synthetic drugs to the state’s list of regulated substances. The drugs to be added include some synthetic cannabinoids, as well as acetyl-fentanyl, a chemical that is sometimes cut into heroin that can be deadly when dosed …