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The home of Ed and Elaine Brown in Plainfield on June 7, 2007. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Plainfield, IRS at Odds Over Sale

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Plainfield — Town officials are raising concerns that the federal government intends to compensate Plainfield for just a small fraction of the nearly $233,000 in back taxes, penalties and fees owed on the former home of tax protesters Ed and Elaine Brown, which the U.S. Marshals Service seized following an armed standoff in 2007. The 100-acre compound on Center of …

Norwich’s Manager To Step Down

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Norwich — Town Manager Neil Fulton, whose employment status has been a matter of ongoing discussion, informed the Selectboard on Friday that he intends to …

No Tax Increase Needed For Sharon Budget Plan

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Sharon Town Meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 1, at the Sharon Elementary School beginning at 9 a.m. Voting by Australian ballot will be …

Vermonters Join Granite State Counterparts to Get Out the Bernie Vote

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

West Lebanon — Standing outside a Field Road home, Mike French was on a canvassing mission. By noon on Tuesday, the Vermont native was into his third trip in Lebanon neighborhoods reminding Bernie Sanders supporters to vote. French …

Analysis: Voters Look To Outsiders

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Six years after Citizens United unleashed hundreds of millions of dollars of corporate money into the American political system, two so-called outsiders crushed their super PAC-funded rivals in the New Hampshire primary. Voters across the state said they trusted a billionaire Republican developer from Manhattan and a democratic …

New Hampshire Women Vote on the Issues

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

West Lebanon — Some Upper Valley women who went to the polls Tuesday struggled over whether they should help elect the country’s first female president or support the grassroots change called for by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Many …

Claremont Woman Stumps for Trump

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Claremont — Cynthia Howard, a property manager and prominent local Tea Party leader, stood in the snow outside Disnard Elementary School on Hanover Street, holding aloft a Donald Trump campaign sign as a steady trickle of voters entered …

Newport-Area Senator Nominated as Banking Commissioner

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Concord — State Sen. Jerry Little, R-Weare, whose district includes the towns of Newport, Grantham, Sunapee, Croydon, Unity, Springfield and New London, has been nominated by Gov. Maggie Hassan to become the next commissioner of the New Hampshire …

Local & Regional Briefs: Wednesday, Feb. 10

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Convict in Student Killing Denied Parole Concord — A man serving a life sentence for the rape and slaying of a University of New Hampshire student has been conditionally denied parole for a lesser charge associated with that crime. Seth Mazzaglia asked the state parole board Tuesday for …

Jim Kenyon: Stickers Get The Bump

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

As New Hampshire primary voters went to the polls on Tuesday, I was left with a “Berning” question: Where have all the bumper stickers gone? They were few and far between on my travels. If not for the Prius-driving Bernie Sanders backers in the Hanover Co-op parking lot, …

Trump, Sanders Take New Hampshire

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

The New Hampshire primary winners are Donald Trump on the Republican side and Bernie Sanders in the Democratic race. Each took the top spot after second-place finishes in the Iowa caucuses. (Click here for live voting results from …

A Lesson in Democracy: Students Cast Ballots in Mock Primary

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Hanover — Sitting behind a set of tables with a group of her friends, Isla Cotter spent part of her Monday as a polling volunteer. Just like the hundreds of volunteers who will take to New Hampshire’s town …