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Free State Project Republican Runs 'Protest Campaign' for N.H. Senate from Florida

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Grafton — The Free State Project activist challenging state Sen. Jeanie Forrester in New Hampshire’s Sept. 9 Republican primary is running what he calls a “protest campaign” from his home in Florida. Although Tim Condon, R-Grafton, wants Forrester to rethink her voting record, by no means does he intend to replace her. “If I were elected, first of all, the …

Thetford Preserves Annual Tradition

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Post Mills — Caleb and Aidan Salisbury awaited the start of Monday morning’s Labor Day parade in Post Mills on the stone steps of Peabody …

Officials to Assess Mascoma River

Monday, September 1, 2014

Lebanon — Residents living, recreating and traveling along the Mascoma River may spot state officials as they walk or float along the approximately 11 miles …

Schools Offer Options To Lebanon College Students

Friday, August 29, 2014

Lebanon — In the wake of Lebanon College’s announcement last week that it would be canceling fall classes and moving toward closing the school, other area schools have begun scrambling to attract the college’s former pupils. Lebanon College President Ron Biron said once word got out that the …

Claremont Closer to Smoke Ban

Friday, August 29, 2014

Claremont — After a few failed attempts, the City Council has passed an ordinance that would ban smoking in most city parks in all but designated areas. The ordinance will be presented at a public hearing in September and voted on again after a second reading. Unlike previous …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, August 29, 2014

Friday, August 29, 2014

14-Year-Old Struck by Car On Route 14 South East Randolph — A teenage boy is being treated for severe head injuries after a car accident on Route 14 South. Police say Zachary Paroline, 14, of East Randolph, was hit by a vehicle while he was checking the mail …

Hartford Man Pleads Not Guilty in Death of Toddler

Thursday, August 28, 2014

White River Junction — A 31-year-old Hartford man pleaded not guilty this afternoon to charges of second-degree murder in connection with the death of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son. Luke Theriault was ordered held without bail during his arraignment …

Hartford Man Charged With Murder in 2-Year-Old’s Death

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Hartford — A 31-year-old Hartford man faces charges of murder in the first degree and aggravated domestic assault stemming from the death of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son last summer, police said in a news release late Wednesday night. …

Unity School Nearly Ready

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Unity — After years of waiting, what’s a few more days? That was the sentiment in Unity this week after the School Board announced a delay to the beginning of the inaugural year in the town’s new K-8 …

Security Tightens At Lebanon High

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Lebanon — When Lebanon High School students return from summer vacation next week, they will be issued swipe cards to access the building. The school is one of many across the region who have restricted access to facilities …

Proctor Library Gets Second Defeat

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Weathersfield — It is back to the drawing board for the Proctor Library Trustees following the second defeat in five months of a bond proposal to expand and renovate the library in Ascutney. Trustee chairman Ernie Shand said Wednesday that he believes under state law that library officials …

John Gregg: Simple Question, Non-Answer

Thursday, August 28, 2014

J P Marzullo, the former Deering, N.H., selectman running in a contested Republican primary for the New Hampshire Senate District 8 seat held by the retiring state Sen. Bob Odell, R-New London, is a relative newcomer to politics. But Marzullo, who grew up in Connecticut and moved to …

Local & Regional Briefs for Thursday, August 28, 2014

Thursday, August 28, 2014

N.H. Committee Working to Address Synthetic Marijuana Concerns Concord (Concord Monitor) — A recent spike in overdoses across the state has heightened the urgency of the task before a committee charged with addressing synthetic marijuana, said state Sen. Molly Kelly, of Keene, who worked this spring to create …