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Business Notes: Feb. 14, 2016

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Bethel — GW Plastics last week announced the completion of a major expansion of its Dongguan, China, facilities. The project more than doubled the size of the plant, and the new 125,000-square-foot facility will permit the company to streamline its tooling, molding and medical device assembly operations while leaving room for contract manufacturing growth, the company said in a news …

School Taxes Expected To Fall for Hartland

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Hartland’s annual School District Meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 22. Town Meeting takes place at 9 a.m. on March 1, with …

Alcohol Permits Will Be Left to Corinth Voters

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Corinth Town Meeting is at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1, at the town hall in Cookeville. Australian ballot voting will take place the same …

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 …

Day Care Must Have Sprinklers

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Lebanon — In a sometimes heated Monday night meeting, the Planning Board declined to reconsider a requirement that the River Valley Club’s owner install a sprinkler system in his planned day care building. Though Joe Asch, the fitness club’s owner, and his attorney Barry Schuster contend that the …

‘Dark Money’ Investigates Koch Brothers’ Influence

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Hanover — In an election cycle forecast to be the most expensive in history, itself following two other costliest-ever contests, reporter Jane Mayer hopes to tell the public where the money is coming from and whose agenda is …

VTC Recruiting Women

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

During the four years she studied electromechanical engineering at Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center, Desiree Cerretani found a lot more sisterhood on the soccer field than in the classroom. “In my major, there were two other women in the class behind me,” Cerretani recalled in a telephone …

Young Writers Ask Their Readers to Look a Little More Closely

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Young Writers Project is an independent nonprofit that engages Vermont and New Hampshire students to write, helps them improve and connects them with audiences in newspapers, before live audiences and on websites, youngwritersproject.org, vtdigger.org, vpr.net and cowbird.com. Young Writers Project also publishes a monthly digital magazine, The Voice. …

Teach for America Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Thousands of Teach for America alumni flooded the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the organization, which is known for placing striving, idealistic and inexperienced teachers in some of the nation’s neediest schools. The District of Columbia conference featured hundreds of …

Upper Valley Polling Places

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Canaan — Fire station, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Charlestown — Library/municipal building, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Claremont Ward 1 — Middle School, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Claremont Ward 2 — Middle School, 8 a.m. to …

Claremont Business on the Move

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Claremont — The Planning Board Monday night unanimously approved the site plan for the proposed renovation of a vacant mill building on Water Street. Jeff and Sarah Barrette plan to move their Pleasant Street printing business into the space by early September. After the meeting, Jeff Barrette, who …