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As Fines Mount, Thetford Woman Won’t Tear Down That Wall

Friday, May 22, 2015

Thetford — The dispute over the 60-by-24-foot structure that Ruth Dwyer erected in her front yard last fall to block the view of a newly built home across the street continues to simmer. The town zoning administrator has been assessing Dwyer daily fines, which now total thousands of dollars, for her refusal to take down what the town considers to …

WISE to Open Dartmouth Office

Friday, May 22, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College has reached an agreement with WISE, the Upper Valley nonprofit that provides crisis counseling and other services, to place an advocate …

Dartmouth Speaker: Children’s Mental Health Affected by New Moms’ Lack of Time at Home

Friday, May 22, 2015

Hanover — Most of Allan Schore’s points during a Wednesday night lecture in Filene Auditorium, downstairs from the Psychological and Brain Sciences Department at Dartmouth …

Nearly Ready for Action

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Hartford — On Thursday morning, a work crew made up of inmates from the Vermont Department of Corrections began their first day on the job at the Maxfield Sports Complex, just one of the thousands of details that …

Newbury Talks Herbicide Plan

Friday, May 15, 2015

Newbury — A pumpkin grower involved in a dispute about an herbicide traveling from farm fields to neighboring lands has committed to working to prevent such drift in the future and improving communication with neighbors. A public meeting drew about 50 people to the Newbury Elementary School on …

Six Displaced After Fire at Lyme Home

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Lyme — A house fire in Lyme last week has left a family of six homeless. On the evening of May 8, 13-year-old Joseph Dunn was in the High Street home alone when he noticed smoke and called his mother, Katie Maxwell, for help, according to Maxwell’s sister, …

New Hampshire High Court Upholds Decision Striking Down 2012 Voter Registration Law

Friday, May 15, 2015

Concord — The New Hampshire Supreme Court has ruled that a 2012 law linking voter registration to getting a driver’s license is unconstitutional and could discourage people from participating in the electoral process. The justices on Friday said the language of the law is confusing and inaccurate, and …

Lebanon Water Tests Negative For Bacteria Friday; Boil Water Order Remains in Effect

Friday, May 15, 2015

Lebanon — The first round of follow-up tests of the city’s water system have come back negative today for any bacteria contaminants, but the boil water order remains in effect as testing continues. The city announced the findings …

Lebanon Boil Water Order in Effect

Friday, May 15, 2015

Lebanon — A boil water order will continue through at least Saturday afternoon and potentially could last more than a week depending on the results of additional monitoring. The boil order was put in place Thursday afternoon after …

Cause of Fire In Enfield Unknown

Friday, May 15, 2015

Enfield — The New Hampshire State Fire Marshal’s Office was unable to determine the cause of a fire that caused extensive damage early Wednesday morning to a waterfront home on Mascoma Lake. “At this point, the cause is undetermined,” fire investigator Tom Schutzius said on Thursday. “At this …

Newbury Talks Herbicide Plan

Friday, May 15, 2015

Newbury — A pumpkin grower involved in a dispute about an herbicide traveling from farm fields to neighboring lands has committed to working to prevent such drift in the future and improving communication with neighbors. A public meeting drew about 50 people to the Newbury Elementary School on …

Claremont Eyes Senior Housing

Friday, May 15, 2015

Claremont — An independent-living community geared to seniors could see tremendous demand if it were constructed in Claremont. That was the consensus of about 30 senior citizens and city officials at a Thursday presentation by Ellen Quinn, leasing and marketing manager for Quail Hollow, an independent-living community off …

New London Moves Town Meeting to March

Friday, May 15, 2015

New London — There were hints that Wednesday’s Town Meeting in New London was a little different than others in the area. Bulky winter coats popular at March meetings were absent, ditched in favor of striped golf shirts, and two ceiling fans worked to keep the gym at …