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Stevens a Work in Progress: School Year Brings New Leader, Ongoing Renovations

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Claremont — Though she begins her first year next week as principal of Stevens High School in the midst of a major renovation, Patricia Barry will gladly accept the short-term disruption for the long term benefit to the students and the community. New windows that bring in more natural light, the complete rebuilding of most of the classrooms and other …

Lebanon College’s Demise Leaves Hole in City’s Downtown

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lebanon — The cancellation of fall classes at Lebanon College, which an official said was the first step toward permanently closing the school, drew mixed …

Plea Deal Dropped for Springfield, Vt., Man

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

White River Junction — After announcing that plans for a plea deal had crumbled, lawyers made plans in court Tuesday to move toward a trial …

Plans in Motion For Claremont's Moody Park

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Claremont — Much needed road repairs, a tour to review last winter’s timber harvest and developing a master plan for existing and proposed trails are some of what is planned for the city’s Moody Park. Though it is not part of the primary road system, the three-quarter mile …

Man Involved in Springfield, Vt., Shooting Misses Arraignment

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

White River Junction — Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for a New Jersey man for allegedly possessing heroin and cocaine at the time that he was shot in Springfield, Vt., in June. Joseph Atkinson, of Union City, N.J., who will turn 20 on Thursday, did not appear …

11 Cases of Salmonella Arise in N.H.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Concord — At least 11 people in the state have become sick after being contaminated by chickens they were raising, all linked to problems at a hatchery in Ohio. The New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services is using the case to alert people to the risks of …

Local & Regional Briefs for Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Police Warn About Synthetic Drug ‘Spice’ Manchester — Police in Manchester are warning about an alarming spike in overdoses from the suspected consumption of a synthetic drug called spice. Police said Tuesday that they responded to five overdoses and at least 15 more people were transported to area …

Crash Victim in Fair Condition

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Unity — The teen who survived a high speed crash early Sunday morning has had her condition upgraded to fair, a spokeswoman at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center said Monday. Meanwhile, investigators have not released any further details on the …

Sawmill Open After Sunday Night Fire

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Weathersfield — A fire that broke out Sunday evening at a Perkinsville sawmill was confined mostly to the interior of the building. The cause of the three-alarm fire and the extent of the damage are still under investigation. …