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Christie Discusses Policies in Newport Visit

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Newport — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called for entitlement reform in a town hall forum Tuesday afternoon, outlining a platform that involved significant cuts to retiree benefits. In his second major presidential campaign visit to the Upper Valley in recent months, Christie kicked off his appearance at Salt hill Pub with a rousing tirade, containing many applause lines, against …

Companies Vie to Supply Natural Gas

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Concord — Two companies are now competing to become the utility supplying natural gas to major employers in Hanover and Lebanon. Until last week, Hanover-based …

Windsor Residents Balk at Solar Proposal for Prison Land

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Windsor — The permitting process for a proposed 19,000-panel solar array at the prison property off County Road is shaping up to be controversial, with …

Haverhill Officers Unnamed; N.H. AG Won’t Give Any Shooting Details

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Haverhill — More than two weeks after Haverhill police officers shot and killed a 41-year-old Army veteran, the state Attorney General’s Office has refused to release the names of the two officers involved. “Until we are able to come up with a preliminary finding in terms of whether …

Gun Range Reopens In Hartland

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Hartland — The Hammond Cove Shooting Range will reopen on Thursday under several new rules, including new requirements regarding hunting licenses and a prohibition on shooting more than one round per second. Additionally, the previously unsupervised state-owned range will have its hours cut in half to 10 a.m. …

Hartford Uncertain How to Handle Organic Waste Under Law

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Hartford — A public hearing Tuesday night about the town’s future solid waste management plans revealed continued concerns about Vermont’s universal recycling law, which is reshaping the way communities such as Hartford handle their trash and recyclable materials. When Public Works Director Richard Menge presented a state-required Solid …

Citizens on Patrol: N.H. Civilians Guard Recruiters

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Concord — Brian Blackden showed up at the Concord Armed Forces Career Center on Monday morning with a sniper rifle and a solo mission: To protect the unarmed staff inside in the wake of last week’s deadly shooting rampage in Chattanooga, Tenn. By midday Tuesday, however, what began …

Feds Release Northern Pass Report: Burial of Transmission Line to Cost Up to $2.1 Billion

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Concord — A complete burial of the Northern Pass transmission line would nearly double the project’s cost, but reduce potential negative impacts on the environment, tourism and local property values, according to a draft report released by the …

Vermont’s EB-5 Director Departs

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Montpelier — The director of the EB-5 Vermont Regional Center has resigned to take a job overseeing an EB-5 program at Mount Snow, raising concerns from Gov. Peter Shumlin about the relationship between the now-former state employee and the business operations he was supposed to oversee. Brent Raymond …

Shaheen: It’s Early in ’16 Race

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

West Lebanon — U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., downplayed the size of the crowds presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has drawn campaigning for next year’s Democratic presidential primary, given that the actual vote in New Hampshire is still at …

Driver Dies After Limb Falls on Car

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Claremont — A 24-year-old Claremont man died Sunday night during a brief but powerful storm that tore through northern Sullivan County and left thousands of people without power. Kyle LeClair, a Stevens High School graduate, was killed when …

Dartmouth Sets Donation Record

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College has announced a record year in donations from alumni and other sources, with a total of more than $49 million in gifts to the college annual fund. The annual funds of two professional schools have posted all-time highs as well, according to a college …

Lebanon High School 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The following students met the requirements for inclusion on Lebanon High School’s honor roll for the third quarter of the last academic year: Grade 9 High Honors: Kainat Altaf, Edward Bieszczad, Samantha Brady, Clarisse Brown, Meredith Cocklin, Ethan Daly, Luc Gauvin, Tyson Goracke, Fiona Greenough, Rachel Grohbrugge, Cecilia …