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Painter Shows New Work at Kilton

Norwich resident S ue Bridge takes over the gallery space at the Kilton Public Library in West Lebanon with a show of pastels and watercolors that runs through Jan. 31 . There will be a reception for…

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Woodstock High-Schoolers Talk Politics With Milne

Woodstock -- Republican gubernatorial nominee Scott Milne campaigned in the Woodstock area Wednesday, spending more than an hour talking with students in the Woodstock Union High School library. Several…

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Sex Assault, Liquor Arrest Reports Rise at Dartmouth College

Hanover -- While the annual campus crime statistics released by Dartmouth College on Wednesday show that reports of forcible sex offenses and alcohol violations spiked last year, college officials said…

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Man Found Dead on Tracks

White River Junction -- Police are investigating the death of a 52-year-old homeless man whose body was found on the railroad tracks about 100 yards south of the White River Junction Amtrak station early…

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Howard Dean Barker

West Lebanon, N.H. -- Howard Dean Barker, 70, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, Sept 26, 2014. Services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the New Rye Church, 289 New Rye Road…

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Homer "Rocky" Stimpson

Bradford, Vt. -- Homer "Rocky" Stimpson, 74 of Bradford, passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, following a sudden illness. He was born in Richford, Vt., on Sept. 27, 1940, and…

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Chauncey B. "Scott" Dunham

White River Junction, Vt. -- Chauncey B. "Scott" Dunham, 79, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at his home after a brief battle with lung cancer. He was born Nov. 17, 1934, in Lebanon, N.H., the son of Clarence…

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Lebanon OKs Restructured Utility Rates

Lebanon -- The City Council unanimously pushed forward a proposal to alter sewer and water rate structures at its meeting Wednesday. The motion, put forward by Councilor Nicole Cormen and approved by…

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Iowa Firm Buys Vermont Castings

Randolph -- Only 14 months after the company was taken over in a management-led buyout, Vermont Castings has been sold again -- this time to HNI Corp., an Iowa-based wood-burning stove, fireplace and office…

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Alexander J. LeClair, Jr.

Lebanon, N.H. -- Alexander J. LeClair, Jr. of Quail Hollow, formerly of Newbury, N.H., died on Sept. 30, 2014, at Genesis Healthcare in Lebanon with his family at his side after a long period of declining…

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Column: Actions for a Better Claremont

Last week a group of citizens of Claremont and I gave the City Council a presentation in which we outlined what we learned through an unofficial survey about the issues (we call them opportunities) that…

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Editorial: The Joys Of Summer

Before consigning summer 2014 to the dustbin of memory, let's tie up some loose ends. First, the weather: With the dark season on the near horizon, we're trying to remember when late summer and early…

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Column: Bad Timing for Eric Holder's Resignation

Who'll be the next attorney general? Washington's favorite parlor game is filling Cabinet vacancies; I like playing as much as the next pundit. Still, the more telling question is: Why are we playing this…

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Column: Missing History's Lessons

Refuse to think, assume the worst, overreact, disregard laws and rules and then pronounce yourself someone standing up for the best in education. That's what we've recently witnessed in Colorado's Jefferson…

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Charles A. Hodgdon

Norwich, Vt. -- Charles A. Hodgdon, Jr., 65, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. He was born Sept. 25, 1949, in Lebanon, a son of Charles and Helen (Johnson)…

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Column: President Obama --America Takes the Lead

American leadership is the one constant in an uncertain world. As Americans, we see the future not as something beyond our control, but as something we can shape for the better through concerted and collective…

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Forum, Oct. 2: Drive ISIS From Iraq; Keep the Garipay House Heated; Nice Views in Enfield

Drive ISIS Fighters Out of Iraq To the Editor: With Republican or Democrat leadership, we never fail to get it wrong. Now we are fighting against ISIS, which has armament we supplied just a short…

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At 80, Old-Time Music Great Alice Gerrard Adds to Her Legacy

Last year, just weeks before turning 79, Alice Gerrard released Bittersweet, an album of new material recorded with bluegrass fiddler Laurie Lewis. Now, just months after her 80th birthday, the champion…

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Joshua Bell's Encore in D.C. Metro Draws a Huge Crowd

Washington -- "Hi, does your camera make a clicking sound? You have to shut it off. He'll hear you. And he'll stop playing." Three minutes before Joshua Bell took the makeshift stage, and his press representative…

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Study Finds Number of Gay Characters on TV Is Still Rising

Los Angeles -- Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday…

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IT Mistakes Won't Be Repeated, Vt. Officials Say

Montpelier -- State officials Tuesday sought to quell some lawmakers' fear that Vermont is spread too thin as it moves forward with $420 million in IT projects to improve the delivery of human services. …

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Human Services Chief Offers Change

Williston, Vt. -- The Agency of Human Services' acting secretary said Wednesday he wants to increase staffing levels and training at the Department for Children and Families following the deaths of two…

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Cease-Fire in Ukraine Unraveling

At least 11 adults were killed in Ukraine on Wednesday when artillery shells struck a schoolyard and bus stop in suburban Donetsk on the belated first day of school for the city at the center of a pro-Russia…

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Parents Fearing Ebola Remove Kids From School

Dallas -- At L.L. Hotchkiss Elementary School, parents rushed to pull their children out of school after they received calls a student who may have had contact with the patient diagnosed with the deadly…

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U.S. Sharply Criticizes New Settlements

Washington -- In a striking public rebuke, the Obama administration warned Israel on Wednesday that plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from "even its…