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Community college cuts costs, reduces staff

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The community college in Concord, New Hampshire, has reduced its workforce by 14 positions as it deals with growing expenses and flat revenue.

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Man sentenced, tried to smuggle drug into jail

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire man charged with providing heroin that resulted in a man's overdose death in February has pleaded guilty to trying to smuggle a prescription narcotic into the Belknap County jail.

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Hassan vetoes bill on state audit process

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Gov. Maggie Hassan has vetoed a bill that deals with investigations and audits of state financial activities, saying it violates the fundamental separation of powers between the executive and legislative branches.

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Man charged in teen's disappearance heads to court

CONWAY, N.H. (AP) - A 34-year-old man charged with kidnapping a New Hampshire teen more than nine months ago is heading to court.

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Woman charged with destroying ex's gun collection

ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) - A 55-year-old Vermont woman is facing charges she destroyed her ex-boyfriend's collection of firearms.

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River Valley Community College to Present Award to Hypertherm Exec

Claremont -- For her years of support of efforts to train and employ graduates of River Valley Community College in Claremont, and to generally widen access to job training, the school will confer its…

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Paul Brendel Dorain

Hanover, N.H. -- Paul Brendel Dorain died on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Kendal in Hanover, N.H. where he had lived for the past 12 years. He was 87 years old. Paul grew up in New Haven, Conn. and attended…

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Lebanon Schools To Buy Property

Lebanon -- The Lebanon School Board has reached agreement to purchase a nearly two-acre parcel of land neighboring Hanover Street and Lebanon High schools. The Evans Drive parcel is being sold by Ann…

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Cornish Combines Elementary Grades

Cornish -- The School Board voted this month to reconfigure the Cornish Elementary School class grades -- combining grades one and two, as well as three and four -- following the departure of a teacher…

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Frances J. Prior

White River Junction, Vt. -- Frances J. Prior, 65, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born March 10, 1949, in Rutland, Vt. a daughter of William and Dorothy (Severance)…

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John Waymire Cook, D.D.S.

Goshen, N.H. -- John Waymire Cook, D.D.S., 79, of Four Corners Road, Goshen, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, peacefully in his sleep at his eldest son, Jay Cook and daughter-in-law, Julie Cunningham-Cook's…

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Granville "Red" Austin

Washington, D.C. -- On Sunday, July 6, 2014, Granville "Red" Austin, 87, died at his home in Washington D.C. The youngest child of Captain Albert Murray Austin and Madeline Power, he was born in Boston…

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Forum, July 29: Change in Norwich; One for the Books in Bradford; Measles Prevention

Vocal Minority in Norwich To the Editor: I'm compelled to respond to Brian Livingston's attack on Norwich Town Manager Neil Fulton and the needs of the Norwich municipal workers ("A Pool, Not a Police…

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Respected VLS Professor Dies

South Royalton -- The community at Vermont Law School is mourning the death of professor Cheryl Hanna, an expert in constitutional law familiar to many from her frequent media appearances, where she worked…

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Long Odds for Hospital Jobs

West Lebanon -- There were no drill sergeants in sight. No Outward Bound wilderness ordeals. No deals to vote anyone off the island. But as 350 job seekers flocked to a West Lebanon hotel Monday, formidable…

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Arthur W. Mudge

Haverhill, N.H. -- A memorial service for Arthur W. Mudge, 84, who died on May 23, will be held on Monday, August 4, at 11 a.m. at Alumni Hall, 75 Court Street, Haverhill N.H. A reception will follow at…

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William (Bill) Joseph Peck, Jr.

Morristown, Ariz. -- William (Bill) Joseph Peck, Jr. formerly of West Lebanon, N.H. died on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at the age of 89. He was born in 1925. He was a member of the American Legion Post…

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Arthur K. Brown

Cornish, N.H. -- Arthur K. Brown, 82, of Jackson Road in Cornish died on Friday, July 25, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, N.H. He was born in Reading, Vt. on June 15, 1932, the…

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John D. Fitzgerald, Jr.

Enfield, N.H. -- John D. Fitzgerald, Jr., 55, died Saturday, July, 26, 2014. He was born in Lebanon on April 30, 1959 to David & Phyllis Tilden Fitzgerald. John grew up in Norwich, Vt. and graduated…

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Hanover Man Assaulted on Wheelock

Hanover -- Police are stepping up patrols on Wheelock Street after a Hanover man was assaulted there early Sunday morning, marking the second such altercation this month. The victim, Mark Cookson, 53,…

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Editorial: This Does Not Compute: Vermont Health Website's Woes Persist

What does $72 million get you these days? In Vermont, it has so far bought a poorly working website for Vermont Health Connect, the online health insurance marketplace mandated by the Affordable Care Act. …