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Jan 28
Stevens High Case Motivates Bill

Claremont -- A 15-year-old Claremont girl who was sexually assaulted by her Stevens High School math teacher testified on Wednesday in favor of a bill that would provide school officials with more information…

Jan 28
U.S. Adviser Gives Insight On Iran Talks

Hanover -- A key member of the United States delegation on the Iran nuclear negotiations expressed tempered optimism Wednesday about a possible deal despite a tight current deadline for action and formidable…

Jan 28
Proposed Claremont Budget Allows All-Day K Class

Claremont -- One of the most important pieces in next year's proposed $31 million school budget is a recommendation for six full-time positions that would allow the district to begin all-day kindergarten…

Jan 28
Gun Range Restrictions On Warning

Thetford -- A group of petitioners are calling for residents at Town Meeting to support tighter restrictions on the use of a gun range that operates on land leased from the town on Five Corners Road. …

Jan 28
Normand J. Bergeron

Claremont, N.H. -- Normand J. Bergeron, 88, of 7 Heritage Drive in Claremont died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at his home, following a period of failing health. He was born in Franklin, N.H. on June 9, 1926,…

Jan 28
Robert A. Konkle

Claremont, N.H. -- Robert A. Konkle passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at the age of 71 at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor, Vt. Robert was born Feb. 24, 1943, in Rimersburg,…

Jan 28
Hal Johnson

Claremont, N.H. -- Hal Johnson, 78, of Claremont, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in Sebring, Fla., where he spent his winters. Hal was born on Oct. 13, 1936, in Claremont, the son of Vera and Harold Johnson.…

Jan 28
R.N. Gerow, D.C.

Lebanon, N.H. -- R.N. Gerow, D.C. (Doc), 72, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Arrangements are pending at the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later…

Jan 28
Editorial: No Margin of Error for Vermont's Sex Offender Registry

Lawmakers in Vermont are reportedly trying to determine just how accurate the information on the state's online sex offender registry needs to be before offenders' street addresses are added. The answer…

Jan 28
Editorial: America the Indebted: It's Really Piling Up

Washington Oh, the debt. Yawn. How passe. How 2009. Once, President Obama held a summit on fiscal responsibility (2009). Once, he gave an entire speech devoted to the subject (2011). Once, his State…

Jan 28
Report Outlines State Government Inefficiencies

Concord -- The fastest way from Manchester to Concord is up Interstate 93, but one state government department asks its employees to take any other route. That's because on the highway -- even if the drive…

Jan 28
Rebels Claim Key Ukraine Advance

Donetsk, Ukraine -- Separatist forces in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday they have almost fully encircled government forces in a town that hosts a strategic railway hub, putting them within grasp of a decisive…

Jan 28
Police Have Concerns Over Google Waze App

Los Angeles -- As the Tuesday afternoon rush hour approached, the Waze traffic map for the San Fernando Valley was lighting up with users reporting fender-benders, stalled cars, scattered debris and other…

Jan 28
Route 4 Work Ongoing

Workers continue to build the substructure of the Route 4 bridge crossing the Connecticut River between West Lebanon and White River Junction on Wednesday. The new bridge is scheduled to open in October…

Jan 28
McDonald's CEO Steps Down as Sales Decline

New York -- McDonald's CEO Don Thompson is stepping down as the world's biggest hamburger chain fights to hold onto customers and transform its image. The company said Thompson, who has been CEO for…

Jan 28
Sharapova Reaches Final

Melbourne, Australia -- Maria Sharapova reached the Australian Open final for the fourth time, beating fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-2 in a lopsided semifinal on Thursday. The second-ranked…

Jan 28
Art Notes: Combat Paper Project Turns Military Uniforms Into Art

The Combat Paper Project grew out of Drew Cameron's active duty service in the Army from 2000 to 2004, during which time he was deployed to Iraq. His father, also a veteran, had taught him the craft of…

Jan 28
Entertainment Highlights: ArtisTree and Pentangle Team Up to Produce 'Fiddler on the Roof'

With opening night of Fiddler on the Roof bearing down on the ArtisTree Theatre Company, director Jarvis Antonio Green wasn't going to let the impending Blizzard of the Century keep him from checking out…

Jan 28
Schools Paid 'Buyout'

Newport -- SAU 43 paid former Superintendent Irwin Sussman more than $154,000 to "buyout" his contract, according to information provided by the SAU on Wednesday. Sussman's employment with the SAU, which…

Jan 28
Local Roundup: Hartford Hockey Spreads the Wealth

White River Junction -- Contributions up and down the roster helped the Hartford High girls hockey team to a 6-2 victory over visiting Woodstock on Wednesday night. Courtney Murray led five different…

Jan 28
Recreation Briefs: Ford Sayre's Taylor Races to Skinner Cup Victory

Newbury, n.h. -- Ford Sayre Ski Council skiers set the stage for their upcoming New Hampshire Alpine Racing Association state qualifiers by skiing to fop finishes on Sunday at the Bob Skinner Cup giant…

Jan 28
White River Access May Increase in Royalton, Bethel

Residents of Royalton and Bethel might soon have better public access to the White River and one of its tributaries. Both towns are working with the nonprofit White River Partnership to convert properties…

Jan 28
In Brief: Slumping U.S. Fades in Loss to Chile

Mark Gonzalez scored in the 66th and 75 minutes, rallying Chile to a 3-2 exhibition win over the United States on Wednesday night that sent the Americans to their first five-game winless streak since 2007.…

Jan 28
Surprise! Unknown Players Often Shine

Phoenix -- Almost all football fans know Tom Brady, Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman, Marshawn Lynch and Rob Gronkowski. The New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks wouldn't be playing in the Super…

Jan 28
Spotlight Still Shines on Seattle's Enigmatic Lynch

Phoenix -- Seattle Seahawks tailback Marshawn Lynch didn't have to say much to be the talk of Super Bowl media day Tuesday. Lynch spent approximately five minutes in front of media members, answered each…