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Charlestown-Area House Incumbents Face Challengers

Charlestown -- The two lawmakers who represent the Charlestown area in the New Hampshire House are facing challenges next month. State Rep. Steve Smith, R-Charlestown, one of the few Sullivan County Republicans…

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Fresh Beets

Shortly after my father's family moved south from Ohio to Atlanta, a woman who was helping out with the cooking was overheard telling a friend over the back fence about the oddities of the northerner's…

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Brassicas From the Garden Go Straight to the Table

At this time of year I eat one of the "three B's" from my garden every day: broccoli, Brussels sprouts or kale. All right, don't get on my case. I know kale doesn't start with a B. But it's a brassica,…

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Willem Lange: There Was a Time When Scrappy Americans Pulled Together

It's difficult, I suppose, for the majority of our population -- those between, say, 20 and 60 -- to appreciate the enormity of the challenges our nation has faced and overcome in the lifetimes of those…

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Hassan Warns Against GOP Return

West Lebanon -- New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan warned Tuesday that the policies of her Republican opponent Walt Havenstein would "blow a hole" in the state's budget and also empower former Republican…

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Agnes Lorraine Hickox

Bridgewater Corners, Vt. -- Oh how we were blessed with such a beautiful lady here on earth. On Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 at 12:09, Agnes Lorraine Hickox (born Sept. 13, 1957 in this, married to Maxie Ray…

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America to Coffee Potato Chips: 'No Thanks'

New York -- America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips. Frito-Lay says Wasabi Ginger won its contest that gives people a chance to create a new flavor, beating out the coffee-flavored…

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Hartford Athletic Field Project on Schedule

Hartford -- The creation of several athletic playing fields on the Maxfield property along Route 5 is running on schedule, according to Hartford Parks and Recreation Department Director Tad Nunez, who…

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John C. Coffrin

Ascutney, Vt. -- John C. Coffrin, 86, a long-time resident of Lebanon, N.H., died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at the Springfield Health and Rehabilitation Center in Springfield, Vt. He was born Oct. 30, 1927,…

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Lillian Verna Dow

Hartland, Vt. -- Lillian Verna Dow passed peacefully away in her home on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. She was born on April 11, 1934 in Gloucester, Mass.to Leroy and Nellie Durden. At her side were family…

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A Hearty Red, Perfect for Fall

Domaine Bousquet 2013 Mendoza Argentina Malbec $8.99 As the temperatures have receded, the red wine season is upon us , and one of my favorites is Malbec. It's a flinty wine, high in tannins, produced…

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Barnard Man Faces Sex Charge

Barnard -- Police last week charged a man with felony lewd and lascivious conduct with a minor following a weeklong investigation by Vermont State Police and the Department of Children and Families. …

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Attorneys Debate Evidence In Thetford Rifle Case

Chelsea -- The prosecution and defense in the case of a Thetford man who allegedly fired rifle rounds into an occupied car debated Tuesday what evidence should be introduced at a trial slated to start…

Oct 21
Commuter Race

Vital Communities held a bike vs. bus vs. car race from Dan and Whit's in Norwich to the Hopkins Center in Hanover to compare commute times on different modes of transport during morning rush hour on Tuesday.…

Oct 21
The Clintons, the Democrats' 2014 super surrogates

AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Bill and Hillary Clinton are the validators-in-chief for Democrats struggling through a bleak campaign season in states where President Barack Obama is deeply unpopular.

Oct 21
Grandstanding, outsourcing raised in Senate debate

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen accused Republican challenger Scott Brown of grandstanding and fear mongering while he accused her of "outsourcing" her independence as they met for their second debate two weeks before Election Day.

Oct 21
US Sen. Shaheen, Scott Brown face off in debate

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and her Republican challenger Scott Brown disagreed during a debate Tuesday about what steps the U.S. should take to stop the spread of Ebola.

Oct 21
No verdict yet in Vermont teacher killing case

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont jury deliberating in the case of a man charged along with his wife with luring a St. Johnsbury teacher out of her home and killing her in 2012 has ended deliberations for the day without a verdict.

Oct 21
Guinta, Shea-Porter debate health care, economy

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Democratic U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter and Republican Frank Guinta sparred Tuesday night over familiar topics such as health care and the economy and tussled over new ones such as Ebola and terrorist threats.

Oct 21
Fall Cleanup

Linda Thomas, of Hartland, takes advantage of the unseasonably warm weather on Wednesday by vacuuming out her car before going kayaking. Thomas said it was just a coincidence that she was wearing a shirt…

Oct 21
Arson in fire that torched 3 Vermont police cars

THETFORD, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police say the fire that destroyed three police cruisers last week in the town of Thetford was arson.