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Town celebrates new elementary school after delays

UNITY, N.H. (AP) - After many delays, the new Unity Elementary School is open and is celebrating the event.

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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,…

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.

Oct 21
FairPoint accuses striking workers of intimidation

A nor'easter that arrived Tuesday could deliver the first major test for replacement workers hired by FairPoint Communications in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, with driving rain and strong wind gusts possibly causing service disruptions as more than 1,700 workers remain on strike.

Oct 21
Vermont hosts first hearing on GMO labeling

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont assistant attorney general says about 40 people attended the first of three hearings on the state's proposed rules to label food made with genetically modified organisms.

Oct 21
Vermont jury considering case in teacher killing

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A jury deliberated five hours without reaching a verdict Tuesday 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.

Oct 21
Spotlight on Hartford's Parks and Recreation Projects

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…

Oct 21
Valley Visual: Making Connections

When I saw Thursday's story about Windsor High School's Haley Wood breaking her mother's single-season field hockey scoring record, I remembered a photo I did for the Valley News in 1992. Doing a little…

Oct 21
Trial wraps up in killing of physicist

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) - Closing arguments have wrapped up in the murder trial of Mozzelle Brown, a man accused of taking part in the fatal beating of a well-known physicist from New Hampshire a decade ago.