Quick response and sprinklers prevent serious fire damage for Bridgewater furniture maker

07-22-2024 8:01 PM

BRIDGEWATER — Furniture maker Charles Shackleton is crediting a fast response from Bridgewater and Woodstock firefighters along with a recently updated sprinkler system with dousing an “electrical fire” that broke out at the ShackletonThomas furniture...


FEMA officials arrive in Vermont to assess damage from Beryl

07-22-2024 5:50 PM

Just over a week after the remnants of Tropical Storm Beryl caused flooding across central and northern Vermont, Federal Emergency Management Agency officials are on the ground assessing damage in the state, Gov. Phil Scott said Friday. FEMA officials...


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On the Trails: The ‘A’ in UVTA stands for ‘alliance’
07-19-2024 5:01 PM

Walkers, hikers and runners might be surprised to learn about the outsized contribution Upper Valley Trail Alliance (UVTA) makes to the trails they love.Matt Oscadal hiked trails that were designed, built and maintained by the Norwich-based nonprofit...

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Editorial: Is ‘neutrality’ another name for failing to lead?
06-14-2024 10:01 PM

Dartmouth president Sian Leah Beilock is considering whether the college “should formally adopt a position of institutional neutrality,” according to Liz Lempres, chairwoman of the college’s board of trustees. If it does, Dartmouth would join Harvard...

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Angela Tibbets, of Lebanon, prepares for a yard sale she planned to have with a friend in White River Junction. Many wood burnings Tibbets has made over the years were included in the sale, which was scheduled for the Fourth of July. Josie Smith, also...

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Record-breaking heat wave provides glimpse of NH’s possible climate future
07-19-2024 2:46 PM

New Hampshire is at the tail end of a record-breaking heat wave, with communities across the state seeing their longest strings of sweltering days in recorded history.Concord saw temperatures at or above 90 degrees starting on July 6. July 16 marked...

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Randolph, VT - John L. Westbrook, Jr, D.D.S., 79, of Randolph died at home on July 11, 2024. Born in Goldsboro, North Carolina, John was the eldest of three sons of John and Julia (Cooper) Westbrook. He spent his formative years in ... remainder of obit for John Westbrook

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Norwich, VT - Jerry Ireland, 78, of Norwich, died on Saturday, July 6, 2024 at Kendal of Hanover thirteen years after his Alzheimer's diagnosis. He was with his family, who loved him throughout his gradual decline. He is survived by... remainder of obit for Gerald R. Ireland

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Oliver Henson, Jr Brownsville, VT - Oliver Henson, Jr., 77, died Tuesday, July 16, 2024, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. Oliver was born June 21, 1947, in Baltimore, MD to Oliver Henson, Sr. and Daisy Henson. He at... remainder of obit for Oliver Henson Jr.

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Justin (Justy) Alonzo Howe Lebanon, NH - Justin Howe born/October 11, 1988 Passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones {he was 35} on May 16, 2024 of complications due to his childhood disease of SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy) was a i... remainder of obit for Justin Alonzo Howe

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