Opposition to Fairlee short-term rental ordinance prompts special Town Meeting

02-20-2024 9:01 PM

FAIRLEE — Residents will vote on whether to overturn a newly approved short-term rental ordinance during a special Town Meeting on Saturday.The Feb. 24 meeting is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. at Fairlee Town Hall. Residents will have an opportunity to...


NH hiker describes 11-hour ordeal on Mount Washington, admits he was ‘underprepared’

02-21-2024 9:20 AM

MEREDITH, New Hampshire — As temperatures plunged on Mount Washington and ferocious winds made it near impossible to see, hiker Cole Matthes began to drift away from the trail. Then he hit a patch of snow-covered ice and slid hundreds of feet down a...


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Woodstock girls basketball focuses on the ‘positives’
02-20-2024 5:13 PM

WOODSTOCK — The referee had changed into street clothes after Monday night’s game and was walking out of Woodstock High’s Dailey Gymnasium when he veered off to shake the hand of Wasps girls basketball coach Timmy MacDonnell.“You’re a saint,” the man...

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Editorial: Dartmouth’s reinstatement of standardized tests shows promise
02-09-2024 9:01 PM

Of all the reasons for colleges to require applicants to take a standardized test, among the most unlikely would seem to be promoting increased diversity in the student body. But that is precisely the rationale cited by Dartmouth this week in...

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Over Easy: No mail today
02-15-2024 6:59 PM

The U.S. Postal Service seems to think it can get mail to us more quickly by sending it far away and hauling it back. It is hatching a scheme — for all I know named Project Hither and Yon — to ship mail from Hartford, Vt., to Hartford, Conn., where it...

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Lynnett A. (Robbins) Wessells Lebanon, NH - Lynnett A. Wessells, 79, of Lebanon, NH passed away peacefully after a brief illness on February 15, 2024. She was born on January 26, 1945, in Ok... remainder of obit for Lynnett A. Wessells

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Lebanon, NH - Pamela Michaels, 69, passed Sunday, February 11, 2024, at Wheelock Terrace in Hanover, NH. Pam was born in Manchester, CT on November 4, 1954, to Beatrice (McGowan) and Du... remainder of obit for Pamela Michaels

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Margaret (Peggy) Hoefnagel Ponte Vedra Beach, FL - Margaret (Peggy) H. Hoefnagel, age 94, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL died peacefully on February 9, 2024. She was born in Boston, MA and marrie... remainder of obit for Margaret Hoefnagel

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Bayard "Butch" Webster Smith North Andover, MA - Bayard "Butch" Webster Smith 89, passed away on February 13, 2024, peacefully, after a short illness. He was 89 years old. Butch was born on ... remainder of obit for Bayard Webster Smith

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