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Claremont woman pleads guilty to hindering investigation into attempted robbery, shooting

05-09-2024 8:00 PM

By JOHN LIPPMAN

NEWPORT — A 21-year-old Claremont woman who cleaned blood stains from a vehicle used to transport a man who was shot and gravely wounded when he attempted to barge into a downtown apartment, has pleaded guilty to obstructing police in their...


Plan on track to ship Upper Valley mail to Connecticut for sorting

05-09-2024 7:31 PM

By PATRICK ADRIAN

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The U.S. Postal Service will proceed with a plan to move mail sorting operations for Upper Valley communities from White River Junction to Connecticut, according to a USPS facilities study released this week.The plan is...


West Lebanon crash

05-09-2024 6:52 PM

Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 12A and Airport Road in West Lebanon on Thursday. Only minor injuries were reported and no one was transported to the hospital following the crash, which...


Four vying for one seat on Newport Selectboard

05-09-2024 6:01 PM

By PATRICK O’GRADY

NEWPORT — In the only contested race on the annual Town Meeting ballot, two former Selectboard members and the owner of a local business are challenging the incumbent for a three-year term on the Selectboard in Tuesday’s election.Also on the ballot is...


Corinth voters approve property tax exemptions

05-09-2024 6:00 PM

CORINTH — Voters approved property tax exemptions for four properties in town at a special Town Meeting on Tuesday, according to the town clerk.The four properties include:■East Corinth Fire Department: Cookville Station, which is assessed for...


New Hampshire man sentenced to minimum 56 years on murder, other charges in young daughter’s death

05-09-2024 5:06 PM

By KATHY McCORMACK

CONCORD — A New Hampshire man convicted of killing his 5-year-old daughter and moving her corpse around for months before disposing of it was sentenced Thursday to a minimum of 56 years in prison on murder and other changes.That sentence will be added...


Over Easy: On bread, buttered popcorn and big sandwiches

05-09-2024 5:01 PM

DAN MACKIE

Spring is all a-bloom here in the Upper Valley, and we gallop from too cold to too hot too fast. It is a meteorological microwave.It sends me scurrying to find my summer shorts, which reveal my legs as shiny white as an airport beacon. They are...


Prosecutor won’t pursue charges against Dartmouth student journalists

05-09-2024 4:41 PM

HANOVER — The State of New Hampshire is declining to press charges against two student journalists arrested for being on the Dartmouth Green during a pro-Palestinian protest last week, according to The Dartmouth student newspaper.Mariana Pastore, the...


Trucker acquitted in deadly crash asks for license back, but state says he contributed to accident

05-09-2024 4:33 PM

By KATHY McCORMACK

CONCORD — A commercial truck driver who was acquitted of causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire testified at a hearing Wednesday on his request to reinstate his suspended license, while a lawyer for the state said he still played a...


Judge won’t reconvene jury after disputed verdict in New Hampshire youth center abuse case

05-09-2024 4:18 PM

By HOLLY RAMER

CONCORD — The judge who oversaw a landmark trial over abuse at New Hampshire’s youth detention center won’t reconvene the jury but says he will consider other options to address the disputed $38 million verdict.David Meehan, who alleged he was...


Former DHMC patient gets deferred sentence for assaulting guards

05-08-2024 8:00 PM

By JOHN LIPPMAN

NORTH HAVERHILL — A 29-year-old former Dartmouth College student who assaulted two security guards at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center where he had been admitted for psychiatric care will avoid jail time, providing he continues to get mental health...


Students take down pro-Palestinian encampment at UVM

05-08-2024 3:37 PM

By PETER D’AURIA

A tent encampment at the University of Vermont is coming down, organizers announced Wednesday, after pro-Palestinian student protesters spent 10 nights occupying a campus quad. Protest organizers said that students had made the “strategic decision” to...


Coffee product’s ‘active ingredient’ leads to guilty plea in Vermont fraud case

05-08-2024 2:41 PM

By ALAN J. KEAYS

An Arizona man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Vermont to a fraud charge for trying to sell a coffee product marketed as a “natural” way to treat erectile dysfunction.Lab tests revealed that the product marketed as “Hard Coffee” contained...


In New Hampshire governor’s race, some finance reports are clearer than others

05-08-2024 2:39 PM

By ETHAN DEWITT

By last December, Executive Councilor Cinde Warmington had raised a total of $1.059 million for her campaign for governor — a number clearly visible on the cover sheet of her Dec. 6 campaign finance report. What is harder to see is who, exactly,...


Democratic candidates for NH governor to speak at Dartmouth

05-08-2024 1:21 PM

HANOVER — Three candidates vying to be the Democratic candidate in this year’s New Hampshire governor’s election will take part in a forum at Dartmouth College on Wednesday, May 22.Joyce Craig, Jonathan Kiper and Cinde Warmington will gather from 5 to...


Sharon voters turn back proposal to renovate school

05-08-2024 1:15 PM

By CHRISTINA DOLAN

SHARON — A $9.5 million bond for repairs and upgrades to Sharon Elementary School was rejected by voters Tuesday, 271-220.With 41% of eligible voters participating, residents defeated the ballot measure that would have approved a 20-year loan through...


Dartmouth administration faces fierce criticism over protest arrests

05-07-2024 8:16 PM

By FRANCES MIZE

HANOVER — Dartmouth President Sian Beilock and college administrators faced pointed criticism at a meeting with faculty on Monday regarding the arrest of 89 students, staff, faculty and community members by police in riot gear at a protest on the...


Lebanon School Board considers reconfigured resource officer role

05-07-2024 8:00 PM

By PATRICK ADRIAN

LEBANON — A new proposed partnership between the Lebanon School District and Police Department would provide a specially trained officer to the schools to assist in safety, educational programs and other support services — but eliminate the daily...


Charges dismissed against people accused of accosting woman at Hartford hotel

05-07-2024 7:30 PM

By JOHN LIPPMAN

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Criminal charges against two people who were accused of accosting and robbing a woman at a motel in Hartford last year have been dropped following the death of the alleged victim and a challenge by a defendant’s attorney that...


Hanover house added to New Hampshire Register of Historic Places

05-07-2024 4:31 PM

HANOVER — A 189-year-old home was added to the New Hampshire Register of Historic Places this week. Built circa 1835, the Rogers-Pressey House on Goose Pond Road was one of eight properties in the state to be named to New Hampshire Register of...


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