Monthly Archives: June 2012

US Court of Appeals Rejects Vermont Argument Against Vermont Yankee

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Tuesday rejected an argument by Vermont and an anti-nuclear group, that the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant should not have received a new operating license because its federal water

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Six Vermont Organizations receive Grants from USDA Rural Development

On Tuesday, USDA Rural Development announced six Vermont organizations are receiving $615,578 in Rural Business Enterprise Grants (RBEG). Recipients of the RBEG are Center for an Agricultural Economy: $191,849, Lyndon State College: $129,429, St. Johnsbury Works Inc.: $100,000, Northern Community

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Arrest Warrant for Burglary Suspect – Kevin Balch

Lebanon Police have issued an arrest warrant for Kevin Balch, age 33, of Carroll, NH for the June 20, 2012 burglary of an Eagle Ridge home in Lebanon NH. The warrant is a combined effort of Thetford VT and Claremont

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It’s NH Craft Beer Week

In January, Governor John Lynch designated June 24-30, 2012 as New Hampshire Craft Beer Week, featuring tastings and tours at breweries across the state, beer pairing dinners, brewing workshops and many other special events, including one of the state’s biggest

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Kennedy to Campaign in NH for Obama

Caroline Kennedy will be in Meredith NH on Thursday to campaign for President Obama. The “Grassroots Event with Caroline Kennedy” at Hart’s Turkey Farm from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

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Enfield Business Receives Training Grant

Leading Edge Design Group of Enfield NH is one of the four companies in NH receiving Job Training Fund grants for $40,000 for the month of June. About 236 workers will receive training from Stahlman Group, Inc. of Concord; NH

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Bear Caution

Early summer is lean time for bears, reports Andy Timmins, Fish and Game bear biologist. Spring vegetation has hardened off and is less valuable as a food source and summer fruits that provide food is not available. “This period of

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Vermont Governor Upset with Supreme Court Decision

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court voted to overturn a 100-year-old Montana law 5-4 that limited corporate contributions to campaigns. Vermont’s Gov. Peter Shumlin, disappointed in the decision issued this statement. “Today, the U.S. Supreme Court took another step towards

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Florence Wiggin of Stratham and Jennifer Turco Beaudet of Goffstown Receive First Women’s Granite State Beacon Award

U.S. Representative Frank Guinta (R, NH-01) announced Monday, the recipients of the very first women’s Granite State Beacon Award. The award was given during the Women’s Job Fair, hosted by Guinta in Manchester. Wiggin and Beaudet were chosen from the

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Hanover Street in Lebanon Faces Water Service Shut Off Tuesday

On Tuesday, water service will be shut off on Hanover Street Extension from the Comcast building to the intersection of Heater, Old Etna, and Mt. Support Road for work in conjunction with the Mount Support Reconstruction Project. Service interruption also

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