Monthly Archives: June 2012

Springfield Police Department Reminder

Springfield VT Police Department reminds you not to leave your children and/or pets in the car alone during the hot weather. Even cool temperatures in the 60s can cause the temperature to rise well above 110 degrees Fahrenheit inside your

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Governor Lynch Bans State Insurance Exchanges.

Gov. John Lynch signed into law legislation prohibiting state agencies from setting up a state-based insurance exchange earlier this week. The exchanges are called for in President Obama’s Affordable Health Care Act. House bill 1297 passed the House and Senate

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Warner Police Chief Asks for residents to be Vigilant

Several recent daytime burglaries in Warner has Police Chief William Chandler asking residents to pay attention to suspicious activity or vehicles in the area and to take down license plate numbers with description of the car. According the article in

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Concord gets $47.1 Million Dollar Grant for Downtown Improvement

Concord NH is receiving $4.71 million dollar Tiger IV grant to design and improve its downtown. The project will upgrade traffic signals, sidewalks, lines of sight and traffic flow along a 12-block section of Main Street to increase safety for

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Bystander Saves Girl from Swift River

NH Fish and game reports a 12-year-old girl slipped on a rock and into Swift River in Albany, N.H., on Monday, June 18, 2012. The current carried her down the river 150 feet to the top of Lower Falls. The

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Gubernatorial Candidate Ovide Lamontagne Comments on Lynch’s Veto of the School Choice Scholarship Act

Gubernatorial Candidate Ovide Lamontagne issued a statement concerning Gov. John Lynch vetoing SB 32 Monday, in a press release: “I am deeply disappointed in Governor Lynch’s veto of SB 372. As the past Chairman of the State Board of Education

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AG’s Office Warns Granite Staters

NH State Attorney General is alerting Granite Staters to the Relief Fund of Haiti, an unregistered nonprofit organization that may be operating in NH soliciting donations. The Charitable Trust Funds division has attempted to have the fund register and list

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Lynch Vetoes Fetal Homicide Act

Governor Lynch Vetoed HB 217 which would have allowed prosecutors to apply the state’s homicide statutes, from murder to negligent homicide, to people who cause the death of a fetus eight weeks or older. Under current New Hampshire criminal law,

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Vermont US Senate Race

John MacGovern of Windsor and H. Brooke Page of Washington will face off in Vermont’s August 28 primary for a US senate run against long time Senator Bernie Sanders. MacGovern and Page are both republicans hoping to unseat the Senator

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Vermont Utilities Merge

Late last week the Vermont Public Service Board (PSB) approved an historic combination of Green Mountain Power and Central Vermont Public Service (NYSE: CV). After more than nine months of testimony and extensive deliberations, the PSB said the merger would

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