Monthly Archives: August 2012

Vermont’s AG Race Too Close to Call

Vermont’s Democratic Primary for AG is still uncalled. Attorney General William H. Sorrell (D) did not make an acceptance speech last night and said he would not until T.J. Donovan concedes or there is a recount. However, Sorrell greeted his

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Three Car Accident Kills 1, Injures 3 In Weathersfield VT.

Vermont State Police say an 81-year-old Weathersfield VT man died, and three people were hospitalized after a three-car collision on RT 131, in Weathersfield on Monday. Police say George Elliot 81, of Weathersfield was driving erratically prior to crossing the

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Vermonters for Health Care Freedom Launches New Television Message Challenging Single Payer Claims

Vermonters for Health Care Freedom (VHCF) produced a new television ad that informs Vermonters about the extraordinary authority Governor Shumlin’s single payer health care reform gave to government bureaucrats. The ad challenges the claim that the reforms will guarantee everyone

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Affordable Housing for Lebanon Families

  Representatives of Twin Pines Housing Trust and others marked the official start of the Rivermere apartment complex near Slayton hill Road and Dulac Street Extension in Lebanon, NH. The apartment complex will be town house style buildings and provide

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Governor Lynch Declares Public Health Threat for 45 Communities

Governor John Lynch declared a public health threat for West Nile Virus in 45 NH Communities after communications and directive from Nicholas A.Toumpas Commissioner NH Health and Human Services. According to Toumpas, this year’s number of WNV positive mosquito batches

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Vermont’s One Year Stronger Gathering Tonight

Everyone is invited to “One Year Stronger – A Commemorative Gathering on the First Anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene” tonight at the Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph VT. The event is free and runs from 7:00 – 8:30

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School Bus Fires Ruled Arson

A Vermont Arson Inspector determined that fires set to several school buses are arson. Shortly before midnight on Sunday, Hartford Fire and Police Departments received a report of a school bus fire at Hartford Motors on Pine Street. Upon arrival

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Newport and Croydon Mail Theft

Croydon Police Chief, Richard Lee reports that five Newport and two Croydon residents’ mail was open, torn and scattered in the woods near Pinnacle Road in Croydon. The remains of the mail found were bank statements, personal mail, and bills.

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Help For Mortgage Foreclosures

NH Attorney General, Michael A. Delaney is encouraging homeowners financially harmed from bank misconduct during mortgage foreclosure to apply for a free independent foreclosure review. Eligible applicants must prove their home was their primary residence, the mortgage was in the

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Vermont Congressman Welch Calls for EPA to Relax Standards on Ethanol

Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT) and a bipartisan group of 156 lawmakers 30 Democrats and 126 Republicans want Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson to reduce or waive the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which requires that 10 percent of all

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