Monthly Archives: February 2013

Coniston Store Burglarized Early Monday Morning

An Individual or individuals broke a large plate glass window of the Coniston Store in Croydon early Monday morning taking cigarettes and leaving cash behind. Police Chief Richard Lee says he received a call from storeowner Roxanne Turner about 5

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Blewitt Fills New London Recreation Position

Scott Blewitt is New London’s New Interim Recreational Director. Blewitt is looking forward to working with the town and residents on existing programs and establishing new ones. Many residents in the Darthmouth-Lake Sunapee area know Scott from his 18 years

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AG Announces Sentencing Hearing in Dittmeyer’s Murder Case

Attorney General Michael A. Delaney announced on Monday that a plea and sentencing hearing is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on February 27, 2013, at the Carroll County Superior Court for  Michael Petelis. Petelis was arrested on May 11, 2011 on

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New Method For Disposing of Human Remains Recomended by Committee

The House Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Committee is recommending the House vote on HB 316-FN on Wednesday which would allow alkaline hydrolysis for the disposal of human remains. The process is seen as an alternative to cremation and

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Get A Refund on NH Gas Tax

NH residents can get a gas tax refund on gas not used on roads, if you buy gas for chain saws, lawn mowers, snowmobiles, four-wheelers, etc. The gasoline tax is actually a road toll and residents can get a refund

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America’s Family Doctor C.Everett Koop Dies

Former Surgeon General of the United States C. Everett Koop, MD and founder of the C. Everett Koop Institute at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, died peacefully in his home in Hanover, N.H. on Monday, February 25, 2013. He was

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UNH Vice Provost Presents Early Photographs of Native North Americans

UNH Vice Provost and professor Lisa MacFarlane will show and discuss early photos of Native peoples taken by four white women photographers in a talk at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, St Johnsbury VT on March 6. MacFarlane’s, “Early Photographs of Native

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Claremont Stand-Off Ends Peacefully

Just before noon on Friday, Claremont Police assisted NH Parole and Probation officers at Anthony Jarvis’ resident at 10 Providence Ave in Claremont. Jarvis fled into the residence, looking the door behind him and after making threatening statements. Neighboring homes

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New London Hospital Names New Director of Facilities

Alan Owens joins New London Hospital (NLH) in March as the Director of Facilities. Owens was the Director of Facilities at Valley Regional Hospital for 8 years where he oversaw the planning, design and construction of their $25 million renovation

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VT. Representative Welsh Pushes Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act

With efforts to avoid across-the-board cuts scheduled for March 1 at a standstill, Rep. Peter Welch is pushing a bill that could save nearly $160 billion while lowering prescription drug prices for seniors and strengthening the Medicare program. Welch outlined

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