Monthly Archives: March 2013

House Finance Committee Budget Rejects Casino Fees

The New Hampshire House Finance Committee approved a budget that attempts to restore some of the cuts made in the last legislative session and not rely on Casino license fees to fund programs. Governor Maggie Hassan included 80 million dollars

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Armed Robbery in Lebanon

Family Dollar employees in Lebanon, were held at gun point by a masked Robber demanding money about 8 pm on Wednesday. An undisclosed amount of money was taken and he fled the scene in an unknown direction prior to police

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Fire Strikes Bradford Road Home

A Bradford Road residence received extensive damage in from a late afternoon fire. Newport Fire Department says they received a call from the owner at 5:23 pm on Wednesday who came home to find smoke filling the home. Newport Fire

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New London Pediatrics Recognized for Compliance

New London Pediatrics received an award for 100% compliance with immunization standards at the 2013 NH Immunization Conference at the Radisson in Manchester on Wednesday. The announcement was made by Director of Public Health Jose T. Montero  

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Claremont Waits for Special Election Date

Claremont City Council unanimously voted to have a special election to fill the seat of Representative Tom Donovan -(D) Ward 2, District 4 who resigned earlier this year. No date is set for the special that will need to go

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Local Farm Uses Modern Techniques for Sugaring

Maple sugaring has evolved since early settlers in the U.S. Northeast and Canada learned about sugar maples from Native Americans. The US and Canada are the only two countries in the world that produce the sweet treat and the US

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Communities United and County Commissioners Host Breakfast

State Senator Bob Odell, several State Reps, and staffers from Senator Kelly Ayotte and Representative Annie Kuster’s office attended the Communities United Regional Network and County Commissioners breakfast on Monday at the Sugar River Community Room in Newport. In addition,

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Knife Used in VT Armed Robbery

A knife-yielding burglar threatened a pregnant store clerk early Tuesday morning. VT State Police say a pregnant employee of Smart Shop in Wallingford VT was opening the door when the suspect approached her with a knife and forced her inside

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Possible Voter Fraud In Grafton

The Valley News is reporting that the New Hampshire Attorney General’s office is investigating potential voter fraud in regards to a recent town meeting in Grafton. At Town Meeting, Mascoma Valley towns rejected a $21.8 million renovation proposal for the

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NH F&G Say Remove Ice Houses by April 1

All bob houses and ice shanties must be removed from iced covered lakes and ponds no later than the end of the day on April 1 according to state law. Do not leave bob houses on public or private property

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