Monthly Archives: April 2013

Sanders Sponsors Homeless Veterans Prevention Act

VT Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Richard Burr (R-NC) are sponsoring The Homeless Veterans Prevention Act of 2013. While there is a 17 percent decline of homeless veterans since 2009, there are more than 62,000 homeless veterans as of the

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Saturday is Drug Take Back Day

This Saturday from 10-2, various Vermont and NH Law Enforcement along with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are hosting “Drug Take Back” Day. The Drug Take Back Day offers free, safe and convenient disposal of unused prescription medications with no

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Bradford VT Man Threatened to Set House on Fire

A Bradford VT man’s threat to set his Fairground road home on fire last night was thwarted by Bradford and VT State Police. Police say Michael Clogston, 43 allegedly dumped gasoline throughout his residence on 239 Fairground Road before threatening

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Senators Ayotte and McCain Request Hearing on Boston Marathon Attack

U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) sent a letter Wednesday to Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and stated. “Since 9/11, billions of taxpayer dollars have been spent on

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Fire Destroys North Charlestown Home

Firefighters were unable to save the home at 360 Jeffery Road in North Charlestown, despite the efforts of Charlestown, Claremont, Langdon, Unity, and Springfield VT, and Bellow Falls Fire Departments. The two story home was engulfed when firefighters arrive to

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NL Historical Society Presents Preview of NL Barn Playhouse

On Thursday, the New London Historical Society presents a preview of the 81st New London Barn Playhouse season in song, story with interesting historic tidbits and inside Barn Playhousee stories.The entertainment begins at 7 pm with dessert and presentation starts

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Help Offered to VT Residents Transitioning To State Run Healthcare

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) announced on Tuesday that a new phone line for assistance for Vermonters transitioning to the new state-run health benefits exchange called Vermont Health Connect. BCBSVT has transitioned staff and provided specialized training

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Dartmouth Cancels Classes After Students Make On-line Threats

An email from Dartmouth College Interim President Carol Folt and Dean of the Faculty Michael Mastanduno went out just after 6:30 pm on Tuesday announcing cancellation of all Art and Science classes for today (Wed). The move was prompted by

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NH Attorney General Warns Residents of Charitable Scams

Attorney General Michael Delaney urges New Hampshire residents to educate themselves and give wisely when making charitable donations in support of the victims of this week’s horrific bombings during the Boston Marathon. Tragedies such as the one that occurred last

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Capital Comments from State Senator Bob Odell

  How long does it take for a customer to be waited on at one of the state’s 14 Division of Motor Vehicle offices? With the exception of the Manchester office, customers had a wait time of less than eight

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