Monthly Archives: May 2013

NH State Police Makes 2,500 Plus Stops Over Memorial Day Weekend

The NH State Police over Memorial Day Weekend made 2529 vehicle stops, which included 686 citations for speeding and 1161 warnings. There were also 130 citations issued for hazardous violations and 18 for Driving after Suspension and 60 other criminal

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NH Senate Commerce Comittee Defeats Partnership Healthcare Exchange Bill

The Senate Commerce Committee voted 3-2 against HB 668, which would have moved New Hampshire towards a partnership healthcare exchange under the Affordable Health Care Act. In 2012, Governor Lynch signed HB 1297 into law. HB 1297 prohibits the state

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NL Woman Receives Award of Excellence Posthumously

The was presented at its May meeting posthumously to Nancy Lyon of New London by the NH She joined New England K-9 in 1988 and served as its president for 20 years. The award recognizes an individual, group, organization, club,

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New Study Disputes Amount of Wasteful Spending in Medicare

A new study released on Tuesday rebukes Dartmouth Atlas findings where uneven Medicare spending in the country is due to wasteful practices and over treatment. The Dartmouth findings influenced the federal health law and supported the idea that the spending

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Newport Mobile Home Razed by Fire

A Newport Family was left homeless after fire destroyed their 324 Bradford road mobile home shortly before 10 am Monday morning. According to Newport Fire Chief Wayne Conroy, the blaze started at an electrical outlet in the back bedroom. Heavy

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Tractor Trailer Closes I-89 on Saturday

A jackknifed tractor-trailer had I-89 near Royalton VT closed several hours early Saturday morning. Police say the truck driven by Dusko Lazarevic 51 of South Burlington was loaded and had to be unloaded before the truck could be cleared off

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American Precision Museum Opens for 2013 Season

The American Precision Museum in Windsor VT is open for the 2013 season. For the second year its Civil War Exhibits, Full Duty and Arming the Union are among Vermont’s Top Ten Civil War things to do and see in

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VT Roads Update

The advised on Monday that all state roads that were closed due to rain, flooding, and snow over the weekend are now opened, with the exception of the Maidstone Highway. However there still remain a number of local road closures

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River Valley College Offering Massages

Massage therapy students at River Valley College in Claremont are offering community members $20.00 massages. Students studying to become licensed massage therapist must log hours of practice as part of their education. These massages are in a clinical, supervised setting

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Vermont Co-Op Denied License to Sell Insurance

Susan L Donegan, Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation announced Wednesday that the Vermont Health CO-OP failed to meet Vermont’s insurance standards and was denied a license to sell health insurance in Vermont. The Vermont Health CO-OP (consumer

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