Monthly Archives: June 2013

Finance Committee Member Addresses Sullivan County GOP

Veteran member of the NH House Finance Committee Division 1, Lynne Ober (r) Hillsboro spoke to Sullivan County Republicans last night concerning the challenges of the upcoming budget negotiations. Ober touched on the process of budget cuts and at the

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Claremont E-Waste Recycling Day Benefits Humane Society

Old electronics were dropped off in droves this past Saturday for E-Waste Recycle Day. Computer Recycling of Claremont, a business that is responsible for keeping old electronic equipment out of landfills and incinerators, teamed up with the Sullivan County Humane

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Enfield Fire Sends Man to Mass General

A fire sparked by welding equipment just before 8:30 pm on Monday in Enfield sent Josh McKinley to Mass General in Boston with second degree burns to his arms, chest and face. Prior to the fire McKinley was welding in

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Possible Tax Decrease for Sullivan County

If the Sullivan County Delegation goes along with the recommendation of its Executive Finance Committee at the County Convention next week, local taxes to support county government in 2014 will be dropping. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. on

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Newport Man In Stable Condition after Claremont Motorcycle Crash Last Weekend

A Newport resident is still receiving treatment after a nasty motorcycle spill Friday night on Pleasant Street in Claremont. Dennis Coleman, 56, crashed his motorcycle while attempting to pass a single vehicle turning left onto Myrtle Street in Claremont. After

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Newport Police Chief Making Positive Changes

Newport Police Chief James C. Burroughs addressed the Newport Select board on Monday night about various changes at the department. One project the Chief is working on is updating ordinances in particular on street signage since many of the street’s

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Court Strikes Down Vouchers for Religious Schools

On Monday, Strafford County Superior Court declared using funds for vouchers to religious schools unconstitutional as a provision of the voucher tax credit law. That portion of the program will have to shut down immediately. The program will be able

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Motorcyclist Clocked at 152 MPH

New Hampshire State police arrested Edson Jose Barbosa on Saturday after a trooper observed him driving 152mph on his motorcycle on I-93 South in New Hampton. The trooper also observed Barbosa weaving around vehicles at those speeds. Because of the

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Glenn Gladders Joins UNH Cooperative Extension

Glenn “Dode” Gladders has joined the Sullivan County office of UNH Cooperative Extension as a field specialist in natural resources. Gladders received a bachelor’s degree in natural resources and forestry from The University of the South and a master’s degree

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Springfield VT Man Air Lifted to DHMC After NH OHRV Crash

A Springfield VT man was airlifted to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Saturday night, after an OHRV accident near Villas Road in Alstead NH. Police say Jeffery Messer 29 was ejected from the side-by-side Polaris ATV driven by Matthew Nunes 27,

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