Monthly Archives: August 2013

Strafford Man Faces Multiple Charges In Addition to Illegally Killing a Deer

Two men from Strafford, New Hampshire, are facing wildlife and drug charges after an anonymous tip through “Operation Game Thief” led to an investigation and arrests by state conservation officers and local police. On August 20, the NH Fish and

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Royalton VT Man Charged with Felony Cultivation and Felony Possession of Marijuana

A Royalton VT man is charged with Felony Cultivation and Felony Possession of Marijuana after police received a tip that Martin Stiebris 35, was growing marijuana inside a residence at 145 Moses Lane in Royalton. Police say they found 11

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Scott Brown, Is He Running?

Scott Brown Massachusetts Senator who played with Cheap Tricks at the Hampton Ballroom Casino last weekend has scheduled two appearances in New Hampshire this fall. Brown’s stops in the state are fueling rumors he is considering a bid for the

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Aug. 28 -29 Flash Flood Event Lebanon NH

Thomas Hawley from the National Weather Service in Gray, Maine reports on the Flash Flood in Lebanon. On the evening of August 28, 2013, a flash flood occurred in Lebanon, New Hampshire. The atmosphere was very moist with a north

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West Swanzy NH Man in Sea Plane Crash

Just after 5:30 Friday afternoon a seaplane flown by Donald H. Stoppe of Ashland NH crashed on Stinson Lake in Rumney NH. Nicholas A Kontrovitz of West Swanzy NH was a passenger on the plane; in addition there was also

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Second Case of Hepatitis in Food Service Worker at Covered Bridge Restaraunt in Contoocook

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) is investigating a second case of hepatitis A in a food service employee who worked at the Covered Bridge Restaurant in Contoocook, NH. DHHS’

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NY Man Arrested In Lebanon on Heroin Charges

After an ongoing investigation into heroin sales and use within the city, the Lebanon Police Department arrested: Raymond Valdez, age 23, of Bronx, NY for Controlled Drug Acts Prohibited/ possession of heroin with intent to distribute. He was in possession

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Lori Real from the Bi-State Primary Healthcare Association

The Affordable Healthcare Act is set to start enrollment on the 1st of October.  The system is supposed to offer a “Marketplace” of healthcare to citizens who lack healthcare insurance at that time.  Those without healthcare insurance will be required

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Mike Taylor deputy commissioner for foods at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Mike Taylor deputy commissioner for foods at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) This act would require farmers to adjust protocols for food safety.  Some area farmers feel FSMA is for large corporate

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End of Bingo, End of an Era in Croydon

Close to 150 people attended the final Ladies Auxiliary Bingo at the Croydon Fire Station all seeking the $4,700.00 jackpot.Bingo has been played in Croydon every Thursday night for the past 37 years and was even mentioned in the book

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