Monthly Archives: October 2013

The New Springfield McDonalds Opens Today – And Makes Significant Donation

Springfield, VT McDonalds Grand re-opening is today. In addition to giveaways McDonalds will donate 10 percent of its sales for the day to the Springfield Family Center. WCFR will be there for a remote from 10 am to 2 pm.

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Sunapee Receives over $14,000 from FEMA for March Storm

On Monday the Sunapee Selectboard voted unanimously to accept over $ 14,000 from FEMA for damages from the spring storm of March 18, 2013. Most of the funds are for expenses for gravel and drainage problems. FEMA reimburses towns about

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New Director of Broadband Technology was on L&L

Carol Miller, Broadband Director of DRED spoke on L&L this morning. She directs and coordinates State telecommunications policy planning initiatives and works to encourage and facilitate collaboration between public and private research development efforts. She also serves as a resource for state

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Four Wheeler Theft in Newbury Vt

Someone broke into Absolute Power Sports in Newbury VT between 6 pm on Sunday and 7:30 am on Monday and took a black 2004 Can-am model DSX 650 four wheeler. The owner Lee Foster also said the perpetrator also attempted

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George Curt talks about the Health Care Exchange on L&L

George Curt from the Insurance Center of NH, was talking about the Health Care Exchange and the application of using them.

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Newport Man Arraigned, Said he wanted Cigarettes

A 23 year old Newport man said he went into a building looking for an open apartment because he needed cigarettes. Eric Richmond was arrested in August after police responded to the break-in at a Claremont apartment house and found

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Claremont Featured in Music Video

Claremont NH is featured on the new Stay Young music video by Okkervil River an American indie rock band from Austin, Texas, formed in 1998. Okkervil River’s leader, 37 year old Will Sheff told Rolling Stone, “Four-wheelers and snowmobiles were

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Live and Local Recap: Monday, October 28, 2013 — Senator Andy Sanborn and Adrianne Rupp

Andy Sanborn speaks about Medicaid expansion, which is the reason for a special session of the legislature that opens in November. Adrianne Rupp from the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire speaks on Common Core education standards.

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Lebanon Starts Walk Abouts on Mechanic Street Tuesday

On Tuesday, October 29, 2013 there is a walkabout on Mechanic Street from 4 – 6 pm; Wednesday from 4 – 6 pm, the walk about will continue on Monday, November 4, from 3 to 5 pm, and Tuesday, November

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Springfield Women Documenting Experience of Women during WWII

Two Springfield VT women are partnering on a project to collect oral histories from women of the Precision Valley who experienced the societal shifts of World War II with , “Beyond the Home Since 1941”. Jennifer Grant and Jaymee Jones

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