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Sullivan County Timberland Owners Set Annual Meeting

NEWPORT – The Sullivan County Chapter of the New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association (NHTOA) will meet for a tour, potluck supper and program Saturday, April 12,2014, in the Ahern Building at the Sullivan County Complex, 103 County Farm Road, Unity.

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Biomass Ashes Will Fertilize County Farm Fields

Sullivan County ‘s new biomass plant will produces about 10 tons of ash a year. But disposing of it won’t be a problem. Lionel Chute Director of Sullivan County Natural Resources plans to us it to improve the soil at

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Sullivan County Seeks Grant to Expand Earl M. Bourdon Centre Parking

Sullivan County is seeking a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for expanded parking at the Earl M. Bourdon Centre in Claremont. The $200,000 -$300,000 grant would add 37 parking spaces to the 80 already there. The Centre is home to

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Sullivan County Correction Facility Readies for Prison Rape Elimination Act

Prison and correctional Facilities are preparing for the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) audit in January. The law passed under President George W. Bush in 2003 but it wasn’t until late 2012 the final adoption of national standards were approved.

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Sullivan County Commissioner’s Meeting

The Sullivan County Commissioners have changed their meeting time from 3 pm to 9 am. Their next meeting is this Monday, Dec. 2, at the County Administration Building, 14 Main Street, 03773 in the Commissioners Conference Room at the Sullivan

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Community Block Grants Available For Sullivan County Communities

Now is the time for Sullivan County communities to make applications for Community Block Grants. Donna Lane, Community Block Grant Development Consultant for the county talked about grant availability at the County Commissioners’ meeting. The C.B.G.D. program was established in

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Sullivan County Employees Receive Awards

Three Sullivan County employees were honored by their peers this month at the annual banquet of the New Hampshire Association of Counties. County Accounting Clerk Dodi Violet of Newport was named employee of the year for her efforts. Claremont resident

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Sullivan County Bio Mass Getting On Line

Although some tweaking and tinkering is still needed, the Sullivan County Bio Mass plant is about ready to go on line. John Cressy, project director says the boiler was running last week, but only made steam to heat the nursing

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Sullivan County Commissioners to Re Consider Sullivan Complex Smoking Policy

The Sullivan County Commissioners are re evaluating their no smoking policy for the Sullivan County Complex at the next Commissioner’s meeting on Nov. 18.Commissioner Chair Jeff Barrett said that when the no smoking policy was put in years ago, several

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Sullivan County Making Cider

Lionel Chute director of Natural Resources for Sullivan County oversees the county’s two orchards, one is a mature orchard, and the other is trial orchards which contains pears and apples. Chute says the mature orchard may contain heirloom apples, he

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