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Claremont atheist threatens satanic display if city nativity, menorah not removed

CLAREMONT — If the city does not remove a nativity scene and menorah it displays each year at Broad Street Park, an athiest is threatening to erect an anti-Christian display of his own.

UNION LEADER - 2018-12-16 23:15:00

Dinner, a movie, and good company in Claremont

CLAREMONT – The movie on the screen was “White Christmas,” starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Allen, but the principle draw at the Claremont Senior Center at 1 p.m. on Sunday afternoon was the good company. “I've seen it dozens of times,” said Wayne Howe of the 1954 film as

THE EAGLE TIMES - 2018-12-17 05:00:00

2018-19 High School Bowling Preview

Steve Bly enters his seventh season at the helm of Windsor High’s bowling with the kind of depth and returning experience required to win state titles. Grayson Frazer and Rayce Gilbert are both back after impressive 2017-18 campaigns, juniors Brayton Bailey and Jared Storms join the veteran fray and

VALLEY NEWS - 2018-12-16 06:36:59

Wanted person: Neil E. West Jr.

NEWPORT — On Oct. 2, 2015 Neil E. West Jr., 39, of 552 Maple Street in Newport was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury on one count of theft by unauthorized taking, a Class B felony. On March 8, 2016 West pled guilty to one count of theft by unauthorized taking. As part of his sentence West w

THE EAGLE TIMES - 2018-12-17 05:00:00

Derelict Claremont building may take down neighbor

CLAREMONT — A decrepit building on Main Street may come down at any time, according to engineers consulted by the city. City Manager Ryan McNutt brought the issue of 139 Main Street to the attention of the council Wednesday night.

THE EAGLE TIMES - 2018-12-14 05:00:00

Woman charged with helping rob 100-year-old shopper in Claremont

NEWPORT — A Vermont woman is facing charges she helped rob a 100-year-old Claremont woman in August, serving as the getaway driver in a scheme she cooked up. Jennifer Graham, of Mount Holly, Vt., was reportedly already out on bail for a Vermont robbery when she and Heather Deem, also from Mount Holl

UNION LEADER - 2018-12-13 21:59:00

Dancing Machine: Newport Hurdler Knows his Footwork

— Mason Martell’s gotta dance. He’s gotta run, too. On any given week, it’s likely the 16-year-old Newport High junior is working on both. By his count, his dance card is filled with about a dozen classes a week; when he’s not honing that craft, Martell is running the Newport halls in preparation fo

VALLEY NEWS - 2018-12-16 07:00:32

Father and son arraigned in Newport shooting

NEWPORT — Kurt Richardson ordered his son, Jordan Richardson, to go get the drugs back from a group of people who allegedly ripped them off in a deal before the Dec. 8 Oak Street shooting that left a teenager in critical condition, according to a prosecutor.

UNION LEADER - 2018-12-13 23:49:00

Police Arrest 5 in Springfield, Vt., 10 in Brattleboro After Opioid Overdose Spike

Police arrested 10 suspected drug dealers in Brattleboro this week and five people elsewhere in southern Vermont earlier in the fall following an uptick in opioid overdoses in the area.

VALLEY NEWS - 2018-12-16 06:42:55

Father, son, released on bail in alleged drug deal, shooting

NEWPORT, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man and his 18-year-old son have been released on bail after police said they were allegedly involved in a drug deal in which a 17-year-old was shot.

WHDH.COM - 2018-12-14 09:41:03

15 arrested in southern Vt. drug sweep

WATYERBURY, Vt. (WCAX) A major drug sweep in southern Vermont has resulted in 15 arrests. Police say members of the Vermont Drug Task Force conducted an operation over the past few months in Windham and Windsor counties following an uptick in overdose cases over the last year.

WCAX - 2018-12-14 17:30:00

The Oldest Long-Distance Hiking Trail In The U.S. Is Right Here In Vermont

Vermont is a state with an overwhelming amount of natural beauty. Is it any wonder that the oldest long-distance hiking trail in the nation runs from top to bottom through the Green Mountain State? The Long Trail is a 273-mile opportunity to immerse yourself in the spellbinding scenery that Vermont

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-12-16 07:00:00

Missing 91-Year-Old Found Dead Near Kendal at Hanover

— A 91-year old Kendal at Hanover resident who spurred frantic searches after he went missing on Friday was found dead on Saturday morning near the Connecticut River behind the retirement community.

VALLEY NEWS - 2018-12-15 23:14:53

Claremont residents defend Nativity, menorah

CLAREMONT – A controversy over religious displays on the city’s Broad Street Commons flared up at the city council meeting Wednesday night. Resident Sam Killay, an atheist, described himself as a seven-year resident of Claremont.

THE EAGLE TIMES - 2018-12-13 05:00:00

Beef with risk materials intact recalled by Vermont packinghouse

Vermont Packinghouse, LLC, located in North Springfield, VT, late Thursday recalled approximately 10,828 pounds of raw intact bone-in beef quarters from cattle identified as being over 30 months of age because the products may contain specified risk materials (SRM), specifically vertebral column, ac

FOODSAFETYNEWS.COM - 2018-12-14 16:11:52

Task Force busts 15 in Windham/Windsor counties

BRATTLEBORO — Ten Brattleboro people were swept up in an enforcement action after an increase in drug overdoses in the fall kick-started an investigation by the Vermont Drug Task Force.

BRATTLEBORO REFORMER - 2018-12-14 15:45:24

Police arrest 10 in Brattleboro, 5 in Springfield after opioid overdose spike

Police arrested 10 suspected drug dealers in Brattleboro this week and five people elsewhere in southern Vermont earlier in the fall following an uptick in opioid overdoses in the area.

VTDIGGER - 2018-12-15 07:55:31

Claremont council shoots down new assessor pay rate

CLAREMONT – The city council shot down an attempt by City Manager Ryan McNutt to raise the pay for non-union employees so he could hire a tax assessor. The position of assessor had been temporarily filled by Joe Lessard, who stepped down at the end of November, but McNutt reported at a previous meet

THE EAGLE TIMES - 2018-12-13 05:00:00

Cardinals struggle on opening night

CLAREMONT - The Stevens Cardinals boys basketball team got off to a shaky start this winter after falling to the Laconia Sachems, 65-37 on their home floor Friday night. Not only do the Cardinals have new faces on the court, but they also have a new face at head coach, as well as a new division to b

THE EAGLE TIMES - 2018-12-15 04:16:00

Church of Christ free community dinner schedule

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — The Springfield Church of Christ has cancelled its free community dinner for the month of December since the usual date falls so close to Christmas. The dinners will resume on January 23, 2019 and will fall on each fourth Wednesday through the spring.

THE EAGLE TIMES - 2018-12-14 05:00:00