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A Garden Spot that's not to miss

Were it not for the signs, one could be forgiven for passing Saint Gaudens entirely or mistaking it for one of a number of beautiful old antique estates tucked snuggly behind lush landscaping. But taking the time to stop and go inside, visitors and would-be passersby alike find a pleasant surprise h

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-21 15:19:00

Hating is taught; love can be, too, by Susan Hocking

Tuesday, Sept. 12, was a busy day for me. My husband and I drove to St. Anselm College to voice our opposition to the president's voting fraud commission and, later that day, I went to Claremont for the vigil against hate brought on by the attempted hanging of a young boy. These two events are so pa

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:00:00

Report Puts Spotlight On Sexual Victimization In Vermont Prisons

The Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield. In a report to the federal government, Vermont disclosed that 17 inmates were sexually victimized in state-run prisons last year. Peter Hirschfeld / VPR Seventeen inmates were "sexually victimized" in Vermont prisons last year, according to a

VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO - 2017-09-19 19:47:13

Mural incident spills over as resident asks Mora to resign Derry board

Board member George Mora has turned over the Londonderry Community Forum to Nadine van Houten. All photos by Bruce Frauman. The controversy over the Route 10 mural painted over 10 days ago by a local restaurateur spilled over to the Sept. 18 Londonderry Select Board meeting, when resident Chad Stodd

CHESTERTELEGRAPH.ORG - 2017-09-20 11:56:18

As bond vote looms, Cavendish board takes 2nd look at Rt. 131 site for garage

A view of the proposed garage site on Rt 131 across from the wastewater treatment plant. All photos by Shawn Cunningham As the clock ticks down toward Tuesday, Sept. 26 - when Cavendish voters will decide whether to borrow up to $400,000 to build a new town garage to replace the one that burned in F

CHESTERTELEGRAPH.ORG - 2017-09-20 11:56:04

Weston board to look into Markham Road washouts; decides for early school payments

Weston residents Barbara Lloyd and Jenny Server told the Weston Select Board on Tuesday, Sept. 12 that in the past seven years - but especially this year - water has rushed down from Orton Lane to Markham Road where they live, damaging their driveways and garden beds. Server said that four driveways

CHESTERTELEGRAPH.ORG - 2017-09-20 11:56:23

Andover to celebrate long tenure, retirement of roads foreman

Kevin Baker The Town of Andover will celebrate the career and retirement of road crew Foreman Kevin Baker in the Town Hall, 953 Andover Road, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1. Baker is an Andover native whose parents moved to the town when they got married. For he past 23 years, Baker has been

CHESTERTELEGRAPH.ORG - 2017-09-19 23:26:00

Police look for leads in Grafton burglary

On Sept.11, the Vermont State Police received a report of a burglary on the Chester Road in Grafton. According to police, sometime within the past year someone broke into the house through a back window and stole a Charlie Hunter painting. In addition to the painting, a red Sunfish sailboat with a r

CHESTERTELEGRAPH.ORG - 2017-09-19 12:33:30

To the editor: Ed Brown apologizes to Londonderry community

Anyone who knows me, knows I am a passionate about our community, our lovely town, and what Vermont stands for: beauty. So I must apologize to you all for the actions I took painting over the wall on Route 100. It wasn't done out of malice, and I certainly didn't want to upset the kids who participa

CHESTERTELEGRAPH.ORG - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

State officials to host law enforcement hearings

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont officials are scheduling a tour of the state for several hearings on public safety and law enforcement. The Times Argus reports (http://bit.ly/2xT3MVe ) the Senate Government Operations Committee will hold nine hearings from Thursday through Nov. 7. The tour begins in

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-09-21 16:49:41

Film: `Rembrandt - Master Works'

7 p.m. at the Bellows Falls Opera House, The Square, today. Talk back to follow film. $10 per person at rampartstickets.com or at the door. For information, call 603-313-0052 BELLOWS FALLS - RAMParts Presents, in partnership with Exhibition on Screen, brings Rembrandt - Master Works to the Bellows

BRATTLEBORO REFORMER - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Emails show Manafort offered to give Russian 'private briefings' on campaign

When he served as President Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort offered to give "private briefings" to a Russian billionaire who the U.S. government says is close to President Vladimir Putin. That's according to a July 2016 email exchange that's been uncovered. The Washington Post first

WMUR.COM - 2017-09-21 14:10:00

Top Democrat looking into HHS secretary's use of private jets, including in NH

WASHINGTON - A high-ranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Wednesday he is looking into a report that Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price used private jets to travel on government business. Politico reported on Tuesday that Price took private jets on five occasions f

UNION LEADER - 2017-09-21 05:30:00

Study: Teachers absent less in charters; teachers union, charter advocates skeptical

Nationwide, and in New Hampshire, teachers in charter schools are far more likely to show up to work than those in traditional public schools, according to new research by a conservative think tank. Across the country, teachers in traditional public schools are nearly three times more likely to be c

CONCORD MONITOR - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

LRGH's Donovan named to NH Hospital Association board

CONCORD - The New Hampshire Hospital Association has appointed Kevin W. Donovan, president and CEO of LRGHealthcare, to its board of trustees for 2017-2018. Donovan, along with Michael Lee, president of Weeks Medical Center in Lancaster, was elected by the members at the association's annual meeting

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Hospitality Assn. honors hospital trustee Roger Hamel

BRETTON WOODS - The New Hampshire Hospital Association recently honored Roger Hamel, chair of the Board of Directors at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, with the 2017 Outstanding Trustee of the Year Award during the Association's Annual Meeting at the Omni Mount Washington Resort. Hamel, of Leone Mcdonn

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 14:09:39

Bellows Falls library to host program on self-publishing

Learn the basics of publishing your own book from independent author Megan Applegate at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Rockingham Free Public Library in Bellows Falls. Visitors will have a chance to learn what it takes to go from manuscript to published work with all the tips, tricks and pitfalls to avo

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:00:00

Book discussion slated in Bellows Falls

Rockingham Free Public Library in Bellows Falls will host a book discussion of "The Ladies No. 1 Detective Agency" by Alexander McCall Smith on Monday, Sept. 25, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Former Botswana educator Emily Jones (now director of The Putney School), will be on hand to share her experiences in

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:00:00

Huot resignation agreement includes $327,225 in severance pay

Anne E. Huot, the former president of Keene State College, was granted $327,225 in severance pay after her resignation in June, according to a resignation agreement with the University System of New Hampshire. Huot's resignation was announced in a June 26 news release from the university system, whi

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-20 22:05:00

Cheshire County receives $50,000 grant toward restoration of old courthouse windows

The old Cheshire County Courthouse in Keene is one step closer to having its windows restored. The county has received a $50,000 grant from the N.H. Charitable Foundation, on the Putnam Foundation's recommendation, for the structure's 81 windows. The windows were installed in 1858 and 1911 as part o

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:00:00