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No animals hurt in suspicious barn fire in Alstead
ALSTEAD -- Police say no animals were harmed Wednesday when a suspicious fire collapsed a barn at a Cook Hill Road property. “There were no animals hurt in the fire,” said Alstead Police Chief Stephen Murrell. “They had been out to pasture at the time.”
Asleep at the Wheel on I-89
A woman from W. Lebanon, N.H. crashed in Sharon on a dry roadway on the afternoon of April 10. State Trooper Joseph Pregent found that Euginia Fitzgerald, 83, fell asleep while traveling south, in the right lane on I-89. Pregent reported that Fitzgerald then crossed both lanes of travel and went off
Late-drama: Spartans edge Stevens
CLAREMONT – It was a drama-filled ending in the D-II varsity softball game Wednesday evening at Veterans Park. With the Cardinals trailing 3-2 in the bottom of the seventh with two outs and a runner on second, Stevens’ Jenna Pond hit a well-struck, high-arching ball almost directly at Pembroke’s rig
New Hampshire unsolved case file: Disappearance of Rachael Garden
NEWTON, N.H. — The case of a Newton teenager who has been missing for 38 years has gone cold. Rachael Garden was last seen on March 22, 1980, while walking home from Rowe's Corner Market on Pond Street in Newton.
Claremont’s role in the mechanics of atomic warfare
CLAREMONT — Robert Cowan Osgood was born in Claremont on March 8, 1889, the first of five children born to Herbert and Lillian (Jewett) Osgood. Herbert was an insurance agent in Claremont until selling his business to Julius Timson in 1899 and moving his family to Lansing, Michigan.
Two suspects in Vermont homicide investigation arrested in Enfield
Two suspects wanted in connection with a homicide in Vermont were arrested Wednesday in Enfield after a traffic stop and an hours-long SWAT situation at the Motel 6. Further details about the suspects or their specific charges were not immediately available late Wednesday night, police said.
SoRo Woman Pleads Innocent To DUI, Drug Charges
Autumn Wing, 20, of South Royalton, pleaded innocent this month to DUI drugs, first offense, and to possession of cocaine, before she was released from the Windsor County courthouse on the condition that she provide proof that she is undergoing substance abuse treatment. Wing also entered an innocen
Jury finds Claremont man guilty of sexually assaulting 3-year-old girl
CLAREMONT -- Emerson W. Cramer, 35, is facing up to 20 years in state prison after he was found guilty of sexually molesting a 3-year-old girl. Cramer was found guilty by a jury during his trial in the Sullivan Superior Court in Newport. He was first investigated in January 2018, after the child’s m
Claremont's Evelyn Cormier eliminated on 'American Idol'
LOS ANGELES — The “American Idol” journey is over for Claremont’s Evelyn Cormier. The 20-year-old singer did not make it into the top 10 contestants in Monday night’s episode.
Here Are The Best Places For Easter Brunch In New Hampshire
This Sunday is Easter, and what better way to spend late morning/early afternoon this Sunday having brunch at one of New Hampshire's best restaurants! But with so many great dining options in the state, how will you know which will be the best for Easter Brunch? Here are some places you can go where
Local Roundup for Thursday, April 18
Trailing 3-2 entering the 6th inning, Stevens tied the game in the bottom of the 6th on a Cam Macia double that scored Owen Taylor, but Pembroke got a big two-out, two-run single in the top of the 7th, and added another two-run hit to break the 3-3 tie and went on to win the game 7-3.
North Korea says it tested new weapon, wants Secretary of State Mike Pompeo replaced in negotiations
North Korea said Thursday that it had test-fired a new type of "tactical guided weapon," its first such test in nearly half a year, and demanded that Washington remove Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from nuclear negotiations.
Two Vermont men face drug and weapon charges in Colonie
COLONIE — Two Bennington, Vermont men were arrested on Tuesday, April 16, on drug and weapon charges after getting stopped for a traffic infraction on the Northway. According to police, Colonie Sgt. John Santorio pulled over the Toyota Avalon near Exit 2E.
Vermont man accused in $200K Walmart embezzlement to pay $75K
ST. ALBANS, Vt. (WCAX) A man accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the St. Albans Walmart will only have to pay part of that back. Ronald Downes Jr. was in Franklin County Court Wednesday morning to take a plea deal. He pleaded no contest to a felony charge of embezzlement.
Four New Hampshire towns listed among nation’s safest
Four communities in the state of New Hampshire have been listed among the safest in the country. In a report on “The 100 Safest Small Towns in the Country” – towns with between 2,500 and 15,000 people – issued by home security company SafeWise, the New Hampshire towns of.
NH rescuers reach man, dog, who fell through ice
CANAAN, N.H. (AP) Police in New Hampshire have come to the aid of a man and his dog who fell through ice on a lake, and his wife, who tried to reach them by canoe and became trapped.
The word is out: Tiny Chester is worth a visit
It’s almost a crime to write about Chester, Vt. It’s like revealing a secret swimming hole. “Oh no!” one resident said to us when we were in town researching this article. “Please, don’t tell Globe readers about us! We like our town just the way it is.”
What have bears taught him about being human?
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — To celebrate this year’s 20th Herricks Cove Wildlife Festival, Ascutney Mountain Audubon Society is having a special program on Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m. Ben Kilham, founder of the Kilham Bear Center and internationally known bear rehabilitator will present on “The Social Black Bear
A 2-year-old girl was shot in the leg. The bullet came from a downstairs apartment, authorities say.
NEWPORT, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man accused of firing a shot from his gun that injured a 2-year-old girl in an upstairs apartment told an officer that he thought someone was in his bedroom, police said Monday.
New London man gets 10 years for meth-selling conspiracy
CONCORD -- A New London man has received a 10-year federal prison term for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday. Michael Bean, 33, pleaded guilty last Sept. 27.