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Race car driver Scott Tucker convicted over payday loans

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SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-10-14 23:26:00

City residents sentenced on theft charges

Keene residents were sentenced on theft charges recently in Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene. Khristina M. Johnson, 39, of Keene pleaded guilty to three felony counts of theft by unauthorized taking with two prior felony convictions, for stealing from Target in Keene on three separate occasio

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-10-15 10:00:00

Defamation claim against town dropped

Much of Neisner's lawsuit had already been dismissed by the court, but late last month Neisner dropped the defamation claim which was the sole surviving count of his complaint. Neisner cited health concerns. "I could have gone forward," Neisner said when reached by phone Monday. "My clients are more

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-10-17 00:00:00

Keene hospital's new program holds promise for people who need extra help

Dolores Castelone is seen in her Keene apartment with her service dog, Allison. Castelone, 75, is legally blind. She is finding new advantages in a pilot program aimed at removing barriers - including medical costs - that prevent people from being healthy. Tracy Clark and James Duffy, population hea

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-10-16 16:00:00

Family creates scholarship in memory of beloved Keene teacher

C liff Lerner loved to learn - and his collection of books shows it. "Well, we are like a family of book people," says Cliff's wife, Claudia Lerner, with a laugh. She describes their home library, lined almost from floor to ceiling - but not quite - with books on every subject from scuba diving to N

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-10-15 10:00:00

Man assaulted, robbed in Keene early Saturday

A man walking on Water Street told police he was assaulted and robbed early Saturday morning, police said. The incident occurred at around 1 a.m., according to Sgt. James Cemorelis of the Keene Police Department. The man told police that three or four males jumped him, beat him up and stole his wall

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-10-15 10:00:00

First-ever Keene Comic Con draws superheroes, enthusiasts and lightsaber dueslists

Ever since he watched "Star Wars: A New Hope" at age 5, Matt Hoffman, now 32, wanted to be a Jedi. And on Saturday morning, he did what every Jedi apprentice would do: He honed his lightsaber skills with a partner, Irshad "Shaddious" Mustafa, 40. With a handful of onlookers, Hoffman and Mustafa went

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-10-15 10:00:00

Several in Keene lose power after utility pole struck

A power line on South Lincoln Street was damaged Saturday afternoon when a motor vehicle hit a utility pole, Keene police said. Police arrived at the scene around 2:30 p.m., according to Lt. Jason Short of the Keene Police Department. He said Eversource crews showed up on the scene around 2:50 p.m.

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-10-15 10:00:00

Killington faces possible workforce crunch

"The industry nationally is having some significant challenges finding staff and there's challenges across the state," said Rob Megnin, the resort's director of sales and marketing. "The overall challenge we have here is the winter ramp is very significant," he said. "We have to bring on a lot of pe

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-10-17 00:00:00

Old, new photos sought for town plan

"This new publication format has room for a lot of photos and we're looking for something for each section," said Jeffrey Biasuzzi, the town's zoning administrator. He said old photographs could be incorporated into the historical section of the town, and recent photos of solar installations could a

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-10-17 00:00:00

Eaton Town Column: Jenkins' Farm to host cider pressing Oct. 28

All are invited to the cider pressing of heritage apples at the Jenkins' Farm at 381 Towle Hill Road, South Eaton on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. until it is finished. This is a true potluck gathering, bringing folks together to make great cider and have fun working, watching, drinking and eating

CONWAYDAILYSUN.COM - 2017-10-16 15:58:00

Historic building being sold for $1

CHESTERFIELD, N.H. - Off of Route 9 sits the center of the town of Chesterfield. Past the town hall, library and across the street from a small post-office, is a building with a sign. "Own this building $1.00," it reads. Jeff Scott, Ron Rzasa, and Babara Girs are three average citizens who have tak

BRATTLEBORO REFORMER - 2017-10-16 07:00:00

The Way We Were: History of Hancock's Forest House runs deep

The Forest House Apartments building in Hancock was built in 1833 by a local doctor to house his family and medical practice. The Forest House Apartments building in Hancock was built in 1833 by a local doctor to house his family and medical practice.Ruth Wilder Dr. Jonas Hutchinson constructed the

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-10-15 10:00:00

Chesterfield stone house focus of preservation effort

This stone addition is part of a historic house at the corner of routes 9 and 63 in Chesterfield.Michael Moore / Sentinel Staff CHESTERFIELD - It's a prominent presence on the northeast corner of the intersection of routes 9 and 63, a stately looking house built of locally quarried stone in the 1800

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-10-16 16:00:00

Historic Chesterfield building on sale for $1 and a plan

CHESTERFIELD - In an effort to avoid razing a historic town-owned house, selectmen are allowing the building to be marketed to anyone with $1 and a plan to use it. The two-story house, which is on Route 63 south next to the fire station in the town's center, is believed to have been built around 184

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-10-16 16:00:00

LETTER: Enfield Senior Center Fiasco Still Stings

Our Enfield seniors suffered a huge loss when Susan Lather, former director of the Enfield Senior Center was forced to resign. Susan made the senior center what it is today. She brought so many programs to the Senior Center, and made it a place our seniors enjoyed going to. She was also very welcomi

PATCH - 2017-10-17 13:41:59

Enfield Police Blotter: Oct. 13-15

ENFIELD, CT - Here are the most recent arrest logs, as provided by the Enfield Police Department. Items reflect charges filed, not convictions. Friday, Oct. 13 Justin M. Hebert, 33, of 12 Franklin St., Enfield, was charged with third-degree assault, second-degree threatening, disorderly conduct and

PATCH - 2017-10-16 20:52:33

Man accused of robbing East Hartford store with a machete

An East Hartford man is jailed in lieu of high bond based on accusations that he robbed a 7-Eleven store by holding a machete to the store clerk's face after the clerk refused to take a previously written check as payment for chicken wings. The man, Jimmy L. Huynh, 25, of 441 Main St., had been seen

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2017-10-16 15:04:00

SUV crashes into building in Hartford, no one found at the scene

HARTFORD - Police are on scene after an SUV crashed into a building. The incident happened on Main Street and Westland Street in Hartford around 3:20 a.m. Police say while the front of the SUV is damaged, no one was inside when they got on scene. The SUV also had no license plate, but is described a

FOX61.COM - 2017-10-16 08:24:26

Devastation of Hurricane Maria presents setbacks, new opportunities for UConn

An environmental science and engineering research team from the University of Connecticut has submitted a proposal to the National Science Foundation to return to Puerto Rico after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. The ecosystems in the Luquillo Mountains of Puerto Rico have been researched for ov

UC DAILY CAMPUS - 2017-10-16 07:00:00