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Somersworth amputee to take part in Dover Turkey Trot her with new leg

SOMERSWORTH - In early May, two days after Michelle Proulx had her lower left leg amputated, she challenged herself to run the Dover Turkey Trot that held each year on Thanksgiving morning. "I'm going to run this race. Are you going to run it with me?" Proulx asked her prosthetists at the Hanger Cli

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-21 23:18:49

Dover Fire Toy Bank looking for community help

DOVER - The Dover Fire Toy Bank has started planning for its annual toy drive and hopes to receive help from the community. The Dover Fire Toy Bank has been coordinated by current and retired members of the Dover Fire & Rescue for more than 40 years. The Dover Fire Toy Bank started out all those yea

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-21 16:15:02

Dover Police log, Oct. 22-31

DOVER - The Dover Police Department recently released the police log for Oct. 22-31. Sunday, Oct. 22 Michael J. Hebert, 28, of 227 Lilac Lane, Dover, was charged Oct. 22 with driving after revocation. Hebert is expected to appear for arraignment on Dec. 11. Monday, Oct. 23 Zachary E. White, 18, of 6

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-21 18:24:01

Dover's property taxes for many increase despite rate reduction

DOVER - The average tax bill for a single-family home in Dover could increase upwards of $500 in the coming fiscal year. While the overall tax is increasing for many residents in Dover, the actual tax rate has decreased. This is due to the recent property reassessments, along with new construction,

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 21:10:53

Thanksgiving meal for needy set for Dover's Blue Latitudes

DOVER - The Dover Thanksgiving Celebration Committee will be holding its ninth annual Thanksgiving Celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 22, at Blue Latitudes Restaurant in downtown Dover. More than 300 Dover residents who might not otherwise enjoy a traditional holiday meal will be treated to a Thanksgivi

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 21:07:13

Police to help Dover's needy families

DOVER -The Dover Police Department will begin accepting names of needy families residing in Dover for the Annual Christmas Basket Program starting Nov. 27, according to Chief Anthony Colarusso. The Police Department sponsors this program each December to provide a Christmas dinner to families in Dov

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 18:41:50

Dover Doin's: Downtown looks a lot like Christmas

"It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, Ev'ry where you go," is a refrain written by Meredith Wilson that many of us grew up with. At this time of the year, Wilson's words perfectly apply to downtown Dover. Last Monday, the Greater Chamber of Commerce City Lights Committee, businesses and comm


Dover looks to revamp downtown streets

DOVER - Traveling through downtown Dover may one day be via a two-way street. A long-term goal of city planners is a revamp of how traffic flows through downtown, changing traffic circulation to reduce congestion they say will make it easier for drivers to get where they need to go, make downtown mo


Otsego County 2018 budget has small tax increase

The tentative 2018 budget for Otsego County has been released. Outgoing Otsego County Treasurer Dan Crowell said the $110,271,089 proposal calls for a $11,407,756 tax levy, which reflects a 0.07 percent increase from the 2017 levy. The tentative plan estimates revenues, transfers, fund balance and r

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-11-21 18:50:42

Otsego Chamber toasts realty firm, Springbrook

A night of awards and recognition of service in the community lit up The Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown on Nov. 16 night as the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce held its 18th annual small business dinner. The first honor of the night went to Springbrook and its new Family Engagement Center, wh

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-11-21 18:50:09

Gas-truck forum draws angry crowd

Tensions ran high as concerned residents of Otsego County gathered at Milford Central School on Nov. 16 for a community forum on natural gas trucks driving through the county. Boston-based gas trucking company Xpress Natural Gas, or XNG, carries compressed natural gas from Pennsylvania fracking fiel

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-11-21 18:49:21

Bruce Scofield, Schenevus; Enjoyed Active Retirement After GE Career

Bruce Scofield SCHENEVUS - Bruce Charles Scofield, 67, a 38-year employee of General Electric, passed away at home with his family by his side on Nov. 19, 2017. Bruce was born Oct. 11, 1950, in Cooperstown, the son of Charles D. and Isabel R. (Davis) Scofield. He was a life-long resident of Schenevu

ALLOTSEGO.COM - 2017-11-21 21:41:11

Council scrutinizes city's 2018 budget plan

ONEONTA - Common Council members asked questions about spending and the reasons for a projected 3 percent increase in the tax levy to support the proposed 2018 budget during a meeting Tuesday night. No one spoke during a public hearing on the $22 million budget proposal, but one Common Council membe

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-22 01:58:25

Bassett doctor discusses Swedish research project

Dr. Paul Jenkins has been a member of Bassett Healthcare Network for 28 years, but his work was in the international research spotlight this fall. The biostatistician spoke Tuesday at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown on his appointment as an honorary doctor at the Faculty of Medicine at Umea Un

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-22 01:14:18

Legends to return for Thanksgiving Day friendly

If you're a former Cooperstown soccer player who'll be in Cooperstown on Thanksgiving Day, dust off your old soccer boots and head to the varsity pitch behind CCS for the annual Legends Game at 10 a.m. All Cooperstown soccer alumni and CCS seniors who have played their last high school game are offi

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-11-21 18:49:56

Coop's last Griger earns another title

The days of the Griger girls winning swimming titles for Cooperstown Central School or the Clark Sports Center's Clark Sharks are ending soon, but as youngest sister Delilah's efforts this month show, they aren't over, yet. On Nov. 3 in Skaneateles, Griger, a junior, won the Section Three Class C t

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-11-21 18:43:12

Puget Sound Energy's Energize Eastside starts permitting process for south Bellevue segment

Puget Sound Energy's Energize Eastside project will replace two-pole towers with taller, single poles and four-pole towers with two poles. Photos courtesy of Puget Sound Energy Puget Sound Energy is moving forward with the south end of Energize Eastside. Expected to be complete by summer 2018, the s

BELLEVUEREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-21 20:25:00

Bellevue charities among others to receive toiletry donations from 'Soap for Hope'

AAA's Seattle and Eastside stores are teaming up with six local charities to provide fresh opportunities for our neighbors in need. This year marks the 10th anniversary of AAA Washington's annual Soap for Hope donation drive, which collects unused travel- and full-size toiletry items for shelters, f

BELLEVUEREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-21 19:30:00

Bellevue-based Friends of Granger nonprofit celebrates 14th year of giving

Year after year, Joan Wallace emails "100 of her closest friends" around Thanksgiving time to ask them to give to children 163 miles east of Bellevue. The children live in Granger, Washington - a small city in Yakima County with about 3,500 people. Approximately 78 percent of the community is Hispan

BELLEVUEREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-21 16:00:00

Bellevue Essentials to graduate new class Nov. 29

On Wednesday, Nov. 29, the city of Bellevue will graduate a new class of 35 emerging community leaders from its civic engagement program, Bellevue Essentials. Over the past nine weeks, the group has learned about the intricacies of city government and experienced the day-to-day challenges of providi

BELLEVUEREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-21 18:30:00