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Police: 1 person dead in head-on crash on Route 106 in Belmont
Authorities say a person has been killed in a head-on crash on Route 106 in Belmont Monday.Police say an SUV travelling south crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a minivan.The victim’s identity hasn’t been released pending notification of family.Police are continuing to investigate, but say spe
Four charged in underage sex sting
QUEENSBURY — Four local men were arrested in recent days as local police and the FBI returned to the internet to lure would-be pedophiles with the promise of a sexual encounter with a child, authorities said.Police said one of the suspects was found dead in a motel outside of the region late Tuesday
New Hampshire man accused of sexually assaulting child under 13
Following a six-month investigation, Claremont police arrested Alan Wirkkala, 51, of Newport, on a warrant for six counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault, one count of attempted aggravated felonious sexual assault, and three counts of felonious sexual assault.
Jim Kenyon: Sometimes an Accident Is Just an Accident
After “making contact” with the truck, Thompson, 74, checked the unoccupied vehicle for damage. After finishing his shopping on that March day, he gave it another look over.
At the Hospitals for Sept. 9
Hanover— Dr. Michael Melkers, a Hanover dentist who practices at Lyme Road Dental, is joining the nonprofit continuing education organization The L.D. Pankey Institute as a visiting faculty member.
Massachusetts police catch New Hampshire man accused of kidnapping boy, forcing him to ingest cocaine
The boy was reported missing in Manchester, New Hampshire, when police in Massachusetts found him during an alleged drug deal last week.
Boys Soccer: Bow 1, Lebanon 0
Coach’s quote: “Great, great road win. We had beaten them 2-1 in OT earlier in the year in Bow. They wanted to avenge that loss which would have kept them ahead of us in the standings. I’m proud of the boys!” – Bow’s George Pinkham
Bellows Falls police: Child suffers minor injuries when struck by motor vehicle
BELLOWS FALLS — Police issued a ticket to a Bellows Falls resident they say hit a juvenile bicyclist with a car while driving without a license Sunday morning.The vehicle being driven by Dennis Abbot, 34, struck the child on Atkinson Street around 9:55 a.m., according to a news release Monday from t
Local man charged with multiple sex crimes
Arthur Roberts, 50, of 35 Manchester St., in Laconia, was indicted for pattern aggravated felonious sexual assault, prostitution, and 10 counts of manufacture of child abuse images.
Manchester woman facing drug charges after police investigate parked car | New Hampshire
Stephanie Albino, 38, was a passenger in the car when it was stopped about 12:20 a.m., police said.
Rutland man accused of lewd conduct near school
Rutland police said David Burns, 30, was behaving inappropriately and threatened a woman in the area of Rutland Intermediate School just before 7:30 p.m.
Local & Regional Briefs: Randolph Man Sentenced to Prison In Attempted Assault Case
Peter A. Florucci, 52, pleaded guilty last week to attempted felonious sexual assault with a victim under the age of 15 and certain uses of computer services prohibited.
Vt. defense attorneys question use of drug recognition experts
Police call drug recognition experts to conduct a series of evaluations at a police station after a traffic stop. Their tests include a pulse reading, eye examination, muscle examination and psychological test.
Sentences handed down recently in Cheshire County Superior Court
A man was sentenced to suspended prison time recently in Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene after pleading guilty to several drug charges.Eric E. Hall, 28, whose address is listed in sentencing documents as the Cheshire County jail, pleaded guilty to selling heroin in Keene in March. He receive
Welch looks to tap into Vermont's outdoor-economy
WOODSTOCK, Vt. —Outdoor recreation is a major economic driver in many Vermont communities.However, quantifying the exact impact recreation businesses have on their surrounding areas can be difficult to quantify.AdvertisementRep. Peter Welch (D) is looking to tap into the power of the so-called "outd
Vt. State Police launch bump stock collection ahead of October ban
Under the new law that effective October 1, possession of a bump-fire stock is punishable by up to one year in prison and $1,000 in fines.
Vermont man pleads guilty to using computer to attempt to lure underage Lebanon girl | New Hampshire
Peter A. Florucci of Randolph, VT appeared in Grafton County Superior Court on Sept. 12 where he pleaded guilty to attempted felonious sexual assault of a 15 year-old girl, actually a Lebanon police officer, whom Florucci met online last November.(John Koziol/Correspondent)
Vermont cartoonist throws surprise punches
ST. ALBANS — Today on the Messenger’s comics page, we’re featuring a new comic, Macanudo, drawn by Ricardo Liniers of White River Junction.
Grant Bosse: Primary results proved me right, as always | New Hampshire
No matter the results, you have to be able to fit them into your pre-existing narrative. So, let’s look at how last week’s primary proved that I was right all along.
Federal case made of small-town dispute
HEBRON — Having staved off a petition for an injunction that would have halted the town’s current renovation plans for the historic Hebron Academy, town officials are now asking a federal court to dismiss the entire case and award the town legal fees to cover its cost in defending against the civil