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Woodstock man, Lincoln officer hurt in car-cruiser crash
LINCOLN — A Woodstock man and Lincoln police officer were both hurt after a car struck a parked police cruiser head on early Wednesday evening according to local police officials.
Hiker Rescued After Sending SOS On Facebook
FRANCONIA, NH (WBZ-AM)--A New Hampshire man is rescued by an S.O.S. on Facebook after he was caught in a snowstorm trying to climb to the top of Mount Lafayette in Franconia. Robert Cummings of Laconia started his journey 2 a.m. Friday morning, nearing the summit of the mountains around 5 hours late
David Clark: Act 46 — ‘a set-up from the git-go’
Editor’s note: This commentary is by David M. Clark, of Westminster, who is a member of the school boards for Bellows Falls Union High School, River Valley Tech Center and the Windham Northeast Supervisory Union, of which he is chair. He is also an organizer with the Alliance of Vermont School Board
Voters OK $1.8 Million Bond for Woodsville High Expansion Project
— Haverhill residents voted overwhelmingly, 201-52, in favor of a $1.8 million bond to construct an approximately 9,200-square-foot building connecting Woodsville High School with the John A. Bagonzi Community Center.
2018-19 High School Hockey Preview
The Hanover High girls extended their dynasty in 2017-18. The Marauder boys ascended to their summit for the first time in a decade. The Woodstock boys matched their promise with an undefeated run to a state championship. The Woodstock girls came within a game of making a state final of their own.
9 nabbed following drug bust in New Hampshire
LITTLETON, N.H. (WHDH) - Nine people were arrested in Littleton, New Hampshire Dec. 6 following an investigation into the distribution of heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, crack cocaine, mushrooms, marijuana, and other controlled drugs, police say.
Editorial: Another Good Week
Over the past week we’ve enjoyed reporting on the vast and varied achievements of local people improving our community. The St. Johnsbury Women’s Club donated to the Santa Fund.
Holiday tradition flourishes: VSO Brass & Counterpoint
The Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s VSO Brass Quintet is teaming up with Counterpoint Chorus for another year of celebrating the holiday season with traditional favorites, a carol sing-along, and more. The pairing will bring an evening of festive music and jubilee to the Warren, Newport, Grafton and Ma
Ice is nice, but how safe?
David Bengsten was a child, living in Connecticut, when he went through the ice. He was sledding, and when his sled went out on to a frozen pond, he plunged through,and his momentum carried him far enough that he had to swim back to the hole he created before he could extricate himself.
Gone but not forgotten: 80th anniversary of Skimobile lift
CONWAY — Once earning Cranmore Mountain the moniker of “Kiddie-Kar Hill,” the colorful Skimobile was for a time as synonymous with skiing here as Tuckerman Ravine. Eighty years ago this month — specifically, on Dec. 27, 1938 — the Lower Skimobile opened at Cranmore, ushering in a new era in skiing.
Tele-Talk question: Do you think students should be allowed to use their cellphones during school lockdowns?
Last Monday, School Superintendent Kevin Richard updated board members on meetings held in the wake of last week’s false-alarm lockdowns at Kennett High and Middle schools. On Dec. 5, many KHS students, who were sequestered in the gym, called or sent panicky texts to their parents, many of whom late
$1.4M NH Compound In Heart Of White Mountains Just Listed
BETHLEHEM, NH — One of New Hampshire's most expensive homes in the White Mountains region hit the market Tuesday. The five-bedroom Bethlehem mansion is set on 17 acres and includes five bathrooms, a saunu and steam shower. The house, described as a "personal mountain oasis," has more than 4,000 squa
Sun readers share their own Skimobile memories
CONWAY — The Conway Daily Sun this week on its Facebook page asked readers to share memories of the Skimobile. The posting as of Thursday had received 43 comments and 53 likes, showing that while the Skimobile may be gone, it’s not forgotten.
Turning 104 at the 104: Former Intervale woman feted by friends
NEW HAMPTON — What better place to celebrate one’s 104th birthday than at the Route 104 Diner?. Evelyn Quinn, a former Intervale resident who spent some time at Golden View Health Care Center in Meredith before moving closer to her youngest son in Goffstown, found the diner to be a perfect place for
Snow Report: Cold snap aids snowmaking on local trails
CONWAY — Welcome to continued midwinter conditions, as snowmaking crews at local areas have taken advantage of this extended cold spell leading up to today to lay down some great cover.
Laura Nichols Graduates From Snelling Center For Government’s Vermont School Leadership Project
The Snelling Center for Government recently announced that Laura Nichols, of St. Johnsbury, has graduated from the Vermont School Leadership Project. The final celebration for the Class of 2018 was held on Nov. 10, 2018 at Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, Vt. Social entrepreneur and educator, Hal Colst
NH's Obamacare remains but Tex. ruling re-ignites outage from both camps
The New Hampshire landscape for universal health insurance under Obamacare remains in place, but a federal judge’s ruling late Friday threatens to put the entire law on life support unless the U.S. Supreme Court agrees to keep it alive.
Community forum participants identify behavioral health as top priority in valley
CONWAY — Behavioral health issues topped the list of priorities identified by participants in a health needs assessment forum put on by Memorial Hospital in November. Within that broad category, participants’ votes indicated a strong and continuing concern with substance use disorders, with 23 peopl
Lessons learned from the lockdown
CONWAY — Wednesday marked a week since Kennett High School went into lockdown for more than two hours. Fortunately, the lockdown at KHS and later that day at Kennett Middle School turned out to be false alarms. But school and police officials say there were no end of lessons learned that day, things
Clash over McMillan Lane ends up in Superior Court
CONWAY — The North Conway Grand Hotel’s lawsuit against Conway and Settlers Green was heard in Carroll County Superior Court on Dec. 6 in a bench trial presided over by Judge Amy Ignatius.