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Letter: Brattleboro can lead Vermont's energy future

Maintaining and improving Brattleboro for the future means cooperation among many of us wearing many hats - as citizens, business owners, consumers, residents, elected officials, and simply human beings, we make choices that affect everyone. The Brattleboro Energy Committee has proposed two resoluti

BRATTLEBORO REFORMER - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Vermont man attempts to transform property into bear refuge

WILMINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont man is trying to turn his property into a wildlife refuge for bears. The Brattleboro Reformer reports (http://bit.ly/2xibO7e ) Jim Burke met with the Wilmington Development Review Board on Monday to discuss turning the majority of his 62-acre property into a safe hav

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-09-20 20:27:48

Huot resignation agreement includes $327,225 in severance pay

Anne E. Huot, the former president of Keene State College, was granted $327,225 in severance pay after her resignation in June, according to a resignation agreement with the University System of New Hampshire. Huot's resignation was announced in a June 26 news release from the university system, whi

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-20 22:05:00

Make your home or business a bird-friendly building

Birds can see tiny prey from great distances, steady images while in constant motion, and even ultraviolet light, but they can't see glass. As a result, nearly a billion birds are killed in collisions with glass windows each year in the United States alone. Skyscrapers are notoriously deadly, but sm

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-20 20:00:00

Can cops cook? Find out on Saturday

Ryan Washburn, a detective with the Brattleboro Police Department, won't spill the beans on his recipe for the 3rd annual "Can Cops Cook?" The event, however, isn't just a cooking competition. All the proceeds go to Windham County Safe Place Child Advocacy Center. Safe Place is a nonprofit agency ai

BRATTLEBORO REFORMER - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Farm-to-Table graduates have a passion for food

BRATTLEBORO - Graduates of this year's Strolling of the Heifers Farm-to-Table Apprenticeship Program made "crazy food," according to chef and lead instructor Tristan Toleno. "We went right at it," he said Monday at the program graduation at the Robert H. Gibson River Garden. "We just went for thing

BRATTLEBORO REFORMER - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Police K9 helps find 1,000 bags of heroin

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont police dog is being credited for helping find 1,000 bags of suspected heroin. The Brattleboro Reformer reports (http://bit.ly/2xb5WfX ) police stopped a 23-year-old driver in Bellows Falls on Sept. 8 and took possession of the vehicle. Police say they were granted a

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-09-18 16:12:08

Let Yankee site lie fallow

Some environmentalists, in reference to the current practices of factory farming, overfishing, and methods for energy extraction such as fracking, have called the Western industrialized view of the environment as a war against nature. This view applies to the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant in Vernon,

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-09-19 01:47:00

Missing Mass. man found dead outside of Pisgah State Park

WINCHESTER, N.H. - A search team found the body of a Tewskbury, Mass., man at 10 a.m. Monday morning on trails just outside of Pisgah State Park. Daniel Gill, 77, died as a result of an ATV crash, according to New Hampshire Fish and Game. According to Fish and Game, Gill, called his wife at 11:30 a.

BRATTLEBORO REFORMER - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Art reception: Deborah Lazar

A reception for the artist at Restaurant at Burdick's, 47 Main St., Walpole, N.H., on Monday, from 4 to 7 p.m. for "PAINTINGS: Memories Rekindled, Forgotten Things, Familiar Places" PUTNEY - Local painter Deborah Lazar presents "PAINTINGS: Memories Rekindled, Forgotten Things, Familiar Places" at t

BRATTLEBORO REFORMER - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Lt. gov. gives political pep talk in Putney

PUTNEY - The Putney Town Democratic Committee already is preparing for the next election cycle, and it got a pep talk from Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman on Tuesday. Zuckerman, who woke up at 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday to pick his crops before the long ride from Hinesburg, spoke at the Putney Fire Department a

BRATTLEBORO REFORMER - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

ATV reader found dead near state park after vehicle rolled

WINCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire authorities say an ATV rider has been found dead near a state park after he attempted to navigate a steep trail and his vehicle rolled. Fish and Game conservation officers say 77-year-old Daniel Gill, of Tewksbury, Massachusetts, was reported missing Sunday nigh

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2017-09-19 12:19:14

Church, store help to lessen financial burden

On behalf of Mt. Caesar School in Swanzey, our students and families, we would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Cornerstone Baptist Church in Swanzey and JC Penney in Keene for their combined donation of over 100 backpacks filled with lunchboxes and school supplies for our students. The suppo

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:00:00

Vintage WWII planes will be on display at city airport

The Collings Foundation's Wings of Freedom Tour will bring rare bomber and fighter aircraft to Keene's Dillant-Hopkins Airport in North Swanzey for a living history display as part of 110-city nationwide tour. Four aircraft - B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-24 Liberator, B-25 bombers and a P-51

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:00:00

Monadnock Aviation hosting tour of its operations

Monadnock Aviation is hosting a tour of its operations at Dillant-Hopkins Airport in North Swanzey, put on by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. The guided tour, on Thursday, will be conducted by a certified flight instructor who will show some of the aircraft and the flight simulator used by t

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:00:00

Running the DeMar marathon for a good cause

Four Team DeMar runners lead a pack of Scores Running Club members as they start a run from Railroad Square Monday afternoon.Michael Moore / Sentinel Staff As runners lace up their sneakers for the 40th Clarence DeMar marathon this weekend, some will be lacing them up for a cause. It's part of a new

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-20 16:00:00

Council should revoke festival's license, by Dorothy A. Bauer

As a Keene resident since 1981 who has seen the pumpkin festival grow, thrive, then get out of control, I am writing to support the cancellation of the Let it Shine pumpkin festival planned for downtown Keene at the end of October. Public safety should be the utmost priority for the City Council. No

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-20 16:00:00

Former NFL players' concussion suit back in court amid delays in payment

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SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:00:00

Auction to enefit the Historical Society of Cheshire County

The Auction of Historic Proportions is the biggest fundraising event of the year for the Historical Society of Cheshire County. This year's event is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Historical Society's headquarters, 246 Main St. in Keene. Tickets are available for $50 at the

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:00:00

Filiault opts out of write-in candidacy after two days

Filiault A Keene city councilor has withdrawn his plans to run for mayor as a write-in candidate. Randy L. Filiault, a councilor at-large, said he was dropping out of the race Monday morning after announcing his candidacy Friday. Saying he felt like an NFL referee after instant replay, Filiault reve

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:00:00