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Two Keene men arrested on drug charges
Two Keene men were arrested on drug charges Thursday, police said.Dakota Lanpher, 22, and Allan Cleveland, 42, both of Howard Street, were each charged with conspiracy to possess a controlled drug, a felony.
Swanzey man receives suspended prison sentence for selling fentanyl
A Swanzey man was sentenced recently in Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene on felony drug charges.Justin T. Wunschel, 26, pleaded guilty to selling fentanyl in Keene in February. He was sentenced to two to four years in N.H. State Prison, all suspended for five years, and ordered to pay $620 in
Jeopardy: Vermont newspaper 'Brattleboro Reformer' featured as national game show answer
That is more or less what happened on June 8, when Kevin Moran, executive editor and chief content officer of New England Newspapers Inc., received word that theBrattleboro Reformer, one of the papers he oversees, had been the answer to a question on "Jeopardy!"
Taqueria opens in downtown Brattleboro
BRATTLEBORO — The former site of a burger joint is now home to a new taqueria.Twin Flames Taqueria opens Tuesday at 97 Main St. James Casterline co-owns the restaurant with his girlfriend, Amber Bergeron. The couple lives in Jamaica, Vt.Casterline said he’s been a professional chef for 18 years, inc
4th of July Fireworks Schedule
Enfield, Conn.:Town Green at 9:45-10:30 p.m.Are you attending any of these events?We want to know!Send us your videos and pictures toReportIt@wwlp.com
Shakespeare's 'Tempest' on tap in Brattleboro park
Vermont Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” at its 29th annual Shakespeare in the Park. Performances are Thursday, June 28, to Sunday, July 1, at 6 p.m. in Brattleboro’s Living Memorial Park. Admission is $5 and free for children 5 and under; reservations not necessary.
Liberty Utilities makes case for 'second crossing' of gas line beneath river in the city
Liberty Utilities has proposed building several hundred feet of gas line under the Ashuelot River along Winchester Street in Keene to link existing pipes.The company says the new underground pipeline would make the city’s gas infrastructure more reliable by adding redundancy.A single pipe under the
Pair of state officials among participants in next Regional Issues Series event
The Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce’s next Regional Issues Series Forum will focus on the N.H. Department of Business and Economic Affairs and how it can benefit the Monadnock Region.It will feature the department’s commissioner, Taylor Caswell, and the state’s director of economic development, Wi
Northfield Drive-In celebrates 70 years in business
From the neon pink sign facing the road and the ticket booth at the entrance, to the snack bar in the middle of the field that’s partially underground so as to not obstruct the view, most of the Northfield Drive-In is the same now as when it opened in 1948.
OK, Mr. Coey: Advice on living, from an elder, by Patricia Bentrup
In reference to Jack Coey’s recent letter (“Even at 70, I can still learn from my elders,” June 16):
Opioid Task Force to hold community event Monday
The Opioid Task Force, which covers both regions, in collaboration with 11 other organizations, will hold “Building a Resilient Community.”
Gun seized during Orange traffic stop
According to Massachusetts State Police Media Relations, 26-year-oldDarius Fuentes, of Amherst, was pulled over for speeding on Route 202 in Orange on Sunday. Neither Fuentes or his passenger, 19-year-oldThomas Racine, of Gardner, had a driver's license.
Winchester childcare agency, Keene mental health care provider awarded tax credits for projects
Two Monadnock Region nonprofit organizations — a childcare agency and a mental health care provider — are among the more than 20 organizations to receive financial support from the state’s Community Development Finance Authority this week.Maps Counseling Services, an agency with offices in Keene and
Apartments begin to take shape inside Colony Mill
The housing development at the old Colony Mill Marketplace in Keene is “finally off the ground,” according to a project official.Benjamin Kelley is overseeing construction as a partner with Brady Sullivan Keene Properties, the local arm of the Manchester firm that’s redeveloping the Colony Mill.The
Plane parked at Keene airport flipped, totaled by Monday's storm
NORTH SWANZEY — A plane parked at the Keene-owned Dillant-Hopkins Airport is a total loss after Monday’s storm, according to its owner.Jason R. Cardinale, who lives in Winchester and owns J & J Trailers and Truck Equipment, said his plane flipped over due to strong winds during thunderstorms Monday
Keene Post 4 falls to Jutras, drops to 2-3
The Gordon-Bissell Post 4 American Legion baseball team lost to Jutras, 5-4, Wednesday night at Gill Stadium in Manchester.
Brattleboro Vermont’s First Hemp & CBD Farmers Market
CBD-infused Botanicals to CBD enriched Hemp-plants, there’s something for all your needs!
Power outages, downed trees reported throughout the region following storms Monday
Monday afternoon's short-lived storm brought trees down on wires in Keene and other area towns, blocking roads and cutting electricity to thousands of local customers.By about 5:40 p.m., Southwestern N.H. District Fire Mutual Aid had taken calls about trees on wires in a slew of local communities, i
Felony charges levied in string of Keene thefts
The man arrested Saturday in connection with a string of thefts in West Keene now faces two felony charges, according to court documents.Police over the weekend fielded more than a dozen reports of thefts from unlocked cars in the neighborhoods directly north and south of Keene High School.Jason DeA
Truck accident, fuel leak on I91 snarls traffic
Travelers are encouraged to avoid the area and take Routes 5 and 10 to go north and sound bound. To get onto I-91 going north, vehicles will have to get on in Deerfield at exit 25. To get on the highway going south, vehicles will have to get on in Hatfield.