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New Hampshire Man Guilty Of Murdering Wife's Co-Worker, Forcing Her To Behead Him

The New Hampshire man accused of forcing his wife to decapitate her co-worker after he murdered him has been convicted on all charges. Armando Barron, 32, was found guilty as charged for the 2020 murder of Jonathan Amerault, 25, according to the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript. The Cheshire County jury returned the verdict on Thursday less than two hours after the judge sent them to deliberate the defendant’s fate.
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Maria’s 371 Family Restaurant opens in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Maria’s 371 Family Restaurant, located at 371 River St., Springfield, Vt., celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon cutting with the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce. Maria started with a food truck in Mexico when she was 17 years old. She moved to the U.S....

N.H. karate teacher promoted to chief grand master instructor

NEWPORT, N.H. – Brent Baker, the owner and lead instructor of Rising Sun Martial Arts in Newport, N.H., was awarded the teaching grade of “Hanshi,” or Chief Grand Master Instructor, the highest teaching title in the Japanese martial arts. The promotion was announced on Sunday, May 15, 2022 during the opening ceremonies of the 40th Annual Shidokan USA invitational tournament in Londonderry, N.H.
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Defense: Man Charged With Killing Mother at Sea Competent

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A public defender for the 28-year-old man charged with killing his mother at sea in a plot to inherit millions of dollars said Friday the defense believes Nathan Carman is competent. A federal judge in Vermont held a status conference to ask lawyers on both...

LTE: Bill Morse on Republican State Representative candidates for Rockingham

On Saturday, May 21, 2022, the Rockingham Republican Town Committee hosted a Candidates Forum at the Rockingham Meeting House, which ran from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Candidates Tyler Austin, Bonnie DePino, and Ryan Coyne participated. All three are running for State Representative here in the Rockingham, Westminster District. Two seats are available.

TRORC May 2022 News & Notes

Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission will be hosting two wetland restoration workshops in Plymouth, Vermont this summer! Join us at Coolidge State Park on Route 100A on Tuesday, July 12th and Pingree Flats on Route 100 on Thursday, July 14th from 9:30am-2:30 pm in Plymouth. Attendees will learn how to assess a site for its wetland restoration potential, account for specific site considerations such as native and invasive plants, site limitations, soils and hydrology, plan restoration strategies and manage restoration projects. You will gain valuable in-the-field experience with assessing sites and planning wetland restoration projects!

Darling Marine Center graduate students make their homes and futures in Maine

WALPOLE — When he arrived at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in the summer of 2018, Struan Coleman did not expect to spend several years living in rural Maine. Coleman was recruited to Damian Brady’s research group and tasked with investigating the growth rates of oysters living in different parts of the Damariscotta River. The work, however, took an unexpected turn when Coleman broke his leg before beginning his internship, and he was delayed in arriving at the Walpole campus.

Glendon Williams, 1944-2022

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Glendon J. Williams of Springfield died on May 14, 2022 at the Jack Byrne Center for Palliative and Hospice Care in Lebanon, N.H. following a brief illness. He was 77. Glen was the son of the late Wendell and Alberta (Adams) Williams. He was born June...