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Winning Megabucks ticket worth $2.2 million sold in Littleton

LITTLETON, N.H. — One lucky grocery store shopper in New Hampshire won a big lottery prize over the weekend. According to the New Hampshire Lottery, the winning ticket was sold Saturday at Simon's Market on Union Street in Littleton. The Megabucks ticket was worth $2.2 million. Saturday's winning numbers...
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Firefighters battle large forest fire in White Mountains

BARTLETT, N.H. (AP) — Firefighters in New Hampshire are battling a large forest fire that’s burned hundreds of acres in the White Mountains this weekend. The U.S. Forest Service said federal, state and local personnel responded to a fire on state land in Crawford Notch State Park at around 11 a.m. Saturday.
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New Hampshire State Police issue silver alert for missing Lisbon woman

LISBON, N.H. — Police are seeking the public’s help to find a missing Lisbon woman. New Hampshire State Police said Diane Jeffries, 75, failed to return from a walk Sunday night. Police said she suffers from dementia, leading them to issue a missing vulnerable adult alert, also known as a silver alert.

When the Snow Melts

Snowsport enthusiasts always lament the conclusion of winter. But here in the Valley, it's easy to welcome a new season of outdoor fun and exploration. When the snow melts in Waterville Valley, nature's extraordinary comeback begins. As the days get longer and warmer, winter slowly concedes its claim to the...

St Johnsbury School afterschool program shows appreciation for NVRH frontline staff

Sunshine Squad 2022: St. Johnsbury School students in grades 5 through 8 hand out 100 grab-n-go snacks for Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital (NVRH) frontline staff to show their appreciation on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. L-R: Alexander Donaghy, Carol Hale, Karsyn Boutin, Haley Lacourse, Maddie Tinder, Bradyen Isham, Peyton Degree, Sabrina Tinder, Tammy MacQueen, Abby Brown, Helena Maquire, Alissa Gonyer, Jazmyn Briggs, Maya Welch, April Sholan, Gracie Patrick.

Forest fire in Crawford Notch continues to burn

HART'S LOCATION, N.H. — Crews were back in the White Mountain National Forest on Sunday battling a fire that sparked Saturday morning and scorched 175 acres, according to officials. Two popular hiking trails were closed on Sunday due to the ongoing efforts to extinguish the fires. Forest fires in...

Single-vehicle crash with injuries on Vermont Route 15, Danville

DANVILLE — An 82-year-old woman was involved in a single-vehicle crash in Danville yesterday. The crash took place on Vermont Route 15 near Joe’s Pond beach at around 1:05 p.m. According to the report, Dorothy Burrington, of Danville, suffered a medical event prior to the crash. Police say...

Fire Hydrant Flushing Begins Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

Fire Hydrant Flushing Begins Wednesday, May 18th, 2022. The Water Department will be conducting annual flushing of the Fire Hydrants throughout Town beginning on Wednesday, May 18th through Monday, May 23rd. Water customers may experience some cloudiness to their water as a result. If this does occur, please let the water run for a few minutes until it runs clear. If you experience a reduction in water pressure, you may need to remove and clean the screens on the aerators of your water faucets and other outlets.

Man broke into Lebanon police impound lot and hid in car, authorities say

LEBANON, N.H. — A Vermont man is facing multiple charges after Lebanon police said he broke into their impound lot and hid in a car. A K-9 and members of the drug task force unit helped take Damien Rousseau, 29, from Vershire, Vermont into custody on Thursday. Police said...

NH Fish & Game rescues three separate hikers in one day

FRANCONIA, N.H. — New Hampshire Fish & Game conducted three separate rescues Saturday. The first rescue happened near the summit of Mt. Cube in Orford at about 12:40 p.m. Officials say a 73-year-old man from Manchester suffered an unspecified medical emergency, which resulted in rescue crews and a New Hampshire Army National Guard helicopter being called in.

Picnic Guide

One of the best parts of being in Waterville Valley is the scenery. Waterville Valley is tucked away, deep in the White Mountain National Forest. Being here is like being in an alpine forest oasis - the town is completely encompassed by forests and mountains, with over 41,000 acres of National Forest surrounding Waterville Valley. The Valley floor is relatively open and low in elevation, so mountain vistas are visible from almost anywhere in town. When driving around town or wandering through the pedestrian village, you'll discover panoramic views of majestic mountain peaks at every turn and intersection.

Man arrested in St. Johnsbury for theft, domestic assault

ST. JOHNSBURY — A 22-year-old man is facing charges following an incident in St. Johnsbury on Thursday. Authorities say they were notified of a domestic assault that occurred in an apartment on Moose River Drive at around 10:20 p.m. Troopers responded to the home and following an investigation, police...

Crews fight major forest fire at Crawford Notch

BARTLETT, N.H. — Firefighters battled a forest fire Saturday at Crawford Notch. Bethlehem fire said they helped multiple other departments starting at 11:42 a.m. in the area of Arethusa Falls. Bethlehem fire posted on Facebook the fire is contained for now due to a thunderstorm. Firefighters are done for...