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NH rescuers pull plane out of Connecticut River

CHARLESTOWN, N.H. - Rescuers in Charlestown, New Hampshire, worked to pull a small plane that crashed Wednesday, out of the Connecticut River. The plane crashed after the pilot reported engine problems, hitting power lines before going into the water. The pilot was seriously hurt and is still hospitalized. 
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Vt. officials: GOP candidate violated financial disclosure law

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont elections officials say a GOP candidate running for lieutenant governor appears to be breaking election law. Under a 2017 state law, candidates seeking statewide office are required to disclose their income, but they say Rutland’s Greg Thayer appears to be in violation of that law.
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Springfield, no stranger to factory shutdowns, hopeful laid-off workers can find work in hot market

JELD-WEN, a window and door manufacturer, laid off 80 workers at its North Springfield site on Wednesday, and plans to let go of 10 more. The state Department of Labor aims to connect those who lost their jobs with local firms looking for workers. Read the story on VTDigger here: Springfield, no stranger to factory shutdowns, hopeful laid-off workers can find work in hot market.
SPRINGFIELD, VT
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Norwich man arrested, held without bail

NORWICH — A 21-year-old man was arrested following an incident in Norwich yesterday. Authorities say they were called for assistance regarding a child custody concern. Subsequently, Officer Ingraham, Officer Root, and Hartford Officer Angulo arrested Travis Morcom. Morcom was picked up on an outstanding warrant for 2 charges of...
NORWICH, VT
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North Springfield manufacturer to close plant, layoff 80 workers

NORTH SPRINGFIELD, Vt. (WCAX) - A North Springfield manufacturing business has announced it is closing and laying off dozens of workers. It was very quiet at Jeld-Wen’s massive plant in North Springfield day Friday two days after it was announced that 90 employees were losing their jobs. “It’s very...
SPRINGFIELD, VT
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Bolton man hospitalized following stabbing

Jeld-Wen, a North Carolina company, makes windows and doors and has two plants in Vermont -- North Springfield and Ludlow. Lawmakers and state officials from around the region are reacting to Friday’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule Roe v. Wade, ending constitutional protections for abortion. Will...
COLCHESTER, VT
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Jeld-Wen closes Springfield plant, lays off 80

Springfield, VT — Just a day after hiring a new chief financial officer, window and door manufacturer Jeld-Wen announced it will close it’s Springfield plant and merge operations with the company’s Ludlow location. As a result, 80 employees were recently informed that they would be laid off.
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Wrecked plane removed from river after pilot survives crash

CHARLESTOWN, N.H. — A team of salvage experts worked alongside experienced divers and firefighters Thursday to remove a plane from the longest river in New England — a day after a pilot from Vermont survived crashing into the water. "We don’t want (the wreckage) out there another day...
CHARLESTOWN, NH
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Vermont's primary early voting starts Friday

LUDLOW, Vt. — Early voting in Vermont starts Friday for the primary election. Municipalities around the state are gearing up to get ballots mailed out to people who’ve already requested them. “Since our primary is in early August, a lot of people are on vacation. So this just...
LUDLOW, VT
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Super Senior: Ellen Braithwaite

Jeld-Wen, a North Carolina company, makes windows and doors and has two plants in Vermont -- North Springfield and Ludlow. Lawmakers and state officials from around the region are reacting to Friday’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule Roe v. Wade, ending constitutional protections for abortion. Will...
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Springfield Town Library auction

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Friends of the Springfield Town Library is auctioning six wonderfully decorated little libraries that are currently on display at the Springfield Town Library. Auction proceeds will be used to purchase equipment to better host in-person and online programs in the library. You can participate in the auction by visiting www.32auctions.com/FOSTL2022. Donations will also be accepted through the same portal.
SPRINGFIELD, VT
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Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center names new director/CEO

Patrick Boyle, former senior vice president and chief learning officer at Underwriters Laboratories, has been named director and CEO of Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center(link is external) in Randolph Center. He succeeds interim director and CEO Patricia Giavara, who will retire on June 30 after 19 years at VMEC. In his...
RANDOLPH, VT
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Bethel celebrates Pride Prom

BETHEL, Vt. (WCAX) - June is Pride month, an annual celebration highlighting the LGBTQ+ community. The town of Bethel is celebrating hosting five events to celebrate. Friday, they kicked with pride prom. This year’s theme is Bethel in Bloom-- flowers galore. Event organizers noticed the community was lacking support...
BETHEL, VT
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