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Local schedule for Independence Day celebrations in Derby, Newport

NEWPORT — Independence Day celebrations are kicking off in Newport and Derby on Monday. The fireworks in Newport will start at 9:30 p.m. over the South Bay, and be set off from the Veterans’ Memorial Long Bridge. The city is reminding visitors that boats are not permitted in...
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Man wanted after assault in Charleston turns himself in

CHARLESTON — A 57-year-old man who was wanted by police after an assault in Charleston turned himself in yesterday,. On June 18, authorities were notified of an assault that occurred the night before which resulted in several injuries on Westmore Road. Police say that Kevin Guckin was involved in...
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Stratford hires Scott as new head football coach

The Stratford football head coaching position wasn't open for long. Just two weeks after former head coach Thomas Porter resigned to become the defensive coordinator at Davidson Academy, Stratford announced on Tuesday they hired Preston Scott Sr. to take fill the vacancy. “I want to thank the administration team at...

Police: Driver clocked doing 90 mph on Route 105 in Charleston

CHARLESTON — A 42-year-old man from Island Pond was charged with excessive speeding in Charleston yesterday. Police say the white sedan was seen traveling west on Vermont Route 105 traveling at a high rate of speed at around 10:00 a.m. Vermont State Police radar was activated and revealed a...
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Stratford girls basketball team picking up where it left off

It’s clear as day to Stratford High School girls basketball coach Kelly McNeil. Without debate, this summer is the best "we’ve ever had." “They’re understanding what’s at stake here, especially since four out of the five starters are seniors,” McNeil said. “They’ve bought into what we have to do. There has been a lot of energy.”

Northern Adventures: Family-friendly Opportunities to Explore the Outdoors

Grab a paddle and take on Pancake Wave, Fluffy Bunny Hole and Grandma’s Revenge in the Errol Rapid section of the Androscoggin River. North Woods Rafting is open for the 2022 season, offering classic New England white-water fun for you and your family (for ages 5 and older). If tackling the class-two rapids doesn’t sound like your idea of fun, relax with a weekday nature float on the river, with chances to spot moose, loons, otters and more of New Hampshire’s northern wildlife (also for ages 5 and up). If you’d rather choose your own adventure, they also rent canoes, kayaks and gear, and will provide shuttle service to takeout and put-in spots.