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Hike rescued after falling headfirst on Mount Monadnock

JAFFREY, N.H. – A 63-year-old Boston man was rescued by a medical helicopter after he fell headfirst while descending Mount Monadnock in New Hampshire.It happened Thursday on the white dot trail.Rescuers decided because of the nature of the man's fall and injuries, using the helicopter to reach him was the safest solution.The helicopter landed near the summit, and transported the man to Elliot Hospital in Manchester.The extent of the man's injuries were not released. 
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3 people injured after car crashes into telephone pole in Walpole

WALPOLE, N.H. — Police in Walpole are investigating a crash that temporarily knocked out power to part of the town. The crash happened shortly before 8:40 p.m. Saturday near Walpole Middle School. Investigators said the three occupants were injured after their car failed to navigate a turn and struck...

25 years ago, two tornadoes touched down in New Hampshire

Sunday marked 25 years since two tornadoes touched down in New Hampshire on the same afternoon. They happened on July 3, 1997. The first twister, an EF1, spun up in Swanzey. Winds over 100 miles per hour caused extensive damage to the Cheshire fairgrounds. Twenty-five minutes later, an even stronger...

State police arrest man who broke into Bristol home

Vermont State Police charged an unruly New Hampshire man with aggravated assault and unlawful trespassing after he broke into a Bristol house early Saturday and tried to attack residents, according to a police report. At 2:25 a.m., troopers responded to a disturbance on Carterville Road and found that Isaac Crawford,22,...

Protest at Greenfield Fireworks

(Photo submitted by Ellie Richardson) (Greenfield, MA) – The Greenfield Recreation Department held its annual 4th of July fireworks display on Friday night. And people at Beacon Field were witness to a silent protest of the recent Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. During the national anthem, a group of women dressed in “Handmaid’s Tale” style robes lined up in front of the stage. The group that organized the protest submitted the following press release afterwards:

Historian Marty Podskoch presents at the Rockingham Library

ROCKINGHAM, Vt. – On  Saturday, July 16, at 1 p.m., historian and author Marty Podskoch will talk about Vermont’s 30 Civilian Conservation Corps Camps, including the one in Bellows Falls on CCC Road, at the Rockingham Library. The CCC began on March 31, 1933, under President Roosevelt’s...
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Greenfield fireworks, a success!

Greenfield’s annual Fourth of July Fireworks celebration was yesterday and the fun got underway much earlier in the day. Hundreds of people came out to Beacon Field for the beloved tradition. As always, in addition to fireworks it featured plenty of good food, fun activities, and live music by local bands including Lakeside Drive, and Janet Ryan & Straight Up.

New England District Select 15s: Top prospects

KEENE, N.H. – The New England District Select 15s took place over the past five days, bringing together top 2007-born prospects from across the New England states, sans Massachusetts. Tuesday and Wednesday were set aside for practices while competition truly began Thursday afternoon. The five-day camp, which had the...

Police: Man held without bail after domestic assault

WESTMINSTER — A 35-year-old man from Chester was cited for aggravated domestic assault following an incident in Westminster early this morning. Authorities say they were notified of a family fight at a home on Davidson Hill Road at around 1:00 a.m. Following an investigation, police allege that Tyler Marston...

Alicia Shambo, 60

Alicia Moreau Shambo passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 25 in her beloved chalet on the hillside of the White Mountains in New Hampshire. Alicia was born on March 10, 1962, in Winchendon. She was the daughter of the late Philip A. Moreau, who died in 1975, and Evangeline M. Moreau Skelton, who died in 2009.

Elvin Parker, 1956-2022

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Elvin Lawrence Parker, 66, of Westminster, Vt., died Thursday, June 9, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born May 5, 1956, in Bellows Falls, Vt., the son of Leonard and Winifred (Hall) Parker. He was a graduate of Bellows Falls Union High School, and worked at Putney Paper Co. in Putney, Vt. He was a kind, gentle man who was loved by all. His greatest joy was his family.