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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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What to do: Saturday, June 25

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Let’s take a look at what’s happening in our region for Saturday, June 25, 2022. What better way to kick off summer than by picking your own fresh fruit? Wellwood Orchards in Springfield, Vt. is hosting a Strawberry Festival from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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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.
SPRINGFIELD, VT
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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...
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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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Paul R. Disney, Celebration of Life

ANDOVER, Vt. – The children and grandchildren of Paul R. Disney, who passed away on Oct. 6, 2021, will celebrate his life at Andover Community Church on Sunday, July 17, 2022, at 1 p.m. Refreshments will follow. His friends and colleagues are invited to attend. Afterward, there will be a private interment at East Hill Cemetery.
ANDOVER, VT

Roger Wood Talks Nursing Shortage Solutions With Colby Sawyer

In the midst of a serious nursing shortage in New Hampshire, one college is taking an aggressive stance to educate new nurses. That is Colby Sawyer College in New London. The college is in the midst of a $10.5 million fundraising campaign to build a 20,000+ square-foot building to serve as a hub for academic and clinical training. Associate publisher and podcast producer Roger Wood speaks to Kevin Finn, Dean and Professor of the School of Nursing & Health Sciences and Director of Clinical Partnerships about the planned expansion.
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SUV rolls into pole in Weathersfield, driver hospitalized

One person was injured Thursday morning in a traffic accident along Austintown Warren Road. A 911 caller reported that the driver was still inside an SUV that landed on its side, up against a pole north of Salt Springs Road. The driver, whose name has not been released, was taken...
WEATHERSFIELD, 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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