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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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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.
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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...

Give Back NH: The Mayhew Program

This week, we visit Mayhew Island in Bristol to learn more about how the Mayhew Project, a program for at-risk boys, brings new meaning to the phrase "island life." It's been really interesting to move through the program: start as a boy, go and work in the kitchen when I turned 14, help and make food, prep, wash dishes, and then come out as a counselor and be the role model for these boys that I looked up to when I was a boy.

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.

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...

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.

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...

Linda M. Cunha, 53

NORTHFIELD — Linda “Lin” Marie (Bolduc) Cunha, 53, of Northfield/Laconia, passed away at the Granite VNA Hospice House on the Concord Hospital Campus in the arms of her loved ones on June 21, 2022, the birthday of her beloved predeceased, Uncle Father Hector Bolduc. Lin was born...

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...

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.

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.

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...

MLK III Goes to Dartmouth

Dartmouth styles itself as a college in the woods, far from the shining lights of the coastal cities, a pillar of academia in the forests of New Hampshire. While our isolation has its benefits it also has its downsides. Namely, we often fail to attract speakers with the same notability as that community college in Cambridge or the Bushes’ prep school in New Haven. However, last week that changed, as Hanover was graced with the presence of Martin Luther King-The Third.