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Disband the sheriff’s departments

After reading the recent VTDigger report on Sheriff Newton, listening to an older VPR podcast regarding Vermont sheriffs and the recent article on “Policing for Profit,” it is my belief that the Vermont sheriff’s departments should be disbanded. The sheriff’s departments are rife with nepotism and a...
BRIDGEWATER, VT
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Homecoming for incoming Claremont Police chief

CLAREMONT, N.H. (WCAX) - There is a changing of the guard when it comes to public safety in Claremont, New Hampshire, which in many ways represents the past and future of policing. “It’s knowing the pulse of the community,” said Claremont Police Chief Mark Chase. That’s how Chase...
CLAREMONT, NH
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Police arrest suspect connected to Hanover burglaries

HANOVER, NH. (WCAX) - Hanover Police say they’ve arrested a suspect connected to several recent burglaries. Officers arrested Alex Witheiler Monday for an attempted burglary at Molly’s Restaurant on South Main Street. They say he tried to break in through the closed windows and doors last month. Then, in November of 2021, he was involved in several other downtown burglaries.
HANOVER, NH
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Longtime Hanover town manager says goodbye

HANOVER, N.H. (WCAX) - Hanover’s town manager is retiring after nearly 26 years on the job. Friday was Julia Griffin’s last day. She says working for the town is a very people-oriented job and has been very satisfying. She plans to stay in Hanover and says she’ll be active at the regional level through a couple of boards. As for advice to her successor, she says the next town manager needs to be accessible to the people.
HANOVER, NH
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The Upper Valley prepares for Independence Day weekend

NEWPORT, N.H. — At Noise "R" US Fireworks in Newport, New Hampshire, fireworks are flying off the shelf. “Business is booming, consumer firework sales are doing well,” Shannon Macmichael, Owner of Noise “R” Us Fireworks, said. “Because of COVID, a lot of people came into the store when the towns canceled. They got familiar with the items and realized they can have a blast in their own backyard.”
NEWPORT, NH
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“Yankee Chronicle” for 6/30/22 presented by Spring Ledge Farm

We’ll visit with owner, Greg Berger, to hear about their fruit, vegetable and flower growing operations that encompasses 38 acres of outdoor fields and nine greenhouses in the heart of New London. Ray Martin will lay out the plans for the return of the 2022 Warner Fall Foliage Festival. Andrea Redican and Bill Minsinger will tell us about an upcoming Civil War reenactment at the New London Historical Society. And we will revisit the beautiful grounds of the Fells at the John Hay Estate in Newbury.
NEW LONDON, NH
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Christopher J. Leclerc, 40

NEW HAMPTON — Christopher "Chris" J. Leclerc, 40, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 25, after a courageous year and a half battle with glioblastoma (brain cancer). Chris was born in Concord to the proud parents Bradford J. and Penny (Barney) Leclerc on March 5, 1982. He grew up in Bow, then moved to Meredith as a teen. Later in life moving to New Hampton, making many friends along the way.
NEW HAMPTON, NH
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Suicide Six ski resort to change 'insensitive' historical name

POMFRET, Vt. — A Vermont ski resort with a head-turning name that is steeped in history announced this week plans to rebrand their resort this summer amid concerns about the insensitive nature of the mountain's historical name. Suicide Six, based in in South Pomfret, Vermont, shared the news in...
POMFRET, VT
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Vermont ski resort to change name

POMFRET, Vt. — Officials from Suicide Six ski resort in South Pomfret announced that they will be rebranding later this summer following concerns about the insensitive nature of the mountain's historical name. S6 released a statement on its website on Tuesday announcing that the current name will be retired...
POMFRET, VT
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Vermont and New Hampshire cutting fireworks displays due to shipping costs

LEBANON, N.H. — Firework displays are going to cost a whole lot more this year compared to previous years. The cost increase is being attributed to a drastic increase in freight shipping costs. Like most other industries, shipping has gotten more expensive. Pre-pandemic, firework retailers would pay anywhere from...
LEBANON, NH

Woodstock names interim town manager

Tom Yennerell, of Springfield, is a retired town manager who is now spending some of his retirement taking on interim roles such as this. He previously served in an interim capacity as Thetford town manager. Read the story on VTDigger here: Woodstock names interim town manager.
WOODSTOCK, VT
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