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Vehicle Crashes Into Pole, Mill Village Road Closed In Deerfield

(Deerfield, MA) Early Saturday morning the Deerfield Police department has reported that a vehicle crashed into a utility pole on Mill Village Road in Deerfield.The crash caused wires to fall onto the vehicle, but all occupants were able to make it out with minor injuries. The Deerfield police and fire departments are on scene. Mill Village Road is closed from Lee Road to Stillwater Road for the next several hours while the pole is replaced the vehicle is towed. They ask residents to avoid the area is possible.
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Multi-alarm fire burns at lumber mill in Greenfield

GREENFIELD, N.H. — Crews battled a multi-alarm fire at a sawmill in Greenfield on Saturday. The fire started around 1:20 p.m. at Kennebec Lumber Company on Sawmill Road, according to Southwest Mutual Fire Aid. About twenty towns were involved either fighting the fire, or covering other stations. Photos and...

Car crashes into pole on Mill Village Road in Deerfield

DEERFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - Deerfield crews responded to Mill Village Road early Saturday morning for the report of a car crashed into a pole. Deerfield Police said that Mill Village Road is closed from Lee Road to Stillwater Road while crews work to repair the pole. According to police, several...

Albion Man Charged After Allegedly Selling Stolen Catalytic Converter

An Orleans county man is under arrest, facing a theft-related charge, after he allegedly sold stolen property to a junkyard. In a written release the New York State Police says that troopers were investigating the theft of a catalytic converter from a truck that had been parked at an address on West Lee Road in the town of Barre, New York. Barre is located between Buffalo and Rochester.

Commentary: Ken Burns' documentary on youth mental health crisis is essential viewing

At the invitation of Monadnock Family Services, writer David Blistein, Co-Director Erik Ewers, and Producer Julie Coffman showed a 30 minute preview of the four hour film they call “Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness” in Keene a few days ago. Interesting as the filmmakers were to the audience, the impact in the room belonged to Yanerry, a brave young woman participating in the film. She captivated the audience by telling why and how she wanted her painful struggle to be a part of this poignant call to break the silence that most often surrounds mental illness. You’ll soon be reading about this engaging adult in People magazine.

Outside/Inbox: Why do dogs kick and scratch the ground after pooping?

Every other week on NHPR's Morning Edition, the Outside/In team answers a listener question about the natural world. This week’s question comes from Ann Barker, of Hollis:. “My question is based on the fact that I do a lot of pet-sitting and dog-walking. I’m wondering why dogs scratch and dig backwards after they poop. It seems like they want to bury what they’ve laid down, but they don’t really do that!”

Letter to the Editor: Why I am supporting Becca Balint for U.S. Congress

This letter is from Colchester resident Ruth Blauwiekel. Vermonters have a crucial decision to make on Primary Day, August 9: who among the Democratic Party candidates should be our choice to replace Congressman Peter Welch?. I am supporting Becca Balint of Brattleboro. Becca is a consensus-builder; after serving three terms...

Remembering Local World War II Heroes: Martin V. Brown of Barre

BARRE – There may no other local community that does a better job of memorializing their war heroes than the nearby town of Barre. Within the confines of the small town are bridges dedicated to Cpl. Howard W. Dahart, a casualty in the Korean War, Vietnam War hero Pfc. Edward J. Cormier, and local soldier Basil Izzy, who became a folk hero of World War II after he survived 83 days on a life raft in the Atlantic Ocean.