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COVID disrupts school for hundreds of Springfield students

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. (WCAX) - It’s just a month into the school year and it’s clear COVID-19 is continuing to have an impact. In Springfield, hundreds of kids are currently in quarantine after cases have been confirmed throughout the district. Owen Farrar says his favorite part of school is P.E. That’s...
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Mary Hutchins Hill, 56

Mary Hutchins Hill, 56, lovingly referred to as "Mumma Hill" by her children and family friends, passed away peacefully at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Mary was born October 6, 1964 in Hanover, NH to Wilbur Hutchins and Lois (Cook) Hutchins of Lyme, NH. She graduated from...
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Save $0.26 per gallon on gas at the cheapest station in Claremont

(CLAREMONT, NH) According to Claremont gas price data, you could be saving up to $0.26 per gallon on gas. According to a survey by GasBuddy, Shell at 188 Washington St was the cheapest station in the area, with regular listed at $2.99 per gallon at the pumps Wednesday. That was compared to Sunoco at 258 Vt-131, where a gallon of regular was selling for $3.25.
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Shelter for homeless youth slated for Monday opening in Claremont

CLAREMONT — Homeless youth in Sullivan County will have another invaluable resource to find stability, with the official opening of the Oasis Teen Shelter and Support Center set for Monday. Area residents got to take their first tour on Friday inside the new Oasis Teen Shelter at 169 Main St.,...

2 hospitalized after pickup truck collides head-on with dump truck in NH

NEWPORT, N.H. (WHDH) - Two people were hospitalized after a pickup truck collided with a dump truck head-on in Newport, New Hampshire on Wednesday morning. The driver of the pickup truck lost control and went into the path of the dump truck on Route 10 before hitting it head-on, according to N.H. state police.
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Big Green football: It’s good to be back home again

HANOVER — Dartmouth College fifth-year linebacker and team captain Tanner Cross said it’s just another game. But he knows it’s significant. Dartmouth football (1-0) hosts Sacred Heart (2-1) in the Big Green’s first home game since 2019 Saturday at Memorial Field. The game kicks off at 1:30 p.m. After missing...
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A Critical Conversation: Board, community voices opposition to CRT resolution

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — The Springfield School Board voted to reject a resolution aimed at banning critical race theory from district classrooms during a special meeting on Thursday night. A record 200-plus attendees joined both virtually and in person in on the discussion prompted by a proposed resolution by board member...
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Thousands Expected to Clean up Connecticut River in 4 States

NORWICH, Vt. (AP) — Thousands of volunteers are expected to spread out across the Connecticut River watershed this weekend to pick up tons of trash and debris from rivers and shorelines. The 25th Annual Source to Sea Cleanup began Friday and runs through Sunday. The clean up is being held...
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Hanover football stops Stark, improves to 4-0

HANOVER — Hanover High School football continued its undefeated run to begin 2021 on Friday, taking down John Stark, 41-8, at Merriman-Branch Field. Hanover (4-0) scored touchdowns on its first six drives of the game — and only saw one drive end without a trip to the end zone. Defensively, HHS shut down John Stark’s double-wing rushing attack for much of the game. The Generals didn’t cross midfield for the first time until the middle of the third quarter.
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Sunapee’s Smith scores 100th point

SUNAPEE — Sunapee High School junior Brynn Smith is a scoring machine. On Thursday, Smith was a pivotal part of the Larker win as she scored four crucial goals, including her 100th varsity point. In her freshman year, Smith tallied 30 goals and 13 assists and last year she notched...
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Bramblings: Twice blessed

I have long been a fan of Shakespeare. The bard had a way with words that, in my humble opinion, has remained unrivaled. As a high school student, the words were sometimes confusing, but I had teachers that sparked a love of the words in Shakespeare’s plays and deeper studies in college opened up my admiration of the playwright. I sometimes wonder at my life choices, as I have seemingly wandered far away from writing and literature analysis, but some of my past readings have stuck with me for the long run.

Featured Pets: small animals

If you are looking for a small animal, we have good news as we have several! We currently have seven lop mix rabbits. They are spayed and neutered and ready to have families to love them. We also have two male guinea pigs that are best friends and have to be adopted together. And we have the cutest tiny dwarf hamster. For more information, check them out on our Facebook page. To adopt one, fill out a rabbit application for any of these animals on our website.

“When Objects Talk Back” with Springfield Town Library

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Springfield Town Library presents The Paranormal Couple, Cody Ray DesBiens and Satori Hawes, at The Great Hall, 100 River St., in Springfield, Thursday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. for their presentation of “When Objects Talk Back: A look into Haunted Objects and Paranormal Research.”. During this presentation,...
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Ludlow Rotary honors Bob Kirkbride

LUDLOW, Vt. — Ludlow Rotary Club recently unveiled a beautiful 15-foot street clock at the corner of Main and Elm streets in memory of longtime Ludlow resident and Rotarian of 60-plus years Bob Kirkbride who died in March 2020 at age 93. The street clock, made by Electric Time Company...
Warren Tribune Chronicle

Salt smothers metal fire

WEATHERSFIELD — Table salt can fix a recipe, but on Thursday it helped firefighters avoid a catastrophe. A magnesium and titanium fire broke out at International Technical Polymer Systems, 907 S. Main St., at 11:45 a.m. after employees were cutting the metals. “They were cutting the metal down to size...

Claremont Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Claremont: Saturday, September 25: Patchy fog then sunny during the day; while patchy fog then chance of rain showers overnight; Sunday, September 26: Chance of rain showers then patchy fog during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Monday, September 27:

Claremont calendar: Coming events

1. Pendant with Cabuchon and Pine Needle Coiling with Lyn Parker Haas; 2. COVID Vaccine Clinics in Sullivan County; 3. Books, Pies and Yard Sale; 4. Pet Portrait Workshop with Mindy Fisher; 5. Modified Racing Series - 75 Laps;

As hot dog stand ‘Frankfurters’ arrives in town, ‘Tacos y Tequila’ restaurant prepares for mid-fall opening

Frankfurters features specialties like the “Joan” and “Dirty Water” dogs, and Tacos y Tequila aims to sell every type of tequila available in New Hampshire. As the summer wraps up, Frankfurters — a new hot dog stand at the corner of Wheelock Street and Main Street — reports a successful first season of business. Meanwhile, just down the road, “Tacos y Tequila” — a new Mexican restaurant — is preparing to open in the location formerly occupied by Skinny Pancake this fall.