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How small New England cities are standing up to white supremacists

Two dozen local residents crowded into the city hall in Franklin, New Hampshire, last week to demand that their mayor and council representatives take a more aggressive stance against growing white supremacist activity in the region. They denounced neo-Nazi groups that have encroached into local council and school committee meetings...
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The Best of Vermont Summer Festival

LUDLOW, Vt. – The Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce will host the second annual Best of Vermont Summer Festival on Saturday, Aug. 20, and Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022, in Ludlow, Vt. at Okemo Field on Route 103. This year, the festival will include hot air balloons, a home...
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Charlestown Old Home Days

CHARLESTOWN, N.H. – For the first time since 2015, Charlestown will be hosting their Old Home Days on Friday, Aug. 19, Saturday, Aug. 20, and Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022. There are a wide host of activities and events planned, including fireworks, a fishing derby, a parade, food vendors, live music, carriage tours, and historical open houses. The festival will begin Friday afternoon and run until Sunday night.

Northern Woodlands Summer Field Day

SOLD OUT! Check out Eventbrite and select register to join the waitlist and be alerted if a spot opens up. Don't miss this fun celebration of the natural history of the Northeast!. Featuring:. Prominent authors, naturalists, and foresters. Hands-on workshops and woods walks. Social Hour with the Caterpillar Lab, and...

Win a Family 4-Pack of Tickets to the Hopkinton State Fair!

Fill out the form below for a chance to win a family 4-pack of tickets to the Hopkinton State Fair – a Labor Day Weekend tradition, running September 1st – 5th. Hopkinton State fair has been a Labor Day weekend tradition in New Hampshire for over 100 years. The fair has a huge midway, tons, of great fair food, agricultural events, Charmingfare Farm petting zoo for the kids, dock dogs, AXE women from Maine, and tons of more stuff to do.

Police release name of Ludlow officer involved in shooting

LUDLOW, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont State Police have identified the Ludlow police officer who shot a man late Monday. Zachary Paul, 21, had just joined the department last month after graduating from the Vermont Police Academy. Paul was on field training with another officer, Jeffrey Warfle, 41, who has been...

"River Dave," banned from New Hampshire site, moves to Maine

CONCORD, N.H. - A hermit known as River Dave - whose cabin in the New Hampshire woods burned down after he had spent nearly three decades on the property and was ordered to leave - has found a new home in Maine.David Lidstone, 82, has put in windows and is working on installing a chimney on his rustic three-room cabin, which he said is on land he bought. "The foundation needs repair work," Lidstone, who received more than $200,000 in donations following the fire, said in a phone interview on Monday. "It's just an old camp, but I enjoy working...

Vermont mobile home parks having a moment

Will GlobalFoundries become its own utility? The chipmaker tries again. Vermont utility regulators are once again considering allowing GlobalFoundries to become its own utility. New details on security breach at Vermont health center. Updated: 5 hours ago. The CEO of Lamoille Health Partners, the Morristown clinic that went through a...

“Yankee Chronicle” for 8/18/22 presented by New London Hospital

On today’s show we’ll visit with the hospital President and CEO, Tom Manion, to hear about Express Care, what is it and how it’s going. The Lowe Sisters and friends will give us a preview of this year’s Sutton Old Home Day Celebration. Sage Tokach from the New London Barn Playhouse will join me for a chat about their Winter education program. And we’ll close with Tim Blagden of the Concord-Lake Sunapee Rail Trail effort with some exciting news.

Second Little Library erected in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – One of the six little libraries auctioned off by the Friends of Springfield Town Library (FOSTL) has been erected at 51 Route 106 in North Springfield. The little library, titled “Purple Coneflowers,” was built by Springfield Vermont Rotarian Rod Arnold, designed by local Springfield artist Becky Tucker, and purchased by Primerica Regional Vice President Debbie Cox. Springfield Rotary created this project as a way to support FOSTL and further its goal of increasing literacy in the community. The auction raised close to $2,800 for FOSTL. The Little Library is stocked with books for exchange by the public.

Franklin man accused of assaulting children ordered held without bail

CONCORD, N.H. — A Franklin man accused of threatening and assaulting multiple children is being held without bail. Andrew Trudell, 38, is being held without bail after new allegations were made by three children he knows about abuse claims dating back to 2019. According to court paperwork, Trudell is...

Springfield Apple Festival calls for vendors

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Vermont Apple Festival and Craft Show is returning on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. This will be the Festival’s 38th year. There is still room available for craft and food vendors. Information and applications are available at, or by...

Police investigating suspicious fire in Sullivan County

CLAREMONT, N.H. — Police are investigating a suspicious fire that broke out at an unoccupied home in Claremont, New Hampshire. The Claremont Fire Department said they received a report of a fire at a home on North Street on Sunday night at 8:36 p.m. Firefighters were able to quickly...

Flooding forces closure for tenants of Gates Briggs Building in WRJ

Retail businesses, restaurants and office tenants — including the Windsor County prosecutor — may not be able to regain access until the end of this week or early next, and the restaurants could be closed even longer. Read the story on VTDigger here: Flooding forces closure for tenants of Gates Briggs Building in WRJ.

People and Property: Real Estate and Construction News From Around NH

Lakes Region Community Developers and Pemi Valley Habitat for Humanity have launched a new collaboration aimed at helping both organizations bring more affordable, single-family homes to communities in their areas. Through the agreement, LRCD will work to incorporate single-family home lots into their site plans when planning a new rental...

Police ID man injured after being shot by a Ludlow Police officer

LUDLOW, Vt. — Vermont State Police have released additional details after a Ludlow Police Officer shot a man on Monday night. Officials said that Michael Mills, 35, of Cavendish made more than two dozen 911 calls on Monday evening beginning at 6:45 p.m., which included various complaints, threats and suicidal statements.

Enfield considering major addition to its Public Safety Complex; it’s ‘in the public’s hands’

The Enfield Town Council has proposed a major addition to the public safety complex that is described as a “state-of-the-art training center” and wants residents to weigh in on it. The addition, if it were ultimately approved, would be built on town-owned land, adjacent to the existing public safety facility. The council set Aug. 29 as the date for the public hearing during which residents ...