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Area law enforcement oppose concealed carry bill &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Area law enforcement officials say they do not support a proposed Senate bill  that would make it legal to carry a concealed handgun without a permit in New Hampshire.  Claremont Police Chief Alex Scott said he does not sup More...

Local

Bar Harbor Bankshares and Lake Sunapee Bank Group complete merger &nbsp

NEWPORT — Bar Harbor Bankshares, the holding company for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, has successfully completed its merger with Lake Sunapee Bank Group, the holding company for Lake Sunapee Bank. More...

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. 8  2:19 a.m. — Caller reported a motorist off South Main Street.  9 a.m. — Caller reported a stray dog on Unity Road.  9:51 a.m. — Caller reported a traffic accident on North Main Street.  12:52 p.m. More...

NH DMV to begin phase in of newly designed license and non-driver ID &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. — The New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announces a new look to the New Hampshire Driver License and Non-Driver Identification card. More...

Sports

Lady Terriers fall to D-4 power MSJ &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Most basketball teams would prefer not to have to dig themselves out of a big hole. And that's especially true when you're facing a team like Mt. St. Joseph. More...

BF's Lockerby to coach Vermont in Shrine game &nbsp

LEBANON — Bellows Falls head coach Bob Lockerby will lead the Vermont Shrine team in the 64th annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl, the event's Board of Governors announced. Rob Cathcart, head coach for Trinity High School Football Team, will serve as More...

Upper Valley Aquatic Center to host swim-a-thon &nbsp

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. More...

Opinion

A thank you to Fiske Free Library &nbsp

To the Editor,   More...

Community rights amendment gives power to the people &nbsp

Recently, a petition was submitted to the SEC regarding Eversource and its presumed authority to route the Northern Pass transmission lines across, over, under and alongside locally maintained highways. More...

Bill seeks to stabilize state aid for schools &nbsp

CLAREMONT — A Republican state representative from Claremont is co-sponsoring a bill that would remove the annual 4 percent reduction in stabilization grants made to New Hampshire cities and towns beginning in fiscal year 2018.   More...

Finance committee approves proposed budget &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — Following a few minor tweaks, the Charlestown Finance Committee approved a proposed 2018 operating budget 1.6 percent higher than that of last year for the 2017 town warrant during a public hearing Monday night at the Silsby Free L More...

Region

Deal lets Colby-Sawyer graduates go on to Green Mountain &nbsp

NEW LONDON, N.H. (AP) — Two liberal arts colleges in New Hampshire and Vermont are making it easier for students from one institution to continue their education at the other. More...

Dartmouth-Hitchcock names interim clinical leadership at NHH &nbsp

LEBANON — Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system has appointed Dr. Alexander de Nesnera as Interim Chief Medical Officer and Dr. Gary S. Moak as Interim Associate Medical Director at New Hampshire Hospital (NHH) in Concord. More...

Shea-Porter to skip inauguration, go to religious service &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter has joined a growing number of Democrats who say they don't plan to attend Donald Trump's inauguration. More...

Nation

Orlando nightclub gunman's wife faces charges tied to attack &nbsp

SAN FRANCISCO — The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman has been charged with helping her husband in the months leading up to the June massacre that left 49 people dead, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday. More...

Airport shooting suspect ordered held without bond &nbsp

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport has been ordered held without bond. More...

GM to add or keep 7,000 jobs, make $1B factory investment &nbsp

DETROIT  — General Motors plans to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories and add thousands of new white-collar jobs, measures that have been in the works for years but announced Tuesday after criticism from President-elect Donald Trump. More...

Obituaries

Judith A. Hill &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — Judith A. Hill, 78, a longtime resident of Charlestown, and since 2004, Clearwater and Largo, Florida, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at her home in Florida. More...

Lynn R. Holland-Kelley &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Lynn R Holland-Kelley, 62, died peacefully Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at her home in Claremont, after a prolonged battle with cancer. She was surrounded by family. More...

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