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Selectboard to hear armory recommendation &nbsp

WINDSOR — An ad hoc committee formed to decide what to do with an abandoned National Guard armory may make its recommendation to the Windsor Selectboard at its next meeting Tuesday, Dec. More...

Local

Fire chief: Home is 'salvageable' after 2-alarm blaze &nbsp

WEATHERSFIELD — Fire officials said an oil furnace sparked a two-alarm blaze in a single-family home at 465 Maple St. Thursday. More...

Eagle Times welcomes Henry Homeyer &nbsp

Beginning this Saturday, Dec. 10, Cornish resident Henry Homeyer will be writing a weekly column for the Eagle Times. The column will run every Saturday in the newspaper's C-Section. More...

Marion Lovett one of two NH students in 'Washington Week' &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Stevens High School senior Marion Lovett has been selected as one of two students to represent New Hampshire as a delegate to the 55th annual U.S. More...

Special Sections

House passes legislation streamlining U.S.-Canada rail &nbsp

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wednesday evening, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (NY-21) welcomed House passage of legislation that would streamline travel and commerce operations between the U.S. and Canada. More...

School consolidation plan sent to state &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — Officials in the Windham Northeast Supervisory Union (WNESU) submitted a final proposal for school governance consolidation in compliance with Act 46 to the state Thursday after holding a final meeting to discuss potential voter concerns More...

Region

Planning board to hear about Mount Washington hotel idea &nbsp

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A county planning board is meeting for a "preliminary consultation" to hear about plans for a hotel a mile from the summit from Mount Washington. More...

School bus drivers OK contract from company, avoiding strike &nbsp

TILTON, N.H. (AP) — A bus driver strike has been avoided in New Hampshire after a school bus company reached an agreement with drivers. More...

Man sentenced for human trafficking pleads guilty to assault &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man serving a prison sentence for selling a 14-year-old girl into prostitution has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting the teen and stealing a truck and money. More...

Nation

Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat &nbsp

WASHINGTON  — The U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth. More...

US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase &nbsp

NEW YORK — A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no better than it was four years ago.  In most of the years since World War II, life expectancy in the U.S. More...

Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio dies at 95 &nbsp

WASHINGTON — John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. More...

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