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Newmont Military Band concert is Sunday

CLAREMONT — The Newmont Military Band will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2 at the Union Episcopal Church, 133 Old Church Road in Claremont. More...

Youth Services provides agricultural employment for at-risk youth &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Youth Services provided a seven-week summer work program for low income youth in the Bellows Falls area from Aug. 1 to Sept. 15. More...

Cabot Open Farm Sunday includes local farms &nbsp

HARTLAND — The farm families who own Cabot Creamery Co-operative are opening their gates from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. More...

Sports

Newport takes showdown; Stevens qualifies for states &nbsp

NEWPORT — Wednesday was a big day for the two-time defending NHIAA Division IV golf champions. Not only was Newport honoring four senior players, but the Tigers were squaring off against the only other undefeated team in the division. More...

Walton leads Chieftains to victory &nbsp

WINDSOR — The injury-depleted Green Mountain Chieftains (6-2) proved to be one of the best teams in VPA Division 3 boys soccer against the Windsor Yellow Jackets (2-6) Wednesday. More...

Local roundup: Tigers play well, come up short in 6-4 setback &nbsp

Field Hockey Franklin 6, Newport 4 More...

Arts & Entertainment

Louisa May Alcott living history program in Walpole &nbsp

WALPOLE — The Walpole Historical Society will present, "Duty’s Faithful Child: A Visit With Louisa May Alcott," a monodrama written by Peter R. Nadolny and performed by Jeanne L. Austin at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at the Walpole Town Hall. More...

Merzi performs in Claremont Friday night &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Singer and guitarist Andrew Merzi will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 at the Taverne on the Square in Claremont.  More...

Entertainment briefs &nbsp

Beatlemania postponed CLAREMONT — Due to sickness, the Beatlemania Now show originally scheduled for Friday, Sept. 23 at the Claremont Opera House is being rescheduled to Friday, Oct. 28. All tickets will be honored. More...

Special Sections

'Why is Cody dead?' &nbsp

Vigil to be held for police shooting victim

CLAREMONT — A Newport resident will stage a candlelight vigil on Friday in support of the family of slain Claremont resident Cody LaFont, while also “demanding answers” to Sunday’s police-involved shooting. More...

Croydon school bus service could end Oct. 7 &nbsp

CROYDON — Approximately 29 Croydon students could be looking for a ride to school and back home each day if their bus service ceases as of Friday, Oct. 7.The Croydon School District has its own bus, but no bus driver. More...

Region

Police: Jailed man asked grandma to distribute drugs &nbsp

KEENE, N.H. — Police in Keene, New Hampshire, say they monitored jail calls from a man to his grandmother that indicated she went to his home to recover drugs and distributed them to at least one person at his direction. More...

New Hampshire gets 1st flu case of the season &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. — The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services says it's received the first positive influenza test result of the season, from an adult in Rockingham County. More...

New Hampshire expects record-breaking fall tourism season &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire tourism officials are predicting a record-breaking fall season.  The Division of Travel and Tourism Development forecasts a 5 percent increase in visitors and a 6 percent increase in spending compared to last year. More...

Nation

Official: 2 students, 1 teacher wounded; teen in custody &nbsp

TOWNVILLE, S.C. — A teenager opened fire at a South Carolina elementary school Wednesday, wounding two students and a teacher before the suspect was taken into custody, a law enforcement officer said.  More...

AP: Across US, police officers misuse confidential databases &nbsp

DENVER (AP) — Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons unrelated to police work, an Associated Press i More...

US soda-tax battle bubbles up in San Francisco Bay area &nbsp

SAN FRANCISCO  — The national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks that many health experts say contribute to diabetes, obesity and tooth decay. More...

Opinion

Thank you Mr. Malool &nbsp

To the Editor,  More...

US military aid: Thai-ed to torture &nbsp

Amnesty International’s mission is “to conduct research and generate action to prevent and end grave abuses of human rights, and to demand justice for those whose rights have been violated.” Unsurprisingly, the organization’s latest re More...

A memo to Washington: Don't box in our freedom &nbsp

C. J. Box is a New York Times best-selling author. Although he has published some stand-alone novels, he is best known for his Joe Pickett series. The 17th Joe Pickett novel is scheduled for release next spring. More...

Obituaries

Ronald G. Ferland &nbsp

Ronald George Ferland was born March 13, 1930, in Coventry, Vermont. He graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1948. He served in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict in the 1950s. More...

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