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The Walpolean
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  • Walpole Staff Meeting Minutes – 11/18/21
      Selectboard Present:      Cheryl Mayberry (Chair); Steven Dalessio; Peggy L. Pschirrer Staff Present:                Sarah Downing (Manager of Administration); Richard Kreissle (Administrator of Finance); Justin Sanctuary (Chief Police Department); Michael Rau (Road Agent/Highway Department); Ben Ho …
  • Selectboard Meeting Minutes – 11/18/21
      Selectboard Present:      Cheryl Mayberry (Chair); Steven Dalessio; Peggy L. Pschirrer CALL TO ORDER:  Ms. Mayberry called this Selectboard meeting to order at 6:34 PM in the Walpole Town Hall.  Also present was Mrs. Sarah Downing, Manager of Administration, and Mrs. Regina Borden, Recording Secreta …
  • Selectboard Meeting Agenda – 11/24/21
      Starting at 8:30 AM in the Town Halls PHONE CALL WITH EXECUTIVE COUNSELOR CINDE WARMINGTON NON-PUBLIC BUSINESS: RSA 91-A:3 II (d) PAYROLL• Payroll Register totaling $28,483.10 dated 11/26/21 and the 941 Payroll Tax Transfer of $5,588.34 SELECTBOARD MEETING MINUTES• Selectboard Meeting Minutes – Nove …
  • Fall Mountain Food Shelf
      

    There have a been a couple of requests for the address again so here it is:

    Fall Mountain Food Shelf

    122 NH Rte 12A

    PO BOX 191

    Alstead, NH 03602

  • Learn About Community Power
      Where does your power come from? Walpole committee explores Community Power option. The Walpole Community Power Committee (WCPC) looks to explore the opportunity provided by a NH state law that allows municipalities to become electricity suppliers, negotiating lower electricity rates and clean, sust …


Vermont Journal / Shopper
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  • Governor Phil Scott relaunches Vermont Lights the Way
      MONTPELIER, Vt. – Gov. Phil Scott is again encouraging Vermonters to help show Vermont Lights the Way, an effort to literally brighten communities and neighborhoods around the state by decorating homes, businesses, buildings, or other creative ideas to help celebrate the holidays during the pandemic …
  • Call for volunteer home visitors, respite volunteers, and referrals
      Senior Solutions is seeking volunteers for its visitors’ programs. Photo provided SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Senior Solutions is seeking volunteers for its Home Visitor programs. This area agency on aging, which supports adults to age in place with dignity and independence, serves southeastern Vermont and h …
  • Robert W. Heidtmann, 2021
      Robert W. Heidtmann, 2021. Photo provided SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Robert William Heidtmann died unexpectedly in his home, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Bob was born to William and Erma (Genovesio) Heidtmann. After graduating from Chester High School, he moved to southern California where he worked on the oil …
  • The Dance Factory presents “The Nutcracker” 30th anniversary
      The Nutcracker performances are Dec. 11 and 12 at Green Mountain Union High School. Photo by Denise E. Photography SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Join Clara on her magical journey to the Kingdom of the Sweets in the Dance Factory’s production of “The Nutcracker.” This year marks the 30th anniversary of the fami …
  • Black River Academy Players present “It’s a Wonderful Life”
      Cast members of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” front: April Lawrence as Mary Bailey, Maia Gilmour as Violet, and Irene Ramen as Mrs. Bailey; back: Tom Field as Mr. Potter, Paul Faenza as Clarence, Tuckerman Wunderle as George Bailey, and Don Gray as Uncle Billy. Photo provided LUDLOW, Vt. – The Black Rive …


Valley News
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Brattleboro Reformer
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Chester Telegraph
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  • Fire Department Christmas trees go on sale in Chester
      © 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Shoppers size up the trees on the first day of the fire department’s sale on Nov. 26 Photos by Shawn Cunningham On the day after Thanksgiving, as snow began falling in earnest, the Chester Fire Department kicked off its annual sale of Christmas trees on Route 103 sout …
  • Participants sought for workforce survey as Chester updated on Communities Challenge
      By Shawn Cunningham © 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Springfield Regional Development’s Amanda Sidler explains the task of the Working Communities Challenge as SRDC Executive Director Bob Flint looks on. Meeting images courtesy of SAPA TV The Springfield Regional Development Corp. came before the Che …
  • TRSU board agenda for Dec. 2
      The  Two Rivers Supervisory Union board of directors will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 2, in the Professional Development Room at Ludlow Elementary School, 45 Main St. in Ludlow, and via Zoom. To access via Zoom, click here. Below is its agenda. I. Call to Order A. Roll Call II. Approval …
  • Stigers Rd. pond hydrant provides water supply for rural firefighting
      By Shawn Cunningham © 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC The recently installed fire hydrant at the Whiting home on Stigers Road in Andover.Photos provided One of the big challenges to rural firefighting is getting enough water to the scene quickly enough to make a difference. A call for mutual aid can b …
  • ANR webinars for individuals, businesses, towns outline ARPA funds for water, housing projects
      The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources has been hosting a webinar series to provide more details about the American Rescue Plan Act funding opportunities available through the agency.  The webinars are designed for communities, individuals and businesses interested in using ARPA funding to invest i …


E-Ticker News of Claremont
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  • Arrest Made in Diner Arson Case
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  • State Urges Preparedness Ahead of Possible Storm Impact
      Concord, NH – Today, Governor Chris Sununu provided the following update on Tropical Storm Henri, which is forecast to intensify and reach hurricane strength on Saturday, ahead of reaching New Hampshire.   The latest forecast from the National Weather Service predicts Henri will make a close approac …
  • Arson Investigation at Local Diner
      The Claremont Police Department and NH State Fire Marshal’s Office, with help from the Claremont Fire Department, are investigating what they are calling an intentionally set fire that took place on July 29, 2021, at approximately 9:06 p.m. The fire occurred at Daddypops Tumble Inn Diner located at …
  • Multi-Vehicle Accident Reported in Area of Mile Marker 66 on I-91 North
      On July 12 at approximately 0623 hours, Troopers from the Royalton Barracks, Westminster Barracks, and Middlesex Barracks were dispatched to the area of mile marker 66 on I-91 North in the Town of Hartland, VT, for a report of several vehicles which crashed at that location. Hartford and Hartland Fi …
  • July 4th Celebration Postponed Till Monday
      CLAREMONT, NH–Due to the continuation of forecasted rain and already saturated fields, the Claremont July 4th Celebration has been postponed from Sunday, July, 4th, and moved to Monday, July 5th. The festivities will begin at Monadnock Park at 6 PM with several local food vendors on hand selling foo …


Seven Days
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  • Hospitals Treating Record Number of COVID Patients
      Vermont hospitals were caring for 84 COVID-19 inpatients on Tuesday, 20 of whom were in intensive care — both record high figures. The spike is putting renewed pressure on ongoing efforts to preserve hospital capacity, which state officials have said is a top priority as they shift toward managing C …
  • What Happens to Leahy's $2 Million Campaign War Chest?
      When U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) finishes his final term at the beginning of 2023, he’ll have a much smaller job ahead of him: deciding what to do with the unspent money in his campaign coffers. Leahy’s campaign account is holding a little over $2 million, according to the Federal Election Commi …
  • Obituary: Ursula Carney Langfeldt, 1947-2021
      Elementary school nurse improved the lives of countless children and raised her own in a household full of love and laughter Ursula Carney Langfeldt passed away in the early morning hours of Thursday, November 18, 2021, from complications related to Alzheimer’s disease. She was under the loving care …
  • Vermont Health Department Names Elizabeth Bundock Chief Medical Examiner
      Vermont has a new chief medical examiner. Dr. Elizabeth Bundock, the state’s deputy chief medical examiner since 2007, was appointed to the top post Monday following the retirement in April of Dr. Steven Shapiro. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner reviews every death that occurs in Vermont and …
  • Want a Fresh Pastry With That Maple Latte? Head to Black Cap Coffee & Bakery
      The Starbucks on Burlington’s Church Street Marketplace closed in October, but across the street at Black Cap Coffee & Bakery, a steady stream of customers are buying specialty lattes, fresh croissants and orange zest morning buns. The Vermont chain now has three locations — in Burlington, Stowe and …


Concord Monitor
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  • Phil Saviano, advocate for survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests, dies at 69
      BOSTON — Phil Saviano, a clergy sex abuse survivor and whistleblower who played a pivotal role in exposing decades of predatory assaults by Roman Catholic priests in the United States, has died. He was 69.Saviano’s story figured prominently in the 2015 Oscar-winning film “Spotlight” about The Boston …
  • Food pantries fear pinch from inflation, supply shortages
      The price of milk and yogurt has gone up. Cereal, too. Meat has been harder to come by.As inflation is hitting everyday staples for grocery buyers, food pantries are entering their busiest time of year. And that time might be even busier with other expenses spiking as well.“There’s certainly some ar …
  • Concord charter commission wants to hear from community
      The Concord School District’s newly-elected Charter Commission is holding its second meeting Tuesday night, and members are encouraging Concord residents to give public input on proposals for commissioners to consider.Superintendent Kathleen Murphy, business administrator Jack Dunn and school board. …
  • Free at-home coronavirus tests available for order, even without COVID exposure or symptoms
      Granite Staters can now order at-home rapid COVID-19 tests for free through the state’s partnership with the National Institute of Health and Amazon.Eight rapid COVID-19 tests can be ordered at sayyeshometest.org and will be delivered via Amazon within seven days. Recipients of the tests will swab.. …
  • Biden vaccine rule for health workers blocked in NH, nine other states
      The vaccination deadline for dozens of healthcare employees has been indefinitely suspended in New Hampshire after a federal judge on Monday blocked a federal mandate.The Biden administration required vaccines for employees of facilities that rely on federal Medicare and Medicaid dollars, which appl …


WCAX
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  • Multiple crews respond to house fire in Alburgh
      ALBURGH, Vt. (WCAX) – Multiple fire crews respond to a structure fire in Franklin County, Monday.The fire chief of the Alburgh fire department says the fire happened on Alburgh Springs Road in Alburgh. When crews arrived they say flames were shooting out of the walls but were able to quickly knock t …
  • Vermont construction company agrees to pay millions in settlement
      BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – A Vermont construction company agrees to pay more than half a million dollars in a settlement agreement. Authorities says general contractor J.A McDonald also known as, JAM out of Lyndon Center, has agreed to pay $637,500 to the United States and the State of Vermont to reso …
  • New Hampshire man dies in car crash in Woodford
      WOODFORD, Vt. (WCAX) – A New Hampshire man is dead, Monday after a bad car crash in Woodford. Vermont State Police say just before 6:00 p.m. they responded to the area of VT Route 9 and Notch Road in Woodford. Police say Robert Bell, 39, of Hinsdale, New Hampshire was speeding eastbound on Route 9, …
  • Latest coronavirus numbers — WCAX continuing coverage
      •As of Monday, Vermont health officials reported 237 new coronavirus cases for a total of 49,801. There have been a total of 410 deaths. The state’s percent positive seven-day average is 4.5%. A total of 545,282 people have been tested, and 40,556 have recovered.•As of Monday, New Hampshire health o …
  • Police release new details on deadly shootout in Alburgh
      ALBURGH, Vt. (WCAX) – Police have released new details about a shootout in Alburgh that left two men dead and another hospitalized in critical condition.Vermont state police said Monday night that autopsies revealed Larry Cameron, 41, of Alburgh, and David Mohamed, 51, of Alburgh, both died of gunsh …


VPR
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Vermont state government
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· Westminster Gazette
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· Keene Sentinel Source
· Rutland Herald
· Nashua Telegraph
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