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The Walpolean
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  • North Walpole Commissioners Meeting Minutes – 10/1/19
      NORTH WALPOLE VILLAGE DISTRICT Minutes of the Board of Commissioners    Patrick Kiniry Melissa Colburn Celeste Aumand Office Tel: 603-445-2453     Commissioners:   Patrick Kiniry, Melissa Colburn, Celeste Aumand   Attendees:  Bob McGuirk, Water; Bill Crawford, Fire   Commissioner’s Meeting called to …
  • Zoning Board Agenda – 10/16/19
      Agenda for Zoning Board of Adjustment Wednesday,  October 16, 2019 Walpole Town Hall 7 pm   Roll Call: Appointment of alternates if needed.   Minutes: Review minutes of September 2019.   Possible New Business: Question: Lowell Smith want to put a mobile home in barnyard area for two employees to ove …
  • Planning Board Meeting Minutes – 10/8/19
        Present: Chair Jeffrey Miller, Vice-Chair Dennis Marcom, Secretary-Clerk James Aldrich, Jason Perron, Jeff White, Jeff Harrington, Select Board Representative Steve Dalessio. Alternate: Joanna Andros. Absent: Jeff Colley.   Recording: Marilou Blaine. These minutes are unapproved and will be review …
  • Call for Volunteers
      No heavy lifting involved! That will come when the books head back to Main Street. – Lil …
  • Hooper Trustees Meeting Minutes – 10/3/19
      TOWN OF WALPOLE HOOPER TRUSTEES MEETING OCTOBER 3, 2019   Hooper Trustees Present:   Steven Dalessio (Chair); Peggy Pschirrer; Cheryl Mayberry   CALL TO ORDER:  Mr. Dalessio called this Hooper Trustees meeting to order at 8:11 PM.  He advised this meeting is being recorded.     HOOPER TRUSTEES MINUT …


Vermont Journal / Shopper
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  • Springfield Community Players ends its season with “Hotel Anonymous”
      Springfield Community Players present original script “Hotel Anonymous.” Photo provided SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – This November, the Springfield Community Players will be performing their second original script of the season with “Hotel Anonymous,” taking place in the fictional Vermont town of Post. “Hotel …
  • Church on the Hill Fall Fling
      WESTON, Vt. – On Monday, Oct. 21, Church on the Hill and Living Room Arts presents the first annual Fall Fling, an interactive cabaret experience hosted by Susan Haefner with special guest Lisa Brigantino. The Fall Fling starts at 3 p.m. with the Cabaret Master Class. At 5:30 p.m., there will be a w …
  • “Vermont…Who Knew?” author visit at Rockingham Library
      BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Join author Bob Wilson for an introduction to his book, “Vermont…Who Knew? Quirky Characters, Unsung Heroes, Wholesome Offbeat Stuff,” Monday, Oct. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Rockingham Library. This nonfiction travel book is in color and is best defined by its 125 profiles, essays, …
  • “One Town at a Time” by Mike Leonard at Springfield Town Library
      Mike Leonard, director of “One Town at a Time.” Photo provided SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – How many Vermont towns have you visited? 251? What is the 251 Club? Join us at the Springfield Town Library Saturday, Oct. 26 at 10:30 a.m. to view the documentary, “One Town at a Time” directed by Mike Leonard. In 200 …
  • Kids’ Halloween at Bellows Falls American Legion 37
      Halloween party at Bellows Falls American Legion Post 37. Stock photo BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Kids up to 10 years of age in the Bellows Falls and North Walpole area are invited to a free Halloween Party at the Bellows Falls American Legion Post 37 Sunday, Oct. 27, from 1-3 p.m. Doors will open for all …


Valley News
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  • Suspect is stepson of slain cleric
      PELHAM, N.H. — The man charged with wounding a clergyman and a bride during a wedding at a New Hampshire church is the stepson of a minister from the same church who was killed earlier this month, a state prosecutor said Sunday. Dale Holloway, 37, is the stepson of 60-year-old Luis Garcia, who was.. …
  • N.H. bail reform data remains elusive as repeat offenders bog down courts
      Rochester, N.H., police arrested 36-year-old Jonathan Candilieri on Sept. 27 for the fifth time since May after he repeatedly failed to appear in court for felony crimes. A judge again ordered him released on personal recognizance bail.A few days later, Manchester police arrested 45-year-old Enrique …
  • A Life: Sylvia Nelson, ‘She wasn’t afraid to roll up her sleeves’
      HANOVER — While her family can’t quite certify whether Sylvia Nelson ever read Thomas Wolfe’s best-known novel, they will attest that this lover of literary fiction never put much stock in the premise that inspired the title of You Can’t Go Home Again.And they and her many friends and neighbors in.. …
  • Vermont lead testing in schools and day cares is on pace
      MONTPELIER — Vermont’s initiative to test drinking water fixtures at every school and child care center in the state is on track. About half of all child care facilities in the state have already been tested, according to state officials. By the end of this year, water testing is scheduled to take.. …
  • Conference says buildings as high as 12 stories can be built with wood, helping loggers and the climate 
      CONCORD — Tackling the biggest problems of the world today and in the future could benefit from technologies of the past.“This is back to the future,” is how Joe Short, vice president of Northern Forest Center, put it at the start of a conference Friday discussing mass timber, which uses wood to rep …


Brattleboro Reformer
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  • Hermitage snowguns to be sold this month
      BURLINGTON — A federal bankruptcy judge approved a process to sell snowmaking equipment from the Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain. Potential buyers have until 5 p.m. Oct 25 to submit bids,
  • Hit and run under investigation
      BRATTLEBORO — State Police are looking for a man who hit a pedestrian with a vehicle then said he would return with help but never did. At about 11 a.m. Saturday, the Vermont …
  • Retreat offers Sestak insight
      BRATTLEBORO — Presidential candidate Joe Sestak made a stop at the Brattleboro Retreat, a mental health and addiction treatment hospital, to solicit some insight on issues. “I honestly believe
  • Compass School gets OK to expand services
      WESTMINSTER — In addition to receiving its five-year re-approval on Sept. 18, Compass School was also given the OK to expand the services it provides to special education students.”The
  • Bellows Falls loves a parade – and its firefighters
      BELLOWS FALLS — Brent Lisai joined the Bellows Falls Fire Department in 1979. There was a big fire right by Lisai’s Market on Atkinson Street, and a firefighter pulled up alone on the truck,


Chester Telegraph
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  • Cavendish Select Board agenda for Oct. 15
      The Cavendish Select Board will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday Oct. 15 instead of the regular day of Monday Oct. 14 at the town office 37 High Street in Cavendish. Below is its agenda 1. Call the meeting to order 2. Act upon minutes of September 9th, 2019. 3. Hear Citizens 4. Adjus …
  • GMUSD board agenda for Oct. 17
      The Green Mountain Unified School District Board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 17 in the Library at Green Mountain High School, 716 Route 103 South in Chester. Below is its agenda. CALL TO ORDER: a. Roll Call II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: (Additions & Deletions) III. EXE …
  • Chester Select Board agenda for Oct. 16
      The Chester Select Board will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday Oct. 16 on the second floor of Town Hall, 556 Elm Street, Chester. Below is its agenda: Approve Minutes from the October 2, 2019 Selectboard Meeting and Executive Session Citizen Comments Old Business Church Street Scop …
  • Emerald ash borer found in Londonderry
      By Shawn Cunningham © 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation has announced that the emerald ash borer, a beetle that has been decimating ash trees from Michigan to Maine, now has been found in Londonderry. According to a statement released Thursday, the i …
  • Obituary: Joan Barton, 82, of Perkinsville
      Joan Barton, 82, of Perkinsville, passed away on Wednesday Oct. 9, 2019 at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. after a brief illness. She was born March 9, 1937 in Springfield, the daughter of Edwin and Marjorie (Hollinbrook) Bromley. She attended Springfield schools, graduating …


E-Ticker News of Claremont
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  • NH AG’s Office Amends Conclusion Regarding Officer-Involved Fatal Shooting in Claremont
      CONCORD/CLAREMONT, NH–Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and New Hampshire State Police Colonel Christopher J. Wagner announced Tuesday afternoon that the Attorney General’s Office has amended its conclusion regarding the officer-involved shooting incident that occurred in Claremont resulting in t …
  • Police Identify Driver Suspected of Hitting Accident Victim in Weathersfield
      As the Vermont State Police continued the investigation into a fatal crash in Weathersfield, VT, the VTSP released a statement on Wednesday that Patricia Whitcomb, 65, of Charlestown, NH, came to the Westminster Barracks on Monday and reported that she believed she may have been the motorist who had …
  • Exploding Battery Likely Cause of Fire at Recycling Business
      CLAREMONT, NH–Crews from the Claremont Fire Department were dispatched to American Recycling & Disposal on Industrial Blvd. on the morning of 9/11.  Smoke was billowing up from the huge “white pile” of metal that could not be processed through the shredder. According to the CFD, the suspected cause …
  • Claremont Remembers 9/11
      
    Photos by Eric Zengota
  • Treasures, Treasures, Treasures!
      CLAREMONT, NH–Treasures and bargains galore await shoppers as the final work is completed for St. Mary’s hugely popular Gigantic Indoor Yard Sale at St. Mary’s Gym in Claremont, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Proceeds will benefit St. Mary’s Parish. This year’s event fe …


Seven Days
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  • Obituary: Todd A. Ploof, 1966-2019
      Todd A. Ploof passed away in Burlington, Vt., on October 2, 2019, at the University of Vermont Medical Center. He was cared for patiently and lovingly by his partner, Nikki Bove; his family; and the staff at UVM. He was born in Winooski in 1966 at DeGoesbriand Hospital and lived a tumultuous life of …
  • Obituary: Larry R. Michaels, 1964-2019
      Larry R. Michaels died on October 4, 2019, at his home at the age of 55 from a gastrinoma (neuroendocrine tumor, or NET). He was born on March 3, 1964, in East Chicago, Ind. He grew up in Tinley Park, a suburb of Chicago. His early years included spending time with his cousins in Chicago and Indiana …
  • Graphic Novelist Chronicles Ups and Downs of Pregnancy
      In Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos, Lucy Knisley shares her struggles with conception, miscarriage, depression and a dramatic childbirth with nearly fatal complications. Smart, sweet and often funny, Knisley doesn’t hold back on the nitty-gritty details. She renames morning sickness “perpet …
  • Hannaford and Healthy Living Roll Out New Maternity Leave Policies
      Two supermarkets — regional chain Hannaford Supermarkets and local chain Healthy Living Market and Café — recently announced new maternity leave policies. Hannaford, which operates 181 stores in the Northeast and employs around 27,000 people, will provide associates of all genders, who have worked a …
  • Boo! Burlington School Kills Halloween Parade
      For many years, youngsters at Burlington’s Edmunds Elementary School paraded in costumes along Main Street or the field next to school to celebrate Halloween. Passing drivers often tooted their horns in appreciation and parents and pedestrians clapped. The ritual won’t be happening this year. Friday …


Concord Monitor
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  • Pembroke Village School site slated to become 55-plus residential community
      Seven months after residents voted to close Pembroke Village School on High Street rather than refurbish it for an estimated $8 million, the building and property have been sold to a local company that plans to open a residential community for adults 55 and older.The winning bidder was Cornerstone.. …
  • Trump orders U.S. troops to withdraw from northern Syria
      Amid growing chaos in Syria, President Donald Trump has ordered all U.S. troops to withdraw from the country’s north to avoid a bloody conflict between Turkey and U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters that “gets worse by the hour,” Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday.The Pentagon previously had pulled.. …
  • Waving ‘Her Flag’ in celebration of the 19th Amendment
      Marilyn Artus, an Oklahoman with roots buried deep in American soil and the spirit of pushing for human rights, had to do something.After all, the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, was fast approaching. Wasn’t it worth doing something to recognize this great pi …
  • Family of woman killed by police in Texas seeks answers
      A white police officer who killed a black woman inside her own home in Fort Worth, Texas, didn’t have time to perceive a threat before shooting her, an attorney for the woman’s family said.“You didn’t hear the officer shout, ‘Gun, gun, gun,’ ” attorney Lee Merritt said after viewing video taken from …
  • Suspect in Pelham church shooting is stepson of cleric killed in Londonderry
      The man charged with wounding a clergyman and a bride during a wedding at a Pelham church is the stepson of a minister from the same church who was killed earlier this month, a state prosecutor said Sunday.Dale Holloway, 37, is the stepson of 60-year-old Luis Garcia who was shot to death Oct. 1 in.. …


WCAX
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VPR
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  • This View Brought To You By A Local Farmer
      Vermont has a lot of visitors this time of year, and it’s not uncommon to see cars pulled off the road, flanked by people taking pictures of mountain vistas and tree-lined fields. That prompted Silene DeCiuces to leave subtle reminders in some hay fields of who made that perfect photo possible.
  • Simone Biles Becomes The Most Decorated Gymnast In World Championship History
      Simone Biles is the greatest gymnast of our time – or any time in history. She proved that Sunday at the World Championships, where she raked in her 24th and 25th world medals, both gold. Biles, 22, took home five of the six golds to be won in Stuttgart, Germany, winning the top of the podium in tea …
  • Columbus Day Or Indigenous Peoples' Day?
      On Monday in the nation’s capital, there is no Columbus Day. The D.C. Council voted to replace it with Indigenous Peoples’ Day in a temporary move that it hopes to make permanent. Several other places across the United States have also made the switch in a growing movement to end the celebration of …
  • Going Coverless: Library Fundraises With 'Tastefully' Nude Local Authors
      As financial need, demographics and the climate all change, Vermont libraries have to get creative to remain viable. Among these efforts: a fundraising calendar featuring local authors photographed “in various states of tasteful and artistically rendered implied nudity.”
  • The Fall Gardening Show: Planting Garlic, Pruning Perennials And What To Do With All Those Leaves
      Live call-in discussion: It’s officially fall, but don’t lock that garden shed just yet. Gardening guru Charlie Nardozzi joins Vermont Edition to talk about fall plantings, pruning perennials, and five things to do with all those leaves. Plus, what you can do to put your garden to rest this autumn a …


NHPR
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Vermont state government
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