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07/29/2014 - 4:58pm

CHESTER – A late afternoon shower turned the commute home into a very dangerous journey. The storm dropped over 3 inches of rain in a very short time. This deluge led to water ponding on roads, small streams overflowing their banks and road and property damage not unlike Hurricane Irene.

  According to police reports, Routes 103 and 11...

07/29/2014 - 4:58pm
  ALSTEAD, NH - The Alstead Historical Society’s President, Bruce Bellows, was driving by the society’s museum and saw an old metal washtub that was left on the lawn with no identification. The tub now sits on the second floor of the recently reopened Alstead Historical Society’s (AHS) Museum. The museum is now open through...
07/29/2014 - 4:57pm
ALSTEAD, NH - When next-door neighbors Stephen and Dottie Blake heard, as they described it, “a blood curdling scream” on the morning of July 11th, their first thought was to make a 911 call. Upon further investigation they found the “screamer” to be Mallory Fredriksen who had just found out she was a grand-prize winner of...
07/29/2014 - 4:51pm
SPRINGFIELD, VT -The Stellafane Convention met for the 79th time in Springfield from July 24 -27, 2014.    “The conventioneers that attended enjoyed various talks and programs about astronomy and telescope making as well as being treated to a wonderful night of observing under pristine Vermont skies,” said Gary Cislak past-...
07/22/2014 - 12:44pm
BELLOWS FALLS, VT- The concept of Old Home Days throughout the Northeast began through the efforts of New Hampshire Governor Frank Rollins in 1899. As governor, Rollins wanted to solve the problems in New Hampshire related to abandoned farms and farm lands so he developed Old Home Week as a way to get former residents of the state to return for a...
07/22/2014 - 12:42pm
WALPOLE- The Walpole Historical Society will hold its second annual Vintage Golf Tournament on Saturday, August 2, 2014 to benefit their organization. This unique event will take place at the Hooper Golf Club in Walpole, NH with tee time at 3 p.m. The format will be a 9 hole scramble. One may sign up as a foursome or be set up by the head golf...
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