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As Ameden prepares to leave office, his contributions are appreciated

By Christopher Biddle ©2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC Each Town Hall Meeting Day, 8th graders take over several rows in the balcony at Londonderry Town Hall to watch direct democracy in action. It was this annual ritual, this history class requirement, that ignited a political spark in 8th-grader Jim Ameden that he carries with him today. […]

Chester to host Red Nose Day May 26; Hearse House rehab progresses

By Shawn Cunningham © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC There are red letter days and red flag days, but having gotten the approval of the Chester Select Board to hold a walkathon on The Green at the April 20 meeting, a group of local volunteers will bring a “Red Nose Day” to town next month. Going […]

UPDATE – Forest fire hits Missing Link Road

By Shawn Cunningham © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC More than 25 pieces of firefighting equipment from 13 departments lined Missing Link Road (Route 5) in Springfield this afternoon as more than of 40 firefighters worked in the woods up the steep incline from the road. According to Springfield Fire Chief Russ Thompson, who was  incident […]

Agenda item sent back for rewarning in another contentious Grafton board meeting

By Cynthia Prairie ©2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC Even before the Grafton Select Board could begin revisiting whether it should formally sanction a committee to address possible financial benefits from a proposed wind project, Board member Ron Pilette stopped the meeting cold. The Monday night meeting, attended by more than 40 residents, many to hear this […]

Londonderry board chair Ameden steps down

By Christopher Biddle © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC Longtime Londonderry Select Board member and current chairman Jim Ameden, announced on Monday that due to a family emergency he will be resigning from his post effective May 24. “Due to a turn of events with my family, the time that I foresee it’s going to take […]

Have Lab, Will Tinker: Portable lab to bring joys of tinkering to TRSU schools

By Cynthia Prairie ©2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC Come Sept. 1, Venissa White hopes to be ready to travel around the elementary schools of the Two Rivers Supervisory Union with her portable Tinker Lab, introducing kids to the thrill that discovery, exploration and working with your hands can bring. Tinker Lab is a relatively recent movement […]

 
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