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Pharmacy to close next month

WOODSVILLE—Rite Aid in Woodsville will close next month after the retail chain spent a quarter of century in business at its location at the intersection of Central Street and Dartmouth College Highway. The store will close at the end of the business day on Sept. 10.

New restaurant owner fulfills dreams

WOODSVILLE—A Central Street restaurant reopened under new ownership on Monday. Lily Hoang, of Wells River, purchased New Century Chinese this summer. Dreaming of restaurant ownership since she first came to the United States in 1992, Hoang now calls New Century hers.

Sports fields back before DRB

BRADFORD—For the second time in a little over a month, a proposed athletic fields development on a 26-acre parcel on the Lower Plain was subject to a public hearing before the Development Review Board on Monday.

New law sheds light on nonpublic minutes

WOODSVILLE—During its regularly scheduled meeting on Aug. 14, the Haverhill Selectboard reviewed nonpublic session meeting minutes from 2022 and 2023 to determine whether they should remain sealed or whether they can be disclosed to the public.

Murder trial faces delay

NORTH HAVERHILL—The trial of a Lyme man accused of murdering his cousin in Orford in 2021 has been delayed after his attorneys claim a psychiatric evaluation found him not competent.