Warning issued on local scam

BRADFORD—The Bradford Police Department has issued a warning about a scam that has swindled several local prospective Good Samaritans out of money. Over the past two weeks, BPD has received numerous complaints about a woman in her mid- to late 20s approaching various people on the Lower Plain and on Main Street with stories about […]

Fairlee mulls cannabis vote

FAIRLEE—Fairlee voters could get a chance to weigh in on permitting retail marijuana sales in town. During a meeting on Monday night, the board discussed setting a timetable for public hearings and a vote on proposed changes to the town’s zoning bylaws, opting into Vermont’s retail marijuana sales regime, and funding for a new truck […]

Cottage doc retires after 45 years

WOODSVILLE—When Dr. Gerald Lyons Jr. stepped out into the gray morning of April 25 after signing off on his last scheduled shift at Cottage Hospital, he took with him 45 years of experience. Wearing a surgical mask and carrying three bags, there was no fanfare as he walked away in the dim daylight. In the […]

Distinctive logging company closes shop

WEST NEWBURY—Who knew log cabins could be works of art? They are when the materials are hand-picked, perfect specimens and cleverly put together by a skilled craftsman. No cookie-cut, assembly line results for John Nininger, of West Newbury, who just might someday be referred to as the “log whisperer.” As founder of the Wooden House […]

Photo of the Week

Fairgoers enjoy some wind in their hair on a ride at North Haverhill Fair. More photos on pages 3 and 10.

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