New homes coming to Whistle Stop

BRADFORD—A new affordable housing project is nearly ready for occupancy. Downstreet Housing and Community Development, which owns Whistle Stop Mobile Park as well as some multifamily properties on South Main Street in Bradford, and Upper Valley Haven are collaborating on a new, if small, development at Whistle Stop.

Woman seeks release from probation

CHELSEA—A woman convicted for her role in a 2007 fatal car crash on Route 5 in Newbury wants an early discharge from probation. A court hearing has been scheduled for next week on the request by Kristy O’Meara, who was convicted of gross negligent operation with death resulting after the car she was driving collided […]

2020 Election Review Vermont

BRADFORD—Vermont’s new lieutenant governor grew up in Newbury and will now be the top elected Democrat in one of the bluest states in the country. Democrat Molly Gray won a statewide office in her first bid for an elected position defeating Republican Scott Milne with 49.3 percent of the vote to 42.3 percent.

2020 Election Review New Hampshire

NORTH HAVERHILL—Whiplash. Sweeping gains in 2018 which lifted Democrats to majorities on the Executive Council and in both chambers of the General Court vanished last week. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu won re-election; Republicans went from a 3-2 minority to a 4-1 majority on the Executive Council; and Republicans are now the majority party-pending the outcomes […]

Photo of the Week

Dean Memorial Airport runway and Airport Road are separated by a few inches. The town-maintained roadway violates FAA rules.

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