Brattleboro voters reject town budget

04/17/2014 10:13 PM EDT
BRATTLEBORO -- Brattleboro voters rejected the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget during a special referendum Thursday. 
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Wilmington plans to elevate footbridge
04/18/2014 09:41 AM EDT - WILMINGTON -- The construction company Renaud Brothers will be coming back to town to elevate both sides of the footbridge that it installed late last May. Full Story

 
 
 
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Brattleboro voters reject town budget

04/17/2014 10:13 PM EDT
BRATTLEBORO -- Brattleboro voters rejected the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget during a special referendum Thursday. 
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Wilmington plans to elevate footbridge
04/18/2014 09:41 AM EDT - WILMINGTON -- The construction company Renaud Brothers will be coming back to town to elevate both sides of the footbridge that it installed late last May. Full Story

Chesterfield ZBA approves variance for Nine A LLC
04/18/2014 09:41 AM EDT - CHESTERFIELD, N.H. -- The town's Zoning Board of Adjustment voted, once again, to accept a variance request and allow Nine A LLC to tear down the old Spofford Hall and replace it with a cluster subdivision. Full Story

Survey: Vermont homeless population increases by 9 percent
04/17/2014 10:24 PM EDT - MONTPELIER -- Vermont's homeless population grew by 9 percent this year, according to a report released Wednesday by two anti-homelessness groups. Full Story

New Hampshire Senate approves hand-held cellphone ban
04/17/2014 10:25 PM EDT - CONCORD, N.H. -- Hand-held cellphone use would be banned while driving in New Hampshire in mid-2015 under a bill passed Thursday by the Senate. Full Story

Social media 'surgeons' to meet with nonprofits in Wilmington
04/17/2014 10:25 PM EDT - WILMINGTON -- A hands-on workshop will offer local nonprofits and other organizations the opportunity to improve or create a social media presence. Full Story

Safari-style social to shed light on illegal poaching of African elephants
04/17/2014 10:26 PM EDT - BELLOWS FALLS -- Poachers slaughter an average of 69 elephants for their precious ivory tusks each day in Africa. Full Story

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Vinyl or vinyls? On eve of Record Store Day, collectors can't seem to agree

Step into a record store any other day of the year, and you'll probably witness something like this: A whippersnapper comes bouncing in, asking if there are any Rolling Stones "vinyls" for sale. The clerk cringes. Older customers roll their eyeballs skyward and skullward. Those beautiful black circles are called records. Or LPs. "Vinyl" is acceptable, but never "vinyls." Full Story