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Claudette Hollenbeck
My daughter, who cannot drive without talking, called this morning on her way to work to say, “I don’t want to go to work. I don’t want to do anything. It must be that blasted seasonal affective disorder kicking in.”
She was right. It runs in our family and we take the blessed Prozac year...
WILMINGTON- One of the state’s longest serving police chiefs retired in October.  Wilmington Police Chief Joe Szarejko’s retirement “party” was a quiet luncheon with his fellow police officers and a few other town employees – the most fuss he would allow, according to Wilmington Town Manager...
10 years ago:
Local resident and Twin Valley graduate Brandon Riker talked about his work as a field organizer during Barack Obama’s presidential campaign.  As a field organizer, Riker’s mission was to get people out to vote.  He traveled around the country, knocked on...
DOVER- Looking to work off a few extra calories after those holiday meals? Got some less-than-flattering knits shoved into the back of the closet? Then the Ugly Sweater Fun Run may be the perfect way to help clean out the closet and stay fit and trim while helping out a good cause.
The...
10 years ago:
Mount Snow opened the season and their new snow parks at Carinthia.  Mount Snow officials also announced that a leg of the Dew Tour would be held at Mount Snow, bringing in the likes of Shawn White, Danny Kass, Hannah Teiter, and hometown hero Kelly Clark....
WILMINGTON - By 8 on Thursday mornings, the parking lot at North Star Pizza and Bowl is packed with cars. On those days, inside the bowling alley in a room called the “Charlie Brown Room,” a sizable group of retired men meet for coffee and snacks. They’ve been doing it every Thursday for the past...

This quilt by Anna Ryan will be raffled at the craft fair.
DOVER - For the fourth year, gift buying can happen in Dover, at a craft fair organized by Jeannette Eckert and Linda Sherman. In addition to buying crafts from local artisans, shoppers will have the opportunity to take pictures with Santa and support local charities and area students.
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“The Broken Girls” by Simone St. James, Penguin Random House, 2018
Idlewild Hall, a deserted girls’ boarding school just outside the small Vermont town of Barrons, was known to be haunted long before it closed in 1979. Later, it became known as the place where police found...
DALTON, NH- Winter has gotten off to a quick start for much of the United States. Stretches of cold temperatures and abundant frozen precipitation have already resulted in slippery driving conditions. While the weather has been challenging, people must still continue to get to work, school, and...
10 years ago:
Construction on Wilmington’s Bank Park pergola was underway, and many local residents were surprised to see tree trunks installed as the structure’s uprights.  According to architect Joseph Cincotta, designer of the park, the trees were American elms, each...

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