Snow Causes Havoc on I-89
I-89 was closed for two and half hours at exit 12 on Thursday after multiple car crashes happened shortly after 6:30 am. Sgt. Ron Taylor of the NH State Police said there were no injuries in any of 10 cars involved in accidents or the 20 additional cars that went off the roadway. Shortly before the crash, speed on I-89 was lowered to 45 miles hours from New London NH to the Vermont Border. Thursday mornings light snow caused icing conditions, which made travel at normal interstate speeds dangerous.
Newbury Looks Forward to Safety Service Complex
Newbury voters said yes at Wednesday night’s Town Meeting to a proposed $60,000 geotechnical study. The study is to see if a recently purchased property is suitable for a safety services complex, Chairman Dick Wright said he hoped construction would start in three to five years. Residents also honored several town officials, Dan Wolf, who has served on the school board, as fire warden and deputy fire chief, Wayne Whitford health officer and officer of emergency management, and Selectman Gary Budd for their service to the town
Bradford Town Meeting Moved
Bradford NH’s Town Meeting 2015 has been rescheduled to Saturday, March 21 at the Kearsarge Regional Elementary School at 10am.
US Marshall Seek Help
The US Marshals office is asking the public’s help locating Kevin Breed 20, who is wanted for bail jumping on a charge of theft of firearms.
Breed was last known to live in Dover, NH, but could be anywhere throughout southern New Hampshire. Breed is considered armed and dangerous. Breed is a white male, 5-foot, 5-inches tall, and weighs around 210 lbs. hazel eyes and brown hair. Breed has medium skin tone and a deer skull tattoo on his upper left arm. Anyone with information on Breed’s whereabouts is urged to contact their local police department or the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force at 603-225-1632. Breed’s photo
Town of New London Computer Crash
The Town of New London Website: www.nl-nh.com is not functioning and staff will not receive e-mails using the nl-nh.com address until the webpage is back on line. If you need to contact staff call the Town Office at 603-526-4821. The town is working on the site to get the website back up as soon as possible.
Nominations Open for VT Teacher of the Year
Nominations are now open for the 2016 Vermont Teacher of the Year program. The public is invited to join Vermont educators in going online to nominate teachers for the prestigious statewide distinction. The winner serves as an advocate for Vermont’s teachers, students, and education system. Nominations are accepted through April 10 at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TOY2016. To encourage more submissions, the process requires only the most basic information about the nominator, the nominee, and their school and short overview of what makes the nominee an extraordinary teacher.