Loudon NH Man KIlled In Industrial Accident at Springfield Biomass Plant
A Loudon man was killed in an industrial accident Monday night at the Springfield Power LLC plant in Springfield NH. The NH State Police notified OSHA on Monday evening of the accident that killed 23-year-old Dakota Labrecque and they subsequently opened an investigation.

According to Ted Fitzgerald, Regional Director for Public Affairs with the US Department of Labor, the investigation will determine whether any workplace safety standards were violated and that findings aren’t expected for at least one month. OSHA has up to six months to complete the inspection.

Lt. Joseph Di Russo of NH State Police and Troop C are assisting OSHA in the investigation of the industrial accident.

Lebanon Working on Sidewalks Today

Lebanon Public Works will be working on the sidewalk and drainage area located near #70 South Main Street today. The work will take place between 7:00 AM and 3:30 PM. There may be lane closure and drivers should expect minor delays. Motorists should seek an alternate route if possible. Any questions and/or concerns regarding this work should be directed to Bruce Temple, Assistant Director Lebanon Public Works at 603-448-3112.

Enfield Holds Public Hearing for Trust Fund

The Enfield Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 4th at 6:30 PM at the Public Works Facility on Lockehaven Road in Enfield. The hearing will be to establish an expendable trust fund for accepting monetary donations toward the purchase of and property improvements to the Mascoma Lakeside Park.

Putney VT Man Arrested for Operating With a Suspended License

A Putney VT man was arrested for Operating a vehicle after Suspension in Bellows Falls. Bellows Falls Police said they observed a dark-colored sedan with no lights on traveling east on Westminster Street near Red Light Hill. After a motor vehicle stop on Route 5 by Barker Street, officers found the driver Alex S. James to have a suspended license, no current registration or insurance and license plates that belonged to another vehicle. James was issued a citation to appear in Windham Superior Court on January 1st to answer to the charge. The plates were seized and J & M Auto removed the vehicle.