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  1. NH lawmakers react to President Trump's tax planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... deduct interest on loans," she said. "It's a tax cut. It's not just tax reform, it's a tax cut," said Schwaegler, R-Orford. It's a debate that's playing out in Washington and at community forums like this one in Lebanon which was hosted by Kuster ...

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  2. Tom Herzig's Trackside: Lots of racing left and titles are in play as summer endsRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 | UnionLeader.com

    ... winners at Monadnock. This week the Winchester oval adds the NEMA Midgets and the NEMA Lites to its weekly card. of Orford was a first-time Modified winner at Legion Speedway. The Sportsman Coupes that race weekly at Bear Ridge are at Legion this ...

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  3. Vt. officials work to repair roads before winter comesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... Rogers says one road will remain closed indefinitely in Thetford, as there is not enough time for repairs. Meanwhile, Orford officials say they might apply for a loan to cover the estimated $4 million to $5 million in damages. Gov. Phil Scott has ...

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  4. From 'Sewer' to Beautiful: Paddling 400 Miles on the Connecticut RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... beauty. A flotilla of kayaks and canoes, along with a handmade boat made of 65,000 wine corks, pushes off from the Orford Town Boat Launch for a gentle ride down the river. The otherwise peaceful scene is only broken up by a pontoon boat overflowing ...

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  5. Prouty organizers forced to alter event routesRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | UnionLeader.com

    ... broken up and rebranded as part of Gov. Chris Sununu's focus on business recruitment and economic... Route 25A in Orford was so badly damaged by flooding from severe storms last weekend that organizers of the 36th annual Prouty Event to Fight Cancer ...

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  6. FEMA Officials Tour Flood Damage In Grafton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    By Wednesday, cities and towns in Grafton County had upped their flood damage tally from $4 million to nearly $12 million. Two state roads, 116 South in Easton and 25A in Orford, will likely remain closed through the coming weekend, although local traffic can access residences in the interim.

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  7. Crews work to keep annual bike ride benefit on courseRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... however, Mother Nature has thrown a wrench in the plans. Dump truck after dump truck brings fill to Route 25A in Orford, New Hampshire. Sections of the road were severely damaged by Saturday's heavy rain. "Just on 25A, we probably have 30 or 40 ...

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  8. NH flood damage extensive in Upper ValleyRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Transportation officials in New Hampshire say it could be weeks before some roads and infrastructure are repaired from weekend flooding. The hardest hit areas so far are centered primarily in the Upper Valley and include Orford, Lyme, Piermont, Bath, Haverhill, and Bethlehem.

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  9. Tennessee hiker hurt on Appalachian Trail in OrfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | UnionLeader.com

    ... last week's vote to approve a fact finder's report recommending raises for firefighter and fire supervisor unions,... ORFORD - A 68-year-old hiker from Tennessee was helped off Mt. Cube Monday morning after falling and hurting his leg the previous ...

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  10. Arbour hired as next Rivendell superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Outgoing Superintendent Elaine Arbour has lined up her next job once she leaves the Dover School District on June 30. Arbour will take over as the superintendent of the Rivendell Interstate School District, which is made up of municipalities in New Hampshire and Vermont. Rivendell Academy, which houses grades 7 through 12, is in Orford, NH.

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  11. Town Meeting Day goes on in New HampshireRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... that postpone the elections could be open to lawsuits alleging voter suppression. At least one town in our region, Orford, New Hampshire, has rescheduled Town Meeting for Thursday. A New Hampshire police department and three of its officers have ...

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  12. N.H. State Library, The First In The Nation, Celebrates 300 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... now looking at microfilm, old newspapers, in particular," Pease said, taking a break from his research, "I grew up in Orford, so looking for Orford, looking for family news." After retiring from a job as a high school history teacher, Pease now ...

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  13. Historic Orford 'Ridge House' Has New OwnersRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2017 | US News & World Report

    One of Orford's seven stately "Ridge Houses" has been sold to a couple who bought the property sight unseen and plan extensive renovations to revive it. This Feb. 25, 2017, photo shows the Rogers House, an historic ridge house on Main Street in Orford, N.H. The couple who bought the property sight-unseen is moving from Miami in March 2017 and plan extensive renovations to revive the 200-year-old house, considered one of the outstanding examples of rural federal residential architecture in the United States.

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  14. Last Week's Rare Bird AlertRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | UnionLeader.com

    ... Clinton. This is New Hampshire Audubon's Rare Bird Alert for Monday, Feb 27. A Townsend's solitaire was discovered in Orford on Feb. 23, where it was seen and photographed by several birders. It has not been relocated. An immature red-headed ...

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