Local News

Former Groveton mill site gets ready to open with new manufa…

GROVETON — Progress is being made at converting the former Groveton mill site into a new manufacturing facility, with NSA Industries planning to begin operations there next month. Eversource employees last Friday completed installation of new electric infrastructure at the site of the former Wausau mill, and officially turned on service to the building."The Wausau mill has been re-energized — just one more step in the renovation of a facility that has historically served as an... Read more

Opinion

Blaine Dwyer: Heathy eating could lead to lower healthcare c…

To the editor:  With Republican Congress bent on depriving 22 million Americans of medical insurance, this is a great time to provide our own, totally freeand totally effective health insurance - a plant-based diet. A study with 131,000 participants, in last year's Internal Medicine, found that consumption of animal protein is associated with higher risk of death. A couple dozen other massive studies in the past four decades had similar findings. None reached opposite conclusions. According to National Institutes of Health, 1.4... Read more

Sports

Icy conditions make for challenging race for alpine Huskies

Icy conditions make for challenging race for alpine Huskies

LYNDON, Vt. — The Gorham High School Ski Team battled it out in a day of slalom racing with seven other NHIAA Division IV teams and a guest team from Lyndon, Vt., last Friday. The two races proved challenging after two days of rain, followed by a sudden freeze which made for icy conditions on Gary's Run at Cannon Mountain. Natalie Harmon led the way for the girls, finishing third in both the morning two-run, combined-time slalom... Read more

Business

NSA adding workers in Groveton as it closes Londonderry faci…

By Christopher JensenInDepthNH.org GROVETON — NSA Industries’ new manufacturing facility in Groveton hasn’t opened yet, but the Vermont firm is already working on an expansion, NSA president James Moroney told InDepthNH.org.It relates to NSA’s December purchase of New Hampshire Precision Metal Fabricators Inc. (NHP) in Londonderry, N.H.Moroney says the Londonderry facility will be closed and the 70 workers will have a choice of moving to Groveton or NSA in Vermont.“That transition is going to take place... Read more

Obituaries

William H. Astle

William H. Astle

William H. Astle, 63, died suddenly at his home Sunday morning, January 8, 2017. Mr. Astle was born in Lancaster on August 4, 1953, the son of Edgar and Marian (Teare) Astle. Bill worked as a social worker at Alpha House and N.H. Human Services. Later he worked at the Groveton Wausau Paper Mills as the Shipping and Warehouse Superintendent until retirement in 2005. Bill and Regina designed their home on Fellows Road in Guildhall, Vt. He enjoyed... Read more