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Memories of shipmates lost live on at Mayport during 30th anniversary of USS Stark attack

Sometimes memories fade after 30 years. Details can get foggy, and once-close bonds break after too much separation.That wasn’t the case Wednesday at Mayport Naval Station, where hundreds of people gathered in the memorial park for the 30th anniversary of an attack on the USS Stark that killed 37 sailors.Crew members shed tears as they talked about what happened in 1987 when two Iraqi Exocet missiles pierced the side the Mayport-based frigate while it was on patrol in the Persian Gulf. The...

Mont Vernon police seek public’s help to identify man after home burglary

MONT VERNON, N.H. —Police in Mont Vernon said Friday that a suspicious man was caught on surveillance video walking up to someone's front door on the same day as a burglary.Advertisement>> Download the FREE WMUR appPolice said they aren't sure if the incidents are connected.The surveillance video was from a resident on Brook Road, who reported that the suspicious man was on her property Thursday morning.>> Watch the surveillance video"A little after noontime, a resident on Brook...

Relaying memories: Greenfield, Mt. Vernon groups join forces for fundraiser

GREENFIELD — The new team wore black T-shirts, emblazoned with No. 53, a cross and the initials, “CR.”The Greenfield Fire Territory cadets started a Relay for Life team — the Fighting 53 — in memory of the man who guided them. They came to Friday’s event in honor of Chuck Rutledge, who died in March 2016 after a long battle with brain cancer. He taught them everything they know.Rutledge, a former deputy chief with the fire territory, started the cadet program seven years ago, and its members...