Former Listen director faces sentencing for embezzlement

07-23-2024 7:16 PM

CONCORD — Federal prosecutors want the former head of Listen Community Services to serve 26 months in prison for embezzling money from the Upper Valley nonprofit, while the defense attorney is seeking a 12-month sentence.Neither side disputes the...

Lawmakers allotted child care workers $15 million a year ago. They’re still waiting to be paid.

07-23-2024 2:36 PM

New Hampshire lawmakers got the message last session. The state’s dire shortage of affordable child care options had reached crisis levels during the pandemic as providers lost staff to higher paying and less stressful jobs at retail stores and fast...

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On the Trails: The ‘A’ in UVTA stands for ‘alliance’
07-19-2024 5:01 PM

Walkers, hikers and runners might be surprised to learn about the outsized contribution Upper Valley Trail Alliance (UVTA) makes to the trails they love.Matt Oscadal hiked trails that were designed, built and maintained by the Norwich-based nonprofit...


Editorial: Is ‘neutrality’ another name for failing to lead?
06-14-2024 10:01 PM

Dartmouth president Sian Leah Beilock is considering whether the college “should formally adopt a position of institutional neutrality,” according to Liz Lempres, chairwoman of the college’s board of trustees. If it does, Dartmouth would join Harvard...

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07-03-2024 4:46 PM

Angela Tibbets, of Lebanon, prepares for a yard sale she planned to have with a friend in White River Junction. Many wood burnings Tibbets has made over the years were included in the sale, which was scheduled for the Fourth of July. Josie Smith, also...

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Record-breaking heat wave provides glimpse of NH’s possible climate future
07-19-2024 2:46 PM

New Hampshire is at the tail end of a record-breaking heat wave, with communities across the state seeing their longest strings of sweltering days in recorded history.Concord saw temperatures at or above 90 degrees starting on July 6. July 16 marked...


Obit photo for Lester K. Henderson Jr. Lester K. Henderson Jr.

Lester K. Henderson, Jr. Hanover, NH - Pete (Lester K.) Henderson, Jr., age 90, passed Monday, July 8, 2024. A Gathering to remember Pete will be held on August 3 at 1:30pm at the Dartmouth Skiway, 30 Grafton Turnpike, Lyme Center, NH ... remainder of obit for Lester K. Henderson Jr.

Obit photo for Rudy Farmer Rudy Farmer

Lyme, NH - Rudy was born December 10, 1959 in Plainfield, NJ to Isabelle and Ralph C. Farmer Jr. Sisters Cristy and Dawn, German Shepards, Lhasa and barn cats, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and brothers-in-law Pierre and Michael ... remainder of obit for Rudy Farmer

Obit photo for Robin Carpenter Robin Carpenter

Plainfield, NH - Robin Carpenter (Moore) It is with a heavy heart we share the passing of our loved one Robyn Carpenter (Moore) July 6, 2024, surrounded by her loving husband, daughter and son-in-law. Born on Nov. 1, 1953 in Charlestown... remainder of obit for Robin Carpenter

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Vershire, VT - Valdah Jane Griffin, 85 died on Sunday, July 21, 2024 at the New London Hospital in New London, NH. She was born January 31, 1939 in Hyde Park, VT, the daughter of Glen and Thelma (Whitcomb) Hyde. As a young girl, she an... remainder of obit for Valdah Jane Griffin


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