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State adds Claremont church to register of historic places
08-10-2023 8:46 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

CLAREMONT — When it came time to build a new church in the 1940s, members of Claremont’s Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church and Rectory looked to Berlin, N.H., for inspiration.They borrowed the plans from that city’s Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church,...


Out & About: Volunteers needed to assist with hospice care
08-05-2023 9:14 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

NEW LONDON — Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice is seeking volunteers to visit with patients who are receiving end-of-life care.Those who are interested are required to take a 19-hour, seven-session training program, which will be held Thursday...


Her number’s being called: Longtime La Salette Shrine gamerunner eyes new Enfield bingo hall
08-04-2023 8:02 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

ENFIELD — When Vicki Pellerin turned 18 and could finally join generations of her family for a weekly bingo night at La Salette Shrine, she considered it a rite of family.“We would have two whole tables of just my relatives,” Pellerin recalled in a...


Closed since 2016 fire, First Baptist Church in Lebanon could reopen by year’s end
07-24-2023 6:06 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

LEBANON — In hindsight, Stephen Girdwood admits he was a little too optimistic about when the First Baptist Church of Lebanon would reopen.Worshipers have been displaced since an arsonist set the original 1870 Gothic Revival structure ablaze in late...


Fundraising for skatepark creation underway
07-05-2023 9:26 AM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

Gabe Limlaw started skateboarding around 3½ years ago because it seemed like a cool thing to do.In the years since, the 15-year-old has improved his skills and formed friendships around the activity. But it’s not without its challenges.“It’s kind of...


Out & About: Hanover artist inspired by late family dog
07-01-2023 10:19 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

Her youngest daughter, then in middle school, had spent years campaigning for a dog to Rose and her husband, Doug Irwin. She wrote a research paper on the value of dogs on families and left notes on their pillows. Finally, they said OK.“I’ll tell you:...


Out & About: Lebanon community theater group celebrates 50 years
06-29-2023 3:36 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

When North Country Community Theatre actors take the stage at the Lebanon Opera House this Friday, they’ll be celebrating the troupe’s 50th anniversary and performing the musical “9 to 5.”The nonprofit organization, commonly referred to as NCCT, was...


Pride: Cornish man trains for Gay Games
06-16-2023 11:02 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

WINDSOR — When Roger Barraby joined the track and field team in high school, he knew he’d found his sport.“The one thing I’ve always loved about my sport is, you’re really competing against yourself and it really is all up to you,” said Barraby, who...


Mascoma graduates celebrated for perseverance  
06-16-2023 9:36 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

WEST CANAAN — Resilience, strength and perseverance were the main themes of Mascoma Valley Regional High School’s graduation ceremony Friday night in the school’s auditorium.The 73 members of the Class of 2023 entered high school in fall 2019 and in...


Claremont residents organize city’s first Juneteenth celebration
06-16-2023 1:53 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

CLAREMONT — Three residents have organized the city’s first Juneteenth celebration.Whitney Skillen, Jonathan Nelson and his mother, Jen Nelson, have planned a bicycle parade and community picnic at Broad Street Park for Monday.“My goal for this year...


Out & About: Loon enthusiasts delight in Lake Fairlee’s new livestream camera
06-12-2023 4:13 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

FAIRLEE — A new livestream camera on Lake Fairlee is delighting loon enthusiasts and providing valuable research.The Lake Fairlee Association debuted its LoonCam — believed to be the first in Vermont — at the start of the month. Mounted on 12-foot...


Enfield weighs joining Lebanon-based community nurse program
05-30-2023 8:58 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

ENFIELD — Yet another Upper Valley municipality is considering adding a community nurse program.Enfield residents will have an opportunity to learn more about a proposal for such a program and weigh in on it during a public hearing in early...


Upper Valley Habitat tries new housing model with Weathersfield project
05-08-2023 4:23 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

WEATHERSFIELD — Upper Valley Habitat for Humanity is proposing to build up to eight affordable housing units on Route 5 in Weathersfield.The move marks a shift for the White River Junction-based nonprofit organization, which has historically focused...


Residents making use of recently opened library in Meriden
04-24-2023 5:15 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

MERIDEN — During the nearly 18 months the Meriden Library was under construction, 5-year-old Mary Bae would often ask her mother, Nalee Bae, when it would be finished.“We used to drive and check on the progress of the library,” Nalee Bae said.That...


Woodstock-area homeshare program seeks participants
04-14-2023 9:49 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

WOODSTOCK — When the Thompson Senior Center proposed a homeshare program three years ago, Honey Donegan was one of the first people to sign up.The program — which pairs homeowners with rooms to rent with guests willing to help around the house in...


Windsor board to consider workforce housing proposal
04-14-2023 2:41 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

WINDSOR — The town’s Development Review Board will consider a revised proposal for a workforce housing apartment building in downtown Windsor during a public hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday.The project, developed by the Windham & Windsor Housing Trust and...


Group seeks input into need for Canaan community center
04-10-2023 6:16 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

CANAAN — A group of residents studying town buildings is asking for public feedback about establishing a community center in Canaan.The group was formed earlier this year, in part, to see if there are any town projects that could qualify for New...


Upper Valley mentoring programs trying to attract more volunteers
04-04-2023 10:50 AM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

CLAREMONT — Johnathan Stuart and Joe Paduda walked up the trail at Moody Park, intent on reaching the summit, last month.The two have known each other since last fall, when they were paired through Windsor County Mentors. Nearly every week, they spend...


Conservation Commission seeks to create town forest
03-15-2023 7:43 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

ENFIELD — The Conservation Commission will ask voters to create a town forest using 100 acres of town-owned land Saturday in a petitioned warrant article at Enfield Town Meeting.The land, located on Methodist Hill Road in the East side of town, will...


Town Meeting: Fairlee residents add back money for fireworks display
03-10-2023 11:15 PM

By LIZ SAUCHELLI

FAIRLEE — Fairlee voters gathered in person for the first time since 2020 to approve all articles at Town Meeting on Tuesday.The lone amendment was the addition of $8,000 to the town’s operating budget for the annual Fourth of July fireworks display,...

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