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Zoning board delays decision on North Newport senior housing project
04-20-2024 5:28 PM


NEWPORT — The Zoning Board of Adjustment delayed decision on a request for two variances for a planned senior housing project in North Newport on Route 10 next to the town airport after a lengthy discussion last week.North Newport Land Holdings and...

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School Notes: April 22, 2024
04-20-2024 5:24 PM

Secondary accomplishmentsRivendell Academy freshman Nolan Bourn has been selected as a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders, which is scheduled to take place from June 26 to 28 at the University of Massachusetts Lowell campus. “The...

Some families find freedom with Newport microschool
04-19-2024 8:03 PM


NEWPORT — Tucked in the basement of Newport’s Epiphany Episcopal Church, Micah Studios is a newcomer to the Upper Valley’s alternative education landscape.Founded in the fall of 2023 by two educators disillusioned with the town’s public school system,...

Kenyon: Hanover stalls on police records request
04-19-2024 7:35 PM


The town of Hanover’s website says its police reports are available to the public, but the chief “reserves the right to control the release of all department records.” That’s not the way the New Hampshire Right-to-Know law is intended to work.Under...

Woodstock Aqueduct Company seeks to double water rates
04-19-2024 7:31 PM


WOODSTOCK — As sale talks between the town and the privately-owned Woodstock Aqueduct Co. continue, the utility is proposing to double rates for its customers, drawing the condemnation of the Selectboard.Woodstock Aqueduct provides water for 770...

Out & About: Vermont Center for Ecostudies continues Backyard Tick Project
04-19-2024 5:31 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Vermont Center for Ecostudies is looking for people who are willing to allow researchers to study their lawns as part of the Upper Valley Backyard Tick Project.Jason Hill, a quantitative ecologist at the White River...

Local Roundup: Rivendell extends baseball win streak
04-19-2024 4:17 PM

Editor’s note: To have your team’s results included in the Local Roundup, visit Rivendell 16, Mill River 6 Key players: Rivendell — Luke Avery, Mason Fahey, Cillian Kenneally, Will Knowles, Robert McNelly,...

2024 Upper Valley high school softball guide
04-19-2024 4:15 PM

When it comes to Upper Valley high school softball, one program stirs the proverbial championship drink.In three years under coach Chuck Simmons, Oxbow High has reeled off 49 wins in 53 games and raced relatively unimpeded to state honors each time....

Apply to join the Valley News Reader Advisory Board
04-19-2024 3:29 PM

The Valley News is creating a Reader Advisory Board in an effort to connect dedicated readers and community-minded individuals with our newsroom to talk about our coverage of the Upper Valley.If you’re active in the community, have an interest in...

Lebanon seeks input into planning for the Route 120 corridor’s future
04-19-2024 2:26 PM

LEBANON — City planning staff will host a public workshop on Wednesday for community members to share ways to develop the Route 120 corridor between the I-89 exchange and the Hanover town line. The workshop, known as a charette, will allow...

Ex-youth center resident testifies that counselor went from trusted father figure to horrific abuser
04-19-2024 12:31 PM


BRENTWOOD, N.H. — The man who blew the lid off decades of abuse allegations at New Hampshire’s youth detention center continued testifying at his civil trial Thursday, describing being treated for gonorrhea after being raped at age 15.But the real...

Zantop daughter: ‘I wish James' family the best and hope that they are able to heal’
04-18-2024 8:06 PM


HANOVER — One of Susanne and Half Zantop’s two daughters said Thursday that she tries to “compartmentalize” her personal grief over the loss of her parents from her attitude about the fate of James Parker, who was paroled on Thursday after serving the...

Date set for revote on Bradford, Vt., sidewalk study
04-18-2024 7:30 PM

BRADFORD, Vt. — The town will hold a meeting on May 18 to revote a Town Meeting article about a scoping study for a sidewalk on Creamery Road.At Bradford’s March 2 Town Meeting, voters approved an article to cease scoping for the proposed sidewalk....

To Raiders’ Reilly, rebuilding isn’t a dirty word
04-18-2024 5:56 PM


LEBANON — Dennis Reilly doesn’t shy away from the label “rebuilding season.” The first-year coach of the Lebanon High boys lacrosse team has a 26-player roster, and 19 are either freshmen or sophomores.“That’s the definition of rebuilding,” said...

Interim Lebanon Middle School principal to hold position permanently
04-18-2024 5:52 PM

LEBANON — The interim Lebanon Middle School principal will become permanent, according to a news release from the school district.Tom Harkins, who began his tenure as interim principal March 4, first took over leadership of the school after former...

2024 Upper Valley high school girls lacrosse guide
04-18-2024 5:49 PM

Two words best describe Upper Valley high school girls lacrosse: quality and consistency.All four squads made the playoffs last spring. While none came home with a state title, Hanover and Woodstock made their finals, with the Wasps’ trip coming at...

Hartford has through December to decide curbside recycling program’s fate
04-18-2024 5:30 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The Hartford Selectboard will decide by the end of the year whether to negotiate a new contract for its publicly-funded curbside recycling program or to discontinue the service.To allow the town time to explore its options, the...

Lebanon dominates ConVal in baseball opener
04-18-2024 4:33 PM

Editor’s note: To have your team’s results included in the Local Roundup, visit Lebanon 8, ConVal 0 Key players: Lebanon — Nick Brill, Jack Clary, Bennett Hewett Highlights: Brill went 2-for-4 with two...

James Parker granted parole for his role in Dartmouth professors’ stabbing deaths
04-18-2024 10:59 AM


CONCORD — A man who has served more than half of his life in prison for his role in the 2001 stabbing deaths of two married Dartmouth College professors as part of a plan to rob and kill people before fleeing overseas was granted parole Thursday.James...

Football helmet maker buys Lebanon’s Simbex
04-17-2024 7:31 PM


LEBANON — Riddell Sports, which makes the helmets worn by more than 75% of players in the National Football League, has purchased Simbex, a Lebanon-based company that revolutionized the monitoring of head impacts in athletics.The purchase price was...

Rivendell to hold ballot vote on reduced budget in May
04-17-2024 6:15 PM


ORFORD — A revote on a 2024-25 budget for the Rivendell Interstate School District will take place on Saturday, May 18.The Rivendell School Board set the date for in-person Australian ballot voting during a meeting Tuesday night, after residents from...

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