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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...

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New Hampshire has no locally owned casinos in operation, state eyes new regulations
07-23-2024 7:01 PM


New Hampshire’s casino industry is growing rapidly, with 12 active casinos and four more in the pipeline, yet none are locally owned.Originally intended to be small, locally owned establishments designed to support local charities and nonprofits, many...

Claremont man transported to hospital for mental health evaluation after city hall lockdown
07-23-2024 6:00 PM

CLAREMONT — The Claremont City Hall Complex was put into lockdown on Monday morning when a 28-year-old Claremont man walked into the lobby of the city’s police station and threatened to take his own life with an armed handgun, according to police.The...

Dartmouth Health’s IT systems ‘fully operational’ following global outage
07-23-2024 4:00 PM

LEBANON — Dartmouth Health “is fully operational system-wide” after its computer systems were affected by last Friday’s global technology outage.On Friday, Dartmouth Health reported that its medication dispensing machines were among the tools affected...

White River Junction VA hosts open house to connect veterans with services
07-23-2024 3:30 PM

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Veterans and their family members can learn more about how to apply for benefits during an event scheduled for next week.During the gathering — which takes place Saturday, Aug. 3 from noon to 4 p.m. at the White River Junction...

Route 14 railroad underpass reopens in Royalton
07-23-2024 2:46 PM

ROYALTON — Route 14 between Vesper Road and Meadow Lane has reopened.The stretch of the state highway in Royalton was closed for about two weeks before reopening on Monday to allow for the replacement of a railroad bridge that crosses over Route...

Quick response and sprinklers prevent serious fire damage for Bridgewater furniture maker
07-22-2024 8:01 PM


BRIDGEWATER — Furniture maker Charles Shackleton is crediting a fast response from Bridgewater and Woodstock firefighters along with a recently updated sprinkler system with dousing an “electrical fire” that broke out at the ShackletonThomas furniture...

Woodstock voters to decide fate of new short-term rental ordinance
07-22-2024 7:30 PM


WOODSTOCK — Voters in both the town and village will consider whether to overturn new identical ordinances governing short-term rentals in each jurisdiction during two separate Special Town Meetings next week.A “no” vote upholds the ordinances that...

Hanover prosecutor charges 20 more protesters with violations; 4 others get off
07-21-2024 7:34 PM


HANOVER — The Hanover Police prosecutor filed charges on Thursday in Lebanon District Court for the last batch of the 89 people arrested on May 1 during a pro-Palestinian protest on the Dartmouth Green.Prosecutor Mariana Pastore charged 20 additional...

A Life: Mary Koloski was ‘like an unfiltered version of Dear Abby’
07-21-2024 7:01 PM


CLAREMONT — Inside Time-Out Americana Grill is a small food pantry for people in need. The offerings are located in the entryway and include boxes of fresh produce, breads and canned goods.Mary Koloski, the restaurant’s co-founder, started the food...

Community college tuition frozen for sixth consecutive year
07-21-2024 6:31 PM


Tuition at New Hampshire’s seven community colleges will not increase this coming school year, the Community College System of New Hampshire announced Thursday.Since 2018, a full community college course load has cost $6,450 per year or $215 per...

West Lebanon warehouse damaged in fire
07-21-2024 5:00 PM

WEST LEBANON — A Benning Street warehouse was damaged in a fire Thursday evening.Lebanon firefighters responded to a fire alarm activation at 82 Benning St. shortly after 9:30 p.m., according to a Lebanon Fire Department news release. No one was...

Twin States discuss health care access issues
07-21-2024 4:31 PM


WINDSOR — Two events in the Upper Valley this week highlighted the challenges facing rural health care systems in the Twin States, along with a tentative step forward in making that care sustainable. On Monday evening, about 30 people gathered in the...

Upper Valley school notes for July 22, 2024
07-21-2024 3:00 PM

Post-secondary graduationsThe following Upper Valley residents earned bachelor’s degrees from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn., this spring: Grace Davis, East Thetford, civil engineering; Michael Cimis, Hanover, supply chain management; and Owen...

Plainfield selectman keeps his seat
07-20-2024 4:01 PM


PLAINFIELD — A month after he submitted it, Plainfield Selectboard Chairman Eric Brann said he would rescind his letter of resignation.Instead of departing, Brann said he would remain on the board until the next election at Town Meeting next March.In...

Kenyon: How much do Upper Valley landlords have to raise rents to stay in business?
07-19-2024 8:00 PM


With all of her wheeling and dealing this summer, real estate investor and developer Jolin Kish seems bent on turning Hanover into her personal Monopoly board.Kish started by selling four of her residential properties on West Wheelock Street to...

Residents question Hartford’s payout to former superintendent
07-19-2024 7:31 PM


HARTFORD — Community members peppered the School Board with questions about the recent departure of and severance payment to former Superintendent Tom DeBalsi at a special meeting on Thursday night, yet most of the questions remained unanswered.After...

Goose Pond drawdown alters landscape
07-19-2024 6:32 PM


CANAAN — During the recent warm, humid weather, any swimmer or boater headed for relief at Goose Pond would have been out of luck.Since the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Service’s Dam Bureau began drawing down the water in Goose Pond in...

Upper Valley health care providers, businesses disrupted by tech outages
07-19-2024 5:31 PM


LEBANON — Upper Valley emergency service agencies, health care providers and businesses felt the impact of a global internet outage that started early Friday morning.Around 9 a.m., Dartmouth Health reported that its “locations are experiencing a...

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...

Number of measles cases tied to Hanover traveler grows to five
07-19-2024 3:30 PM


HANOVER — The number of cases in a multistate outbreak of measles linked to an international traveler to Hanover in June has grown to five, according to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services.The fifth case in the outbreak is a...

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