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Breaking point: With coveted wood facing restrictions, musicians who use bows face a choice
04-24-2023 5:17 PM


LEBANON — There’s no sheet music for navigating the world of international trade controversy, but the musicians at the Upper Valley Music Center are trying their best to sight-read.The sale and possession of the Brazilian red wood that is used to...

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


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...

A Life: Jim McGoff; ‘If he felt he was right, he wasn’t going to change’
04-24-2023 4:56 PM


ORFORD — The annual Orford Town Meeting would be only a couple of articles into voting on town budget items when a familiar voice would shout from his seat in the bleachers at the back of the school auditorium.“Paper ballot! Paper ballot!” came the...

Hospital affiliation hearing to be held on May 18
04-24-2023 3:01 PM

CLAREMONT — The New Hampshire Charitable Trusts Unit is scheduled to hold a public hearing on the proposed affiliation between Dartmouth Health and Valley Regional at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 18 in Claremont.The Lebanon-based health system, the...

New Hampshire Housing estimates 60,000 units needed by 2030
04-23-2023 4:23 PM


For three decades economists have signaled that New Hampshire has a “housing mismatch” — or an Econ 101 issue where demand supersedes supply of available houses. But new numbers released by New Hampshire Housing illustrate what a vast discrepancy this...

Lebanon airport travel soaring to new highs after pandemic turbulence
04-23-2023 4:17 PM


WEST LEBANON — Commercial travel at Lebanon Municipal Airport is on an upswing in 2023, with ridership on flights to Boston and New York on pace to surpass pre-pandemic levels.Cape Air, a Massachusetts-based airline that provides daily round trips...

Businesses brace for 18-month closing of Lyme-East Thetford bridge
04-23-2023 4:11 PM


LYME — Long planned — and panned by some residents — the 18-month closure of the Lyme-East Thetford bridge will commence Thursday, disrupting the daily routines of residents and businesses on both sides of the Connecticut River.The $8.94 million...

Newport event offers support for kinship caregivers
04-23-2023 4:10 PM


NEWPORT — Leanna Roberts followed along closely as her 5-year-old granddaughter, Layla, bounced from the sand-art table to the face-painting station inside the Newport Rec Center Saturday morning. The two were there to enjoy a variety of free...

Chance to coach Hanover softball gets athletic director back to her roots
04-23-2023 9:05 AM


NORWICH — Megan Sobel knows as well as anyone that softball is not a marquee sport at Hanover High.Since becoming the school’s athletic director in 2018, Sobel has overseen championship teams in soccer, hockey, tennis and much more. The softball...

Kenyon: Underpaid at Gifford
04-23-2023 4:28 AM


In late December, two longtime respiratory therapists at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph discovered an unexpected bonanza — roughly $100,000 each — in their final paychecks of 2022.Until last year, Timothy Flanagan and David Gehlbach were unaware...

Vermont lawmakers have not addressed legalities of private school tuition
04-23-2023 4:26 AM


Vermont lawmakers have not resolved a constitutional question raised by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last year on public funding of religious schools.The Legislature’s inaction raises the possibility that the state could face further legal action...

Local roundup: Barwood sets scoring record as Hartford boys lacrosse pounds Otter Valley
04-22-2023 10:05 PM

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Joseph Barwood scored five goals and became the Hartford High boys lacrosse program’s all-time leading goal scorer with 150 as the Hurricanes routed Otter Valley, 17-1.Barwood surpassed Reece Thompson, a 2019 graduate, who still...

Local roundup: Sacerdote leads Hanover baseball past Pelham
04-22-2023 11:01 AM

NORWICH — Sam Sacerdote shut down Pelham over five innings, throwing 60 pitches with nine strikeouts on two hits to lead the Hanover High baseball team to an 8-1 win.Alex Boone threw two scoreless innings to close the game out. Hanover surrendered an...

Lebanon girls tennis returns, 14 deep, after yearlong absence
04-22-2023 10:43 AM


LEBANON — A few short months ago, Lebanon High was facing the distinct possibility of a second consecutive season without a varsity girls tennis team.Head coach Rob Johnstone was in Dubai last spring, where his wife is working at an American school,...

Concord casino faces planning board delays 
04-22-2023 9:00 AM


Developers expressed frustration Wednesday night when planning board members delayed moving forward on an application for a proposed 43,000-square-foot casino, bar and hotel on the city’s East Side. Last month, Concord Fire Chief John Chisholm and...

Police: Woman injured by train in Hartford
04-21-2023 6:28 PM

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A woman was reported in stable condition at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center on Friday morning after police responded to a call that she had been “hit by a train” and was found laying near the railroad tracks in White River...

Burglary report draws authorities to West Lebanon
04-21-2023 6:25 PM

WEST LEBANON — A reported burglary at a West Lebanon home prompted a heavy police response including more than 10 law enforcement vehicles, a police dog and officers with drawn weapons on Friday afternoon, neighbors reported.Lebanon police said an...

Claremont won’t renew Arrowhead club lease with current terms
04-21-2023 3:40 PM


CLAREMONT — The Arrowhead Recreation Club board has scheduled a public meeting for Tuesday to formulate a response to a letter from the city advising the club that the current lease, which expires in two years, will not be renewed in its present...

Van takes out Advance Transit shelter on Route 12A
04-21-2023 3:04 PM

WEST LEBANON — An elderly driver lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a bus stop near Jiffy Lube before coming to a rest in the parking lot of Glen Road Plaza in West Lebanon on Thursday.The 87-year-old was transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock...

Senior Solutions celebrates 50th anniversary
04-21-2023 1:39 PM

​​​​​SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Senior Solutions, a nonprofit organization that assists older adults, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a Senior Prom Gala April 28.The Springfield, Vt.-based council on aging was founded in 1973 and provides services...

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