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Demand Up at Food Pantries

White River Junction — Two of the Upper Valley’s largest food pantries are reporting some of the highest demand they’ve ever seen, while leaders at several other organizations agree that more families are seeking help. Sara Kobylenski, executive …

Area Retailers Are Pleased With Turnout

West Lebanon — At 12:30 p.m., with the temperature hovering around 27 degrees Fahrenheit, there was not a single parking space available at the Powerhouse Mall: Drivers circled the lot looking for a car to pull out and …

Twin States Stick Together

West Lebanon — Dozens of Vermont utility workers drove to central and southern New Hampshire Friday to aid tens of thousands of Granite State residents who remained without power following the Thanksgiving holiday storm. While the Upper Valley …

World & Nation Briefs for Saturday, Nov. 29

Fighting Against Islamic State Militants Turns Corner Kobani, Syria (ap) — Blocks of low-rise buildings with hollow facades, shattered concrete, streets strewn with rubble and overturned, crumpled remains of cars and trucks. Such is the landscape in Kobani, where the sounds of rifle and mortar fire resonate all …

Lease Term, Rent Main Concerns in Thetford Gun Range Talk

Thetford — With three proposed leases for the Upper Valley Fish & Game Club now before the Selectboard addressing such matters as hours and what types of weapons will be allowed at the shooting range on Five Corners …

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Valley Visual: Warming Up (3 Photos)
Monday, November 24, 2014