Sunny
48°
Sunny
Hi 73° | Lo 52°

Boy, 2, Had Internal Injuries

White River Junction — A 31-year-old Hartford man pleaded not guilty on Thursday to a charge of second-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend’s young son last summer. At the end of the arraignment, a judge ordered …

Schools Offer Options To Lebanon Students

Lebanon — In the wake of Lebanon College’s announcement last week that it would be canceling fall classes and moving toward closing the school, other area schools have begun scrambling to attract the college’s former pupils. Lebanon College President Ron Biron said once word got out that the …

Claremont Closer to Smoke Ban

Claremont — After a few failed attempts, the City Council has passed an ordinance that would ban smoking in most city parks in all but designated areas. The ordinance will be presented at a public hearing in September and voted on again after a second reading. Unlike previous …

Norwich Selectboard Postpones Meeting on Town Manager

Norwich — Discord among town officials bubbled to the surface on Wednesday after the Selectboard voted to hold, but then postponed, a closed-door discussion of Town Manager Neil Fulton’s performance. There was no explanation at Wednesday night’s Selectboard …

Boy, 2, Had Internal Injuries

White River Junction — A 31-year-old Hartford man pleaded not guilty on Thursday to a charge of second-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend’s young son last summer. At the end of the arraignment, a judge ordered …

Compiled by Web Editor Maggie Cassidy and contributors from across the newsroom, the Dispatch blog delivers breaking news, multimedia projects, announcements, short reports highlighting life in the Upper Valley and links to other items of interest.

  • Editor's Picks - Aug. 3-9, 2014

    Work by the Valley News photography staff published Aug. 3-9, 2014. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society Animal Camp

    Children from around the Upper Valley spend a week learning about pets and animals at the Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society Animal Camp in Brownsville, Vt. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Touchline vs. Central Supply boys soccer

    Touchline vs. Central Supply boys soccer in the New Hampshire Soccer Conference Division IV title game on Aug. 9, 2014, in Henniker, N.H. Central Supply won, 2-1. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Editor's Picks - July 27-Aug. 2, 2014

    Work by the Valley News photography staff published July 27 to Aug. 2, 2014. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl football

    Vermont and New Hampshire high school football players face off at the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl game in Hanover, N.H., on August 2, 2014. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Lebanon vs. Bedford junior Legion baseball

    Lebanon vs. Bedford junior Legion baseball at Manchester, N.H., on July 30, 2014. Bedford won, 8-7. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Editor's Picks - July 20-26, 2014

    Work by the Valley News photography staff published July 20-26, 2014. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Lebanon vs. Salem junior Legion baseball

    Lebanon vs. Salem junior Legion baseball at Manchester, N.H., on July 27, 2014. Lebanon won, 9-3. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Editor's Picks - July 13-19, 2014

    Work by the Valley News photography staff published July 13-19, 2014. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Hartford at Norwich girls soccer

    Hartford D4 at Dan & Whit's Quatro girls soccer on July 20, 2014, in Norwich, Vt. Dan & Whit's Quatro won, 5-1. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Manchester at Lebanon Legion baseball

    Manchester at Lebanon Legion baseball in Lebanon, N.H., on July 19, 2014. Lebanon won, 2-0. Purchase photo reprints »

  • Twin State Basketball Classic

    The 32nd Twin State Basketball Classic held in Keene, N.H., on July 19, 2014. Vermont won the girls game, 79-66, and New Hampshire the boys, 91-75. Purchase photo reprints »