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Welcome, Wagging

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Robyn Farwell, of West Lebanon, makes sure that every Marley’s Doggie Bag has a bag of dog treats during a volunteer bag-stuffing event at the Kilton Public Library on Saturday. Marley’s Doggie Bags was founded by Tina Kebalka, of Lebanon, after she picked up her new puppy, Marley, from the P.E.T.S. LLC transport truck last year. “I realized that this …

Cottage Hospital Project On Track

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Woodsville — A 16,000-square-foot, $4.3 million building with clinical and administrative space is under construction at Cottage Hospital and on track to open by September, …

Richards Free Library Digitizes Newspaper Archive

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Newport — In the past, searching Richards Free Library’s newspaper archives meant queuing up rolls of decades-old microfilm and scrolling through pages one by one. …

New Hampshire Liquor Commission cautions that new competition south of the border could be drain on sales

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Concord — The state Liquor Commission is warning lawmakers that a new spirits retailer planning to expand in Massachusetts could be a drain on New Hampshire sales. Maryland-based Total Wine & More, a big-box national chain, is set …

A Champion’s Next Challenge: At 29, Norwich’s Hannah Kearney Makes the Leap Into Retirement

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Norwich — Life begins at 65 — miles per hour, that is — in a pickup truck, on an interstate, pointed west, with a dog as co-pilot. It begins two time zones away with the resumption of school, …

Sanders Speaks Out In Hanover

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hanover — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has remained coy about whether he’ll run for president, but as he spoke about presidential politics in front of a microphone at a house party Saturday afternoon, with camera crews from …

Helping to Save A Life

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hanging Out

Friday, April 17, 2015

Jon Gover, 13, relaxes in a tree at dusk in East Bethel on Thursday. Valley News — James M. Patterson …

Developer Proposes Solar Field

Friday, April 17, 2015

Woodstock — Some of the energy contained in the sunlight shining down on the grass of a pasture off Route 4 in Taftsville might soon be converted to 500 kilowatts of electricity, enough to power about 90 homes, …

Committee Makes Pick for New Lebanon High Principal

Friday, April 17, 2015

Lebanon — The committee searching for a new Lebanon High School principal has selected the dean of students at Hanover High School as the sole finalist for the job. The candidate, Ian Smith, of Lebanon, is set to meet with community members next week. Interim Superintendent Joanne Roberts, …

Vt. House Passes Gun Bill

Friday, April 17, 2015

Montpelier — The Vermont House on Friday passed a bill designed to keep guns out of the hands of convicted felons and people who are dangerously mentally ill. The measure approved by an 80-62 vote is similar to a version already approved by the Senate. One difference is …

State Approves Mt. Sunapee Expansion

Friday, April 17, 2015

Newbury, n.h. — The state gave preliminary and conditional approval Thursday to a long-contentious expansion on Mount Sunapee. At a meeting in Newbury, Department of Resources and Economic Development Commissioner Jeffrey Rose said the west bowl expansion could …

Enfield’s La Salette Shrine to Stay Open After Fears of Closing

Friday, April 17, 2015

Enfield — A decision-making body in the La Salette religious order has moved to keep the Enfield shrine open and maintained by La Salette missionaries, meaning that no land or buildings will be sold. The vote made by …