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Nick Barry, of Lake Placid, Fla. moves boxes from a 53 ft. moving trailer to a U-Haul truck in Lyme, N.H., on Aug. 27, 2015. Barry and his two brothers and father work for Vernay Moving. The four of them were unloading the trailer because it was too large to drive on the dirt road where the items were being delivered. It took them about twelve loads.(Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)
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Oversized Load

Monday, August 31, 2015

Nick Barry, of Lake Placid, Fla., moves boxes from a 53-foot moving trailer to a smaller U-Haul truck in Lyme last week. Barry and his two brothers and father work for Vernay Moving. The four of them were unloading the trailer because it was too large for the dirt road where the items were being delivered. It took about a …

Orthodox Dartmouth Students Demand Stricter Kosher Fare

Monday, August 31, 2015

Hanover — Students at Dartmouth College are petitioning administrators to institute a higher standard of kosher dining, arguing the college’s current methods of food preparation …

Hartford to Get Conduct Code For Athletics

Monday, August 31, 2015

Hartford — Superintendent Tom DeBalsi has asked for volunteers to serve on a committee that would help draft a code of conduct for coaches, student …

Stevens Union Files Labor Complaint

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Claremont — The union representing the school district’s teachers filed an unfair labor practice complaint Thursday against the School Board over the new schedule at Stevens High School and is requesting that the state labor relations board issue a “cease and desist” order to prohibit implementation of the …

Lebanon Pathway On Hold

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Lebanon — A proposal to connect the Lebanon Middle School to the Lebanon Veteran’s Memorial Pool and the city’s downtown now is stalled due to a lack of support from school officials. School Board Chairman Jeff Peavey cited …

Newport, Sunapee Get DUI Checkpoints

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Newport — New Hampshire State Police on Thursday announced they will conduct sobriety checkpoints in Newport and Sunapee at the end of this month or in early September, due to “the increasing incidents of drinking and driving” in the area. Authorized by a Superior Court judge and funded …

Lawyers Recommend New Settlement in Milk Suit

Thursday, August 27, 2015

A class action lawsuit that accused two dairy groups of manipulating the Northeast milk market and driving small farmers out of business is one step closer to being settled. Attorneys for the plaintiffs in the antitrust lawsuit Allen v. Dairy Farmers of America have asked U.S. District Court …

Vt. Calls for Level-Funded Budget

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Montpelier — The Shumlin administration is asking departments and agencies to submit level-funded budgets for the coming fiscal year. In a letter, Justin Johnson, the secretary of the Agency of Administration, urged commissioners and secretaries to be “extremely cautious and restrained” as they develop budgets. The budget instructions …

Newly Opened Prosper Valley School Joins Pomfret, Bridgewater Students

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Pomfret — In some ways the arrival of students at The Prosper Valley School Wednesday morning in Pomfret was unremarkable, just like first days of school across the Upper Valley. Some young friends greeted each other, bounced basketballs …

Privacy, Price of Body Cameras Splits Norwich Selectboard

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Norwich — Members of the Selectboard were divided on Wednesday over the potential benefits of equipping the town’s police officers with body cameras, a move advocated by the police chief. Spurred by the availability of a $5,000 state grant, police Chief Doug Robinson proposes to provide his officers …

Claremont Approves Tax Relief for Mill Building Rehabilitation

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Claremont — The City Council enthusiastically approved a tax relief program for a vacant mill building on Water Street Wednesday night and local business owners Sarah and Jeff Barrette plan to move their Pleasant Street business, The Ink Factory, there in early July after completing extensive renovations. “Thank …

Rubio Has Eyes on Economy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Orford — Under a bright morning sun, addressing a crowd on Wednesday with many first-time voters, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., outlined a policy platform that he said would bring about an “economic renaissance” in America. Rubio, who …

Tunbridge To Keep Ambulance

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Tunbridge — Voters sided with Chelsea-based First Branch Ambulance Wednesday night, rejecting a proposal for a new shared ambulance service with Royalton and Sharon that would take over the North Tunbridge coverage area. The proposal was rejected in …