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Clinton Recalls Time at Dartmouth

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Hanover — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton cheered recent Supreme Court decisions in favor of same-sex marriage and the Affordable Care Act and called for “(taking) on the gun lobby one more time” during an outdoor campaign stop at Dartmouth College on Friday, pushing a progressive image as contender Bernie Sanders climbs the New Hampshire polls. “I take a back …

Royalton Swimming Hole Donated to Town

Saturday, July 4, 2015

S outh Royalton — Pinch Rock, a rocky swimming hole area jutting into the White River across the street from Peg Elmer’s pale green home, …

Claremont Properties Reappraised

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Claremont — The city has denied 11 of the 20 property tax abatements for commercial properties that were filed after last year’s citywide reappraisal. Of …

A Life: Norman Runnion, 1929-2015; ‘It Would Never Have Occurred to Me to Be Anything Else’

Monday, June 29, 2015

Brookfield, Vt. — Ask Norman Runnion for his life story and he’d point to a newspaper. Take the old Kansas City Journal-Post, where he played as a child while his father pounded on a manual typewriter. Or the …

No Time to Waste: Major Provisions of Vermont Recycling Law Go Into Effect This Week

Sunday, June 28, 2015

“Nobody really knows what’s going to happen when this goes into effect on July 1,” Todd Allen, the chairman of Hartford’s Solid Waste Advisory Committee, told town leaders earlier this month. “It’s a little bit of uncharted waters.” …

Nonprofit Seeks to Buy West Lebanon Subsidized Apartments

Sunday, June 28, 2015

West Lebanon — An Upper Valley nonprofit housing group is trying to buy two subsidized housing complexes in West Lebanon, including the 50 units at Pine Tree Lane Apartments where tenants have been told the rental assistance available …

Celebrating Lifelong Bonds

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Hanover — Chitchat and laughter, iced tea, brownies and burgers, a picnic yesterday at Storrs Pond Recreation Area for the Hanover High School class of 1950 featured the familiar ingredients of a family reunion. Which, in a way, …

Exploring the ‘Cool Science’

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Comfortable temperatures and, with luck, some vacation time, make summer the perfect season to get out and enjoy the sunshine. But don’t forget life after the sun goes down. Star parties and viewings at local observatories offer a …

Road Closure Expected in Weathersfield

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Weathersfield — Baltimore Road will be closed to through traffic from July 1 to Aug. 14 at a point 0.9 mile west of Route 106. The closure, just west of 811 Baltimore Road, will allow the town to replace a large culvert damaged by Tropical Storm Irene. Homes …

Gay Marriage Coast to Coast

Saturday, June 27, 2015

White River Junction — As Vermont Law School professor Jackie Gardina absorbed the news Friday morning that the Supreme Court had ruled in favor of national marriage equality, she received a text from her wife, Lauren Bassing, who …

Child Care Center Is Latest Target of Outsourcing at DHMC

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — About 35 workers in the child care center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will soon be under the management of an outside company, the hospital announced Wednesday. It was the second such announcement of the outsourcing of a medical center operation in recent weeks. Hospital officials said …

Fireworks Displays Set For Lebanon

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — City residents will have two opportunities to view fireworks this year and next in a compromise intended to satisfy both the traditionalists and less conventional. Recreation & Parks Department Director Paul Coats found the necessary funding to accommodate those who would like to have fireworks on …

Local & Regional Briefs for Saturday, June 27, 2015

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Sunday Vigil Planned for Shooting Victim Windsor — A candlelight vigil for Molly Helland, the 23-year-old Windsor woman who was shot and killed by her estranged boyfriend, will be held Sunday night. A public celebration of her life is planned for 8 p.m. Sunday on the common in …