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Alice Peck Day President Sue Mooney and Dartmouth-Hitchcock President James Weinstein speak of the communication and collaboration process the two hospitals are undergoing in the midst of an affiliation during an interview in Lebanon, N.H., on August 27, 2015. (Valley News - Sarah Priestap) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Alice Peck Day, Dartmouth-Hitchcock to Affiliate; Changes to Birthing Center Likely

Friday, August 28, 2015

Lebanon — Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital will become Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s newest affiliate, should the state approve the agreement the two institutions expect to file in September. APD, an 83-year-old community hospital in Lebanon, said it would focus on patients requiring fewer consultations and less intensive care than that available at Dartmouth-Hitchcock under the agreement, an outline of which was released …

Weekend Construction on I-91 Northbound Bridge to Begin Tonight; Delays Expected in WRJ

Thursday, August 27, 2015

White River Junction — The Vermont Agency of Transportation is urging drivers and pedestrians to avoid the area around Interstate 91’s Exit 11 interchange in …

School Will Have Narcan

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Hartford — The Hartford School Board reversed its position on an overdose antidote Wednesday evening, unanimously voting to draft procedures to equip the school district’s …

Hanover, Property Owner Near Deal on Public Parking Lot

Monday, August 24, 2015

Hanover — A pending deal between the Selectboard and a downtown property owner may provide the town with much-needed extra space for public parking. Steve Buskey, who owns an empty lot at 9 Allen St., is considering lending …

Windsor Cop Who Shot Suspect Is Under Fire

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Windsor — Last November, the Windsor Police Department chalked up what seemed like a victory in its local war on drugs. Two officers had set up a drug-buy sting. When their target’s car allegedly sped toward them, one …

Lebanon High Graduate Earns Eagle Scout Rank

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Lebanon — Joe Flanagan, a member of Boy Scout Troop 279 in Lebanon, recently achieved the highest rank in scouting. Held Aug. 15 at the Congregational Church, his Eagle Scout ceremony was attended by family, friends and fellow …

Granite United Way ‘Day of Caring’ Projects and Volunteers Needed

Sunday, August 23, 2015

West Lebanon — Project proposals and volunteers are needed for Granite United Way’s annual Day of Caring next month. Held in several regions across New Hampshire and in Windsor County in Vermont, the event matches nonprofits that need work done with people willing to do it. In 2014, …

Roaring 20s Series: A Sense of Where You Are, and Why, Contemplated by Grafton’s Andrew Cushing

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Andrew Cushing loves Grafton. A lot. So much so, the 25-year-old jokes, that his dating situation in Philadelphia, where he’s halfway through graduate studies in historic preservation at the University of Pennsylvania, has gotten to the point where …

Scientists: Ice Bucket Challenge Sparked ALS Breakthroughs

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Just one year ago, Facebook feeds were awash with videos and photos of people pouring buckets of cold water on their heads all in the name of medical research. At the time, the Ice Bucket Challenge had become …

‘She Doesn’t Back Off’: Sullivan County Manager Battles ALS Diagnosis

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Newport — For 4½ months between the late-summer night that friends noticed her slurring her words and the midwinter day that neurologists identified the source of the problem, Sullivan County Manager Jessie Levine wondered which enemy she’d be …

Dates Set for Vermont River Cleanups

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Activities marking Vermont’s River Cleanup Month are being scheduled for September, and volunteers are needed to help out. Watersheds United Vermont, a network of local watershed groups, is working with American Rivers and the Connecticut River Watershed Council to coordinate the statewide effort. Locally, the cleanups include two …

Lebanon Grad Presents at CRREL

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Heather Selmer, left, discusses “Advancement to Autonomous Rovers” with Loren Wehmeyer, who heads the research and engineering division for the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, during the lab’s 2015 Research Symposium in Hanover on Aug. …

Camping for a Cause: Storrs Pond Event Helps Child and Family Services

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Hanover — Following the collapse of the Upper Valley’s only parental visitation center last fall, social worker Jeannette Birge said she has sometimes received calls from parents who have waited up to six months to see their children. …