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River Valley Community College to Present Award to Hypertherm Exec

Claremont -- For her years of support of efforts to train and employ graduates of River Valley Community College in Claremont, and to generally widen access to job training, the school will confer its…

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Paul Brendel Dorain

Hanover, N.H. -- Paul Brendel Dorain died on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Kendal in Hanover, N.H. where he had lived for the past 12 years. He was 87 years old. Paul grew up in New Haven, Conn. and attended…

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Lebanon Schools To Buy Property

Lebanon -- The Lebanon School Board has reached agreement to purchase a nearly two-acre parcel of land neighboring Hanover Street and Lebanon High schools. The Evans Drive parcel is being sold by Ann…

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Cornish Combines Elementary Grades

Cornish -- The School Board voted this month to reconfigure the Cornish Elementary School class grades -- combining grades one and two, as well as three and four -- following the departure of a teacher…

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Frances J. Prior

White River Junction, Vt. -- Frances J. Prior, 65, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born March 10, 1949, in Rutland, Vt. a daughter of William and Dorothy (Severance)…

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John Waymire Cook, D.D.S.

Goshen, N.H. -- John Waymire Cook, D.D.S., 79, of Four Corners Road, Goshen, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, peacefully in his sleep at his eldest son, Jay Cook and daughter-in-law, Julie Cunningham-Cook's…

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Granville "Red" Austin

Washington, D.C. -- On Sunday, July 6, 2014, Granville "Red" Austin, 87, died at his home in Washington D.C. The youngest child of Captain Albert Murray Austin and Madeline Power, he was born in Boston…

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Forum, July 29: Change in Norwich; One for the Books in Bradford; Measles Prevention

Vocal Minority in Norwich To the Editor: I'm compelled to respond to Brian Livingston's attack on Norwich Town Manager Neil Fulton and the needs of the Norwich municipal workers ("A Pool, Not a Police…

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Respected VLS Professor Dies

South Royalton -- The community at Vermont Law School is mourning the expected death of professor Cheryl Hanna, an expert in constitutional law familiar to many from her frequent media appearances, where…

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Long Odds for Hospital Jobs

West Lebanon -- There were no drill sergeants in sight. No Outward Bound wilderness ordeals. No deals to vote anyone off the island. But as 350 job seekers flocked to a West Lebanon hotel Monday, formidable…

Jul 28
Dover Drops Lebanon in Jr. Legion Opener

Manchester -- Steve Cerrone is a talented wrestler, but it was he and his Lebanon Post 22 Junior American Legion baseball teammates who were dropped Friday. Facing Dover Post 8 in the opening game of the…

Jul 28
Post 22 Seniors Fall in Extras

Nashua, n.h. -- Ryan Corderio delivered Mike Wasserman with a 12th-inning sacrifice fly as Dover Post 8 handed Lebanon Post 22 its first loss of the New Hampshire Senior American Legion state tournament…

Jul 28
Editorial: Guilt -- It's What's for Dinner

Several recent articles about food could inspire a reworking of a famous ad campaign that once promoted a nice, juicy steak. Given heaping servings of doubt about the ethics of the American way of eating,…

Jul 28
Beach Ball

Playing around sunbathers, sand castle builders and wandering ducks, Sam Flint, 9, of Sunapee, plays baseball with a group of his friends at Dewey Beach on Lake Sunapee on July 21, 2014. (Valley News -…

Jul 28
Column: When America Shot Down a Passenger Jet

Fury and frustration still mount over the downing of Malaysia Air Flight 17, and justly so. But before accusing Russian President Vladimir Putin of war crimes or dismissing the entire episode as a tragic…

Jul 28
Dwayne Johnson Stars in 'Hercules'

Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned…

Jul 28
Column: A Disengaged President Fails to Grasp This Moment in History

The president's demeanor is worrying a lot of people. From the immigration crisis on the Mexican border to the Islamic State rising in Mesopotamia, Barack Obama seems totally detached. When he does interrupt…

Jul 28
Wayne Lee Armstrong

Lebanon, N.H. -- Wayne Lee Armstrong, 90, of Genesis Eldercare in Lebanon died Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Wayne was born in Norwich, Vt. on Dec. 11, 1923, to George M, and Wilma (Greenwood) Armstrong. …

Jul 28
Paul T. Shannon

Hanover, N.H. -- A memorial service for Paul T. Shannon who died March 26, 2014 will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the Church of Christ at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. Arrangements…

Jul 28
in 'Lucy,' Scarlett Johansson's Powerful Mind Is Unlocked and Ready to Kill

The theme of Lucy may be the potential of the human mind, but the less time any human spends thinking about its largely nonsensical plot, the better. The slickly executed bullet-riddler about brainpower…

Jul 28
Louise Y. Gow

Hanover, N.H. -- Louise Y. Gow, 95, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Kendal at Hanover. She was born January 29, 1919, in Tientsin, China, to Molin Li and Ruth Wei. In 1938, she came to the United States…

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Madeline M. LaHaye

Lebanon, N.H. -- Madeline M. LaHaye, 87, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in the comfort of her home while surrounded by her family. She was born on March 18, 1927, to the late Emmit & Madeline…

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Forum, July 26: War and Peace in Palestine; Long Live the Co-op; McCoy's Ugly Slander

War and Peace in Palestine To the Editor: A recent writer to the Forum, Dan Leggett ("Killing To What End?," July 23), complains of the ruthless bombing of children in Gaza. While he's in the safety…

Jul 28
'And So It Goes' Paints By Numbers

From its opening aerial shots of the picturesque waterfront of Bridgeport, Conn., And So It Goes feels familiar -- to a fault. The late-in-life romantic comedy, starring Michael Douglas as a curmudgeonly…

Jul 28
The Nature Of Writing

Woodstock -- Former Middlebury College English and Environmental Studies Professor John Elder encouraged students to see the outdoors in a new way through a workshop at the Forest Center at Marsh-Billings-Rochefeller…