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With a fresh job title and new keys in hand, Lebanon High School Principal Tom Marshall tries a key to open a stairwell door at the High School in Lebanon, N.H.,  on July 21, 2014. Marshall started work as Principal on Friday morning, after finding out he had gotten the job on Thursday evening. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Lebanon High, Oxbow Hire Principals

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Lebanon — Summer isn’t all vacation for at least two Upper Valley school districts. School boards in Lebanon and Bradford, Vt., hired new principals for the upcoming school year at their respective meetings last week. Tom Marshall, formerly assistant principal at Oxbow Union High School in Bradford, has taken the helm at Lebanon High School, while educational consultant Doug Harris, …

A Life: Ernest "Ernie Covey," 1940 - 2014; ‘He Was a Cat Times Three – 27 Lives’ 

Monday, July 14, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — It might be a challenge to step out in a family of 12 children, but Ernie Covey always seemed to have a way of doing so — over and over again. Covey was mechanically competent from the start, learning the fine art of tinkering through careers that included timber harvesting, …

Man Climbs All 48 N.H. 4,000-Footers for Prouty

Saturday, July 12, 2014

The method with which Brad Taylor has chosen to contribute to the Prouty this year could be considered downright lunacy. Then again, that’s at least part of the idea. Taylor, 55, of Canterbury, N.H., is climbing Mount Moosilauke today to complete his “Full Moon 48” initiative, a summiting of all 48 of New Hampshire’s 4,000-foot summits between the full moons of June and …

The Swing’s the Thing: Vermont H.S. Golfers Finally Getting on the Course

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The Vermont Principals Association usually plans for its golf teams to get into action last among the spring sports, given the need to wait for the state’s courses to become playable first. It nearly didn’t work out that …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Lax Rallies Past Patriots

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Bennington, Vt. — Down five entering the fourth quarter, the Woodstock High boys lacrosse team stormed all the way back to beat host Mount Anthony 11-10 in overtime on Haven Lantz’s game-winner. The Wasps (3-2) trailed 10-5 heading …

Letter: Stay Safe on Green Up Day

Saturday, May 3, 2014

To the Editor: Green Up Day workers should use care when picking up trash. There are all sorts of things illegally disposed of that can hurt you if not handled properly. It would be naive to think no one was making methamphetamine in this area when it is …

Bradford, Vt., Voters Overturn Approval of New Fire Truck

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Bradford Fire Department will not add a versatile new fire truck to its fleet this year after voters rescinded approval for the purchase. Residents at a special Town Meeting on Tuesday night voted, 108-77, to undo the action taken at the annual Town Meeting …

Local Roundup: Stevens’ Hussey Shines Under the Lights in No-Hitter

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Claremont — Ruthlessly efficient from the start, Chase Hussey tossed a no-hitter to lead the Stevens High baseball team to a 9-0 victory over Kearsarge under the lights at Barnes Park on Monday night. Hussey, a junior, needed …

Vermont Roads Dominate the 2014 Big Muddy Awards

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Are dirt roads driving your vehicle, rather than the other way around? Has a thick layer of rock-studded muck taken up residence inside the wheel wells? Does driving faster than 40 mph make your car vibrate violently? Don’t …

Vt. Cops Lag in Mental Health Training

Sunday, April 27, 2014

West Lebanon — Only 43 percent of town police officers on the Vermont side of the Upper Valley have taken an eight-hour training course that prepares officers for dealing with individuals in the throes of a mental health …

Corinth to Hold Another Vote on New Firehouse Proposal

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Corinth — Voters will go back to the polls next month to decide again whether to build a new firehouse in town after 161 residents presented a petition to Corinth officials to take a second look at the project. Town Clerk Nancy Ertle said this week that what …

Roland E. Ladeau

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Lake City, Fla. — Graveside funeral services with military honors for Roland E. Ladeau, 93, who passed away Jan. 10, 2014, at the VA Medical facility in Lake City, will be held on May 3, 2014, at 12 noon in the family lot in the Boltonville Cemetery in …

New Oxbow Coach Gets Assist From Spouse

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Donna Hatch never saw herself as a high school sports coach, but there she was Wednesday, not only leading the Oxbow Union High girls lacrosse team, but coming in contact with her boisterous assistant during …