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A racer competes in the 1929 Dartmouth Down-Mountain race on the Mount Moosilauke Carriage Road. The trail was home to the first U.S. ski race in 1927 as well as the first downhill race sanctioned by the National Ski Association six years later.
New England Ski Museum photograph

CCC Gave New England Skiing First Boost

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — For one afternoon, the history of the ski industry in New England took center stage at the Nolin Murray Center. New England Ski Museum executive director Jeff Leich presented “The CCC and the New England Ski Areas,” an hour-long lecture featuring photographs belonging to the Franconia, N.H., museum. The presentation was part of the Springfield Lecture Series offered by the University of Vermont’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute — a program whose mission is to provide affordable learning opportunities to people ages 50 and over throughout Vermont — and focused on the role of the U.S. government’s Civilian Conservation Corps in literally shaping …

Checking, and Connecting: Next Generation of Vermont Hunters Help Assess Herd Health

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Hartford — Hunters are required to report the deer they take, but during youth deer hunting weekend in Vermont, many end up providing more information than usual. That weekend, the state’s Fish and Wildlife Department sets up game reporting stations at two dozen sites across the state where biologists and volunteers with scales, …

Fiorina Eager for a Fight

Friday, November 6, 2015

Newport — Though she has fallen back in the polls since capturing national attention in the first Republican debates, former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, the lone woman in the large GOP presidential field, told her audience Thursday evening she is eager to take on Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee. “You know …

N.H. Legislature to Meet On Opioid Problem

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Newport — Gov. Maggie Hassan won approval Wednesday from the Executive Council to convene a special legislative session later this month to consider legislation that will address the state’s growing opiate and heroin crisis, which has claimed nearly …

At the Hospitals: Nov. 1, 2015

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Addiction Talk, Naloxone Training Scheduled in Lebanon Lebanon — A free presentation about addiction is set for Nov. 10, from 6-8 p.m., at Headrest, 14 Church St. The two-part session will begin with a presentation by Sarah Poisson, …

Upper Valley Students Win 4-H Awards at Cornish Fair

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Cornish — Winners of the Sullivan County 4-H member animal exhibitor awards at the Cornish Fair include students from across the Upper Valley. The annual fair is the culmination of 4-H work for clubs in Sullivan County, the …

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Royalton-Area Schools To Hold Merger Meeting South Royalton — The soon-to-be-formed White River Valley Supervisory Union will hold a public forum this weekend to tackle the biggest question facing educators: How to move forward in a way that best serves the students of the 10 constituent towns? The …

Autumn in the Air

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Steven Pleasant, of Charlestown, watches a movie — The Equalizer — while relaxing in a hammock he had tied to trees at a boat launch in Claremont on Monday. Pleasant had to be at work later. “I’m not …

Elaine W. Snelling

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Charlestown, N.H. — Elaine W. Snelling, 90, of 68 Unity Stage Rd, Charlestown, on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, peacefully joined Burt, her late husband, in eternal rest. Elaine was born in Tremont, Maine on Aug. 06, 1925, the daughter of Edwin and Madeline (Goodwin) Webster. Raised in Maine, …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Judge Delays Release of Footage Concord — A judge has delayed the limited release of body camera footage from a deadly shooting by police in July, allowing himself four extra days to consider objections from attorneys on various sides. Redacted clips were scheduled to be released Monday, according …

County to Boost Web Feed

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Unity — Later this fall, the county hopes to have resolved the problems it is having with interruptions of the video arraignments at district court involving suspects being held at the House of Corrections in Unity. Last week, the Claremont City Council voted to allow the county to …

Wedding: Raymond — Ryerson

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Cornish — Kaitlyn Brooke Raymond and Jason Allen Ryerson were married on May 30, 2015, at the Trinity Church of Cornish. The bride’s brother escorted her down the aisle. Justice of the Peace Vicki Lee, the bride’s aunt, …

‘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 …