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Notes From the Garden: A Soup From the Root Cellar for Groundhog Day

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Old timers say that on Groundhog Day we should still have half our wood supply, or more. This year I had more than half as it’s been a warm winter. Or perhaps not a real winter at all. At the halfway point, I always want to have plenty of vegetables left from the summer, and I do. To celebrate Groundhog Day this year I made a soup of my own …

At the Hospitals: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Local Hospitals Release Community Health Needs Assessment Access to mental health care and affordable health insurance, prescription drugs prices, heroin and the misuse of pain medications are among the Upper Valley ’s most pressing health concerns, according to a report by local hospitals. The 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment is based on focus …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their …

Cardinal Boys Win Battle of the Have-Nots

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Newport — The Stevens and Newport boys basketball teams entered Tuesday night’s contest at Wheeler Gym winless in NHIAA Division III play. Despite two losses, the Cardinals did have at least one small edge: They lost by only four points to Hopkinton earlier in the season, while the …

Newport Girls Basketball Pulls Past Stevens

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Claremont — The Stevens High girls basketball team knocked off Hopkinton, 40-27, back on Dec. 18, and Cardinals coach Ivy Condon was hoping that this was the team she was going to see for the rest of the …

Norwich Resident’s Work Honored by The Garden Conservancy

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Unlike many garden authorities, Norwich resident Bill Noble did not start his career by going to college to study plants and serving as apprentice to a gardening pro. He moved to the Upper Valley in 1976 with degrees …

Trump Campaign Claims Upper Valley Supporters Who Say They Didn’t Commit

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

West Lebanon — Nancy Partington isn’t a fan of Donald Trump. The Woodsville resident plans to vote for a Republican in the upcoming New Hampshire presidential primary, but thinks the billionaire businessman can sometimes be “a little erratic.” …

Notes from the Garden: Make a Meal Grown From the Garden

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

A dozen years ago, I decided to become rich and famous by writing a bestselling book. I would travel the country, talking to farmers — some conventional, some organic, some using that “new” technology of the time, GMO agriculture. I thought my book would explain what eaters wanted …

How Do We Want to Die?

Monday, December 28, 2015

There’s an old Woody Allen quip that neatly sums up our ambivalence toward our own mortality: “I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” That may be a common viewpoint, but …

College Notes: Ex-Upper Valley Stars Filled Field Hockey Rosters

Friday, December 25, 2015

Let’s start off with the fall season: Field Hockey Bryant was 3-16 but freshman midfielder Emily Perryman (Lebanon) started every game and had five goals, two of which were deciding tallies during Bulldog victories. She added three assists. …

Notes From the Garden: Cut Flowers Are a Beautiful Bargain

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Technically, winter is here, despite the lack of snow. The sun is often lurking behind gray clouds, and on a good day we get just 9 hours of light. I miss the colors of summer. I still try …

2015-16 High School Bowling Preview

Sunday, December 20, 2015

For the bowling teams at Windsor High and Stevens High, this season is all about completing what they started. Both teams finished with high rankings in their respective states, but each fell short of their ultimate goals with …

Ready to Strike: Bowling in Vermont Aims for VPA Sanctioning

Sunday, December 20, 2015

For outsiders at least, it’s hard to imagine Vermont bowling as anything other than fully sanctioned. It certainly acts like it is. As a new season begins, the sport enters a crossroads, culminating in a May 2016 vote …