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Vermont-raised singer-songwriterAnais Mitchell is to perform at Dartmouth College's Hopkins Center on July 24, 2014, at 8 p.m. (Courtesy photograph)

Entertainment Highlights: Anais Mitchell Workshops Her ‘Hadestown’ Song Cycle at Dartmouth

Thursday, July 24, 2014

During her concert tonight at Dartmouth’s Moore Theatre, Vermont-bred singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell expects to perform a few songs from Hadestown, her folk/rock opera that re-imagines the Greek myth of Orpheus and Euridyce, with her longtime collaborator Michael Chorney. Just not the full package, not yet. “It’s just me on stage with Michael (on guitar), playing anything I want,” the 33-year-old Mitchell said on the eve of her current concert tour, which will end at the Newport (R.I.) Folk Festival on Friday. “It isn’t focused on a particular batch of songs.” She won’t keep listeners waiting long for Hadestown : After Newport, Mitchell will spend three …

Forum, July 24: More Co-op; Less Greed; ‘Tabasco?’; All This and Chocolate Chips

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Employment Issues Are Complex To the Editor: With regard to Sunday’s editorial (“The Co-op Firings,” July 20): Everyone who has ever managed a business with many employees is familiar with the difficulties of personnel management and the delicate balance required between the need for fairness and transparency, on one hand, and team morale and protection from legal liability, on the other. I am …

Katherine Garland

Thursday, July 24, 2014

West Yarmouth, Mass. — Katherine Garland, 95, passed away in her home at Mayflower Place on Friday, July 18, 2014. She was born Aug. 23, 1918, in Springfield, Mass., the daughter of George W. Rice and Blanche Klakring Rice. A resident of Yarmouth Port, Mass., since 1973, she grew up in Springfield and was a 1935 graduate of Classical High School. She graduated …

Experience Pays a Dividend: For Russell, 2013’s Successes Turn Into 2014’s Opportunities

Monday, July 14, 2014

Burlington — Winning the New England Amateur and Vermont Amateur in the span of less than a month last summer opened a lot of doors this year for Grantham’s Evan Russell, and for that he’s thankful. Repeating at …

Forum: More on Co-op Employment Polices; Norwich Library Looks Ahead

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Co-op Acted in Accord With Policies To the Editor: The Hanover Co-op Board of Directors would like to correct some of the disappointing misinformation recently published in the Valley News and local listservs about our Co-op and our employees. We have taken time to deliberate carefully as a …

Thousands Raise Millions at Prouty

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Lebanon — Seven years ago, four “good buddies” cycled 100 miles for the Prouty as part of an unofficial Cardigan Mountain School team. Since then, the group has grown to about 100 students, faculty and friends — and …

2,200 Miles to Glory: Lyme Resident on AT Adventure

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Hanover — Lucy Gamble was 7 years old when she first noticed through hikers passing through the Upper Valley on the Appalachian Trail. “I was with my dad (Thomas) crossing the Ledyard Bridge, which, of course, is part …

Lebanon Man’s Fundraiser Tops $16,000 to Fight CF

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Hanover — The returns are in, and they add up to a record landslide in Robert Plante’s quest to vote cystic fibrosis off the island. According to the Northern New England chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a total of 55 walkers and runners, along with sponsoring businesses, …

Giant Oak Comes Out Of Hiding

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Hanover — Th e champion Northern red oak of Grafton County stands sedately among pedestrian pines, along one of the Hanover Conservancy’s side trails on Balch Hill. How sedate? Even most of its human neighbors didn’t appreciate its …

Hanover Native Rowing for Team USA

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Hanover — Heidi Robbins travels the world with the U.S. women’s rowing team, yet continually finds herself in familiar surroundings. Robbins, 23, works and trains at Princeton University, where the Hanover native graduated last year with a degree …

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 …

Dartmouth to Offer Native American Studies in N.M.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College, originally intended by founder Eleazar Wheelock to educate Native Americans, will offer an off-campus program through its Department of Native American Studies for the first time in its history. The Santa Fe, N.M., program, …

Forum, July 11: You Snubbed a Good Parade; Math Rules Don’t Add Up; Vanity and Immorality; The Co-op Debate

Friday, July 11, 2014

Paper Snubbed a Good Parade To the Editor: The Lebanon High School Alumni Day parade is a long-time tradition for us folks who live in Lebanon. It’s a big deal! It’s a fun time for classmates working on the floats as a team and a joy to behold …