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Michael Morell, former CIA deputy director, right, and Daniel Benjamin, the Norman E. McCulloch Jr. Director of the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, have a public conversation about international issues in the Cook Auditorium at Dartmouth in Hanover, N.H., on Sept. 30, 2014. Morell will be in residence at the Dickey Center for the rest of the week. (Valley News- Ariana van den Akker)

Ex-CIA Official Talks Security

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Hanover — A former deputy and acting director of the CIA was introduced as “the most interesting man in the world” to a packed auditorium at Dartmouth College during a public conversation on Tuesday afternoon in Hanover. Daniel Benjamin, the director of the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth, gave the introduction for Michael Morell, the former …

Liberty Utilities Customers’ Rate to Increase This Winter

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Lebanon — The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission has approved Liberty Utilities’ request for a winter energy charge rate increase, which could see the typical residential customer’s electric bill soar by more than $50. The increase in the energy charge from 7.7 cents per kilowatt-hour to 15.4 cents kwh would prompt the average household’s monthly electric bill to rise from $110 to $162. …

Young Writers Project:

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Young Writers Project last week launched a new digital literary magazine, The Voice, featuring the best writing, photography, audio and video from Vermont and New Hampshire students, Grades 3-12. The Voice is an interactive magazine published each month during the school year and available for viewing and sharing from YWP’s website, YoungWritersProject.org. It offers students a dynamic new way to publish their work …

Hanover Newcomer Finds Field Hockey to Her Liking

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

White River Junction — Julie Montgomery never played field hockey before this summer, but Hanover High is sure glad she came aboard. The athletic junior, whose best sport is ice hockey, beat two Hartford defenders late in the second half Tuesday, feeding teammate Georgina Stern for a 2-on-none …

Local Roundup: Hanover Volleys to Victory

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Weare, n.h. — Riding a 20-point run of serve from junior Zoe McElwain during the second set, the Hanover High volleyball team opened its season with an emphatic 3-0 sweep of John Stark on Monday evening. The Marauders (1-0) prevailed by scores of 25-13, 25-5 and 25-20, and …

Hanover Discusses Deer Herd

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Hanover — A panel of forest and game experts met in Howe Library on Monday night to discuss potential responses to the growing presence of deer, especially near the populated parts of town, where residents say they are …

Fresh Volunteer

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Volunteers spent Monday afternoon at nonprofit agencies across the Upper Valley participating in Granite United Way’s annual Upper Valley Day of Caring. Akhila Kovvuri, an incoming freshman at Dartmouth College, joined other student volunteers at Upper Valley Haven, …

A Life: George Tidman, 1930 - 2014; ‘He Kept Himself Busy’

Monday, September 8, 2014

Norwich — Within a minute of meeting the 70-something gentleman at the Dartmouth Fitness Center early in the new century, Hugh Mellert knew he was dealing with a live one. “He came up and said, ‘I want to …

Deer Experts to Give Talk in Hanover

Monday, September 8, 2014

Hanover — Deer management experts from Cornell University and from federal and state agencies will visit the Howe Library on Monday evening to discuss ways to maintain forest health as deer populations rise around the center of town. “We’ve seen a real uptick in the number of deer …

Looking to the Next Chapter: Norwich Bookstore Marks 20th Year With Expansion

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Norwich — The past two decades haven’t been a fairy tale for bookstores. First, the rise of retail giants such as Borders and Barnes and Noble decimated the corner bookstore, putting thousands of downtown shops out of business …

Revels Turns 40

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Trillium Cserr, 14, left, and Karina Ricker, 14, both of Orford, perform a Cotswold sparring dance as Chris Levey, of Thetford, center, calls the dance, during Saturday’s English Manor Celebration commemorating 40 years of Revels North, in front …

Reassessing Bretton Woods, and the Supremacy of the Dollar

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Bretton Woods, N.H. — Seventy years ago, in this tiny White Mountains resort community, the world’s financial gurus gave birth to a new international system, including creation of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, designed to avert another Great Depression and pave the way for sustained, non-inflationary …

No Vacancy: Rental Housing in the Upper Valley — Always Scarce — Gets Scarcer

Sunday, September 7, 2014

West Lebanon — Looking for an apartment? Good luck. The availability of rental apartments in the Upper Valley, especially at the region’s epicenter in Lebanon, Hanover and Hartford, is near zero as fewer houses are being put up …