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Hartford School Board member Paula Nulty, seen in March 2015. (Valley News - Sarah Shaw) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Roles Blur In Hartford Complaint

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Hartford — A conflict between a high school basketball coach and a member of the Hartford School Board whose son played on the team has exposed rifts between the district’s parents and coaching staff, with each side asking administrators to take a more active hand in reining in the other side’s behavior. When Paula Nulty, who was elected to the School Board in March, called in April for the district to allow the contract of boys basketball head coach Steve Landon to lapse , it led to an administrative investigation, heated accusations at a recent School Board meeting and the cancellation of portions of the …

A Timeline of the Hartford School Conflict

Saturday, August 1, 2015

A timeline of Paula Nulty’s complaint against Steve Landon shows the issue was unfolding as she was running for her seat on the Hartford School Board. Nulty said during her candidacy that her 20 years of various types of involvement with the school district had given her an awareness of all segments of the student body, and that she intended to advocate for …

Major Traffic Delays Next Week in Hartford, Lebanon

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Motorists in Hartford and Lebanon should be prepared for major delays next week, with significant traffic routes in both towns continuing to see disruption from construction projects. In Hartford, work to replace two bridges on Interstate 91 will cause continued delays on Route 5 near the interstate’s Exit 11, the Vermont Agency of Transportation warned in a public statement released Friday. Between 9 …

Springfield, Vt., Girl Dies at Dam

Friday, July 31, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — The 15-year-old daughter of the Springfield man who was shot to death in April after confronting a suspected drug user in his neighborhood has died. Casey Wing has been identified as the girl who died on Saturday after falling 85 feet at the North Springfield …

With Pools Closed, Residents Keep Cool

Friday, July 31, 2015

West Hartford — The Upper Valley fell just shy of a heat wave this week — which is achieved with a hat trick of 90-degree days — but Thursday’s drop into the 80s didn’t mean Monique and Robert …

Art Notes: Main Street Museum Looks at the Cuban Missile Crisis

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The Main Street Museum of Art in beautiful downtown White River Junction is taking a look back at the two weeks in October 1962, when the U.S. and the Soviet Union played the world’s scariest game of chicken …

WRJ VA Focuses on Homeless

Thursday, July 30, 2015

White River Junction — It’s summertime, but for some veterans who returned to northern New England after their military service, the living is not easy. For those without homes, winter likely will be even worse. Some have general health problems. Others cope with mental illness or substance abuse. …

Hiker Saved In Orford

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Orford — Roughly 35 rescue personnel from throughout the Upper Valley assisted the Orford Fire Department in rescuing a hiker who had a medical emergency atop Mount Cube on Tuesday evening. The woman, who authorities said had been hiking the Appalachian Trail for a couple of days, was …

Mary Estelle St. Jacques

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

White River Junction, Vt. — Mary Estelle St. Jacques, 94, died Sunday, July 26, 2015, at Valley Terrace in White River Jct. She was born in Northumberland, N.H. on June 16, 1921, the daughter of Eloi and Melanie (Johnson) Roy. Estelle graduated from Connecticut Central College with a …

Spreading the Wealth: Granite Staters Look to Soar in Spread Offense

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Castleton, Vt. — Matt Boone was in the middle of police cadet training at New Hampshire Technical Institute when he received the call that changed his summer. The Newport High slot receiver and defensive back’s cellphone rang during …

Mary Estelle St. Jacques

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

White River Junction, Vt. — Mary Estelle St. Jacques, 94, died Sunday, July 26, 2015, at Valley Terrace in White River Jct. She was born in Northumberland, N.H. on June 16, 1921, the daughter of Eloi and Melanie (Johnson) Roy. Estelle graduated from Connecticut Central College with a …

At the Hospitals: July 26, 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015

VA Medical Center Surgeons Receive Career Development Awards White River Junction — Two surgeons from the VA Outcomes Group, based at White River Junction VA Medical Center, have received Veterans Administration New England Career Development Awards. “In addition to the honor bestowed by these highly competitive regional grants, …

Sykes Ave. Complex on Agenda

Sunday, July 26, 2015

White River Junction — An application to build a new $6.4 million, 88-unit apartment complex on the border of the Sykes Mountain Avenue commercial district and a quiet residential neighborhood has raised questions from town planners and neighbors …