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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</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 …

Take the Long Way Home

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Zachary Wells, Megan Johnson, center, and Stephanie Wells, all of Gainsville, Ga., return to hiking the Appalachian Trail in West Hartford after swimming in the White River on Tuesday. Hiking the trail from north to south, the trio …

Baker Hill Administering New England Amateur Golf Exam

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Newbury, n.h. — Hanover’s Nate Choukas didn’t become a member at Baker Hill Golf Club this year with the New England Amateur in mind. But it isn’t going to hurt his chances for a good week. Choukas, the …

Stephanie Marchand

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Quechee, Vt. — Stephanie Marchand of Quechee and Fort Myers, Fla. passed away peacefully at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs on July 9, following a long battle with several illnesses. She is survived by her husband, Whit, a daughter, Deborah Brien, a son-in-law, Christopher and step-granddaughters, Brittany and …

Hartford Legion Will Return to State Tourney

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

White River Junction — The Hartford American Legion baseball team gathered for a group photo Monday night after a 12-5 defeat of Lakes Region clinched its first postseason berth in what’s estimated to be at least 15 years. There was the usual tomfoolery of hats being knocked askew …

At the Hospitals: July 19, 2015

Sunday, July 19, 2015

VA Names Mental Health Chief White River Junction — Dr. Brett Rusch has joined White River Junction VA Medical Center as chief of mental health and behavioral science service, as well as an assistant professor of psychiatry at …

Business Notes: July 19, 2015

Sunday, July 19, 2015

White River Junction — A new marketing campaign is designed to make it easier to find, buy and prepare foods from Upper Valley farms. Valley Farm Fresh, a program of Vital Communities, includes an improved, mobile-friendly Valley Food & Farm Guide, a calendar of farm-related events, and recipes …

Two Decades in the Making: Hartford’s ‘Little Urban Area’ Growing Up

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Hartford — “This,” said Lori Hirshfield, Hartford’s planning director, “is our little urban area.” Hirshfield was talking about the Sykes Mountain Avenue commercial and industrial zone, an area that will be affected by a decision facing Hartford Selectboard …

Hartford Farm Is the Latest Victim of Milk Glut

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Hartford — George Miller, one of two remaining dairy farmers in Hartford, has milked Holsteins twice a day at his parents’ Jericho Valvu Farm for 39 years. When 57 Holsteins leave the Bedell Road farm on Monday to …

Post 22 Stumbles in Finale

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Manchester — Bouncing home in a school bus from Gill Stadium here Saturday, the Lebanon American Legion Post 22 senior baseball team passed a billboard shortly before entering Interstate 293 North. “Need a fresh start?” asked the enormous …

Still No Charges in Newport

Friday, July 17, 2015

Newport — Almost a year after a 48-year-old Newport man shot his son-in-law on the front porch of his home, prosecutors still haven’t filed charges in the case. Sullivan County Attorney Marc Hathaway said the process has been slowed by uncooperative witnesses to the August incident in which …