Hartford

Hartford Schools: No to Overdose Drug

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Hartford — Citing a number of reasons, including the safety of school nurses, the Hartford School District has indicated that it will not ask school staff to stock emergency medication to respond to heroin overdoses anytime soon. Prompted largely by publicity about a recent spike in overdoses in the region, School Board member Paul Keane suggested at a recent meeting that school nurses be provided naloxone, a drug marketed under …

Hartford’s Pre-K Price Tag

Friday, November 21, 2014

Hartford — School district administrators are worried that a new state law supporting universal access to pre-kindergarten education could create a $150,000 budget headache. A top state educator cautioned that Hartford may be jumping the gun: It’s too early for districts to draw conclusions about the law’s impact on budgets and tax rates, …

Entertainment Highlights: Peter Rowan Stops at the Freight House

Thursday, November 20, 2014

One of these days, Peter Rowan will hunker down in his cabin on a bay north of San Francisco full time, the better to finish a memoir about his half-century in Americana music, to paint more pictures, and to tour less and play and sing mostly in local jam sessions. Until then, the …

Making White River Junction Into a Major Arts Community

Monday, November 3, 2014

White River Junction — If the Upper Valley were New York City, then White River Junction would be Greenwich Village. That’s Hanover developer Bill Bittinger’s take on the historic rail town, which has become — like the famous New York neighborhood — a local hub for the arts. …

Engagement: Kidder — Courtemanche

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Hartford — Bill and Pam Kidder, of Hartford, and Paul and Diane Courtemanche, of Hartford, have announced the engagement of their children, Aimee Kidder and Eric Courtemanche. The bride-to-be graduated from Hartford High School in 2006 and earned …

Turf Battles: Tuesday’s Bond Vote Will Determine Hartford High’s Future

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Hartford — To the people arguing both for and against a proposed $3.5 million bond issue for a track and turf field at Hartford High School, the outcome of Tuesday’s vote will define Hartford’s values for generations to …

Allard’s Emptying Warehouse To Relocate

Sunday, November 2, 2014

West Lebanon — Relocating a place of business typically occasions an opportunity to buy new furniture. In the case of Allard’s Furniture, however, it is an opportunity to sell new furniture — lots of it. Allard’s Furniture, the White River Junction-based retail furniture store with three locations, is …

Ultraman, the Goblin King and the Fire That Never Stops Burning: Kids Bring Comic Energy to Club

Sunday, November 2, 2014

White River Junction — Some of the 11 young students seated around a half-circle of tables at the Center for Cartoon Studies are quiet, using pencils and pads of drawing paper to sketch their own characters while instructors …

Friday, October 31, 2014

Janet L. Sorice

Friday, October 31, 2014

Wilder, Vt. — A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Janet L. Sorice, 60, who died Sept. 24, 2014, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at 11 a.m., in Rollins Chapel, Dartmouth College, Hanover, with the Rev. Patience Stoddard officiating. A reception will follow at …

Heroin Sample Was Laced With Fentanyl

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Hartford — Police said a heroin sample tied to a suspected overdose tested positive for Fentanyl, a narcotic drug that is more powerful and more life-threatening than heroin itself. Two suspected overdose deaths and seven other heroin-related overdoses in the Upper Valley this month led Hartford police to …

At the Hospitals: Oct. 26, 2014

Sunday, October 26, 2014

New Overnight Visiting Procedures at DHMC Lebanon — Beginning Monday , Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will require visitors to register and wear a temporary badge from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., after normal business hours. The new procedures, which …

Jobs for Those With Disabilities Is Focus Of Meeting

Sunday, October 26, 2014

White River Junction — A free workshop about employment and people with disabilities is set for Thursday, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at the Upper Valley Haven, 713 Hartford Ave. The topics include reasonable workplace accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act; “Ticket to Work” and other incentive programs …