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Theo Merryweather, 5, of Brooklyn, N.Y., zooms around pretending to be Superman while his cousins and friends did hip hop yoga at the home his family is renting in Hartland Four Corners, Vt. on July 29, 2014.  (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)

Up, Up and Away

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Theo Merryweather, 5, of Brooklyn, N.Y., pretends to be a superhero on Tuesday while his cousins and friends did yoga outside at the home his family is renting in Hartland Four Corners on Tuesday. Valley News — Ariana van den Akker …

Engagement: Felisme — Chartier

Sunday, July 27, 2014

North Hartland — Nicole Felisme and Robert Chartier II have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of JoAnn and Cedoine Felisme, of Manchester, N.H. She graduated from Manchester Memorial High School in 2007 and earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Colby-Sawyer College in 2011. She is employed as a registered …

Forum, July 23: More About the Co-op; No More Co-op; Thanks, Shawn Braley

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Don’t Rush to Judgment To the Editor: The recent controversy about firings at the Co-op seems to revolve around how a values-based organization could so abruptly dismiss employees considered by many to be very competent and helpful. We have long been Co-op members and one of us served on the Co-op board for many years, so we are fully aware both of co-operative …

High School Notes: Julian Cup Has Played Its Final Round

Thursday, July 3, 2014

West Lebanon — Try as he might, Scott Peters wasn’t going to win a battle against teenage intransigence. That, ultimately, spelled the end of the Julian Cup. Peters, the president of Golf & Ski Warehouse in West Lebanon, …

Forum, July 1: The Co-op Debate; Lebanon Barber Shop Update

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Poor Tactics at the Co-op To the Editor: Democracy and freedom are being taken away from employees in the Upper Valley. Employers are “managing” with an iron fist in order to intimidate and keep their employees quiet and in line. The Co-op fired two of their best employees …

Vivian Babbie Bement

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

North Hartland, Vt. — Vivian Babbie Bement died Thursday evening, June 26, 2014, at her home in North Hartland, attended by her son and grandson who cared for her during her last illness. Vivian was born to Alfred and Hazel (Rushlow) Babbie on Sept 27, 1924 in Mooers, …

A Life: Ashley Wyatt Gravelle, 1970 — 2014, "She Never Stopped Moving"

Monday, June 30, 2014

West Windsor — The annual West Windsor Forest 5 & Dime trail race normally draws a little under 200 participants. But o nce word got out that this year’s event would double as a barbecue to celebrate the …

Forum, June 29: The Science of Fluoride; Lebanon’s July 4th Offerings; Executive Orders

Sunday, June 29, 2014

A Scientifically Sound Decision To the Editor: As a member of the Hartford Selectboard, I read the recent editorial on Hartford’s decision about fluoride with particular interest (“Hartford Brushes Off Fluoridation Science,” June 22). The editor’s claim that the Selectboard did not “wish to go to the trouble …

Vivian B. Bement

Saturday, June 28, 2014

North Hartland, Vt. — Vivian B. Bement, 89, died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at home with her son in North Hartland. Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction has been entrusted with arrangements. A full obituary will follow in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Lauren Evan Perry

Friday, June 27, 2014

Hartland, Vt. — Lauren Evan Perry, 76, passed away in his home Wednesday, June 25, 2014. He was born May 10, 1937, to Russ Perry & Helen (Crandall) Perry on his family’s farm in Hartland. Lauren lived his entire life in Hartland, except for his time in the …

Windsor’s Wood Continuing Field Hockey Progression

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Windsor — She speaks softly and carries a big stick. Make that a field hockey stick. Windsor’s Haley Wood is hoping her ability with that stick will help her to become one of the country’s elite players in …

No Time to Rest for Windsor Grad

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The only reason Amber Heath didn’t play softball at Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vt., this spring was that the Eagles discontinued the sport. That’s about what it takes to keep the junior out of active competition. This …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Kennedy a N.E. Champ

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bridgewater, Mass. — Lebanon High freshman Corinne Kennedy capped a stellar first high school season by claiming the 300-meter hurdles at the 69th New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championship at Bridgewater State University on Saturday, completing a …