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Artist Katherine Johnson paints a braided rug she made at her home in Piermont, N.H., on March, 13, 2014. Johnson was using fabric paint to portray fire embers. Valley News - Jennifer Hauck

Unapologetic Piermont Artist, 78, Leaving in Search of Respect, Recognition

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Piermont — In many ways, the former chicken farm on Route 25 has proven a perfect home for self-taught artist Katherine Johnson. She rotates her medium every few months, and the rambling farmhouse has a place for everything — a sunny spot for painting, a “winter room” for displaying pieces depicting the season, and good eastern light for fabric art, …

This Is Spring? Weather Forces High School Teams to Improvise

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The calendar says spring; the schedule says play ball. Mother Nature says fat chance. Welcome to the spring sports season in the Upper Valley — if you can call it that. Area teams on both sides of the Connecticut River opened spring practice this week. But instead of green diamonds, manicured greens, prepared …

It’s Good to Be the King: Raider Is Tops in D-II Girls Hoop

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Lebanon — Having one New Hampshire girls basketball player of the year is nice, but Lebanon High is starting to make a habit out of it. For the second straight winter, a Raider drew enough notice from the NHIAA Division II coaching fraternity to win the honor, this time going to senior forward …

Woodsville High Graduates 72

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Woodsville — Haley DeRosia didn’t crawl as a baby, she scooted, earning her the nickname “Scooter.” But yesterday morning, nearly 18 years later, she walked. Under a bright blue sky, DeRosia and 71 other members of Woodsville High …

Woodsville Softball Team Engineers Another State Championship

Monday, June 10, 2013

Plymouth, n.h. — There came a point during yesterday’s NHIAA Division IV softball title game when Woodsville High coach Dana Huntington decided he was just going to ride the wave. It might break and dump he and his …

And Then My Heart With Pleasure Fills ...

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Margaret Ritchie Cleaves weeds her garden in Piermont yesterday. “I wouldn’t mind a little rain,” said Cleaves of the dry weather spell this spring. “Not a lot, but a little.”   Valley News — Libby March …

Crowd Funding Supports Five Area River Projects

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Pomfret — Five river restoration projects in New Hampshire and Vermont have received a total of $7,550 in donations through CleanWaterFuture.org, a website that links conservation projects with prospective donors. All of the work will take place in the Connecticut River watershed. The Vermont projects are on Broad …

Piermont: Town Worries About Federal Aid

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Piermont — Uncertainties about future state and federal financial support for the town dominated discussion over key warrant articles at Town Meeting last night. About 80 people attended the meeting in the Piermont Village School, including eight fifth- and sixth-graders on a voluntary assignment. Selectboard Chairman Bob Lang …

Piermont Mulls Creating Town Website

Monday, March 4, 2013

Piermont Town Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 12, with voting for town officers by ballot from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Old Church Building. Voters will decide on the budget and other warrant articles when the meeting reconvenes at 7:30 p.m. at Piermont Village School. …

Engineering a Playoff Run

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Woodsville — While putting together a fine season, the Woodsville High girls basketball team has endured its share of difficult setbacks. Heading into last night’s matchup with Littleton, four of the Engineers’ six losses had come by four …

Rivendell Basketball Tips Woodsville

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Woodsville — Points were hard to come by during last night’s game between the Rivendell Academy and Woodsville High girls basketball teams. The visiting Raptors prevailed in overtime, 34-31, during a contest in which neither side gave much …

Letter: Another Successful Coat Drive

Monday, June 10, 2013

Another Successful Coat Drive To the Editor: After our first year’s gratifying experience in organizing a coat collection, Storme Odell and I questioned trying to recreate its success. We concluded that even if we did not collect as many coats as last year, the ones we did would …

Koasek the Focus of Piermont Lecture Series

Monday, January 28, 2013

Piermont — Fred Wiseman, for a day, had transformed the Old Church into an Abenaki mini-museum. To the right of a wealth of folding chairs was small display of his owned and borrowed Native American artifacts, small as …